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Tricia Atallah

Tricia Atallah, Founder and Principal

Expertise: Strategic planning, market positioning and business development, business/departmental construction operations review and process improvements, leadership coaching and teambuilding, construction project assessments, turnarounds and restructuring, supplier diversity, business start-up and management, international consulting

Background: Tricia has over 23 years of entrepreneurial, management and consulting experience providing business, financial and operations advisory services to companies in various industries. A recognized expert in the construction industry, she brings to clients a global strategic perspective as well as in-depth knowledge of the intricacies of construction operations and execution. She has an MBA in finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a BA in political science from Tufts University, an international background and foreign language skills in Portuguese, Italian, French and German.

Tricia began her career as a corporate banker and, in 1993, co-founded SoundBuild, Inc., a construction/management consulting firm, which was acquired by Navigant Consulting, Inc. in 2006. She led SoundBuild’s efforts to deliver management consulting, project management and supplier diversity consulting services to public agencies, commercial and residential property owners, developers and investors, construction companies, and institutions. Representative clients included New York University, the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, Richman Group Capital Corp., STV, Inc., Coalco International, Frette, Inc., Skanska USA, the New York Public Library, International Office Concept, the General Services Administration, the NYC School Construction Authority, Parsons Brinckerhoff, CUNY Economic Development Corp., and numerous mid-size construction companies.

While at Navigant Consulting, Tricia was Director in the construction practice and national co-lead of the Project Risk Management service line.

Tricia is author of the book, “Building a Successful Construction Company,” which is used as a textbook by New York University and other schools. She has also conducted seminars and published articles on effective project and company management and writes a blog on McGraw-Hill’s www.enr.com, (“Growing Pains” and “Transitions”) addressing business issues faced by construction industry participants.

Representative Work:

  • Assessment of troubled project for not-for-profit healthcare provider and design of a turnaround strategy and implementation plan
  • Company strategic assessment and re-organization for a growing mid-size construction firm
  • Strategic and technical consulting services for the supplier diversity program of a large state public agency
  • Strategic oversight of redevelopment plan for the research library of a major private university
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