David Talkington was named the new project development manager at Sletten Construction, where he will be responsible for tracking new projects and being a part of the start-up team on the company’s upcoming projects. Talkington has 25 years of experience in the correctional construction industry, with a focus on detention and security design, safety and functionality.
During his tenure in the corrections division, Talkington developed and implemented profit and loss management systems as well as managed field labor forces. Prior to Sletten, Talkington held various positions in several firms, including senior project manager at Norment Security and vice president of the project management division at Legg Inc. There, he managed the procurement and installation of materials for detention facilities and oversaw the day-to-day activities of the construction process.