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About Iron Hill Construction Management

For nearly two decades Iron Hill Construction Management has built its reputation for excellence on a foundation of results, respect and complete customer satisfaction. At IHCM we understand the value of service excellence and client peace of mind.

IHCM has completed over 240 design/build projects totaling over 9.5 million square feet. As a result of our expertise in a wide variety of disciplines, our experienced team of professionals will handle every aspect of your project from conception and design through construction completion.

With our forward thinking mindset, we focus on your requirements as well as the requirements of your specific business. Our managers, designers, and expert tradesmen are always helpful, and work hard to cater to your requests throughout the project.

Open communication is at the heart of our efforts. We focus on client communication and education from the very beginning, so there are no surprises. We work to assist you with every detail of the project, so no detail is left unattended.

Iron Hill Construction and its sister company, J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc., works within a unique dynamic, which differentiates itself in the marketplace through a combination of the following areas of expertise:

  • A consultative approach to construction management that begins with a thorough understanding of the client’s ultimate goals and requirements.
  • Our guarantee of total client satisfaction from the project’s inception through completion. This includes all phases of development and construction, from design through occupancy.
  • We are your single point of contact accountability as a “one-stop-shop”
  • We collaborate on a broad vision with each client which includes the business objectives as well as the project’s impact on the community and the environment.
  • Open and proactive communication throughout the project to keep our clients well informed of schedule and cost effective processes.

Our Team

In addition to our dedicated in-house staff, IHCM works closely with hundreds of talented subcontractors allowing us to include them in the process because we know which ones deliver the project specific capabilities, staff and values that compliment the project best.

Design/Build subcontracting has proven itself time and again as a model that adds value and promotes cost avoidance.

David Poloni

David Poloni

President

Dave Poloni is President of Iron Hill Construction Management (IHCM) and maintains total accountability for all aspects of construction for the Company. Under his direction, IHCM has established itself as a construction management leader in both the Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey markets.

His thirty plus years’ experience in the Design/Build industry, along with his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Temple University, has helped Iron Hill successfully integrate two disciplines that are frequently in conflict – design and construction.

Dave attributes IHCM’s success to the company’s steadfast belief in the Team Approach:

“In today’s market, margins are tight and time is limited, therefore, a Team Approach is essential to eliminate waste, streamline designs, and expedite the approval process. All parties must work together to mutually achieve the Clients’ objectives. Our project managers and superintendents are well versed in our company philosophy – to achieve total Client satisfaction every time.”


David Simms

David Simms

Executive Vice President

David Simms serves as Executive Vice President at IHCM. In his role, he is responsible for maintaining a relentless focus on meeting and exceeding customer needs and expectations by actively participating throughout the entire construction process.

He has over 20-years of experience in all levels of construction including, but not limited to, general construction, construction management, architecture, estimating, and design/build development. David’s innate talent of translating conceptual drawings to working budgets is vital in establishing early pricing for IHCM’s clients.

David received an architectural degree in specialized technology, with a major in computer graphics and architectural design. This unique background enables him to analyze alternative innovative solutions and construction methods that results in significant cost savings for IHCM’s clients


Jacob Smith

Jacob Smith

Director of Construction

As Director of Construction, Jacob Smith is responsible for managing the firm’s Project Management team members and ensuring that projects are completed in compliance with established policies and targeted project margins.

For the last 13-years, Jacob’s extensive experience in construction management enabled him to spearhead the Petrucci Residential portfolio. He oversaw the design/build of over 1,645 luxury apartment units located throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition to his residential experience, Jacob’s project portfolio includes warehouse, manufacturing, and distribution facilities; parking garages; marinas; office buildings; automotive dealerships and more.

Jacob served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corp Reserves for eight years. He graduated from Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Science in Historical Preservation.


Kevin Lilly

Kevin Lilly

Senior Project Manager

Kevin Lilly is a Senior Project Manager for the company. His role is to effectively manage, facilitate and monitor construction projects from initial stages through client occupancy.

His experience and knowledge in the areas of estimating, scheduling, and pre-construction services assures projects remain on task and within budget.

Responsibilities include; creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the key issues of cost, time, quality and above all, client satisfaction.

Prior to joining IHCM, Kevin was a Team Leader-Project Manager for a Lehigh valley basedleader in electronics, working on lighting control systems and processes. He also worked several years for a large local General Contractor in their preconstruction and project management departments.

His project portfolio includes Capital Blue Cross, Curtiss Wright, CSTK, as well as numerous retail and warehouse facilities.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree – Construction Management emphasis from the Pennsylvania State University. He is also a certified Engineer-In-Training and has fulfilled the requirements for 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA certifications.

He is married, has 3 children and is an Eagle Scout and Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America.


Mark Waddell

Mark Waddell

Senior Project Manager

Mark Waddell is a Senior Project Manager for IHCM. His role is to effectively manage, facilitate and monitor new construction projects from initial stages through client occupancy.

Mark’s extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of estimating, scheduling, and pre-construction services assures projects remain on task and within budget.

Prior to joining the Company, Mark was a project manager and estimator for a national contracting company headquartered in Maryland. His project portfolio includes apartments, a residence hall, and a student union for Muhlenberg College.

In addition, Mark oversaw extensive work at various naval engineering stations for the United States Navy and was active in the upgrading and renovation of various research facilities for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM).

Mark is both “Green Advantage Certified” and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) AP certified. His past experience also encompasses a 44,000 square foot Science Building addition for Muhlenberg College (Allentown, Pennsylvania) that obtained a Silver LEED rating.

Mark holds both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from Muhlenberg College.


