Thanks for stopping by! We’re pleased to announce that Rentenbach Constructors Incorporated is now officially known as The Christman Company. Christman acquired Rentenbach in a merger of the two privately-held firms in December 2013 and the company’s Knoxville, TN and Greensboro, NC offices continued operating under the Rentenbach name for several years but are now moving forward under the Christman brand.

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Jay H. Smith, LEED AP

    Jay H. Smith, LEED AP
    Executive Vice President, Construction Operations
    Central Michigan University, B.S., Industrial Management and Supervision

    Jay oversees all construction operations for The Christman Company with responsibility for providing field leadership and maintaining all systems necessary to ensure safety, quality, schedule, and cost control. He also serves as principal in charge of individual projects for a select number of the firm's longest-term clients. He joined the company in 1984 as project engineer and in 1985 advanced to project manager. He was promoted to vice president in 1990, to senior vice president in charge of construction operations in 1997, and to executive vice president in 2012. He was appointed to the board of directors in 1993, and is a member of the company’s executive committee.