Team Members


Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA

Vice President of Safety and Risk Management

As McShane's Vice President of Safety and Risk Management, Dennis is responsible for verifying that safe working conditions are maintained on every McShane project site. He conducts periodic job site visits with the project superintendent and participates in all job site OSHA inspections and follow-up conferences.

Dennis offers 14 years of commercial construction experience serving in a variety of on- and off-site safety-related positions. He applies his extensive training and experience to consult with job site teams and advise on any unusual safety situations that may occur. He also oversees the filing of safety documents related to OSHA and AGC requirements and maintains the company’s Safety Manual that is implemented at each McShane job site. In addition, he manages on-going safety training for the firm’s project management and field staffs.

Dennis’ safety-related training experience includes:

  • OSHA Approved Trainer for the 10-Hour and 30-Hour Construction Training
  • Senior Claims Law Associate
  • Three Rivers Safety Trained
  • 40-Hour Hazwoper Trained
  • Competent Person Fall Protection
  • Competent Person Excavations
  • First Aid/CPR Certified


  • Illinois State University
    Bachelor of Science – Occupational Safety and Health

Professional Designations:

  • Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS)
  • OSHA 30-Hour Certification
  • Senior Claims Law Associate (SCLA)

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASA (American Subcontractors Association) – Safety Committee Member
  • AGC (Associated General Contractors of America)
  • Builders Association (AGC Chicago Chapter) – Safety Committee Member
  • CBC (Chicago Building Congress)
  • USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council)

Representative Experience