New VP/GM built previous company to $60 million, one of largest in region
Acella Construction hires industry veteran Skip Chabot as Vice President/General Manager
NORWELL and MILLIS, MA, ISSUED FEBRUARY 3, 2014…Acella Construction Corporation (www.acellaconstruction.com (http://www.acellaconstruction.com/))
In this role, he will assist Acella Construction Corporation President Dave Dirubbo in a number of key areas, including business development and overall strategy for growth.
Chabot comes to Acella after having served as President of the Needham, MA Bowdoin Construction Corporation, one of the region’s larger general contracting/
He was, in fact, one of the original partners of the company, which was originally affiliated with theBeacon Companies. Beacon was the firm which built Rowe’s Wharf and Center Plazaand Bowdoin was spun off as an offshoot to handle the build-out work for tenants and eventually grew into its own general contracting/
The Saugus, MA native earned his Bachelor’s Degree from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT, and earned an Advanced Construction Management designation from Wentworth Institute, Boston. He also studied Construction Law at Northeastern University. For many years, he has been a member of the industry association ABC (Association of Builders and Contractors)
Outside the work environment, he volunteers his time with several organizations, the Breast Cancer Society and Unlimited Possibilities (in New Hampshire). The father of two, in his spare time, enjoys golfing, hockey, tennis, mountain climbing and hiking.
Dave Dirubbo, President of Acella Construction, said, “We feel very fortunate to be able to bring in someone with Skip’s talent and industry knowledge. He built a well-respected, very successful firm with a strong reputation, and is one of the industry’s most respected leaders. With his knowledge and expertise, I know that he will be a tremendous asset to our clients and to our team as we continue to expand. Skip is known for his integrity, industry knowledge and work ethic. We are so pleased to welcome him to our Acella family.”
Skip Chabot said, “Within weeks of retiring from Bowdoin I began to realize how much I really missed the industry and the people. I decided that I still wanted to continue to make a contribution to the industry which has been my life for so many years. I have always enjoyed the fast pace of the construction business, and consider myself a hands-on person and that is what so intriged me about Acella and the opportunity that David offered me.”
About Acella Construction Corporation
Founded in 2003, Acella Construction is a construction management firm specializing in full service turn-key construction, design-build and pre-construction services for the commercial, institutional and educational sectors. A partial client list includes Boston University, Bentley University, Boston College, MIT, Campus of Caring in Norwell, Regus Business Centers in Quincy, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Not Your Average Joe’s, and Friendship Home. Acella Construction maintains offices at 62 Accord Park Drive, Norwell, MA 02061. The firm’s mission is ‘building relationships, one project at a time.’ For additional information, please visit www.acellaconstruction.com (http://www.acellaconstruction.com/