DW Hammer Names New Assistant PM, Jack Gavin

DW Hammer is pleased to announce that Jack Gavin has joined the DW Hammer team as Assistant Project Manager. In this role, Jack’s focus will be assisting clients with cost reporting and project administration. Jack is experienced, hands-on and responsive. His capabilities enhance our reputation as being one of the most experienced general contracting and construction management companies in Chicago.
 
Prior to joining DW Hammer, Jack worked for both State and City Officials on issues related to property tax appeals and public spending projects. Jack served as the Assistant Project Manager for McCormick Place Chicago, where he managed all pre-show logistics including equipment delivery, building out trade exhibits, final walkthroughs, would work with exhibitors to execute their show needs and provide timely solutions to their requests.
 
As Deputy Advance Director, Daley for Mayor, Jack planned and vetted all public appearances for the candidate and other Principals. He interfaced with local community groups, political figures, and others on behalf of the candidate, and assisted in production and execution of campaign events, speeches, and rallies with up to 1,000 audience members.
 
As Deputy Political Director, Kennedy for Illinois, Jack traveled across the state to facilitate every candidate appearance, interfacing with a wide array of communities and interest groups. He worked extensively with the scheduling department to plan multi-day trips, travel, event logistics, facilitated private meetings, and managed political and finance relationships on behalf of the candidate.
 
Early in his professional career, Jack was a GIS Associate at the University of Iowa. There, he remodeled digital maps of political districts and environmental zones for use by multiple University departments, using spatial analytics to present an efficient alternative route for a public way that was built on a 25-year floodplain.  Jack is a graduate of the University of Iowa and is an active member of the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago.

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