About Us / The Principals

Construction Business Media, LLC is an independent media company based in the Chicago area specializing in business to business print and digital products serving the design and construction communities. Gary Redmond and Tim Shea, the founders, owners and operators, combine extensive publishing experience from such companies as Penton Media, Hanley Wood Publishing and McGraw Hill Construction.


Gary Redmond

Managing Partner, Director Publishing Operations

Tim Shea

Managing Partner, Director Business Development

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Dave Pape

Vice President, Director Art & Production

Dave Pape, Director, Art + Production, leads our Art and Production departments after joining Construction Business Media in 2004. He brings 20 years of editorial design experience and his work has been recognized by Print Magazine, The Society of Typographic Arts, The Chicago Design Archive, Folio, and the ASBPE.

Michael Boyle

Director, National Accounts

Michael Boyle, Director, National Accounts, leads our client and customer management and relations efforts. Michael brings over 25 years of high-level publishing experience from leading firms including Hanley Wood, Reed Elsevier and Time Inc.

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Jim Crockett

Editorial Director

Editorial director Jim Crockett has been covering the A/E/C world in one form or another for more than 20 years. Leading the editorial team at Construction Business Media since 2007 he helped launch both Architectural SSL and Net Zero Buildings magazines. He was formerly chief editor of Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine, associate editor at Design-Build magazine and managing editor at Dodge Construction News Chicago.