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Opus names regional vice president in Minneapolis

Minneapolis-based The Opus Group has promoted Tom Becker to regional vice president of construction and project management. In this role, he will manage the Minneapolis and Des Moines construction operations while also providing leadership to a team of project managers working across multiple sectors.

Becker will also be responsible for strategic planning, resource allocation and other leadership activities including oversight of all wood-framed residential projects across the country.

Becker has been part of the Opus team for 25 years. He has been involved in highly visible multi-family and student housing projects, including Variant Luxury Mixed-Use Development, Oxbō Luxury Mixed-Use Development, Venue at Dinkytown and VÉLO®. Additionally, he has taken an active role in helping grow and expand the business’ portfolio in that time.

In 2016, Becker served as the interim regional vice president of Opus’ Indianapolis office. He is credited with leading Opus’ entry into wood-framed construction for student, market-rate and senior living housing and now is the company expert in this category.

Becker earned his B.S. in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University and his M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas. He is an active member of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and he is involved with the Design-Build Institute of America.