Shawn Mitchell is a Superintendent with BLC Builders with nearly twenty years’ experience in both the design/architecture and construction management fields. Shawn’s understanding of construction processes are utilized on every project. His proficiencies in project planning, problem solving, scheduling and resource allocation facilitate order and direction in everything he does, whether it’s material procurement or subcontractor scheduling.
Shawn demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate with owners, design teams and subcontractors to facilitate seamless collaboration throughout all project phases. His expertise in problem-solving enables him to tackle intricate challenges head-on, ensuring smooth project progression. He diligently drives project schedules to completion, achieving timely project delivery, overcoming sometimes, incredible odds. Most recently, Shawn completed the Incline Lodge project on schedule, a hotel transformation in Incline Village during Northern Nevada’s epic 2022/2023 winter despite the substantial weather delays.
Prior to joining BLC, Shawn was the Director of Facilities for NuLeaf, a Nevada cannabis company launched in 2015. His responsibilities included design, development and construction for all facilities in Northern & Southern Nevada. Shawn and his team at NuLeaf created and developed the Maintenance & Construction Division for the company with 6 full-time employees managing approximately 54,000 square feet of cultivation, production, dispensary and office space. His tenure at Nuleaf ended with the company being sold to a larger multi-state operator in a $62.5 million acquisition.
Shawn received his degree in Architecture from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and transitioned from Architectural project management to construction, utilizing his strong attention to detail and organizational skills to deliver successful projects. His well-rounded background in both architecture and construction, coupled with a collaborative approach and proficiency in project management tools, enables him to exceed client expectations and achieve project goals.
In his spare time, Shawn enjoys camping with his family and working on various farming projects on his Fallon property.