Interior Warehouse building, concrete floor, vast space, many rows of industrial shelving.

“FCL lives by a trusted advisor philosophy. It makes it easier to have the conversations needed to create the outcomes and experiences everyone seeks.”

Kelly Pettigrew


Kelly Pettigrew

Regional Vice President, Arizona

Kelly joined FCL in 2021 to open the Arizona office and lead the delivery of services and expansion of operations across the Southwest. With over 25 years of construction management and leadership experience, he brings tremendous depth and expertise to our team and clients.

Under his leadership on multiple listings, FCL attained recognition as one of the top commercial contractors in the state of Arizona. Above all, Kelly takes the most satisfaction working in collaboration with clients, design partners, teammates, and trade partners. Together, they break down challenges to complex projects and create solutions and opportunities that didn’t exist before.

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Prior to FCL, Kelly served as both President and Executive Vice President at Renaissance Companies. His field experience is extensive, spanning almost every industry role. He began as a laborer in high school and worked his way up to engineer, superintendent, pre-construction, project management, and eventually the executive suite. This career path affords Kelly intimate knowledge of the many facets and challenges inherent in the construction process. Through collaboration and trusted partnerships,  his teams deliver successful outcomes and experiences for everyone involved.

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University of Arizona
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering (