David F. Fleming

Class Year
1975
Award Year
2014
Degree
BDCR
Profession
Construction
Biography
David Fleming, who earned a Bachelor of Building Construction degree in 1975, provides contract oversight and strategic support for nine divisions of Sundt, a construction company and general contractor. A vice-president and corporate director of dispute resolution, Fleming has been with Sundt since 2003. Previously, he served as operations manager for the company’s federal projects, which totaled $150 million in annual revenues. He was a consultant to Sundt for eight years in the 1990s. He was instrumental in helping Sundt win the National Contractor Award from the American Institute of Constructors multiple times, most recently in 2014. Fleming also heads the consulting firm he founded in 1986, providing consulting and contract resolution services to projects ranging from local to international sites in the Philippines, Guam, and the Kwajalein Atoll in the Northern Pacific. During his almost 40-year career, Fleming has managed several companies and consulted others on designing, building, modifying and renovating a wide variety of buildings, including commercial and military hangar facilities. He has also arbitrated or mediated more than 100 cases as a master arbitrator of complex construction cases through the American Arbitration Association since 1988 and has been part of the AAA’s training team for more than 20 years. He has also been active with the American Institute of Constructors, which is dedicated to promoting individual professionalism in construction. Fleming is a past national president of the AIC, which recognized his contributions to the construction industry in 2011 with the Walter A. Nashert, Sr. Construction Award. He also served a two-year term as chairman of the AIC’s Constructor Certification Commission. He has served on Texas A&M’s Construction Industry Advisory Council since 1999, and completing 18 plus years of service to the organization as its President in 2016-2017.
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