Gehrtz Construction Services (GCS) is proud to announce the promotion of Ben Naylor to Senior Construction Manager. Ben has been with the company since 2016 and has worked on many complex projects in his time at GCS.
Most recently Ben has been leading the construction management efforts for the new Moorhead Area Public Schools High School which just finished construction on Phase I. Ben’s professionalism, dedication and ability to successfully maneuver his team through complex builds, extreme weather, and material and labor shortages has led to minimal setbacks in the project’s timeline, allowing Phase I to be completed in time for students and staff to move into the building at the start of the year. Ben will continue to lead the new high school through Phase II, which is scheduled to be completed by 2026.
“Ben is a valued member of the GCS team, dedicating himself to each of his clients and their projects with a strong determination and zeal for success. He is loyal to our clients and always puts their best interests first. He is an exemplary construction manager, and we look forward to seeing him continue this success in his new role. “ – Principal Dan Kleist
Ben is originally from Fargo, N.D. and graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in Construction Management. He lives with his wife and children in Moorhead, MN and enjoys playing softball, golf and spending time at the lake.
Gehrtz Construction Services, Inc. (GCS) is a full-service construction management firm located in Fargo, North Dakota. In business since 2001, GCS has served local communities for over 21 years. While the firm works on a variety of commercial and government projects their focus has been on education and religion. GCS infuses integrity and honesty throughout all phases of design, bidding, and construction to ensure that specifications and timelines are followed.