Sevan Announces Key Leadership Promotions

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (November 24, 2021)—Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc. (Sevan) announced three promotions to the company’s leadership team.

A global leader in innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics—Sevan is strongly committed to career development. The company has internal promotions bi-annually, which solidifies the value in training and growing the team to enhance the great culture.

“Every day we make it a priority to hire, train and develop great team members who display our core values and culture,” said Chris Galazka, Senior Vice President of People at Sevan. “Our goal is to encourage our team members to learn and grow in their careers as we continue to provide the right tools and resources to boost their development.”

Amanda Bayless, Vice President of Operations, has 20 years of experience in program management and real estate development for quick service restaurant (QSR) programs, new build development programs and retail fuel integrated sites. Bayless has been with Sevan for 6 years and most recently oversaw a team providing program management for one of Sevan’s largest and key restaurant clients.

Stephen Mulligan, Vice President of Operations, has over 17 years of experience in project management, construction and design. Mulligan has been with Sevan since 2018, working primarily with major retail clients. His dedication has led to expanded work across numerous areas, including healthcare. Mulligan manages teams while developing and delivering innovative, world-class solutions.

Chad Ruter, Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis, has been with Sevan since 2020 and offers 14 years of experience in finance and accounting. Ruter develops reporting processes for Sevan’s Finance, Accounting and Operations teams in addition to logging job costs, labor tracking, revenue and profit recognition, and multi-year financial modeling. He is also responsible for the preparation, consolidation and analysis of budgets and forecasts.

“These promotions are a recognition of the positive difference these leaders are making for our clients, partners and importantly—our people,” said Jim Evans, President & CEO of Sevan. “We thank each of them for their contributions, celebrate their career milestones and look forward to their motivating leadership.”

In 2021, Sevan was recognized as an Employee-Rated Great Place to Work® for the 8th consecutive year and ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for the 4th consecutive year. Also in 2021, Sevan ranked No. 21 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)’s Top 50 Program Management Firms, No. 44 on ENR’s Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms and earned the Gold HIRE Vets Medallion Award. In 2020, Sevan ranked No. 124 on the Financial Times FT 1000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Visit our website to learn more about Sevan, our 2021 award rankings and acquisitions.

About Sevan

Sevan helps iconic, global brands optimize their multi-site construction and facility programs in the U.S. and internationally. Sevan is headquartered near Chicago in Downers Grove, Illinois, with 400+ employees and has an international office in London.

The vision of Sevan Multi-Site Solutions is to be the best in the world at delivering innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics to organizations with multiple sites. Sevan has a passion for sustaining people, the environment and its clients’ businesses. Sevan helps iconic global brands, including 7-Eleven, AAFES, Albertsons, Amtrak, BP, Carbon Health, Chipotle, Corvias, DaVita, Focus Brands, HCA Healthcare, HEB, Inspire Brands, Jiffy Lube, Kroger, Luxottica, McDonald’s, Motor Fuel Group, Office Depot, Popeyes, QDOBA, Starbucks, Sunoco, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Walmart, WOW Carwash, Yum! Brands and Zaxby’s. Sevan rolls out multi-site initiatives efficiently, predictably and transparently. Applying breakthrough technology solutions, Sevan optimizes construction of new builds, rebuilds, remodels and renovations. Sevan has licensed architects in 49 states as well as D.C., Canadian provinces, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Sevan has professional engineers on staff and general contractor licenses in more than 25 states. Since Sevan’s inception in 2011, the team has refreshed more than 21,000 retail stores, 14,000 restaurants and 28,000 healthcare sites. The team has also completed more than 30,000 surveys, totaling more than 700 million square feet. Sevan Elevate, a program that reinforces and continuously improves safety and sustainability across the company, is designed to impactfully deliver excellence to Sevan’s people and clients. To read more about Sevan, visit

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