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“We work with our clients to understand all of their goals and needs, develop a plan based upon their requirements, and work diligently to exceed their expectations in the delivery of their projects. Our success is centered upon client satisfaction.”
Chris Becker
Senior Vice President, LEED AP

Experience
Chris brings over 35 years of project management experience to Plante Moran Cresa. Known for his collaborative work ethic and track record of successful projects, Chris offers a blend of team leadership skills, technical expertise, and problem-solving acumen to every project he leads.

Chris adds insight into every phase of a construction project and specializes in construction cost control management, schedule development and management, team motivation and management, and subcontractor coordination. His goal is to work collaboratively with architects/engineers, contractors, service providers, and technicians to deliver every client’s project on-time and within budget. Chris is currently a senior project manager on the Little Caesars Arena team.

Over his career, Chris has provided planning and construction guidance for an assortment of multimillion-dollar commercial, mission critical, light industrial, education, hospitality and residential projects for both public sector and private sector clients. His most recent projects include the $900 million Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit, the $69 million Royal Oak Civic Center campus (including a new police station, city hall, parking deck, park, and the connecting infrastructure) and the $135 million Warren Consolidated Schools bond program.

Other notable projects Chris has managed throughout his career include construction on Detroit’s Greektown Casino’s hotel and parking deck, a Ritz Carlton Hotel in Florida, a Space Station Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center for NASA, and a total of $190 million in improvement projects for four different school districts in the Detroit area. He is particularly proud of his work on the renovation and construction of two LEED-certified facilities: the $115 million, 250,000 SF Gaillard Performing Arts Center in Charleston, SC and Stratford Computer Center, a $240 million, 400,000 SF Tier III+ data center in Ontario, Canada.

Chris has an AAS in civil engineering technology and a BS in business administration from Michigan Technological University. He is a LEED-accredited professional (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and a member of USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council). He was recently on the Board of Directors for the ACE Mentor Program in Charleston, SC.