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The Christman Company promotes Wayne Cochran to senior superintendent

December 10, 2021

Wayne Cochran
The Christman Company

Wayne Cochran has been promoted to senior superintendent at The Christman Company at the contracting firm’s office in Knoxville, Tennessee.

“Wayne has more than 30 years of construction experience and does an outstanding job of orchestrating the efforts of our trade contractor partners and craft workers on our most complex projects,” said Marty Gibbs, vice president and general manager for The Christman Company’s operations in Knoxville. “His commitment to building lasting relationships benefits not only our company’s clients, but also the next generation of builders.”

Cochran, originally hired by Rentenbach Constructors Inc., provided valuable leadership when the company merged with Christman in 2013 and helped keep operations running smoothly and efficiently at jobsites.

He has helped lead some of the largest and most complex projects in the Knoxville region, including multiple projects at Parkwest Medical Center, additions and renovations at First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville and a rebuild of East Brainerd Elementary School in Chattanooga after the destruction caused by a tornado.

One of the country’s leading professional construction services firms, The Christman Company offers construction management, general contracting, design/build, program management, real estate development, self-perform and millwork services. In addition to rewarding careers, Christman offers competitive pay, generous benefits program, regular training and professional development. Interested candidates can see open positions and sign up for job alerts at

About The Christman Company

The Christman Company, founded in 1894, is one of the country’s leading professional construction services firms. The company’s award-winning services include construction management, general contracting, design/build, program management, real estate development, self-performed skilled trades and millwork services. Christman specializes in a variety of construction markets, including government, higher and K12 education, industrial and power, healthcare, historic preservation and corporate office. Ranked at No. 92 in the Engineering News-Record ENR 400 top contractors nationally and 48 in the ENR 100 Construction Management-at-Risk firms, Christman has more than $4 billion in construction underway managed by 485 professional employees across five states throughout the Southeast U.S., the Midwest, the Southwest U.S., and the Mid-Atlantic. For more information, visit, and connect on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.