Leadership

While time matters at Warner – our people are our most valuable resources. Warner has gathered together construction-industry leaders who bring with them unique perspectives that enhance the knowledge and abilities of their colleagues. Dependent upon our clients’ needs, our highly reputable, multinational staff of project managers, schedulers (programmers), architects, engineers, estimators, and litigation experts provide specialized, industry-wide knowledge that is unparalleled throughout the United States—and the world. Below are some of the leaders on our team, emblematic of the excellence Warner brings to each client’s project.

Peter A. “Tony” Warner | President and Chief Executive Officer

Tony WarnerTony Warner founded Warner Construction Consultants, Inc. in 1981 as a multi-disciplined construction industry consulting firm. Warner’s team of experienced architects, engineers, construction managers and litigation experts have provided unparalleled services on some of the world’s most complex projects and disputes. Mr. Warner is a recognized expert in the field of CPM scheduling and delay analysis. He has participated in the planning and scheduling of more than 500 projects, valued in excess of $5 billion and testified as an expert on numerous occasions throughout his career. Mr. Warner’s project experience ranges from a single family residence to a $500 million manufacturing facility expansion program, which included the construction of approximately 20 major structures. He has prepared design schedules for architects, pre-bid schedules for owners, a variety of pre-construction schedules for general contractors, subcontractors and construction managers and has helped establish construction terms and milestone completion requirements for both architects and owners.

Education
Bachelor of Science
Civil Engineering Construction Option
North Carolina State University

Mark I. Anderson | Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark Anderson is Warner’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Anderson oversees all of Warner’s service lines, marketing and business development as well as strategic planning and implementation.

Mr. Anderson has over 25 years of extensive experience in the preparation, analysis and resolution of construction claims and disputes, both internationally and in the United States. His clients include many of the world’s largest and best known participants in the construction industry. Mr. Anderson has testified as an expert in the areas of CPM scheduling, delay analysis, and cost and damage analysis in various forums, including the US Court of Federal Claims, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and the US District Court, as well as before arbitration panels, mediators and dispute review boards.

Education
Bachelor of Science Building Construction
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Experience
Warner Construction Consultants, Inc. 2004 – Present
Hill International, Inc.

Gail Ellison | Vice President, Corporate Administration and Human Resources

Gail Ellison is Warner’s Vice President of Corporate Administration and Human Resources. As a Human Resources Generalist, Ms. Ellison oversees the administrative and human resources functions of Warner’s domestic and international operations. As a seasoned professional with a diverse background in management and administration, her knowledge base includes employee relations, immigration and labor law, design and implementation of benefit programs, recruitment, and performance management.

Ms. Ellison has been instrumental in the development of several programs that directly benefit Warner employees including an employee self-assessment evaluation to enhance the performance management process; an education benefit program to promote continued personal and professional development; and an employee referral program. She has spearheaded the creation of Warner’s first “paid time off” program to support an employee’s work/life balance and an affirmative action program to identify, recruit and retain quality employees.

Ms. Ellison holds professional memberships in both the local and national level of the Society for Human Resources Management. She is also a member of Lerch Early & Brewer, Chartered, First & Foremost Group, a select body of human resource professionals in the DC Metro area. Prior to joining Warner, Ms. Ellison was the HR Manager for the Washington, DC office at Hill International, Inc.

Education
Master of Science, Human Resource Management
University of Maryland, University College
Bachelor of Science, Organizational Management
Washington Adventist University

Experience
Warner Construction Consultants, Inc. 2005 – Present
Hill International, Inc.
Wellspring Resources
Delaware State University
Georgetown University
Ingrid Sanders, Inc.
Federal Trade Commission
Department of Labor

Michael J. Harris | PE, Esquire, Vice President, Disputes Resolution Group

Mike Harris is a licensed professional engineer and attorney with over thirty years of construction industry experience including the last sixteen years specializing in construction delay and disruption, loss of efficiency, acceleration and termination disputes. Mike’s prior construction experience includes responsibilities as an on-site inspector, scheduler, field engineer, project manager and scheduling/estimating department manager. He has prepared detailed master schedules, reviewed technical submittals, developed cost estimates, performed constructability reviews and managed the construction of large projects. Clients have included Boeing, Bechtel Power Corporation and Siemens Transportation Services, where he provided comprehensive discovery services and schedule analysis for communications command and control centers, nuclear and cogeneration power plants, and heavy rail passenger transportation facilities.

Mike has been qualified and testified as an expert in CPM Scheduling and construction management in various forums, including the USPS Board of Contract Appeals and Florida Circuit Court.

