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    Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty Company, Promotes Chris Martindale to Vice President of Healthcare in Washington

    January 17, 2019


    SEATTLE – Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, has promoted Chris Martindale to vice president of healthcare for the company’s Washington state operations. Having previously served as project executive, Martindale’s promotion is aligned with the company’s commitment to meeting the expanding needs of its healthcare clients in the high-growth Pacific Northwest market.     
     
    With over 25 years of industry experience, Martindale began his construction career working as a carpenter prior to earning his civil engineering degree from the University of Washington. He joined Howard S. Wright in 2006 as a project manager. Working his way up the project management career path, Martindale was tapped to lead the company’s dedicated healthcare group in Washington when he was promoted to project executive in 2012.  
     
    Since taking the lead on Howard S. Wright’s healthcare work in Washington, Martindale has successfully helped expand the company’s regional portfolio and reputation as a proven healthcare builder. Healthcare clients he has served include CHI Franciscan Health, MultiCare and Kaiser Permanente, among others. He is currently leading the Harrison Medical Center Silverdale expansion project for CHI Franciscan, which includes a 492,460-square-foot acute care expansion, 238,000-square-foot parking garage and 11 acres of site development.
     
    “Chris is a valuable member of our leadership team and we are pleased to announce his promotion to vice president of healthcare in Washington,” said Dan Peyovich, president of Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company. “Thanks to Chris and his team’s commitment to consistently delivering high value, our Washington healthcare team is a trusted and valued partner for our clients and a leader in the community.”    

    Martindale holds the distinction of being an American Hospital Association Certified Healthcare Constructor and is an active associate member of Washington State Society for Healthcare Engineering.