BEVERLY, Mass. – March 24, 2021 – Connolly Brothers, Inc., a construction management firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, announced today that Michael Cullen has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting to President Jay Connolly and Vice President Thad Minshall, he will plan, develop, direct, and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance. In addition, he will evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs and strategies, and regulatory action. As CFO, he will provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports, and trends as he assists the management team in developing plans and programs to ensure the continued success of the company.
Founded in 1880, Connolly Brothers is dedicated to providing quality, professional construction services to its commercial, industrial, and institutional clients. The company’s years of experience enable it to price and budget more accurately, manage more effectively, and add value at every stage in the construction process. In fact, year-in and year-out, over 70% of clients return to Connolly with plans for new construction projects.
“We were looking for a CFO with strong technical skills who also has the ability to communicate complicated financial data and concepts to non-financial employees,” said Thad Minshall, vice president of real estate and development at Connolly Brothers. “Michael brings demonstrated expertise from his years working with both construction and facility management companies, and he will be a great asset to our team. I am proud to welcome him on board.”
Most recently, Michael was the Controller at Methuen Construction Co., Inc. for three years. Previously, he was the Controller at AMPM Facility Services Corporation and a Vice President with the Zampell Companies.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Merrimack College.
About Connolly Brothers
Connolly Brothers, Inc. is a construction management firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients. A five-generation family business established in 1880, Connolly is based in Beverly, Mass. and operates throughout the New England region. For more than a century, clients have turned to Connolly to handle all aspects of their construction projects, from planning and design to real estate development. For more information, please visit www.connollybrothers.com.

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