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DOUG VITALE

President, Chief Executive Officer

Doug is a dynamic, results-driven project management and development professional with more than 40 years of extensive experience in project operations, development, construction and property management. He has completed numerous multimillion-dollar projects on-time with an emphasis in strategic planning, project coordination, and positive partnerships & relationships with clients and professional consultants.

Doug has a proven track record of achievement in commercial and industrial developments including all phases of planning, permitting, bidding, estimating, negotiating, contract purchasing, construction performance, budget forecasting, risk management and assessment, restructuring, policy development, competitive market analysis, as well as property management and lease reviews/negotiations.

Accomplished projects and relationships include Walgreens, Office Suites, Valued Services Suites, Crate & Barrel, Aarons Rent to Own, Armed Forces, various Medical Suites, Sam’s Club & Wal-mart nationally ($25M), $21M Mid-Rise Mixed Use Project, $2M food processing plant, Ameritech, network MCI, Round Lake Beach Shopping Center, as well as numerous retail and restaurant projects.

MIKE VITALE

Executive Vice President

Mike is an accomplished construction and development professional with over 18 years of experience. His wide-ranging expertise includes construction planning & scheduling, building code & permitting, budgeting, bidding, negotiating, quality control management, safety & compliance management, organization & time management, and vendor & materials management. His expertise and know-how provide a full end-to-end solution for all projects in the portfolio.

In addition to Mike’s extensive knowledge of the construction industry, he possesses superior soft skills which allow him to excel in team management and partner collaboration. This advantage offers Clients and business partners alike a top-quality experience when working with CHOICE Construction Group.

Since 2004, Mike has managed the successful completion of national and regional projects for corporate, commercial and retail clients including Walgreens, PETCO, as well as numerous light industrial developments locally ranging in size from 100K-350K SF.

JOE VITALE

Vice President

Joe is an ambitious construction professional with more than 10 years of experience in the industry with a keen focus on detail, quality, and communication. His extensive experience includes bid solicitation, review & qualification, quantitative takeoffs, writing & reviewing Subcontracts, Proposals & Clarifications, subcontractor buyout, RFI’s, managing Owner, Architect & Contractor meetings, drafting site-specific Safe Work Plans, communicating and coordinating with Superintendent and payment applications.

Since 2009, Joe has managed several multimillion-dollar projects with well-known businesses and brands including Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Arcade Residences, Bank of America, Northwestern University, PETCO, Massage Envy, Steve Madden, Chipotle, PNC Bank, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Christ Church, and multiple property Owners & Managers.

DANIELLE RAUSCH

Chief Financial Officer

Danielle oversees all bookkeeping and financial operations for CHOICE Construction Group. With more than 10 years of experience in finance (both National and International), property management and office management, she is well versed in all operational aspects of running a construction management company. In addition to her relentless attention to detail and accuracy, she has superior communication and customer service skills.

ANDREA NOLAN

Marketing Business Partner

Andrea leads Fifteen Marketing and delivers creative and effective digital marketing solutions for service-based businesses. Her expertise in website design, search engine optimization, content creation, email and social media marketing translates into custom, cost-effective solutions for her clients. CHOICE Construction Group and Fifteen Marketing kicked off their partnership in 2021 to launch a digital marketing strategy that supports current brand objectives and future business growth.

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