Executive Leadership



Michael T. Waldrop, LEED AP, CGC

As the founder and CEO of Blue Cord, Michael T. Waldrop has served as the driving force behind Blue Cord's 

commitment to excellence and reputation for superior professional services since 2010.

Michael is a Service-Disabled Veteran, having served as an Infantry Captain during Operation Enduring Freedom. He has over 20 years of experience as a Certified General Contractor, is trained in OSHA-30, a LEED®-Accredited Professional, and is certified in QA/QC by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Michael draws upon his military training and heritage, as well as his formal education and prior experience to oversee all aspects of Blue Cord’s construction projects. His extensive construction background includes expertise as an Estimator, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Director of Pre-Construction Services, and Vice President of Construction Operations.

Michael's experience in the design and construction industry is unmatched-spanning project disciplines such as M/E/P,
scheduling, and safety to Government policy, contract negotiations, and SDVOSB advocacy.

U.S. Army Veteran


John H. Hoibraten, Jr., LEED AP

John has more than 22 years’ relevant knowledge of the construction industry, spanning project oversight and
construction management to field work. He is certified as a LEED-Accredited Professional and has also served as a
Superintendent, Project Manager, and Estimator. His additional expertise encompasses clean room equipment
installation, preconstruction management, and quality control.

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Eric Dodson

With over 35 years of experience, Eric is a career construction executive educated in construction management as well
as field experience. His expertise ranges from managing multi-million dollar construction efforts to working directly
with clients and designers to ensure quality and timely completion of intrusive and critical/time-sensitive projects, both
large and small. These experiences allow Eric to excel in program and project management, qualities which serve him
well as Blue Cord's President.

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Jon Kilgore, LEED AP, CBC, DBIA

Jon oversees the DevGroup, Property Management, and Real Estate team focusing on customer satisfaction, training, staff development, and adherence to policies and procedures. He believes that growth comes from working together, honoring commitments, empowering individuals to take ownership of their work, and a strong dedication to excellence and working together. He believes profoundly in the importance of driving collaboration with all stakeholders to accomplish a common goal and works to set clear expectations and establish open 

communication lines to increase transparency.

Jon’s ability to solve problems and his relentless follow-through quickly earned him praise and recognition with his peer and clients as someone that they could rely on. Jon has a perspective of the overall 

development and construction environment (including over 20 years of construction industry experience) and industry trends and challenges. His vast healthcare expertise equals numerous lessons learned and best practices applied to his efforts.

Blue Cord DevGroup, LLC

Blue Cord Property Management, LLC

Blue Cord Real Estate &

Development Company, LLC