Holland Construction Services hires project director 

John Gillespie

Holland Construction Services is pleased to announce John Gillespie as its newest project director. Gillespie will primarily focus on Holland’s healthcare-related projects. He joins Holland with more than 28 years of experience working on a variety of projects, including several major medical facilities.

In his new position, Gillespie will bring his short and long-term strategic thinking skills to Holland’s project management team. Gillespie will also help build and maintain relationships, guide the pre-construction and construction process for healthcare projects, and focus on the growth of Holland’s team members.

Gillespie has overseen a variety of multi-million-dollar healthcare projects which includes serving as Construction Director on a large $550 million expansion for a major medical center in St. Louis. Alongside his experience in healthcare, Gillespie also has experience leading construction teams in the commercial and industrial markets. 

Gillespie has spent more than two decades working in the St. Louis area where he has held project engineer, project manager, senior project manager and project director titles. He is a graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s architectural engineering degree program, focusing on the design of building mechanical systems.