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» PASKR software is designed for project owners and project managers alike.
"We're looking for several things,"
Whelan explains. "I want some people
who are in the final 20 years of their
career, as well as those in the first 20. We
also make a conscious effort to build a
culture of inclusivity."
And while there is a nice mix of age
and experience, there is one area Whelan
is insistent on. "It is really important to
our client's success that the core of our
team has experience in construction,"
Whelan explains. "Whether it has been
in management or as assistants, that is
So far the formula has led to strong
growth. Whelan notes the software has
been used for more than $3.5 billion in
construction projects since 2010. Jus-
tin Tannenbaum, director of product
management, adds that PASKR has been
used on a variety of projects. "We have
a great customer base all over the U.S.,"
Tannenbaum says, "and the software has
been leveraged in building everything
from Tesla manufacturing centers to NASA
facilities to oil rigs."
The future looks bright for PASKR. The
software is being used to teach the next
generation of construction managers
at Middle Tennessee State University
(MTSU), giving them real-life experience
in how to bid on projects. As that group
comes of age in the industry, Whelan and
PASKR likely won't have to teach them the
benefits of using their software. They will
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