As a managing director, Jerri brings more than 20 years of project management experience to Savills. Her extensive background in management spans across ground–up and tenant improvement projects for corporate, healthcare and industrial clients. With her roots based in complex construction, Jerri’s expertise lies specifically in understanding and managing risks for cost-sensitive projects through effective design and construction techniques, preconstruction pricing and project cost controls.
As a member of the Savills team, she has managed design and construction for $300 million in projects for clients Anthem, SPX, Sykes, Leerink, Verizon, Wells Fargo and Accenture. Prior to joining the firm, she managed more than $400 million in construction and another $350 million in design and preconstruction services for clients such as Bank of America, Wachovia, Time Warner Cable, FedEx Ground and Emory University. Her work as a general contractor, developer and owner's representative enables her to bring valuable perspective and experience to any capital program or individual project.
Jerri has a proven track record of successfully managing budgets, schedules and multi-disciplined teams, ranging from owners (private, public and nonprofit), architects(design and architect of record), engineers, specialty consultants, contractors, and subcontractors. Her responsibilities have included coordination of all phases of project management services from strategic planning to on-site execution and occupancy.
Awards, Achievements and Activities
In 2013, Jerri was awarded the SPX ‘Executive Leadership Award’ for exceptional project leadership following the completion of their 250,000 square-foot headquarters building. This was the first time the award was given to a non-SPX employee. She is also a member of CoreNet Global and alumni of Leadership Charlotte.
Clemson University, Bachelor of Science, Construction Science and Management
- Wachovia Bank
- Bank of America
- Anthem Insurance
- Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC)
- Complex Project Management
- Ground-Up and Build-to-Suit Construction