National Director of Construction
Aaron has committed his work and life to Iowa over the last 20 years, focused on construction services and project management. His experience and knowledge of the Iowa market is extremely valuable for our clients and our team. Aaron provides detailed project management and helps lead our construction management services for SHYFT Collective.
As the Accounting Assistant, Abbie brings a set of accounting and real estate expertise to support the finance department. She provides leadership and expertise to manage our daily accounting needs and works closely with Ellen to ensure our accounting practices are meeting the clients' business needs and requirements. Abbie is a valuable resource that clients and team members alike can rely on.
Adam is a Project Manager for our Ohio Market. His diverse background includes a degree in Environmental Civil Engineering which has led him to a career in project engineering and project management. His expertise offers further depth to the SHYFT team and perspective to project solutions for the client. Adam is a proven leader in identifying needs and achieving the goals of the client and project.
Alisha is a driver for our SHYFT clients, representing their best interest in the field and throughout the planning of a project. She has worked across the U.S. on several large campus developments, redevelopments and renovations. Alisha is a great example of what it takes to provide the best service to our clients.
Senior Interior Designer
Senior Project Designer/Director of Business Development - AZ
As a Senior Project Designer and the Director of Business Development for our Arizona office, Asa is ever aware of the balance between pushing creative boundaries and realistic constructability. With broad experience in custom prefabricated construction and integration of technology at scale, he brings unique perspective to projects and focuses on the clear communication amongst all team members. He has been part of the design & construction community in the Valley for 15+ years and brings a reputation for collaboration and teamwork across the board.
Senior Interior Designer
Beth leads and supports our project and design teams in our Columbus Market. Her background offers our clients strong design expertise and an attention to detail that is unmatched. She is an integral part of the growth of our business as well as focusing on clients and SHYFT team members' professional growth.
Founding Partner & CEO
Brandon leads SHYFT Collective as CEO and Founding Partner. He has dedicated his career to finding a better way to address real estate challenges companies face in the ever changing business environment. Over the last several years, Brandon has built a team to support him in these efforts, to deliver a service model that is comprehensive and fluid for the market. Brandon's expertise in project management, real estate services and client relations has provided our clients and our team a strong leader and resource.
Caitlin is a Project Manager with SHYFT Collective. Her work helps large corporate users by focusing on defining their needs, developing a design and delivering a solution. Her experience includes design driven project management, with a background in interior design. Caitlin offers sustainable approaches for the workplace and mindful of the people within.
Marketing & Office Coordinator
With multiple years experience as a marketer in the architecture industry, Casie came to SHYFT ready to hit the ground running. As the Marketing & Office Coordinator, Casie supports all marketing & office efforts with great leadership and management. She works closely with all team members in order to achieve a successful marketing strategy for SHYFT.
Colton is a Construction Manager for the Ohio Market. His diverse background includes a degree in Sociology and Construction Management which led him to a career in Construction Management. His team-building mindset and field experience has enabled him to create a management style on a day to day bases that brings a real-world understanding to SHYFT and our clients. Colton provides detailed project management and helps lead our construction management services for SHYFT Collective.
National Director of Project Management
Deb is a champion for our large corporate clients. With 20 years of experience in design, commercial real estate and project management, she leads the our project management efforts as the National Director of Project Management and provides a wealth of knowledge, allowing for her to know what works and what doesn't. She is passionate about not only what she does day to day, but for her clients best interests as well.
Vice President of Finance
As our Vice President of Finance, Ellen brings a set of skills and experience that is unique to our group of team members. She provides leadership and expertise to manage our business daily and provide guidance around business sustainability and financial security. She works closely with clients to ensure our accounting practices are meeting the clients' business needs and requirements. Ellen is a resource that clients and team members alike can rely on.
Emely offers a thoughtful and people focused approach to space planning and design, supporting our project coordination teams and clients. She has worked with multiple corporate clients as an extension of their internal corporate real estate and facility management teams providing design and project management expertise.
Vice President of Operations
Eric offers more than 20 years of experience in the construction and development industry in Iowa. Eric is our Vice President of Operations, and is a great leader in our company and community. He works with nearly every client, ensuring their experience is valuable and our team is meeting their expectations. He leads our Construction Management services, by supporting clients through bidding processes, construction and site representation.
National Director of Design
Jeff Blosser’s twenty plus years of experience in Architecture and Design is a great asset to the SHYFT Collective Team, and
allows him to skillfully lead as the National Director of Architecture for all three offices. His experience offers our clients design expertise in
higher education, corporate, healthcare and K-12 industries. Jeff’s know-how further provides continuity to SHYFT’s project
teams and the overall client experience.
