Wise Construction Hires Matthew Emond as Director of Virtual Planning & Construction

June 21, 2024 - Front Section
Matthew Emond

Winchester, MA Wise Construction has hired Matthew Emond as director of virtual planning & construction. Bringing an extensive 21+ years of experience to the team, Emond will lead project teams toward the future of construction; innovating processes with construction technologies that elevate project efficiency and quality standards across all Wise projects.  

Before joining Wise, Emond held key roles at firms in the New England region, leading VDC strategies on a wide range of projects for clients like Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Novartis, Sanofi, Tonix Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, Boston College, University of New Hampshire, Holbrook High School, Belmont High School, Massport, Alexion, Shell Techworks, and multiple commercial office towers in Boston’s Seaport. His wide range of expertise spans over $2.6 billion worth of work as an expert leader in virtual design & construction, honing his focus on preconstruction planning, design management, workflow optimization, and facilities data integration. He started his career in architecture, earning his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Brown University, and went on to earn his master’s from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is LEED AP BD+C certified and is an Associate AIA member, and he also has his FAA Remote Pilot License for drone work.

“Matt Emond’s leadership will further elevate the innovation and efficiency of how we build,” says Alex Main, senior vice president, operations of Wise Construction. “His expertise will keep our firm on the cutting edge as we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of construction technology. This promises our clients continued excellence in project delivery in a market demanding faster timelines and tighter budgets more than ever.”

In his role, Emond joins the charge in leveraging Wise’s collective expertise to drive innovation in technology and processes. He will oversee building information modeling, virtual design & construction, and design QA/QC on multiple large and complex projects, focusing on MEP coordination, LEAN methodology, and the design-assist approach. Additionally, Emond will mentor junior staff and foster relationships with project teams and clients to ensure unparalleled excellence in project delivery.



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