Professional Profile: Karl Ginand 2016

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