Jeff Heisler serves as vice president of design/construction services for The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB), a position he has held since 2006. He is responsible for the staffing, management and training of members of the design and construction services team who provide support to the regional development staff in the areas of planning, budgeting, design and construction management. Jeff is also responsible for ensuring that TCB’s standards and best practices for the physical development of projects are consistently applied while working with other departments within the organization, particularly property and asset management.
During his tenure, Jeff implemented a new design review process throughout TCB. He managed design and construction operations in the Midwest region and developed significant projects in Chicago, Indianapolis, Ind., Cincinnati, Louisville, Ky. and Durham, N.C. He manages an annual construction budget of over $90 million.
Prior to joining TCB, Jeff worked as a construction management services consultant. He oversaw the construction operations of several multifamily, mixed-income, mixed-finance Hope VI developments in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. From 1998-2006, Jeff assisted TCB with the construction of more than 1,000 units in award-winning communities.
Jeff is a licensed professional engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry. He has expertise in environmental remediation and management, geotechnical engineering, as well as site civil design.
Earlier in his career, he worked within the healthcare industry assisting with the development of acute care hospitals throughout the United States. Jeff also managed the Brownfield redevelopment program for the Home of the Innocents nonprofit organization as they developed their $50 million medical campus in Louisville, Ky. The project received a National Phoenix Award for Community Impact in Brownfield restoration in 2004. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Kentucky.