Blach Promotes Chad Tyson and Mike Holland to Key Leadership Positions

Chad Tyson, General Superintendent
Mike Holland, Dir. of Environmental Health & Safety

Santa Clara, Calif., - (June 3, 2013) – Silicon Valley-based general contractor and construction manager, Blach Construction Company, today announced the promotion of Chad Tyson to the position of General Superintendent and Mike Holland to the position of Director of Environmental Health and Safety.

“Chad and Mike are working hard to help Blach achieve its goal of exceptional service and performance,” said Dan Rogers, Executive Vice President & COO. “Their decades of experience will continue to strengthen our field and safety efforts as well as drive us toward future successes.”

Overseeing the company’s field operations, Chad Tyson was recently promoted to the position of General Superintendent. Formerly one of Blach’s seasoned superintendents, Tyson joined the company in 1995 as a carpenter and brings extensive experience to his role from working on some of Blach’s largest projects, including a new, state-of-the-art performing arts center in Menlo Park.  

As General Superintendent, Tyson will support the company’s 30% growth in staff by providing strategic oversight to field operations and staffing while managing the development of 18 superintendents and more than a dozen foremen. Tyson and Holland will continue to report to Ken Treadwell, Vice President and Blach Construction board member. 

Mike Holland was recently promoted to the position of Director of Environmental Health and Safety. In this position, Holland will draw upon his 30-year career in the construction industry to oversee Blach’s award-winning safety program.  Holland joined Blach in 2010 and has played a number of roles in the company since that time, most recently as superintendent.  

In order to continue enhancing Blach’s safety program, recognized as the #3 safest in the nation and #1 in California (as determined by the Associated General Contractors (AGC)), Holland is leveraging resources with the OSHA Training Center and the American Society of Safety Engineers. He is also studying through Columbia Southern Universities to obtain a degree in Applied Science in Occupational Health & Safety.

Founded in 1970, Blach Construction Company builds structures of enduring quality and value throughout northern and central California.  The company’s experience encompasses a broad cross-section of commercial, industrial and institutional building types, including education, healthcare, technology, life sciences, professional services and civic/community facilities.  Blach is also a recognized leader in sustainable design and construction.  The company is based in the Silicon Valley, with full-service regional offices in Roseville and Monterey.  

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2013