Jeff Heisler is the vice president of design/construction services and has been with The Community Builders (TCB) 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.
In addition, Heisler is 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, Heisler implemented a new design review process throughout the company. He managed design and construction operations in the Midwest region and has developed significant projects in Chicago, Indianapolis, Ind., Cincinnati, Louisville Ky. and Durham N.C. Currently he manages an annual construction budget of over $90 million.
Prior to joining TCB, Heisler worked as a construction management services consultant. He oversaw the construction operations of several multi-family, mixed income, mixed-finance Hope VI developments in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and the Midwest regions. From 1998-2006 Heisler assisted TCB with the construction of more than 1000 units in award-winning communities.
Heisler 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. Heisler 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. Heisler is a graduate of the University of Kentucky.