Erin Thompson

Vice President, Columbus Region Leader

Erin Thompson

Erin began his career with Messer in 1997 as a co-op and was hired full time u​pon earning his bachelor’s degree in construction management in 1998 from the University of Cincinnati.

Since joining Messer, Erin has provided leadership across a diverse portfolio of award-winning projects including health care and higher education facilities, corporate offices, aviation concourses, multifamily housing, government buildings, distribution centers, retail/entertainment and parking garages. Notably, he oversaw the development of the Surgical and Heart Center at Grant Medical Center in Columbus which earned both an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Miami Valley Chapter Award of Excellence and an Associated General Contractors (AGC) Build Ohio Award in 2007. Erin added a second AGC Build Ohio Award in 2013 for the City of Columbus 77 North Front Street project, and a 2001 Build Kentucky Award for the Newport on the Levee.

In his current role, Erin oversees Messer’s central Ohio portfolio, which includes current work with Adena Health Systems, Campus Partners, Memorial Health, Mount Carmel Health Systems, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Nationwide Realty Investors, NiSource, OhioHealth, Ohio Living, and NiSource. He is responsible for providing executive-level operational leadership to projects, as well as allocating resources and supporting overall performance and business development in Columbus.

He is active in the central Ohio community and serves on various boards including the Boy Scouts of America Simon Kenton Council and the AGC Central Ohio Chapter.