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David Stauch
Senior Principal

Dave Stauch has more than 35 years of experience in the Central Texas development and construction industry, providing direct leadership on many of Austin’s most high-profile and award-winning projects. These include: 

·         Restoration and Extension of the Texas State Capitol,

·         Mixed-use redevelopment of the Seaholm Power Plant site,

·         Relocation and expansion of the Concordia University campus, 

·         Creation of Sematech, a semiconductor research consortium,

·         The Independent, tallest residential tower west of the Mississippi.

He has also led the recovery of troubled projects, such as the Travis County Justice Center program and the George Mitchell Basic Sciences Research Building project at MD Anderson.  His career totals include several million SF and over $3.5 billion in a wide variety of projects.  He is also a highly regarded construction claims consultant and testifying expert witness.

Dave graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Building Construction. Prior to founding CPM, he was the co-founder and then managing partner of the PM firm HS&A for 17 years.

Dave has served on the boards of the American Red Cross of Central Texas, Austin Habitat for Humanity and the Western Hills Little League, where he is sometimes known as 'Coach'. He also served in leadership roles with the Urban Land Institute of Austin, including District Council Chair. Outside of work, Dave is known for his excellent taste in scotch and his mediocre golf game. Other valuable skills include bent nail straightening and plumb bob verification.  He spends most weekends at Lake LBJ - or in Aggieland during the fall.  He is married with two grown children and is 'Papi' to his grandkids.

"I know him as the 'big project guy.' "
 Rick Reed, Partner at DuBois Bryant & Campbell
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