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Thomas C. Schleifer

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Thomas C. Schleifer, PhD

Tom Schleifer joined the construction industry at age 16 and brings more than 50 years of contracting and consulting experience to his presentation. He has Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in construction management from East Carolina University, and a Ph.D., in construction management, from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Schleifer’s experience includes serving as foreman, field superintendent, project manager, and vice president of a construction company which he owned with his brother. From 1976 to 1986 he was the Founder and President of the largest international consultancy firm serving the contract surety industry. View Full Resume

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5th Crisis-era Message to Contractors – From Dr. Tom Schleifer – Pace of Recovery-Impact on Construction

5th Crisis-era Message to Contractors from: Dr Tom Schleifer Pace of Recovery-Impact on Construction It is becoming clear that the pandemic will not end suddenly, nor will the US economy rebound rapidly. It’s beginning to sound like a drawn-out affair…

35th Crisis-era Message to Contractors from Dr. Tom Schleifer: Reader Questions & Answers

Please circulate this widely. It will benefit your constituents. This research is continuous and includes new information weekly as it becomes available. Thank you, Tom 35th Weekly Crisis-era Message to Contractors from: Tom Schleifer, Ph.D. Reader Questions and Answers  …

34th Crisis-era Message to Contractors from Dr. Tom Schleifer: New Years Resolutions

Please circulate this widely. It will benefit your constituents. This research is continuous and includes new information weekly as it becomes available. Thank you, Tom   34th Crisis-era Message to Contractors from: Dr Tom Schleifer Note: This message, from last…

Manual of Construction Practices

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5th Crisis-era Message to Contractors – From Dr. Tom Schleifer – Pace of Recovery-Impact on Construction

5th Crisis-era Message to Contractors from: Dr Tom Schleifer Pace of Recovery-Impact on Construction It is becoming clear that the pandemic will not end suddenly, nor will the US economy rebound rapidly. It’s beginning to sound like a drawn-out affair…

35th Crisis-era Message to Contractors from Dr. Tom Schleifer: Reader Questions & Answers

Please circulate this widely. It will benefit your constituents. This research is continuous and includes new information weekly as it becomes available. Thank you, Tom 35th Weekly Crisis-era Message to Contractors from: Tom Schleifer, Ph.D. Reader Questions and Answers  …

34th Crisis-era Message to Contractors from Dr. Tom Schleifer: New Years Resolutions

Please circulate this widely. It will benefit your constituents. This research is continuous and includes new information weekly as it becomes available. Thank you, Tom   34th Crisis-era Message to Contractors from: Dr Tom Schleifer Note: This message, from last…