Mike Hayes has over 30 years experience in the construction of commercial, industrial, residential projects and most recently Project Management of large scale renewable energy and municipal construction projects. Mr. Hayes is a licensed General Contractor in CT where he owned and operated his own business for several years.
Mr. Hayes grew up in Connecticut where he began his construction career in Avon, CT as a laborer. He quickly advanced to a carpenter then to a superintendent overseeing a variety of projects. While beginning his construction career, Mr. Hayes also pursued formal education to advance his career. He studied Civil Engineering at the University Of Maine – College Of Engineering and Sciences and continued with his studies with courses in Construction Management at the University of Hartford and Hartford State Technical College. In 1995 Mr. Hayes joined Rundale Construction as a Project Manager where he oversaw a variety of both ground up and interior renovation commercial projects. In 2008 he purchased the company and maintained a Major Contractor License in Hartford County, Connecticut.
The projects Mr. Hayes has managed include over 150,000 SF of dental space, 300,000 SF of restaurant space, 500,000 SF of Class A office space and 100,000 SF of retail Space. He has also facilitated more than 1 million SF of manufacturing space renovations. Furthermore, he has built 20 custom homes as well as many extensive residential renovations.
In 2014 Mr. Hayes joined Fischer Contractors, LLC as a Project Manager where he is focused in the construction, construction management, and renewable energy markets. Projects include commercial ground up and interior renovations plus renewable energy projects including ground and roof mounted PV solar arrays and roof mounted thermal systems. He has managed the construction of over 20 MW of photovoltaic arrays. Mr. Hayes has certificates for OSHA 30 Hour Construction Training, OSHA Fall Protection Training, Fork Lift Operator, Gayk Pile Driver Operator, All-Terrain Shooting Boom Lift Operator, Aerial Work Platform Operator, Skid Steer Operator, Back Hoe Operator, Scaffolding, and is First Aid and CPR certified.
Among his many interests, Mr. Hayes enjoys boating, fishing, riding motorcycles and spending time with his wife, two daughters and son. Mr. Hayes resides in Cumming, GA.