Mortenson is recognized as one of the nation’s leading sports builders. Our sports facilities experience ranges from historic renovations of landmark stadiums to new construction of some of today’s most complex designs. Many of our projects have received national or worldwide recognition and have been awarded for their excellence in construction and project management.
Our versatile capabilities and sports facility expertise are evident in each arena, ballpark and stadium we build. We are privileged to associate our name with so many of the facilities that make up the nation’s sports landscape.
Our experts share your passion for building premiere sports facilities and we’ll work to ensure that building your next sports facility is as rewarding as a winning season.
Vice President, General Manager
Derek is the vice president and general manager of Mortenson’s Sports Group and is responsible for overall strategy development and direction of all facets of the group, including relationship management, preconstruction, construction and business development activities, as well as P&L responsibilities. Derek has helped lead the company’s effort in the development of virtual design and construction (VDC) and building information modeling (BIM) efforts. He has worked with associations and universities including the AIA, AISC, SAME, CII, DBIA, Stanford University, Penn State and the University of Colorado on VDC and BIM; was named by Engineering News Record as a Top 25 Newsmaker in 2007; and was a recipient of the “40 under 40” local and national awards.
The many projects Derek has been involved with include the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles; the Seagate Technology Wafer Processing facility in Derry, Northern Ireland; and the Vestas Blade Facilities in Colorado.
Director of Operations
Allen’s responsibilities are to oversee all operations of the Sports Group.
The many projects Allen has been involved with include Target Field in Minneapolis; the Sprint Center in Kansas City; the FedExForum in Memphis; and the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.