Education
Juris Doctor, McGeorge School of Law University of the Pacific with Distinction, Order of the Coif
BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

Experience
Warner Construction Consultants, Inc., 2008 – Present
Genoa Corporation
Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
3D/International, Inc. DMJM-3D/1
CRSS + M&E JV U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers

Fred J. Bush | PE, Esquire, CPA, PSP, Vice President

Mr. Bush is a licensed professional engineer, attorney, and CPA with over 30 years of experience in the avoidance, resolution, and management of construction claims, construction and project management, and quality control and risk avoidance. After gaining experience with construction claims while working for a general contractor, Mr. Bush began focusing his expertise on claims in the mid-1990s and now has significant experience on United States Federal and State government claims as well as international claims with specific expertise in the Middle East. Mr. Bush’s experience includes highways, bridges, government office buildings, concert halls, academic buildings, hospitals, hotels, housing, water and waste water treatment plants including collection and distribution, steam and power generation.

Education
Juris Doctor, University of Maine 1992
Bachelor of Science Accounting, University of Maryland 1998
Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering, University of Maine 1976

Experience
Warner Construction Consultants, Inc.  2006 – Present
Hill International, Inc.
Cianbro Corporation, Inc.

Apirath Prateapusanond | Managing Director, Thailand

Apirath Prateapusanond is an international construction management consultant with 14-year experience in dispute resolution and project management on mega construction and property projects such as the Big Dig project in Boston, GSA Office Building and U.S. Courthouse in New York, Enron Power Plant in Puerto Rico and Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C. She is a schedule expert witness on Samut Prakarn Wastewater Treatment Plant Project in Thailand.  She is also a project consultant and facilitator providing practical suggestions to improve overall business processes and “people” change management for CUEL Limited, a fast-growing Oil & Gas Platform EPCI firm and Chevron Asia South Limited.

She has outstanding technical, contract and management experience in construction projects; analysis of project delay and cost-overrun, evaluation of labor productivity and inefficiency, evaluation of project damages, analysis of CPM scheduling and performance and business performance optimization.  She has also experienced in construction claim preparation for arbitration and litigation procedures in the U.S. and Thailand.

Education
Ph.D. CEng Construction Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MGA in Management, University of Maryland University College
MS in Operations Research, The George Washington University
BBA in Industrial Management, Thammasat  University, Bangkok

Experience
Warner Construction Consultants Inc., 2009 – Present
PPP Consultants Limited
Hill International Inc.
S.P. Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

Mason A. Bradshaw | Development/Construction Executive

Mason Bradshaw is a seasoned construction executive with over 22 years of experience within the real estate development and construction industry. He has experience as a general contractor, development manager, construction project manager, and mechanical electrical plumbing (MEP) subcontractor, on projects both large and small throughout the East Coast.

Mr. Bradshaw has served as the Project Construction Manager/Owner’s Representative on multiple large scale condominium and hotel resort complexes throughout South Florida including the $400 million, 51-story Jade Beach Luxury Condominiums in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.  On Jade Beach, Mr. Bradshaw had complete responsibility for the project from initial entitlement, design development and construction including installation of furniture, fixtures and equipment through successful project closeout and turnover from the general contractor.  As a result, the project is currently 100% “sold” and the loan fully retired.  Other successfully completed projects include the Hyatt Windward Pointe in Key West, a nine acre resort hotel complex; the Ville de Mare in Miami, a 16-story condominium; and Bayview 8 in Fisher Island, Florida, an eight story 250,000 sf condominium; and Marriott Ocean Point in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Education
BA Economics, University of Virginia

Experience
Warner Construction Consultants, Inc. 2010 – Present
Fortune Development International
Coastal Construction
Fox-Seko Construction
Gilford Corporation
KT Mechanical Contractors
MEJ, LLC
Wall Street General Contractors
Denton Construction Corporation 

Anthony R. “Tony” Manning | Vice President, Program and Project Management Group

 DSC_1468-160x200-e1410359940748.jpg Tony Manning is a seasoned construction industry professional with over 30 years of experience providing general contracting, construction management, real estate development, claims consulting and management advisory consulting services. His experience includes projects in the commercial mixed-use (office/retail), residential multi-family, institutional (government/detention), municipal, hospitality, healthcare, corporate office, transportation, K-12 and higher education, and manufacturing/industrial sectors. His experience with project contract delivery systems include stipulated (lump) sum, single prime, multi-prime, construction management (agency and at-risk), design-build, fast track, cost-plus-a-fee, and surety contract default takeover.

Mr. Manning was also Director of Construction Management of Development for a 1300-acre NC coastal boating community with a $100M capital budget and was responsible for design coordination/oversight, procurement and construction of community infrastructure, power, data/communication grid/network system, storm and sanitary re-claim water management, and coastal/wetlands area coordination, preservation and management.

Additionally, as a claims consultant Mr. Manning has provided claims analysis and preparation including numerous expert reports and expert testimony for deposition, mediation, and arbitration proceedings. Claims consulting work has included institutional, civil, and highway projects. Part of the claims consulting services provided to various clients has included both contemporaneous and forensic analysis, evaluation, assessment, schedule and monetary impact, and reporting on project changes.

Education
Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering, Syracuse University, 1980

Experience
Warner Construction Consultants, Inc. 2009-present
Skanska USA
Beers Construction
McDevitt-Street-Bovis
McDevitt & Street
R.J. Griffin/J.E. Dunn – Southeast
McGuire & Bennett