Steven Hull

Steven Hull

Senior Project Manager

Steve Hull is a Senior Project Manager for IHCM. In his role as senior project manager, Steve brings a broad range of experience on many challenging and successful design-build and design-bid-build projects over his career.  He prides himself on relationship management and he has developed excellent relationships with J.G. Petrucci’s clients, subcontractors, and consultants over the years. He also brings a unique focus on streamlining efficiencies and promoting collaboration throughout every project, which in combination with his relationship management skills has led to a solid track record of successful projects. Steve’s extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of estimating, scheduling, pre-construction, and construction services assures projects remain on task and within budget.

Prior to joining the Company, Steve has worked in all facets and roles of the construction industry, including a laborer for a masonry contractor while in college, to estimating, project management, and senior project management roles, and to vice president of operations.  Steve has successfully managed and completed projects ranging in size from 2,500SF to over 1,300,000SF and volume from $5,000.00 to over $100 Million in the retail, multi-family, corporate office building, industrial and warehouse distribution sectors of the industry.  In addition, Steve is a United States Navy Veteran that served as an Information Technology Specialists for four years during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Steve holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Organizational Management with core curriculum credits in Architectural Engineering. Steve also holds a Master of Science degree in Construction Management. He is a member of the Society of Architectural Engineers, has completed the 30-hour and 40-hour Hazwoper OSHA Safety Certifications, and is LEED “Green Advantage Certified”.

Steve lives in the Lehigh Valley, PA with his wife and four children. He enjoys cycling, playing sports, reading and spending time with family and friends.


Eric Orth

Eric Orth

Project Manager & Estimator

Eric J. Orth serves as an Estimator and Project Manager for IHCM and is responsible for project estimating and business development.  He has an extensive background of more than fifteen years in the field of architecture and is a Licensed Architect in the state of Pennsylvania.  His experiences have reached several market types including educational, commercial, industrial and multi-family and single family residential.  Eric’s role with IHCM involves communication with clients and consultants, creating design concepts, developing budgets and implementing technology advancement.

Prior to joining IHCM, Eric’s professional experience has been with architectural firms in the Lehigh Valley and Greater Philadelphia region.  Early on he realized the value and potential of 3D computer modeling (what later become known as BIM) and was an early adopter years before it became the architectural industry standard.  Graduating Cum Laude from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Architecture, Eric is a Licensed Professional as an Architect in the state of Pennsylvania and is also NCARB Certified.  He has taught architecture as an adjunct professor and currently serves on the Uniform Construction Code Board of Appeals in two local townships.

Eric resides in Lehigh County and outside of work enjoys spending time with his wife and their four children and volunteering at church.


Adam Raker

Adam Raker

Project Manager

Adam Raker is a Project Manager for IHCM. He initially worked for a central PA general contracting firm focusing on steel fab and erection, carpentry, and cast-in-place concrete. While continuing work in the field he returned to school at The Pennsylvania State University to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Design with a Construction Management focus.

He then relocated to work with a Lehigh Valley GC/CM firm before coming to IHCM. His role is to assist the estimating department developing initial budgets as needed and to effectively manage, facilitate and monitor construction projects from initial stages through client occupancy.

His experience and knowledge in the areas of estimating, scheduling, and pre-construction services assures projects remain on task and within budget.

Responsibilities include: creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the key issues of cost, time, quality and above all, client satisfaction.

His project portfolio includes full renovations to two of Allentown’s most historic buildings downtown, over 250k SF of new Class A office space in the tri-state area, as well as numerous other projects for the retail, industrial, and warehouse sectors.

Adam lives in the Lehigh Valley with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys kayaking, running, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.


Joe Petrucci

Joe Petrucci

Project Manager

Joe Petrucci is a Project Manager for IHCM. His role is to effectively manage, facilitate and monitor new construction projects from inception to client occupancy, ensuring that they are delivered on time and within budget.

He began his career at Structure Tone, one of the largest GC/CM firms in the country. In his role as Project Engineer, Joe estimated and managed a number of corporate interior renovations. Prior to joining IHCM, Joe was an Investment Analyst at Paradigm Properties, a Boston-based real estate investor.

Joe graduated from Harvard College with a degree in History, where he also Co-Captained the Varsity Lacrosse Team. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family.


Joel Hindelang

Joel Hindelang

Project Manager

Joel Hindelang is a Project Manager for IHCM. His expertise and leadership provide a strong foundation to any project, facilitating success through budgeting, permitting, scheduling, cost-control and overall project team management.

Prior to joining the Company, Joel worked for a large Lehigh Valley-based construction management firm on projects totaling ranging from $10,000 to over $75 Million in the hospitality, corporate office building, industrial, and warehouse sectors of the industry throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. His project portfolio accounts for over 4 million square feet of ground-up construction. Joel has extensive experience in construction technology systems and is constantly researching and implementing state-of-the-art systems to continue to push the boundary of what is possible in the construction industry.

Joel has completed several LEED projects, including Pennsylvania’s first LEED Platinum manufacturing facility and a 400,000 square foot LEED Silver speculative warehouse. He has also received the 30-hour OSHA Safety Certification.

Joel holds a Bachelors of Arts in Engineering Studies with a focus in Construction Management from Lafayette College. Joel resides in Bucks County, PA and enjoys playing volleyball, golfing, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with his wife and family.


Over 240 - Design / Build Projects Completed To Date

Over 240

Design / Build Projects Completed To Date

60 - Townships / Municipalities Worked In

60

Townships / Municipalities Worked In

360+ Years - Combined Individual Years of Employee Experience

360+ Years

Combined Individual Years of Employee Experience

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