About John Stranix

Stranix Associates provides project management and owner representation services on unique, large-scale projects. The firm’s success relies on the establishment of an effective owner/architect/contractor relationship at the beginning of the design process. This team approach promotes communication throughout the project life cycle, ensures common understanding of individual and project goals, eliminates traditional adversarial relationships, and delivers timely solutions through rational and effective decision-making.

Work Experience

Stranix Associates LLC
January 2000 – Present

Responsible for management and operations of company founded to provide complete Project Management and Owner Representation services to Owners embarking on unique and major projects and capital improvements.

President and Chief Operating Officer
D.C. Arena Limited Partnership (Verizon Center)
October 1995 – January 2000

Responsible for development, design, construction, and operation of the Verizon Center, a $300 million, 20,000 seat sports arena for the Washington Wizards (NBA) and Capitals (NHL). Complete financial responsibility for project budget and construction loan funds. Coordinated all Verizon Center involvement with the District of Columbia government, local and Federal regulatory authorities, WMATA, and local community organizations.

The George Hyman Construction Company
October 1985 – October 1995

Performed all activities within the organization including preconstruction, estimating, purchasing, project management and business development. Worked in the Bethesda, Maryland and Philadelphia. Pennsylvania offices and supported corporate operations on a nation-wide basis. Project experience includes office buildings, hotels, subway stations, rail stations, convention centers and sports facilities.

Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc.
October 1983 – October 1985

Provided consulting services to government and private sector clients. Led staff consultants in facility concept development, master plan review, design review, budget analysis, change order evaluations, and contractor/owner transition planning for TRIDENT Submarine Base Kings Bay construction program valued in excess of two billion dollars.

U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps
May 1978 – August 1982

Company Commander, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FOUR during deployments to Spain and Puerto Rico. Also served as contracting officer at Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut.


Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Villanova University, 1978

M. Engr., Civil Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1983

Professional Credentials

Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

National Society of Professional Engineers