Paving the Way for Success

As active, engaged company and community leaders, we take a hands-on, consensus-building approach to ensure every Blach undertaking and every Blach employee is successful. We work closely together to build things we can all be proud of — our projects, our communities and our company culture.

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Kim Scott
Kim Scott

Vice President, Business Development and Marketing

David Kramer
David Kramer

Vice President, Preconstruction Services

Mike Blach
Mike Blach

Chairman

Dan Rogers
Dan Rogers

President

Laura Bold
Laura Bold

Vice President, Finance

Keith Craw
Keith Craw

Vice President, Operations

Chad Tyson
Chad Tyson

Vice President, Construction

Kim Scott
Vice President, Business Development and Marketing

Kim joined Blach in 2004 as a project engineer. Strong client relations skills coupled with her keen business sense and strategic understanding of construction led to her move into business development, where she was instrumental in spearheading Blach’s successful education market and business development efforts for all K-12 and higher education pursuits. Her intense focus on client service, combined with her industry credibility, make her naturally suited for her current position as vice president, business development & marketing. In addition to managing cross-functional teams and working closely with operations and preconstruction to strategically approach each project, Kim also stays abreast of current legislation pertaining to public construction and delivery methods.

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Kim Scott
Education
  • B.S., Civil Engineering
  • University of California, Berkeley
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Kim Scott
Affiliations
  • Member, Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH)
  • Member, Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC)
  • Board Member, California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) Northern Section
  • Editorial Board Member, School Construction News
  • Board Member, Stellar Academy for Dyslexics
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Kim Scott
Awards
  • Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN), 2017, YWCA of Santa Clara Valley
  • 40 Under 40, 2019, Silicon Valley Business Journal
David Kramer
Vice President, Preconstruction Services

With 30 years of construction industry experience backed by an engineering degree from Duke University and a master’s in Real Estate Development from New York University, David brings a unique blend of technical and industry knowledge to Blach. Joining in 2009, his unparalleled expertise and leadership skills led to his transition into Vice President, Preconstruction Services in 2015. In this role, he oversees the company’s in-house and wide-ranging preconstruction services team, including estimating, information technology and mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) services. He is constantly seeking and evaluating new tools, technologies and techniques to optimize company offerings and strengthen Blach’s competitive advantage.

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David Kramer
Education
  • B.S., Engineering Duke University
  • M.S., Real Estate Development New York University
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David Kramer
Affiliations
  • Past President – American Society of Professional Estimators Chapter 55
  • Co-chair – Silicon Valley Leadership Group Housing and Land Use Community Development Committee
  • Commissioner – Belmont Planning Commission
  • LEED Accredited Professional
Mike Blach
Chairman

Mike is known as a dynamic and progressive business and community leader who has guided Blach through three decades of sustained growth and achievement. Under his leadership, Blach has earned numerous awards and was most recently voted the #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area in the midsize category in the Silicon Valley Business Journal/San Francisco Business Times. As Chairman, Mike provides strategic oversight while leading the firm’s involvement in key industry associations, including the AGC of CA, where he currently serves as president-elect.

Joining Blach as a teenager, Mike worked as an apprentice carpenter, job clerk and expediter. After earning his MBA, he returned to Blach as an estimator/project manager and was actively involved on a wide variety of successful projects. He took over the management of the company at age 26 in 1989 upon his father’s passing.

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Mike Blach
Education
  • M.B.A., Management – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • B.S., Political Science – International Relations, Santa Clara University
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Mike Blach
Affiliations
  • Vice President, Executive Committee Member Associated General Contractors of CA
  • Board Member and Chairman of Building Task Force KQED, Inc.
  • Board of Regents Santa Clara University
  • Board Member, Executive Committee Member Raffles Insurance, Ltd.
  • President, Board Member Blach Construction Foundation
  • Vice President, Board Member Blach Family Foundation
  • Past President, Board Member Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Rotary Club of San Jose Sacred Heart Community Service, San Jose
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Awards
  • Businessman of the Year, 2017, The Silicon Valley Organization
  • Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame, 2017, Bellarmine College Preparatory
  • Glenn George “Heart of Philanthropy” Award, 2017, Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Bridge Builder Award, 2017, Recovery Café San Jose
  • Distinguished Citizen Award, 2017, Santa Clara Council of the Boy Scouts
  • Silicon Valley “Power Executive,” 2016, Silicon Valley Business Journal
  • George Burdick Award, 2010, Mission City Community Fund
Dan Rogers
President

Dan joined Blach in 2001 as a program manager and quickly progressed into a senior management role. Initially one of two project executives, he oversaw a team of project managers, engineers and assistants. His rapid ascent continued with his promotion to Vice President, Operations, and shortly thereafter, he assumed the role of executive vice president & COO.

