August is skilled at developing cost-saving solutions and meeting aggressive project schedules without compromising client goals. As Vice President, he leads Ghafari’s Chicago-based construction team, managing the construction of educational, institutional, commercial, aviation, healthcare, residential, mission-critical, and municipal facilities.
Throughout a career of over 30 years, August has managed a wide variety of project types across all construction delivery methods. He is consistently successful in working with clients to expedite their work plans in the design and construction phases. His expertise extends to design-build project delivery, construction management, program management, cost estimating, and scheduling.
August holds a Master of Industrial Sciences in construction management from Colorado State University and a Bachelor of Science in architectural design from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has taught construction management at his alma mater, Colorado State, and he is affiliated with the American Association of Cost Engineers.