Christopher Shepherd

Chris Shepherd joined Batson-Cook in 2007 as an assistant project manager in the company’s healthcare market. He became a project executive in 2016 to assist prospective and current clients achieve their construction goals. In 2022, Chris accepted his current role as vice president and business unit leader for northeast Florida where he applies his wealth of healthcare construction experience to build new relationships, enhance the skills of our project teams, and manage other tasks essential to the growth of his division.

Chris has more than 29 years of experience in the construction industry. Chris’ personal construction portfolio exceeds $1 billion.


  • Jacksonville, Fla.


  • University of Florida; Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree in Construction Management


  • Association Builders and Contractors, Florida
  • Florida Healthcare Engineers Association
  • American Healthcare Association CHC
  • Vice-Chair of the Construction Management Advisory Board for the University of North Florida


  • Wife and one daughter
  • Enjoys the outdoors, exercising, tennis, sporting clays, time at the beach and surfing when the waves are decent