As a Construction Manager focused on our large and small corporate campus projects in Des Moines, IA, Jessie is thorough and is someone who our clients can trust. She provides concise information in a very transparent format, so the client teams have a clear understanding of what is next. Her career is focused on developing, coordinating and executing renovations, pilot programs, reconfigures and relocations successfully, allowing the users to maintain consistent focus on their daily business.
Director of Projects - OH
As a Director of Projects for our Ohio market, Karen's diverse industry experience sets a high bar and even greater value for our clients. She provides design and project management with the knowledge of how and why workspace will or will not work for the user. Karen is able to quickly evaluate a problem or challenge, and begin to define a solution that makes sense.
Senior Construction Manager
Kelly is a 20+ year resident of central Ohio with over 16 years of experience in general contracting. He offers a broad understanding of the construction industry and his field experience and knowledge of best practices brings real world value to our clients and our team. Kelly provides detailed project management and helps lead our construction management services for SHYFT Collective.
Kelsey supports and leads our large corporate real estate clients as a Project Manager. With a Masters in Business and diverse experience in design and project management, her background promotes a well-rounded perspective for corporate real estate and project decisions. Kelsey has a positive attitude and our clients and community enjoy her enthusiastic personality.
Senior Project Manager
Krista has a unique and diverse professional background. Her career has been focused in the construction field, and has taught her the importance to advocate for the owner. She is a leader and driver for our clients, and a great personality to go with it. Krista's focus with SHYFT has been on our large corporate clients and has worked on projects around the country.
Kristin is a driving rockstar for multiple large organizations in the Ohio market. She challenges what's "always been done" and offers alternatives that make more sense for the end user. As a Project Manager with a corporate interiors background, she offers a balance of design and leadership for a driven but thoughtful perspective. Kristin defines success by ensuring long term success for the client.
Senior Construction Manager
Mary has been with SHYFT for more than ten years. Her engineering and construction experience has proven her a leader for our team and for the industry. Mary provides project management and construction management expertise to our clients across the country. Mary is a great example of the stretch and flexibility SHYFT offers our national clients, spending days and even weeks away from her family to ensure the project is coordinated and executed to meet the needs of the client.
Mary has worked with multiple corporate users on large corporate real estate campus projects, as well as small campus projects. Her management skills and experience provide our clients an assurance the work is getting done for their benefit on time and on budget. She has a very smart approach to the needs of the people she works with, ensuring client satisfaction.
As an Interior Design at SHYFT, Morgan’s focus is on providing stellar design services to clients in the Des Moines market. She offers fresh concepts and ideas that make sense for the working requirements of her projects. Morgan accomplishes this by listening to the client and developing it into a solution.
National Director of Real Estate Analytics
As the National Director of Real Estate Analytics, Nick leads our project teams and growth opportunities for our markets. With extensive experience in
commercial real estate finance & project management, he offers a deep understanding in areas that matter most to clients when analyzing major real
estate decisions. Nick has leveraged his background to develop and define the financial analysis & scenario planning model, a fundamental pillar
of SHYFT's strategic planning services.
Rachel's focus is on providing design and project management services to several clients in the Ohio market. Rachel offers fresh concepts and ideas that make sense for the working requirements of her projects. She does this by listening to the client and developing it into a solution.
As a Designer at SHYFT Collective, Samantha assists our Ohio Design team with multiple different creative projects. She worked her way from an intern to a full-time SHYFT employee in Spring 2019. Samantha helps manage owner accounts and development, selects finishes and materials, aids in the schematic design, design development, and construction documentation of various projects. She is a valuable member of the SHYFT team.
Shane's role with SHYFT has developed over time, starting as a project coordinator and now a project manager, as we have recognized the value of having a team member focused on the financial factors that drive project decisions within our real estate strategic planning services. He is a unique talent to the team with passion for construction and development, but experience in financial modeling and analytics. His role is a key element to project success and the decision making process.
Director of Projects - IA
Stephen offers our clients exceptional project management services as the Director of Projects for our Iowa office, and is always focused on the driving goals of the business and project. Stephen is very detail oriented when providing communication to our client's leadership and company associates. He has had a diverse background of clients with SHYFT and those experiences allow him to provide the best information to support the decision making process.
Founding Partner & CAO
As Chief Administrative Officer and Founding Partner for SHYFT, Steve provides the leadership and experience to lead our growing business. His study on workplace analytics and trends makes his design approach strategically driven, developing and designing specific to the client. Steve's portfolio of architectural projects has allowed him to further value the significance of listening to the client and working with them to achieve a solution that works for the organization.
Founding Partner & CVO
Zane prides himself in helping to determine the best and most strategic solutions, by identifying the right project problems and adding value to holistic solutions. As Chief Visionary Officer and Founding Partner of SHYFT, he is a trusted partner to clients. His impressive architectural resume encompasses master planning and design of landmark stadiums to corporate campuses as well as other high-profile projects throughout the country.