Bernard F. Craig, Jr.

Senior Director, Construction

Bernie functions as the central point of contact concerning all construction, budget and scheduling issues for projects in Winston-Salem, NC; Durham, NC; Chicago, IL; and Norfolk, VA. He brings over thirty years of experience in the construction industry, ranging from General Superintendent to Senior Executive of Operations for a New York City construction firm.

Over the last six years, Bernie has been responsible for delivering over 1 million square feet of core and shell and an additional 500,000 square feet of tenant improvements within the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. This project was a historical renovation of multiple former RJ Reynolds tobacco factory buildings, adding additional layers of complexity and coordination. He was also a vital contributor in the support and coordination of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter’s infrastructure and park amenities.

Bernie is exceptionally adept at balancing the multiplicity of building stakeholders, while ensuring the requirements and objectives of the University remain first and foremost.

He attended Seton Hall University for Business. In addition, Bernie completed the Construction Management Certificate Program at NYU and the Architectural and Construction Management program from Mechanics Institute NYC.