Tarlton Hires Kaintz as Project Manager

ST. LOUIS (Oct. 13, 2016) – Tarlton Corp., a St. Louis-based general contracting and construction management firm, hired Christopher Kaintz, LEED AP BD+C, as a project manager.

Kaintz has more than nine years of industry experience including procurement, value engineering, contract administration, on-site management and financial closeout for numerous high profile, multi-million dollar projects. With his previous employer Turner Construction Co., Kaintz managed renovation projects in Chicago including The Franklin lobby, 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory) and the Merchandise Mart 14th Floor showrooms. He also was responsible for the Kraft Foods Group Inc. campus renovation in Northfield, Ill., and for several projects at the University of Chicago and the Art Institute of Chicago.

With Tarlton, he is serving on teams managing work for the U.S. General Services Administration in the Robert A. Young Federal Building and at 4260 Forest Park Ave. for the Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis’ Central West End.

“Chris is a great addition to the Tarlton team. His wide-ranging management experience on diverse projects across multiple markets will be an asset to our project teams and clients,” said Andrew Kovarik, Tarlton project executive.

Kaintz became a LEED AP in 2008, a designation granted by the U.S. Green Building Council upon completion of rigorous study and participation in green building projects. He earned the Building Design + Construction specialty in 2011. Kaintz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

In business since 1946, Tarlton Corp. is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise that completes projects for wide-ranging clients in the life science, higher education, health care, commercial, power and industrial markets. Tarlton also has special expertise in concrete construction, concrete restoration and hydrovac services.