With over four years of experience, Growth Management Services (GMS) offers an innovative and professional approach to general contracting. GMS is Virginia SWAM woman-owned, North Carolina HUB-certified, and Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) and proudly serves the Triangle region of North Carolina and Richmond, Virginia.
GMS offers self-performing work with experience in healthcare facilities, high-end hospitality projects, housing facilities, office buildings, and retail projects. GMS self-performs 95% of general requirements, rough carpentry, painting, millwork installation, Division 10 installation, and final cleaning. Because GMS self-performs a majority of its work, project managers and superintendents are able to focus on both the big picture and the small details of each project. GMS’s self-performing work ensures quality and keeps costs low for clients while developing minority leaders in the construction industry. GMS project managers and superintendents prioritize productive and safe work environments, with safety as a primary field focus. [add details on what GMS does for safety.
GMS is led by Twyla Garrett, a passionate and impressive businesswoman with 25 years of management experience. GMS is Garrett’s fifth multi-million-dollar business, and her unique background offers the construction industry a new approach to doing business. As Founder and CEO of GMS, she has doubled GMS’s revenue each year since its founding. Garrett is also a licensed NC realtor, NC General Contractor Instructor, Independent insurance adjustor, certified homeland security strategist, award-winning author, and sought-after motivational speaker.
Garrett equips and leads her team of 40 to deliver work that exceeds expectations while developing skills to grow professionally. GMS prides itself on maintaining happy, satisfied team members and has a 92% retention rate. GMS values workforce development is committed to improving the community by offering meaningful employment opportunities for individuals facing immense personal and social challenges related to abuse. GMS also offers a pathway for ex-offenders to pursue sustainable, full-time work.
The firm has a wide variety of expertise and experience. GMS has worked with organizations like Skanska, Barnhill, Balfour Beatty, The Daniel Company, Frank Blum, Gilbane, Whiting Turner, Vermillion, Shake Shack, Dollar General, and Five Below.
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