Mr. Abt is the CEO and President of Clark Construction Group’s Mid-Atlantic Region. Clark, founded over 100 years ago, is one of the nation’s leading providers of construction services. Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Clark Construction Group has offices in Tampa and Chicago, as well as three offices in California, including San Diego, Costa Mesa, and Oakland. Mr. Abt provides executive management for the company’s more than $2 billion of construction operations in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. He is responsible for the region’s day-to-day operations, including overall client satisfaction as well as the safety, quality, and timely completion of all projects.
Under his leadership and during his 27 year career, Clark Construction has successfully delivered some of the Washington, D.C. area’s most notable projects, including the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Nationals Park, NGA Campus East, DoD/BRAC 133, the National Museum of the American Indian, the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters, Discovery Communications Headquarters, the Music Center at Strathmore, and the Waterview mixed-used complex in Arlington, Va. Mr. Abt also spent three years leading Clark’s Mid-Atlantic Region business acquisition efforts as a senior member of the Preconstruction Services Development.
Mr. Abt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and also has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.