AUSTIN OFFICE:

Pritchard Associates
13640 Briarwick Drive
Bldg. A, Suite 180
Austin, TX 78729-1102

austinoffice@pritchardassociates.com

Our Team

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JIM PRITCHARD

PRESIDENT

Jim launched Pritchard Associates in 1994 to provide project management assistance to commercial and industrial real estate developers across the nation. As President of the company, Jim continues to maintain a very hands-on role in the company's projects and development of the team. Prior to founding Pritchard Associates, Jim spent 10 years at Trammell Crow where he rose to the position of Executive Vice President of the Design and Construction Group. His expertise and character are evident in the lasting relationships he has developed with clients, general contractors, architects, city officials, and peers over the past 35 years.


ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1980
Registered Engineer: State of Texas
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Concrete Institute (ACI)
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
Camp John Marc Board Member
University of Texas Medical Branch Development Board Member (UTMB)
EMAIL

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DAKHIL ABAWI

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

Dakhil joined Pritchard Associates in 2019 as an Assistant Project Manager. He has overseen the construction of two Dallas County Projects, the North & South Government Buildings, along with the Dallas County Voting testing facility. He is currently working on the Historic renovation of the iconic Dallas Forest Theater. His project portfolio includes retail centers, offices, multi-family projects, and mixed-use developments. Before joining Pritchard Associates, he worked in Jordan and oversaw the underwater rehabilitation of the Aqaba seaport.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Of Jordan, 2016
Masters of Construction Management, University Of Texas Arlington, 2019 EMAIL

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KRISTI BIRA

DIRECTOR OF PEOPLE, CULTURE AND FINANCE

Kristi has been with Pritchard Associates since its formation in 1994, putting all procedural systems in place for the company, including database design and management, contract administration, vendor management, construction project invoicing, and construction reporting. Prior to joining Pritchard Associates, she served as Project Administrator for 5 years in the Design and Construction Group at Trammell Crow Company.

Her current role as "Director of People, Culture and Finance" involves managing the overall organizational function at Pritchard Associates: adding value to the strategic utilization of employees, implementing procedures that positively impact the company, and directly overseeing the economic and financial success of Pritchard Associates.



ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Communication, Texas State University, 1984
American Marketing Association (AMA) EMAIL

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KRISTINA COOK

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Kristina began working with Pritchard Associates in November 2016, as the Director of First Impressions, interacting with visitors, managing the office areas, and maintaining company supplies. In her current role, she is the Executive Assistant to Jim Pritchard as well as a project administrator for several of our Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio project managers. As a project administrator, she prepares bids and contracts for incoming projects, reviews pay applications and change orders, manages lien tracking, prepare and updates reports, and arranges meetings.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Associates Degree in Computer Science, Eastfield College, Dallas, TX
Student in Computer Engineering, UTA, Arlington, TX EMAIL

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DEANNA JACOBY

DATABASE PROGRAMMER

Deanna joined Pritchard Associates in 2001 as Project Administrator and Database Programmer. Formerly known as the Close-Out Queen, her keen eye for detail helped develop standards for our comprehensive project close out manuals and contract management systems as well as our monthly construction progress reports. As our business has grown, Deanna's role has evolved into full-time programmer of our database, which integrates a CRM system with project management data and project cost accounting data.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communications, The University of New Mexico, 1984 EMAIL

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CLAIR POTTER

PROJECT MANAGER

Clair joined Pritchard Associates in 2013 as a Project Manager. She has worked with various city and state municipalities developing warehouse and manufacturing facilities. With a background in land development, she has been involved in the construction of schools, retail centers, hotels, country clubs, assisted living facilities, and high-rise office buildings. Clair has worked with The Hockaday School for more than 3 years throughout the multiphase construction plan including a dormitory renovation, science building, and a fine arts facility.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Dallas-Fort Worth Leads Group Member EMAIL

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LYLE SENDLEIN

PROJECT MANAGER

Lyle joined Pritchard Associates in 2017. After 9 years in the NFL (Arizona Cardinals, Position: Center, Team Captain), he moved back to Austin and started a career in the development business in 2015. Besides being an expert in the plans and permitting process, Lyle also has extensive experience in pools, spas, and over-water construction. Since joining Pritchard Associates, Lyle has managed the construction of more than 4 million SF of projects in Arizona, California, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Texas, including multi-family and student housing, senior living and memory care facilities, retail and office interior finishes, medical offices, and self-storage facilities. Recent notable projects include a 91,000 SF interior finish for UIH Technologies in Houston, Texas; and the construction of Sage Spring Senior Living, a 75,000 SF assisted living and memory care facility in San Marcos, Texas.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Science, Applied Learning and Development, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006 EMAIL

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TODD WILDMAN

PROJECT MANAGER & FINANCIAL ANALYST

Todd joined Pritchard Associates in 2013 and oversees the South Texas operations for Pritchard Associates. He has managed the construction and development of corporate facilities, warehouses and manufacturing facilities, retail centers, restaurants, multi-family projects, and fitness centers. Todd also manages the financial aspects of our clients' projects including estimating, budgeting, and invoice tracking.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, Trinity University, 2009
Master of Science, Accounting, Trinity University, 2010
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) EMAIL

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