Catamount Constructors, Inc., General Contractor is pleased to announce John Lichtenwalter as the firm’s new Atlanta Division President. In this position, Lichtenwalter will lead Catamount’s Atlanta Division, highly regarded in the market for its expertise in commercial construction and frequently recognized as a Top 25 General Contractor by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Lichtenwalter, who has led large construction projects and teams in the Atlanta market for nearly two decades, brings to this role an understanding of and connection to an extensive network of local resources that will allow Catamount to expand its reach with prospective clients in the region.
“We are pleased to welcome John Lichtenwalter to lead our seasoned team in Atlanta,” said Geoff Wormer, CEO, Catamount. His leadership skills, operational expertise and proven business development capabilities will provide a tremendous opportunity for continued growth and success for our Atlanta team to further develop key relationships with local industry leaders, the business community, government leaders, design professionals and members of the Atlanta Subcontractor Community.”
Catamount’s Atlanta Division has been a go-to source in the Atlanta market since 1999. Over the past 16 years, the office has built a reputation for delivering a solid performance on retail, industrial, office tenant improvement, faith based and automotive projects. Recent accomplishments include multiple projects for PNC Bank, Republic National Distribution Centers, Honda, Colliers, and Home Depot. On the most recent collaboration with Pieper O’Brien Herr Architects, Catamount completed a new 460,000 SF television studio facility for Eagle Rock Studios Atlanta. It is the largest television production studio under one roof in the U.S.
Prior to joining Catamount, John had been with Turner Construction his entire professional career. He started in Chicago in 1986, later moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and then settled in Atlanta in 1997. Over the span of the past 30 years, he has been involved with exciting projects such as the French Consulate in Chicago; United Terminal at Chicago Hartsfield International Airport; Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers; and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland. In Atlanta, he was responsible for projects such as the Winship Cancer Institute and Emory Pediatrics Building, both at Emory University; the Georgia Institute of Technology Molecular Sciences and Engineering Building; the Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library; Pulte Homes Headquarters, Spanx Corporate Headquarters and the Augusta Municipal Building Renovation.
Most recently, John’s leadership expertise was leveraged to serve as General Manager for Turner’s highly respected Atlanta Special Projects Division where he managed a Business Unit comprised of more than 30 staff members.
Lichtenwalter has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Johns Creek, Georgia.