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Do you have a GROWING construction company & …

  • have discovered there is more to running the business than you expected?

  • are concerned with how to identify and manage the risks of construction?

  • believe your company needs more consistent and reliable processes?

  • think having a plan for the company’s future would be good?

Are you a YOUNG construction company leader who would like …

  • a mentor to help you with your journey?

  • a sounding board from outside the organization?

  • to spend more time on the business rather than in the business?

  • someone to help you connect with other support resources?

Are you in an ESTABLISHED construction contracting organization and …

  • need help planning beyond your current backlog?

  • believe it should be more profitable?

  • wish your projects would start on time?

  • would like to improve the return on your key personnel?

“I would value the opportunity to put my experience to work in your business.”

MEET MARK OLESEN

Experienced construction company leader and executive with proven track record in organizational planning and focus, processes, profitability, and enterprise risk management.

Mark has spent 40 years managing the business of construction, the majority as an owner. His experience includes project management of over 3.5 million square feet of projects costing more than $300 million, 25 years as Vice President with responsibility for all construction operations, and several years as President and Chairman of the Board of Pinkard Construction.

During most of his career Mark has been active in various trade organizations, including Associated Builders and Contractors, representing both his company and the construction industry on vital issues locally and nationally. He has also long been active in several non-profit organizations, and business and construction-industry peer groups.

Mark is known for his determination to achieve excellence and for his real-world success in the construction business. He is committed to sharing his experience and helping other contracting organizations grow and achieve success in their business.

MEET MARK OLESEN

Experienced construction company leader and executive with proven track record in organizational planning and focus, processes, profitability, and enterprise risk management.

Mark has spent 40 years managing the business of construction, the majority as an owner. His experience includes project management of over 3.5 million square feet of projects costing more than $300 million, 25 years as Vice President with responsibility for all construction operations, and several years as President and Chairman of the Board of Pinkard Construction.

During most of his career Mark has been active in various trade organizations, including Associated Builders and Contractors, representing both his company and the construction industry on vital issues locally and nationally. He has also long been active in several non-profit organizations, and business and construction-industry peer groups.

Mark is known for his determination to achieve excellence and for his real-world success in the construction business. He is committed to sharing his experience and helping other contracting organizations grow and achieve success in their business.

Why Choose The Mark Olesen Group?

“Mark is knowledgeable, experienced, and an excellent communicator. He is patient and treats those around him with respect. Mark is a natural motivator, and has an uncanny ability to get to the heart of the matter, avoiding pointless discussions of topics that stray off-target. He keeps the conversations focused, and allows for input from all parties, without condescension or judgement. Mark’s talents and expertise will easily transcend the construction industry to other disciplines and businesses.

I highly recommend Mark Olesen to anyone who earnestly desires to learn, grow, and improve.”

Wayne • Commercial General Contractor

“I have known and worked with Mark for 25 years.  I have the utmost respect for his knowledge, ability and professionalism.  He has a remarkable gift for being able to cut through the fog and complexity of construction processes and problems, make astute assessments and implement effective solutions. I can think of no better resource for construction industry executives to rely on for solving problems while improving organizational effectiveness and profitability. Mark works to very high standards and delivers results.”

Bruce Richards • Managing Partner, B.H. Richards and Associates

“I have known Mark Olesen for more than 20 years as co-members of a construction company owner’s peer group.  Mark has always impressed me with his calm professional manner and his deep knowledge of the construction industry.  Having participated in many discussions with Mark on how to solve problems we all face as owners of construction companies, I can confidently recommend his service to any construction company owner or CEO who desires a strong mentoring resource.”

Kim Bottles • Retired Co-owner, Rafn Company

Why Choose The Mark Olesen Group?

“Mark is knowledgeable, experienced, and an excellent communicator. He is patient and treats those around him with respect. Mark is a natural motivator, and has an uncanny ability to get to the heart of the matter, avoiding pointless discussions of topics that stray off-target. He keeps the conversations focused, and allows for input from all parties, without condescension or judgement. Mark’s talents and expertise will easily transcend the construction industry to other disciplines and businesses.

I highly recommend Mark Olesen to anyone who earnestly desires to learn, grow, and improve.”

Wayne • Commercial General Contractor

Some key areas where Mark has demonstrated excellence and is anxious to assist others achieve the same are:

  • Profitability

  • Employee hiring and retention

  • Organizational focus

  • Planning and goal setting

  • Operations systems and processes

  • Enterprise risk management

  • Defect prevention

  • Equipment strategies

  • Overhead efficiency

  • Client and trade contract analysis

  • Executive and senior leader mentoring

Let’s Get Started

If you’re ready to talk about specific concerns or an overall business assessment, it would be my privilege to work with you.

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CALL: (303) 901-2365