Shannon Sapp, President of Merit Construction, Inc. in Knoxville, TN has announced the hiring of Tommy Tortorich as a new Senior Project Manager.  Tortorich brings over thirty-five years of experience in construction management to Merit.  He has a strong projects background in medical, laboratory, multi-family, office and education projects.

Tommy Tortorich, Senior Project Manager for Merit Construction, Inc.

“Tommy has a reputation for working tirelessly to help clients achieve their goals on every construction project he oversees,” said Sapp.  “He adds depth and experience to Merit’s already strong group of project managers and we look forward to having him help Merit continue our growth.”


  Tortorich was educated at Southeastern Louisiana University and comes to Merit and Knoxville from Balfour Beatty in Washington, D.C.  He started work at Merit in January and will be engaged in several new projects for the construction company.

 About Merit

 Merit Construction, Inc. is a general contractor / construction manager headquartered in Knoxville, TN. Merit is a versatile, responsive company primarily focused on commercial, institutional and industrial construction that also undertakes a variety of specialty projects, including communications and utilities work.