Joe Brooks

Joe Brooks, Risk Manager

Joe Brooks joined the IE² team in 2015, following 11 years’ experience as CEO of Forefront Builders Corporation. In addition, he has served as Director of Operations with Jan Development/EMC Financial, Regional Executive of Forest City Enterprises and Senior Project Manager for W.E. O’Neil. With 25+ years’ experience managing construction and development entities, he has had many notable successes. These successes include growing Forefront Builders Corporation from zero volume to 100 million annual back log within 30 months; start-up of multi-family operations with Forest City growing to a volume of 130 million within 20 months; and managing W.E. O’Neil’s design build aerospace project and industrial projects.

His areas of expertise include general contract negotiations, subcontract buy-out, budgeting/ cost control, CPM scheduling, design team acquisition, design build management, value engineering, permit acquisition, project management, document control, safety and quality program development and implementation as well as property management control.

Joe’s unique experience was developed early in his career when opportunities to lead the design and implementation of high tech industrial and manufacturing programs arose. To complement his leadership skills, Joe believes that solving project challenges often requires finding innovative solutions. This often entails pushing traditional boundaries and working collaboratively to achieve creative results. Joe is qualified with the skill and ability to lead varied and complex tasks, develop relationships, manage company risk, all while continually growing our company’s annual revenue from year to year. He is an excellent contribution to our company.