Corning, NY, June 11, 2014 – LeChase Construction Services, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Russell B. (Rusty) Smith as director of business development for its Corning, NY office.
In his new role, Smith will provide business development support for operations in the Southern Tier and Central New York regions, as well as Northern Pennsylvania. His responsibilities will include building the company’s market share by identifying, assessing and developing new business opportunities, and cultivating client relationships through strategic planning and research.
Smith brings more than 15 years of business development and corporate management experience to the LeChase team. Past work experience includes serving as the vice president of business development at Welliver where he successfully proposed, sold and closed several hundred million dollars of new construction initiatives in the education, commercial and health care industries.
“We’re thrilled to have Rusty as part of the LeChase team,” said Steve Bills, vice president. “He brings tremendous business acumen and strategic insights to our organization, and I’m confident that his experience and leadership will help drive long-term growth opportunities in the regions he will serve.”
Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Dickinson College and resides with his wife and two children in Corning, NY.