Oltmans Construction Co. Names Mike Englhard as Vice President to Lead Growing Solar BusinessNews & Events
– Gives Solar Business Executive Leadership, Local Presence and Dedicated Resources –
WHITTIER, Ca., September 21, 2011 â€“ Reinforcing its commitment to a growing part of its business, Oltmans Construction Co., a leading U.S. industrial and commercial general contractor, today announced Mike Englhard as vice president of its solar division to meet the increasing demands of its customers to build renewable energy projects in North America.
Englhard brings 20 years of experience in general contracting, real estate development and solar construction to Oltmans. Specifically, he has managed the development and construction of more than 60 megawatts (MW) of rooftop solar systems.
â€śI am excited to join Oltmans as it already has an established solar business that began two years ago,â€ť said Englhard. â€śOltmans has a portfolio of 13 completed solar installations totaling 26 MW and covering more than 5.5 million square feet of roof top space with a value of nearly $68 million. I will focus on future growth of the companyâ€™s solar business through additional services and geographic expansion of its projects.â€ť
In addition to completed projects, Oltmans has 19 solar installations currently under design or construction totaling 22 MW.
Englhard most recently was senior vice president of construction for Prologis, an owner and developer of distribution facilities and renewable energy projects worldwide. He has a broad national-based construction background having been directly involved with more than 30 million square feet of buildings which include warehouse distribution, retail centers and office buildings. Englhard is a LEED accredited professional, and serves on various committees with the U.S. Green Building Council as well as the Department of Energy. He graduated from California Polytechnic State University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.
About Oltmans Construction Company
Oltmans is a leading U.S. general contractor providing quality services and sustainable solutions for its customers. Founded in 1932, the company is based in Whittier, California. Oltmans specializes in constructing warehouse distribution centers, office buildings, worship centers, interior tenant improvements, retrofitting existing buildings and renewable energy projects. For additional information about Oltmans Construction Co., please visit our website at www.oltmans.com.
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