Marnie Phelps joins Manhattan Construction Company as Tulsa-area Director of Community Relations

Marnie Phelps joins Manhattan Construction Company as Tulsa-area Director of Community Relations

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Manhattan Construction Company, a top nationally ranked general building company, has announced Marnie Phelps as director of community relations for the company’s Tulsa-area office. In this role, Phelps will assist with advancing Manhattan’s team member engagement within the community through civic, community, business and charitable organizations.

Phelps has led and directed numerous community, marketing, and business development activities during her 20-year career in the architecture, engineering construction industry. 

“Marnie is a life-long Tulsan and brings a unique blend of technical expertise and community leadership,” said Ryan Haynie, Manhattan Construction Company vice president.  “As a Tulsa-based, fifth generation family owned company, Manhattan’s involvement in the community is a fundamental part of our operations, and we are fortunate to have Marnie join our team to coordinate our efforts.”

Phelps is a board member and past president of the Child Abuse Network (CAN). She is also a member of Leadership Tulsa Class 49 and an Oklahoma government relations chair appointee for International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC). She has a bachelor’s degree in interior design, from the University of Arkansas.

Tulsa Business and Legal News selected Phelps as a 2016 “Women of Distinction” honoree and a 2014 “Tulsa 40” honoree. Also, Tulsa People recognized her in the 2015 as the “Volunteer Spotlight.”

About Manhattan Construction Company:

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction Company provides preconstruction, construction management, program management, general building, and design-build services throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Manhattan’s award-winning portfolio of work includes sports, healthcare, government, education, laboratory, aviation, transportation, convention, casino, and hospitality facilities. Manhattan is a 15-time Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC), an eight-time STEP Diamond Safety Award Winner, and a 2017 Pinnacle Safety Award winner − ABC’s top national safety honor.

Manhattan Construction Company is a subsidiary of Manhattan Construction Group, which has operations in the building, civil, pipeline, and specialty construction segments. Manhattan Construction Group was named 2017 “Contractor of the Year” in a five-state region by ENR Texas & Louisiana. Its operations include Manhattan Construction Company, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, Manhattan Pipeline, LLC, Manhattan International Construction Company, Ltd, Cantera Concrete Company, Spectrum Contracting, Inc. and Safezone, LLC.