a service disabled veteran-owned small business
Varnado Construction Management, LLC is a fully-licensed and bonded general contracting firm that specializes in design-build, construction management and custom residential construction. Based in Columbia, MS, we serve federal, state, local and private construction projects across the United States. Our residential market includes Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama; we are a Veteran’s Affairs approved home builder.
Our team is comprised of experienced construction professionals, who specialize in design and construction best practices as defined by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). We specialize in the design and construction of sustainable (green) projects - from planning through commission.
A collection of custom homes we've built with passion...
Our professional CM team acts as the owner's representative on large projects or programs. We serve as the owner's agent, while overseeing the permitting, design and construction activities.
Conceptual Planning & Design
Earned Value Measurement
OWNER'S AGENT / REPRESENTATIVE
Our CMAR delivery method enables us to integrate earlier in the project life-cycle and foster working team relations with the various designers. It allows owners to take advantage of our successful project management plan and transparent accounting practices. We contract only the best specialty contractors, while controlling the project metrics and managing the project management plan (which includes detailed components of:
Time (schedule) Management
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER at RISK
Our Design Build delivery method provides comprehensive project services. We utilize design build best-practices, defined by the Design Build Institute of America, that feature the integration of our design and construction teams to produce collaborative solutions that meet your performance requirements.
We focus on value-added solutions that advance the project schedule, reduce project costs and produce the highest quality projects. Our team has successfully delivered design build projects at all levels, federal, local and private.
DESIGN BUILD GALLERY
We build to suit. Let us design and construct your dream home! From our 2D and 3D capabilities, we have the software and resources to plan and model your custom home.
We work with local vendors and specialty contractors to provide the highest quality service, every time.
VCM, LLC is a Veteran's Affairs (VA) approved home builder.
Brian Varnado, PMP, DBIA – President / Sr. Construction Manager
Brian is an experienced Design-Build and Construction Manager with over 16 years and $500M+ in direct management experience to include: general contracting, design-build, sustainable construction and professional services (PM / CM / Consulting). He is recognized by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and by the Design Build Institute of America as a designated DBIA Professional. He is an active Primavera Project Management (P6 Professional) and DBIA training instructor.
Brian is a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served as a structural craftsman for a combat engineering squadron. He also served as a construction training instructor at the Naval Construction Training Center.
He trained and practiced with Navy Seabees and Air Force Combat Engineers in all aspects of civil, foundation and vertical construction management. He has a strong background and education in project management, construction development training, communication, math and physical sciences.
While serving as Vice-President of Professional Services for TL Wallace Construction, Inc., Brian led the program and construction management operations. He served as Sr. Construction Manager for the Port of Gulfport Restoration Program, restoring the port from damages incurred by Hurricane Katrina. Brian led a collaborative design-build team to design and construct the LEED Gold headquarters for the US Fish & Wildlife Service in Houston, TX.
He received his Bachelors of Science in Construction Engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi. He has Associates of Science in Construction Management and Instructor of Military Science from the Community College of the Air Force.
Brian Varnado Resume .pdf