Nashville’s BELL Construction names EVP

John Thayer Bell

Nashville-based BELL Construction promoted John Thayer to executive vice president of the company’s building division.

Thayer joined BELL in 2006 and most recently served as vice president and project executive on the Nashville Yards development. He has also been instrumental in the development and growth of BELL’s safety and quality control and assurance teams.

In his new role, Thayer will provide leadership and oversight of BELL’s Building Division, work with clients to help them achieve their construction goals and develop team members.

With more than 32 years of construction industry experience, Thayer has a proven track record overseeing the delivery of large projects on time, with high quality, and on budget across the full spectrum of contract and delivery methods.

He is active in the industry and is currently affiliated with numerous professional organizations including Urban Land Institute, Design-Build Institute of America, the MTSU Commercial Construction Program Advisory Board and the Nashville chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association.