Chris Becker

Vice President, Project Management

Cresa Detroit

26300 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48076
United States
248.223.3500 main
248.603.5226 dd
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Experience

Chris Becker brings 31 years of project management experience to Plante Moran Cresa. Known for his collaborative work ethic and track record of successful projects, Chris offers a blend of team leadership skills, technical expertise, and problem-solving acumen to every project he leads.

Chris is able to add insight into every phase of a construction project and specializes in construction cost control management, schedule development and management, team motivation and management, and subcontractor coordination. His goal is to work collaboratively with architects/engineers, contractors, service providers, and technicians to deliver every client’s project on-time and within budget. Chris is currently a senior project manager on the Little Caesars Arena team.

Professional Experience

Over his career, Chris has provided planning and construction guidance for an assortment of multimillion-dollar commercial, mission critical, light industrial, education, and residential projects for both public sector and private sector clients. His most recent projects were the renovation and construction of two LEED-certified facilities: the $115 million, 250,000-square-foot Gaillard Performing Arts Center (a multiuse facility that includes a 1,800-seat acoustically superior performing arts theater) and the LEED-certified Gold Stratford Computer Center, a $240 million, 400,000-square-foot Tier III+ data center in Ontario.

Other notable projects Chris has managed throughout his career include the Greektown Casino’s hotel and parking deck construction, the construction of a Ritz Carlton Hotel in Florida, the construction of the 450,000-square-foot Space Station Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center for NASA, and a total of $190 million in improvement projects for four different school districts in the Detroit area.

Affiliations

He is a LEED-accredited professional (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and a member of USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council). He was recently on the Board of Directors for the ACE Mentor Program in Charleston, SC.

Education

Chris has an AAS in civil engineering technology and a BS in business administration from Michigan Technological University.