LifeSpire welcomes Corporate Director of Construction Management

LifeSpire of Virginia recently named Derek Meyer as Corporate Director of Construction Management. Meyer is replacing Stan Patterson who is retiring. In this role, Meyer is responsible for oversight and direction of construction, expansion and renovation of all LifeSpire communities.   

“We are pleased to welcome Derek to the LifeSpire family. His progressive experience in engineering and project management has positioned him well to lead our efforts in expanding and renovating our communities for our current and future residents,” said Jonathan Cook, LifeSpire’s president and CEO.

Meyer has more than 10 years’ experience in progressive leadership roles with the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Urban Core Construction. He holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, and he is pursuing a master of business administration from the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg. 

Derek and his wife, Kimberly, have one daughter, Brooke, and a great dane named Memphis Belle. The family lives in Richmond’s West End.