Mark O'Dette

General Superintendent

Industry Start: 1998

Focus Start: 2018

As General Superintendent

Mark successfully developed a comprehensive safety program for Focus and engages all subcontractors through a personal orientation that has helped maintain the company’s stellar EMR/MOD rating. He has also been instrumental in the development of procedural policies which created consistency and improved efficiency throughout the business.

  • Manages a team of over 10 superintendents.
  • Assess and navigate field challenges, negotiations, and subcontractor performance.
  • Leads project schedule and logistic planning.
  • Engaged in all aspects of scope creation and field contract execution.
  • Works with project teams to avoid cost overruns.
  • Mentors, develops, and assists the advancement of field staff.

Industry Expertise

  • Managing large scale projects and teams up to $300MM.
  • At the forefront of technology and best practices in the construction industry.
  • Hands-on experience in all construction trades.
  • Expertise in a multitude of product types including high-rise and mid-rise, luxury multifamily, hospitality, mixed-use, commercial office, and senior living, schools, banks, restaurants and more.

Prior Experience

  • Lendlease, Senior Superintendent - Americas

Education + Certifications

  • AS, Northern Illinois University


  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland, volunteer
  • Revolution Workshop, Volunteer
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