Chris Wright Nabholz Director of Virtual DesignThis fall, Nabholz added Chris Wright to the team as Director of Virtual Design. Chris’s primary focus will be implementing virtual technologies and associated processes to enhance value for our clients. He will work to expand Nabholz’ use of technologies, such as the latest computer models, laser scanners, robotic total stations, and virtual reality equipment.

Chris holds an MBA in Finance and a B.S.E. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Professional in Supply Management. Plus, he’s earned his Certificate of Management in Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). He’s performed work abroad in Nantong, China and Melbourne, Australia, as well as various locations closer to home, including San Antonio, TX and Providence, RI. We’re thrilled to have him on board, working from our Little Rock, AR office.

In a recent Q & A session, we got to know Chris a little better, and now you can, too!

Q: The Director of Virtual Design is a new role at Nabholz. How will this position benefit our clients?

A: By implementing appropriate technologies we will be able to deliver our current services more efficiently and provide additional services that produce significant value for our clients. We are always looking for ways to exceed our client’s expectations. Using technology intelligently is a big part of that.

Q: What new technologies will you introduce to Nabholz’ preconstruction/construction process?

A: Currently we are rolling out software called BIM 360 that will provide a more complete project information management platform at the project and corporate level. We will be increasing our use of computer modeling and associated technologies throughout the company.

Q: Will you be assisting all of Nabholz’ locations? If so, what situations would you like to be brought in on?

A: I will be working with all locations and business units. If you think virtual technology or anything associated with virtual technology, such as computer models and laser scanning, could be helpful to what you do, contact me.

Q: Tell us more about you. Where are you from?

A: I was born in Blytheville, AR, but did a lot of growing up in New Orleans, LA.

Q: Tell us about your family.

A: I have a wife, Liza, and three children, Fenley (2 years), Henry (1 year), and George (3 months).

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: My current hobby is chasing my kids, which is a lot of fun. I also enjoy golf, reading nonfiction and business education, and bass and trout fishing.