John W. Danforth Company

Tonawanda Senior Estimator Promotion

Longtime Buffalo Estimator, Fred Smith-Dengler, has been promoted to Senior Estimator. Fred has over 26 years of experience as a Sheet Metal Worker, Project Manager, and Estimator. Fred was hired in May 2006 as Danforth expanded its sheet metal fabrication capabilities. His prior experience helped to get the new division off to a successful start and he has been an integral part of the acquisition of new sheet metal work by providing accurate price estimates. Over the years he has estimated projects of various sizes and scopes, including engineered construction, design-build, and custom sheet metal fabrication. Fred has worked on projects including the Erie County Courthouse, GlobalFoundries, and New Era Field.

As a Senior Estimator, Fred will assist the Chief Estimator in managing the estimating process, taking a lead on high profile jobs. He also will assist with the development, management, and training of the estimating team.

Join us in congratulating Fred on his hard work and new position with the company!

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