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February 2023

The Walsh Group promotes Tom Caplis to Senior Vice President of Healthcare

CHICAGO (February 8, 2023) – The Walsh Group, one of the largest contractors in the United States, is pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Caplis to senior vice president of the company's healthcare operations.

Caplis will continue to provide senior executive leadership over the firm’s national healthcare responsibilities, project teams and customer relationships. Caplis served as vice president of healthcare since 2015.

"Tom has proven to be an impactful leader with the impressive development, growth and success of the healthcare program," said Michael Whelan, president of The Walsh Group’s building division. "From establishing project management teams to forming cohesive customer relationships, Tom has made healthcare construction synonymous with the Walsh brand across the public, private and federal markets. We are happy to recognize his leadership with this promotion to the senior executive level."

Caplis has spent his entire 22-year career at The Walsh Group, beginning as an intern and working his way through the project management ranks to become program manager, then vice president. Under Caplis' leadership, the company’s healthcare volume of work has grown year-over-year and eclipsed one billion dollars of secured new work in 2021.

Today, The Walsh Group is ranked as the No. 5 Healthcare Contractor in The United States by Modern Healthcare. The company specializes in constructing hospitals, laboratories and medical office buildings for America’s premier healthcare systems, including Advent Health, Beacon Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Northwestern Medicine, Nuvance Health, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Trinity Health, University of Chicago Medicine and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.



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