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Rusty Pritchard

Senior Project Manager
Facilites Services, Capital Projects

Rusty Pritchard joined Washington State University Spokane in August 2013 as senior project manager responsible to plan, manage, and budget for major and minor capital projects for the Spokane campus. He manages and maintains the campus master plan and works with clients to develop project programs, reviews and approves the work of consultants and contractors; develops, negotiates and monitors construction project budgets with client departments, University technical staff, campus administration and leadership. In addition, he is responsible for space management and utilization of over 800,000 square feet of on campus facilities and makes recommendation to allocate/reallocate facilities and infrastructure to support the academic and health sciences mission of the campus and University.  

Rusty has extensive experience as a program, project and construction manager in public and private sectors. He serves on Washington State’s Capital Projects Review Board (CPARB) - Project Review Committee (PRC). This committee reviews and approves public agency and project application to use the the State’s alternate public works contract delivery using Design-Build (D-B) or General Contractor/Construction Manager (GC/CM).  He is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and member of the PNW Inland Chapter of Design-Build Institute of America and Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). 

Before joining WSU, Pritchard was a Vice President/Senior Project manager for Hill International, Inc. in Spokane and is a retired US Army Corps of Engineer officer.  Pritchard holds a Master of Science in Construction Management from Texas A&M University and a Bachelors of Science in Forest Resource Management from The Ohio State University.