A savvy leader, Dan was named to the Silicon Valley Business Journals’ “40 under 40” list in 2007 and “COO of the Year” in 2017.  Since becoming President, he has made tremendous strides in expanding Blach service offerings and markets. Finding new and innovative ways to provide greater value to clients is his top priority, along with ensuring that Blach employees have the support they need to accomplish success. In fact, and under his tenure, Blach was recently voted the #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area in the midsize category by its employees, as named in the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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Dan Rogers
Education
  • B.S., Construction Management
California State University, Chico
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Affiliations
  • Associated General Contractors (AGC) Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC)
  • Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) Central YMCA Board
  • Air Systems Foundation Board Vice President, Boys & Girls Club of Silicon Valley
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Dan Rogers
Awards
  • 40 Under 40, 2007, Silicon Valley Business Journal
  • COO of the Year, 2017, Silicon Valley Business Journal
Laura Bold
Vice President, Finance

Laura began her career at an oil and gas investment firm and transitioned into the construction industry when she joined Blach in 1996. Displaying unparalleled management skills, she worked her way from staff accountant to her current role as vice president, finance where she oversees accounting, finance and risk management. Over the years, she has made several significant contributions to the firm, including initiating and overseeing the upgrade to Blach’s accounting and forecasting systems and processes to more accurately report and record backlog. Laura’s meticulous accounting and finance expertise has enabled Blach to expand, creatively financing project operations via company profitability, without incurring any debt.

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Laura Bold
Education
  • B.S., Accounting Santa Clara University
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Affiliations
  • Construction Financial Management Association
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Laura Bold
Awards
  • Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN), 2005, YWCA of Santa Clara Valley
Keith Craw
Vice President, Operations

Keith began his career in construction working for a custom home builder in California’s Central Valley. Since joining Blach in 2006, he has made significant contributions to the operations team, working his way up from project manager to project executive and currently, as vice president, operations. In this role, Keith is immersed in strategic planning and staffing for all projects, staying closely aligned with Blach’s field operations teams to ensure optimal results – for clients, partners and our project teams. His strong leadership abilities and client relationships add immense value to every Blach project.

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Keith Craw
Education
  • B.A., Architectural History, Brown University
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Affiliations
  • Member, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Board President, Central YMCA San Jose
  • Member, Brown University Alumni Schools Committee (BASC)
  • Graduate, Leadership San Jose Class of 2018
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Keith Craw
Awards
  • Navy Achievement Medal
  • Distinguished Volunteer Fundraiser, 2017, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Silicon Valley Chapter
Chad Tyson
Vice President, Construction

Chad joined the company in 1995 as a carpenter apprentice. With his technical expertise and strong management skills, he quickly proved himself a leader which paved the way for his current role. As vice president, construction, he oversees field staffing and operations, maintains safety and quality control on-site and supports our project teams and innovative construction methods. He has been instrumental in strategically recruiting and developing our self-perform and prefabrication crews and has seen to it that Blach continuously hold its place as a statewide leader in safety and innovation.

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Chad Tyson
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  • Carpenters Local No. 713
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Transparency

“Our leadership is very transparent and supportive. They make it a priority to keep employees informed and encourage balance. They take great care of us.”

Andrea Tucker

Project Coordinator
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Inclusive Culture

“Blach Leadership goes out of their way to get to know everyone on a very personal level. They’re open-minded and inclusive and let us know we all have a place and a voice here.”

Meghan Johnson

Sr. HR Manager
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Supportive Leaders

“There is a very clear “Open Door Policy” at Blach and it starts at the top. Everyone is very helpful, at every level and in every department.”

Justin Despotakis

Project Manager
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