Suffolk Hires Stroud as National COO

Tim Stroud

Boston – Suffolk announced the hiring of Tim Stroud as national chief operating officer.

The appointment of Stroud will bolster the Suffolk leadership team while integrating and standardizing construction management operations throughout the organization, according to representatives of the firm. Stroud will serve as a resource for regional leadership teams and will closely coordinate opportunity reviews, ensure important information is cascaded to all Suffolk jobsites, leverage data to continuously track operations performance nationally, and drive Suffolk’s national safety culture.

With more than 20 years of industry experience, Stroud has overseen signature projects in the commercial, education, healthcare, transportation and government sectors, led teams that managed heavy civil and infrastructure self-perform construction projects, and worked in various regions across the U.S.

Prior to his new role at Suffolk, Stroud served as president of Atkinson Construction, a subsidiary of Clark Construction, and previously led strategy, research and development at Clark where he planned and executed on projects that provided competitive advantages in its category, including leading initiatives focused on 3D visualization, preconstruction services, and virtual design and construction.

“We are committed to expanding our services into vertical business units to add value for clients throughout the building lifecycle, but construction will always be our core competency,” said John Fish, chairman and CEO of Suffolk. “Tim will play an integral role in helping us achieve our ambitious operations goals. His strong leadership qualities and well-rounded operations experience will be an incredible asset for Suffolk during this next stage of growth and expansion. We are thrilled to have him on the team.”