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Brian Given

Regional Manager, West Coast

951-719-3223 (Work)
951-249-5020 (Mobile)
41619 Margarita Road, Suite 200
Temecula, CA 92591

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Brian Given is an expert in construction consulting, with over 20 years of experience in commercial and residential construction. Brian has performed a multitude of management roles of increasing responsibility with two of the nation’s largest public developers. He has proven himself as a highly respected industry leader, having managed the construction of over 600 million dollars in projects.

Brian is familiar with all facets of the construction process. His management duties over the years have included mass grading, infrastructure, and vertical construction. As a result of unsurpassed work ethic and achievements, Brian was nationally recognized by the nation’s largest publicly traded developer as “Construction Person of The Year” after successfully completing more units and dollar volume than any other managing individual during the 2005 fiscal year. During this favorable economic construction period, Brian successfully piloted the roll-out of a new internal means of production scheduling which increased profits, quality, accurate forecasts and reporting.

In the consulting realm, Brian has developed repair scopes and cost evaluations for fire, water, collapse and earthquake, performed “clerk of the works” services, evaluated invoices, and completed cost analyses for claims ranging in size and nature. His assignments have taken him throughout the United States, including Northern Alaska. He has assisted in claims on government, private and public entity projects, coastal commission and several specialty construction types including high net worth custom residences. Brian has been appointed as an expert in litigated matters, performed appraisal services and been involved in white paper publications.