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Chris Michel

Vice President of Preconstruction

From historic renovation work at Dillard and Tulane Universities to industrial projects for the Laitram Corporation, Chris has overseen a wide variety of project types for Woodward Design+Build. Chris has worked in the construction industry since 1998, and joined Woodward in 2000. Chris has been responsible for a number of award winning projects, such as Dillard University’s Professional Schools Building, which won an Award of Excellence in Green Building from McGraw Hill’s South Central Construction Louisiana Best of 2010 Awards. The Professional Schools Building is also the first LEED Gold Building on a Louisiana college campus.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Louisiana State University.