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Andrew MacGregor

President

As President, Andy is deeply committed to the success of ACCEND and is responsible for leading all aspects of the business including project execution, employee recruitment and retention, client satisfaction, long range planning and everything in between.

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Over the past 20 years, Andy has established a name for himself in the Chicago construction market, building some of the region’s largest, most complex and creative spaces along with an array of new construction and heavy renovation projects in Illinois and California.  He is known for being a dynamic leader, big picture planner, a true collaborator, aggressive competitor and out-of-the-box thinker.  His reputation for creatively expediting timelines and tackling complex projects is second to none.  Andy graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy and a commercial pilot’s license.  The son of an architect, Andy’s passion for construction was ignited by his job as a laborer during college. He helped grow his former company from approximately $40 – $400 million and became known for changing the market’s pace and expectations by flawlessly completing large projects in record time and under budget.

MANAGEMENT STYLE

Working with Andy, you will quickly see his contagious passion for construction, his fearlessness and a knack for bringing out the best in others.  He outwardly exhibits a commitment to leading and mentoring happy, efficient teams along with a drive to make projects fun for all involved parties.

INTERESTS & HOBBIES

Ice hockey, cooking, fitness & nutrition, snowboarding, fishing, aviation

PROJECTS

TECH

  • 1871
  • Big Machines
  • Centro
  • eBay/Braintree
  • Facebook
  • Google Regional HQ
  • Matter
  • Motorola Mobility World HQ
  • Sprout Social World HQ
  • Strata Decision Technology
  •  

FINANCIAL

  • Alyeska Investment Group
  • American National Bank
  • Beecken Petty O’Keefe
  • CapitalOne
  • CreditSuisse
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Pentwater Trading
  • Ronin Capital
  • Spot Trading
  • TD Securities
  • The PrivateBank

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

  • ACE Group
  • Beam Suntory North American HQ
  • Boeing World HQ
  • Combined Insurance
  • ConAgra World HQ
  • Constellation Brands
  • JMC Steel
  • Levy Home Entertainment
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition World HQ
  • Navigant Consulting World HQ
  • Northwestern Memorial Faculty Foundation
  • Spencer Stuart World HQ
  • Terra Museum of Art
  • UPM
  • Whole Foods Chicago HQ
  • World Kitchen
  •  

LAW

  • Dentons
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Tressler, Soderstrom,
    Maloney & Priess

 

HOSPITALITY

  • Boka Group
  • Soho House
  •  

LABORATORY

  • Blachford Acoustics
  • Eichrom
  • Motorola GNPO
  •  

NEW CONSTRUCTION

  • American Society of
    Anesthesiologists
  • Cambridge Place Condominiums
  • Fletcher Jones Audi of Chicago
  • Fletcher Jones Auto Service Center Chicago
  • Mercedes-Benz of Chicago
  • Fletcher Jones Mercedes-Benz Ontario
  • J & B Signs
  •  

 

HEAVY RENOVATION

  • 150 N Michigan Sidewalk and Vaults
  • Central Baptist Village
  • Fletcher Jones Audi Beverly Hills
  • Fletcher Jones Audi / Volkswagen Chicago
  • Fletcher Jones Honda Chicago
  • Fletcher Jones Mercedes-Benz Fremont
  • Fletcher Jones Mercedes-Benz Las Vegas
  • Fletcher Jones Mercedes-Benz Newport Beach
  • Fletcher Jones Porsche Fremont
  • Old Saint Pat’s Church
  • Whitman Hart Fulton Market (MarchFirst)

Some projects listed above were completed while working for a previous construction company.