Gilbane Expands Business Development in GA

Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce the addition of Tonya Byrd (formerly Tonya Jackson), as a Business Development Manager in the Atlanta office. Tonya brings twenty-five years of sales and industry experience developing influential relationships and delivering value. In her new role, she will work closely with operations to enhance and expand client relationships, as well as gain market share in select public and private sectors.

Tonya has spent her entire career in the Georgia market doing business development. She is focused on client relationships, tracking new markets, industry trends and securing sales growth and client satisfaction.

“We are excited to welcome Tonya and her vast knowledge of the local market to Gilbane,” said Brian Steed, vice president and Atlanta business unit leader, Gilbane Building Company. “Tonya brings a unique set of skills that will be a key contributor to our strategic growth and value to our clients.”

Tonya is an active volunteer of several industry organizations including, University of West Georgia Foundation (Board of Trustees), Douglas County Education Foundation (Board of Directors / DEI Committee), Douglas County Schools Partners in Education (Board of Directors), Wellstar Hospital Authority Board (Board Member), Association of General Contractors (National Business Development Forum).

Tonya attended Georgia State University as a marketing major.

About Gilbane Building CompanyGilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, general contracting, design-build and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1870 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 45 office locations worldwide.

Gilbane has been a leading construction manager in Georgia and South Carolina since the 1970s serving public and private clients across a variety of markets including education, healthcare, corporate/commercial, multi-family, and local government.

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