AdvanceTEC Strengthens its Customer Centric Operations

Industry and AdvanceTEC veteran Larri Hand takes leadership role, driving client project performance and continuous improvement

Richmond, VA, September 20, 2016 – AdvanceTEC, a leader in cleanroom design, construction and process integration, today announced that it has taken steps to dramatically strengthen its Operations capabilities. Central to these efforts is the promotion of industry and AdvanceTEC veteran Larri Hand to Director of Operations. As a part of AdvanceTEC’s leadership team, Hand is responsible for leading the project and construction management, project administration, and implementation of new platforms to better serve AdvanceTEC’s clients.

“To ensure we deliver the best outcomes for our clients, we know we can never become complacent,” noted Bryan Phelan, AdvanceTEC managing partner and director of sales, marketing and preconstruction services. “We must continue to strive to find new ways of collaborating, executing and delivering for our clients. During his time at AdvanceTEC, Larri has demonstrated professionalism, leadership, and customer centric solutions to project challenges. His energy, experience and open communication make him the ideal person for this important leadership role, and a valuable asset for our customers.”

As Director of Operations, Larri is responsible for overall management and continuous improvement of AdvanceTEC’s Operations functions, including:

  • Project Management: Driving implementation and uniform usage of advanced tools, templates and methodologies to create improved and more consistent outcomes for clients.
  • Construction Management: Driving implementation and uniform usage of advanced tools, templates and methodologies to create improved and more consistent outcomes for clients.
  • Project Administration / Document Controls: Establishing robust, efficient and effective roles, responsibilities and procedures across Accounting, Procurement and Document Controls to enable project success.

In addition, Hand will lead the company’s implementation of its latest investments in leading technology and efficiency platforms—both Timberline Sage ERP System and Procore’s cloud based Project Management Service. The roll out of these systems represents a major investment by AdvanceTEC, designed to improve and expand Project Management, Construction Management, Procurement and Accounting capabilities.

In parallel with strengthening its Operations functions, AdvanceTEC continues to advance its 3D BIM modeling capabilities. AdvanceTEC’s Intelligent BIM implementation has transformed how the company designs, estimates, and procures projects, leading to improvements in schedules, coordination, and constructability, as well as improved accessibility and serviceability for clients in operating their facilities. AdvanceTEC’s investments in technology, training and personnel have provided clear differentiation in the industry and have directly resulted in additional client wins.

About AdvanceTEC  AdvanceTEC is a leader in cleanroom design, construction and process tool installation, serving clients in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Nanotech, Semiconductor, and other mission critical industries. Since its founding in 2000, AdvanceTEC has successfully constructed facilities for research, pilot production and high volume manufacturing applications. The company works with leading technology companies, general contractors, architectural engineering firms, lab planners and developers to estimate, value engineer, design and construct state-of-the-art cleanrooms and associated process infrastructure. Its project approaches range from full turn-key design/build, to design-assist / build, construction only plan & spec scopes of work. For more information, please visit

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