Built to Lead: Matt Ernst

Built to Lead: Matt Ernst

Our expertise and knowledge of construction, development, and management, combined with our dedication and passion for excellent customer service, sets us apart as industry leaders. Over the past five years, HPM Project Manager Matt Ernst has led clients to success on projects in multiple industries, including higher education and manufacturing.…
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Industry Today: Four Considerations for Effective Facility Planning

Manufacturing activity in the US surged to record highs in recent months, but American factories are facing a major problem: They can’t find enough people to work. According to a study published by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, as many as 2.1 million manufacturing jobs will go unfilled through 2030 and…
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HPM Talks Webinar: Emerging Leaders

HPM’s Emerging Leaders Program offers undergraduate students a unique perspective of the planning, design, and construction process through hands-on experience at our projects across the country. Medora Gaddes oversees the program and, as a former HPM co-op herself, recognizes the immense value of experiential learning. During this HPM Talks webinar,…
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10 Ways GIS Helps Schools Make Big Decisions

When school district officials are developing a facilities master plan, not only do they have to make crucial decisions about the fate of their district’s properties, but they must also be efficient and accurate. Technology can aid school planners in district planning. Geographical Information Systems (GIS), for example, is a…
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Co-Ops Learn to Lead Through Summer Seminar

HPM's Emerging Leaders program provides undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to explore a career in program management while gaining real world experience. As they work alongside industry experts, these students discover the business fundamentals needed to accelerate their careers. Last week, our co-ops gathered at our Birmingham office for…
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HPM’s Jesse Montgomery Promoted to Senior Preconstruction Manager

Jesse Montgomery didn’t wade into the water when he joined HPM as a Preconstruction Manager in July 2018. He dove headfirst into three complicated programs and hasn’t slowed down since. Jesse is dedicated to serving our clients in every sense of the word, and we are proud to announce his promotion to Senior Preconstruction Manager.  “Jesse is very dedicated and has a strong work ethic,” said Del Buck, HPM Vice…
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HPM Talks Webinar: The World Games

All eyes will be on Birmingham, Alabama, when it hosts The World Games in July 2022. An anticipated 3,600 athletes from around the world will compete in more than 30 different sports at venues across the city, and with that much attention comes the pressure to highlight the very best of Birmingham. Headquartered in Birmingham, HPM is…
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What Does a GIS Analyst Do?

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) were first created to help cartographers and geographers with mapping and surveying methods. In the last 20 years, mapping technologies have become increasingly essential in our everyday lives. Many different industries use these systems to make informed decisions, from analyzing accident locations and improving road safety…
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HPM’s Brennan Bell Promoted to Senior Program Manager

Brennan Bell, Senior Program Manager As a senior project manager, Brennan Bell continuously goes above and beyond to serve HPM and its clients. After joining Hoar Construction in the spring of 2011 as an assistant superintendent, Brennan came to HPM in 2012 to serve as an assistant field coordinator for storm damage…
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