September 22, 2021

Praful Kulkarni Named to Construction Management Association of America Board of Directors

Praful Kulkarni, director of integrated services at CannonDesign, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). In this role, Praful joins fellow board members in governing and setting the strategic direction for the 16,000-member organization.

CMAA is dedicated to the practice of professional construction management. Its members include federal/state/local government and private sector owners, construction consultants, technology suppliers, academia, and legal organizations all with a common goal: to improve our nation’s infrastructure. A long-time member in the organization, Praful regularly shares his industry knowledge at CMAA conferences and roundtables.

With more than three decades of design and construction experience, Praful’s passion is advancing single-source design and delivery methods that enhance value to organizations and help ensure certainty in project cost, schedule and quality outcomes. He is the 2017 national chair of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and the 2016 president of the DBIA Western Pacific Region chapter.

Prior to merging with CannonDesign, Praful served as the president, founder and CEO of gkkworks, a company he built and differentiated through a progressive approach to integrated project delivery and customized design solutions. His work with gkkworks helped him secure Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, an honor reserved for those showing excellence and success in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to business, clients and communities.