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vice president, business development

Gene Schleusner

Senior Vice President of Business Development, Hospitality Market Leader

Biography

Gene joined Consolidated in 2009 and is Senior Vice President of Business Development. He became a majority shareholder and was appointed to the board of directors in 2016.

Gene was brought aboard as Strategic Account Manager in the hospitality division, entrusted to lead the company’s entry into that market. He subsequently launched a new business development plan and actively networked with national hotel brand managers and developers, owners and operators. He also established internal programs to address the special requirements of hotel construction and geographically diverse projects. By efficiently mobilizing crews and equipment, offering expertise in hotel project delivery, site and brand selection, and economic development services, Consolidated presented greater value and earned a competitive advantage within the hospitality market.

In this role, Gene oversees all business development activities and continues to develop Consolidated’s vertical market approach, having formed new teams for the education, manufacturing, senior living, and food and beverage markets. He coaches and mentors Consolidated’s team of business development professionals, continues to network and lend his expertise to hospitality projects, and manages strategic initiatives related to company sales and market growth.