Building to Suit Your Vision

As pioneers of design-build, the idea of a more client-centric process has always been embedded in everything we do. We continuously learn from our customers so that we can evolve the Opus DB3™ process, and keep elevating quality and value.

With hundreds of years of collective experience, our project management team brings breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise across a diverse portfolio of client types, team structures and sectors. Partnering with our skilled architecture, engineering, and design professionals, or your own design partners, our project teams are highly integrated and collaborate with the best interest of our clients in mind.

We'll work with you to build more than just a structure; we'll also build your trust every step of the way. Meet some of our team below.

As President and CEO of Opus Design Build, L.L.C., Tom provides executive leadership to project teams delivering integrated design-build services throughout the country. He is responsible for strategic planning, ongoing customer relationship management and providing resources and solutions meeting the cost, quality and schedule requirements of clients.

Tom received a Bachelor of Science in construction engineering with distinction from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. He is a member of the Design-Build Institute of America; NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association; and U.S. Green Building Council.

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As President & CEO, Dean provides executive leadership to the company’s architects, engineers and interior designers. He is responsible for finances and overall operations. Dean, along with company leaders, manages all phases of the design process from design development through construction administration. He also provides design leadership on entitlement efforts for projects during the early stages.

Dean has worked on and led many projects in the office, multifamily, industrial and institutional sectors. His experience includes the programming and feasibility of large, urban, mixed-use projects. These experiences come to bear on each new project that is undertaken by the Opus team. The lessons learned on each project are brought forward to help shape each and every new project the team undertakes.

Opus has been a leader in employing a sustainable approach to architecture and the built environment. Dean has been an integral part of this important strategy, designing and constructing in excess of 1 million square feet of USGBC LEED Certified commercial and institutional projects. Dean is the executive leader for the Opus Green Team, the group that champions the Opus sustainable platform.

He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the New York Institute. Dean is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Minnesota Society of the American Institute of Architects and the U.S. Green Building Council.

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