July 22, 2015
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Messer Construction Co. has promoted Laura Boerger to project manager in its Knoxville Region.
Boerger, a Purdue University graduate with a major in construction engineering and management, has an esteemed history with Messer Construction Co. She led several commercial construction projects as a Messer project engineer from 2006 to 2009 and rejoined the company as project engineer in 2014.
Boerger’s project experience includes the Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing USA production and office expansion in Vonore; Messer’s Knoxville office renovation; St. John Neumann Catholic Church; and the University of Tennessee’s Clement Hall Renovation Phase III.
Messer Senior Project Executive John Blum said the company is fortunate to have Boerger on board.
“Laura is a strong team player with a passion for the construction industry,” Blum said. “We are pleased to recognize her performance with this new role.”
Boerger holds TDEC Fundamentals of EPSC Level 1 (Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control) and OSHA 10-hour certifications. She is a member of Associated Construction Women and volunteers with the National Kidney Foundation.
Boerger resides in the Karns community of West Knoxville.
About Messer Construction Co.
Messer Construction Co. is a construction manager and general contractor providing leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer builds better lives for its customers, communities and each other, and delivers value through quality construction and client experiences. Founded in 1932, Messer’s footprint has grown to nine regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast. The company is consistently ranked among the country’s 100 largest contractors by Engineering News-Record, and this year rose to No. 58, after putting in place more than $1.03 billion in commercial construction in 2014.The company is consistently ranked among the country’s 100 largest contractors by Engineering News-Record, and in fiscal 2014, Messer put in place $1.03 billion in commercial construction. Messer now stands as one of the nation’s leading health care and higher education builders, and also boasts extensive, award-winning work in the life sciences and industrial market segments. Messer employees live where they work, resulting in the company’s sustained commitment to building better communities. That commitment has remained paramount throughout Messer’s growth, and it is achieved annually through the company’s own foundation and through the time, service and dollars invested by its employee-owners in community organizations and causes.