AUSTIN OFFICE:

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

austinoffice@pritchardassociates.com

Our Team

Jim Pritchard

JIM PRITCHARD

PRESIDENT

Jim launched Pritchard Associates in 1994 to provide project management assistance to companies and commercial 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 in the development of the team. Prior to founding Pritchard Associates, Jim spent 10 years at Trammell Crow, rising 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)
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Dakhil Abawi

DAKHIL ABAWI

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

A 2019 addition to the staff at Pritchard Associates, Dakhil previously worked in Jordan as a Civil Engineer overseeing the underwater rehabilitation of the Aqaba seaport. Since joining Pritchard, he has worked with several senior Project Managers on retail, office, industrial, government and multi-family facilities. His projects include Dallas County’s North and South municipal buildings and voting testing facility, as well as the historical renovation of the iconic Dallas Forest Theater, and the Alexan Old Town apartments in Alexandria, VA.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Of Jordan, 2016
Master of Construction Management, University Of Texas Arlington, 2019
Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute, 2020 EMAIL

Kristi Bira

KRISTI BIRA

OFFICE MANAGER, CORPORATE ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Kristi has been with Pritchard Associates since its 1994 inception, serving as the Office and Corporate Accounting Manager. She was instrumental to getting Pritchard Associates “off the ground,” and has continued to be an important part of Pritchard’s success today with input into every aspect of the business, from accounting to marketing to personnel management. Prior to joining Pritchard Associates, Kristi spent several years as a legal assistant for various real estate law firms and title companies in the Dallas and Central Texas area, culminating in five years as the Project Administrator in the Design and Construction Group at Trammell Crow.

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

Kristina Cook

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 2018, she was promoted to Executive Assistant to Jim Pritchard; then, over the next two years, she took on additional Project Managers in our Dallas, Austin and San Antonio offices as a Project Coordinator. Currently, Kristina responsibilities include construction bidding, contracts, invoice package review and lien tracking, construction reporting, and coordination of final project closeout procedures and manuals. She also is our marketing coordinator handling new business.

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

Deanna Jacoby

DEANNA JACOBY

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Deanna was brought on to Pritchard Associates in 2001 to oversee monthly construction reporting. Her previous background in computer programming led her to take over the development of the office database system, now at the heart of Pritchard Associates’ operations in project tracking, contact management, marketing, and project cost accounting and invoicing. Over the years, Deanna has used her organizational abilities and experience to set the office standards for our comprehensive project closeout manuals, contract management systems and monthly construction progress reports. Today, she maintains our website as well as continuing to expand the abilities of our database.



ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communications, The University of New Mexico, 1984
Associates of Science, Computer Science, Texas State Technical College, 1989 EMAIL

Clair Potter

CLAIR POTTER

PROJECT MANAGER

Clair joined Pritchard Associates in 2012. With a background in civil engineering and land development, she has worked with various city and state municipalities developing warehouse and manufacturing facilities, schools, retail centers, hotels, country clubs, assisted living facilities, and high-rise office buildings. Clair was instrumental to the success of The Hockaday School project, a three-year, multi-phase construction plan that included a dormitory renovation, new Science and Fine Arts buildings, and a new Child Development Center. She has also completed corporate offices for Vistaprint and Smoothie King as well as the Frisco Fresh Market, an open-air market and entertainment venue in Frisco, TX.

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

Lyle Sendlein

LYLE SENDLEIN

PROJECT MANAGER

Following a nine-year career in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals, Lyle retired from football and joined Pritchard Associates in 2017. Voted team captain for his strong leadership ability, this attribute, along with his prior experience in construction and expertise in the planning and permitting process, has made Lyle a valuable asset of the Pritchard team. Lyle’s projects have totaled over $300 million in multi-family and student housing, assisted living, retail, medical, and self-storage. Among his projects are Sage Senior Living in San Marcos, TX; The Halsten at Chauncey Lane in Scottsdale, AZ; Stone Hill and Windsor Oak Hill apartments in Austin, TX; and Public Storage in Hollywood, CA.

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

Todd Wildman

TODD WILDMAN

PROJECT MANAGER & FINANCIAL ANALYST

Todd joined Pritchard Associates in 2013 and is currently overseeing the South Texas operations for Pritchard Associates. Todd is both the company’s Financial Analyst and a Project Manager focusing on office construction, with additional experience in industrial, restaurant, multi-family, retail, storage, and educational facilities. He has managed the renovation of San Antonio’s Weston Centre (including over 70 tenants), the headquarters for WaterFleet, and the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas’ new Day Care / Headstart building and Tribal Student Services Center.

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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