As director of construction, Mr. Sparks is responsible for completing mission-critical projects on schedule and within budget. He brings extensive knowledge of the construction industry through over a decade of experience working for one of the largest General Contractors in the country. Mr. Sparks has managed over $300 million in construction projects, with responsibilities including project leadership, negotiating subcontracts, financial forecasting and management, estimating and business model development. He earned his bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Mr. Sparks is the president elect for the Professional Engineers of North Carolina and is also LEED BD+C certified.