Alan Kniffin has been in the building industry for over 40 years, beginning in 1977 as a union carpenter in Seattle. As he increased his knowledge and experience, he steadily assumed greater responsibilities, eventually taking leadership positions on major projects across the country, and around the world. He returned to Seattle and joined GLY in 2014, overseeing field operations of the award-winning Lincoln Square Expansion in downtown Bellevue, the largest high-rise development project under construction west of the Mississippi. He is currently involved in the dual office tower project Block 21, Amazon’s next phase of expansion in Seattle’s bustling Denny Triangle. Additionally, as GLY’s Director of Field Operations, Alan helps manage the firm’s superintendent, foremen, and craft resources, as well as provide field teams with mentorship and the benefit of his tremendous expertise.