Professional Profile: Karl Ginand 2016
Name: Karl Ginand - 2016
Title: Vice President, Director of Preconstruction and Estimating
Company: Timberline Construction
Location: Canton, MA
Birthplace: Bogotá Columbia
Family: Wife Sarah and two sons, Jack and William
College: Northeastern University
First job unrelated to your current field: Camp counselor
First job in current field: Field engineer Essex Builder
What your firm does now and its plans for the future: Timberline offers a full range of construction services, including preconstruction, design/build, construction management and general contracting. The firm’s portfolio includes projects in a full range of market sectors, including corporate, life sciences, academic, multi-unit residential and healthcare. We prioritize our clients’ needs and goals, as well as the health, safety and professional well-being of all who work for us.
Hobbies: Boating, sports, coaching
Favorite novel: Lonesome Dove
Favorite film: Lord of the Rings
Keys to success: Enjoy the job. Energy and enthusiasm makes everyone around you better.
Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Anyone from the greatest generation. They fought or lived through World War 2 and then built our country and made it great.
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Ship or boat captain