Mary Ellen George

Vice President, Project and Construction Management

Professional Experience

Mary Ellen George joined Flagship in April 2022 as Vice President of Project and Construction Management. She will lead Flagship’s construction management service line supporting our development and property management departments. Ms. George will lead construction efforts for assets we develop as well as up-fit or capital improvement projects within existing buildings across our portfolio. Ms. George previously worked within the Planning Design & Construction division at Atrium Health since 2010, where she was employed as a Project Manager for 5 years before serving as Director of Planning Design & Construction responsible for outpatient and ambulatory facilities. She brings significant experience in the areas of strategic growth planning and construction management.

Affiliatons, Accreditations, and Interests

  • Registered Architect, State of North Carolina
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • American Institute of Architects, Member, Charlotte Chapter
  • Lean Construction Institute, Carolinas Chapter
  • Charlotte Historic District Commission, Past Mayoral Appointee and Board Chair
  • Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Past Board of Directors Apprentice, Firebird Society Member
  • NC State PARK Scholarship Selection Committee


Master of Architecture, North Carolina State University, 2001
Bachelor of Science in Design, Clemson University, 1997

Fun Fact

I've visited the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. I would not want to be a window washer there!