Terrence ShanklinVice President of Special Projects
Terry joined Globetrotters in 2018 after a 14-year career managing major transportation and infrastructure projects in Illinois and the City of Chicago. Overseeing a staff of mechanical and electrical engineers, architects, and surveyors, Terry leads a variety of construction management services and special projects Globetrotters provides for its clients.
Since 2019, Terry also oversees Globetrotters’ work on the City of Chicago Department of Transportation’s Arterial Street Lighting Improvement Program, the largest urban smart lights program in North America that, when completed, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save the city over $100 million in energy costs over the next decade.
Previously, Terry worked for six years with state’s largest electric utility, ComEd, where he served as a construction supervisor, project and construction manager, and senior standards engineer on substation improvements and transmission system upgrades. Terry launched his career in the private sector as a project engineer on a variety of aviation, water/sewer and transportation projects for the City of Chicago.
In addition to his civil engineering expertise, Terry has advanced knowledge of structural systems and design. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University and a B.S. in Physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
A native of the Chicagoland area, Terry is the father of two sons and is an avid hockey player. He also enjoys auditing courses in applied physics at IIT.
“You’ll never find yourself working in a silo at Globetrotters. Here you get to explore a whole range of opportunities in design and construction projects, whether it’s in the field or in the office, where you can grow your skill set.”
-Terrence Shanklin, Vice President of Special Projects