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02.17.2015 - Eclipse Brand Builders Announces President, Equity Partner

Eclipse Brand Builders Welcomes Christopher McClung

Alpharetta, GA, February 17, 2015 – Eclipse Brand Builders, located in Alpharetta, Georgia, announces Mr. Christopher McClung as its new company President and equity partner. Mr. McClung was formerly the Director of Operations and a senior consultant for Secretariat International of Atlanta, GA. Mr. McClung brings 15 years of architecture, interior design, construction, and project management experience to Eclipse. His extensive experience includes commercial, retail, hospitality and multi-family design and construction projects, as well as project scheduling and cost consulting on international airports, refineries, power plants, mixed use developments, skyscrapers, roads and interchanges.

"The addition of Mr. McClung is based on our vision to grow this company for the long term; and to better leverage our headquarters in the Greater Atlanta market in the pursuit of retail and commercial design and construction projects," stated Chairman/CEO Gene Lock. "Chris’ background rounds out our senior management team and we are pleased to have him on board," continued Mr. Lock. "We look forward to the energy and opportunities that he contributes to Eclipse."

Eclipse Brand Builders has experienced substantial growth and increasing success since its founding in 2013. Chairman/CEO, Gene Lock, holds GC Licenses in ten states and has overseen the management of more than 550 design and construction projects in his 30-year career. Lead Architect and EVP, Kent Culverhouse, A.I.A., NCARB, is an award winning architect, registered in ten states, and has an extensive and impressive portfolio of over 575 commercial design projects, including retail, professional, multi-family, institutional and more than 300 financial facilities. As a former retail business owner and marketing consultant, EVP Sharon Morris has 17 years of experience as an account manager in design-build services and provides leadership for Eclipse’s marketing, branding and strategic facility/site selection consulting services.

As the new President, Mr. McClung will be responsible for shaping and executing the firm’s business objectives through strategic planning, business development, marketing, recruiting and financial management efforts. Mr. McClung will also co-manage the operations of the multi-state company with Mr. Lock and take an active role in various consulting, design and program management activities.

Eclipse Brand Builders’ integrated services include brand assessment studies; strategic planning and growth analyses; market analysis and site/location selection studies; comparative project and renovation cost analyses; branding and prototype design; architecture; engineering; interior design, furnishings, merchandising and accessories; general contracting and construction management; and comprehensive design-build services. For more information on Eclipse’s capabilities and services, please visit www.EclipseBrandBuilders.com, call (678) 894-4360 or email info@eclipsebrandbuilders.com.

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