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 Private Bank

 

 

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.