NISD: Thomas Osborne Jr. named executive director of construction
Thomas Osborne Jr., an architecture and construction professional with more than 25 years of experience, will oversee building projects across Northwest ISD as the district’s new executive director of construction.
Mr. Osborne brings his more than 25 years of architecture and construction experience from Texas-based firms Architects Phelps/Wood, SHW Group and Perkins+Will, where he has a history of managing school district projects through all phases of design and construction. Most recently, he has led YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas as the vice president of properties and facilities.
Osborne graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in architecture. He is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and the American Institute of Architects. He brings a variety of experience managing design and construction for public schools as well as projects in the health care, commercial and corporate fields. Additionally, he has a passion for youth leadership and has volunteered with the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership organization.
As Northwest ISD’s executive director of construction, he will oversee construction of all Northwest ISD buildings, projects and energy management efforts. He will begin his new role this spring.