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Milaina Thompson

Milaina Thompson

Senior Cost Engineer 21 Years of Experience

The construction of a building is like putting together a very complicated puzzle. When you have all the pieces you need, success is achievable with a little hard work. My goal is to provide support to our construction team members by enhancing the tools and policies pieces needed to assist in the successful outcomes of our projects.


As Senior Cost Engineer, Milaina is responsible for Budget Policy Development at Flaherty & Collins Properties. She provides engineering and preconstruction support to F&C’s Development and Construction teams and conducts project cost auditing to assess lessons learned and future project cost improvements.

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Married for 16 years to Tyson, the couple have two daughters, Makenna and Ariana. Milaina enjoys the outdoors, camping and hikes frequently at Fort Benjamin Harrison.

Professional Experience

During her career, Milaina has worked in many different capacities within building construction and has developed skills specific to budget management, cost auditing, engineering and procurement.

Turner Construction Company (Indianapolis, IN)

Procurement Manager (2018-19)
Project Manager (2016-18)
Project Engineer (2009-15, 2004-06)
Senior Cost Engineer (2006-09)
Assistant Superintendent (2001-04)


Bachelor of Science
Construction Engineering & Management
Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN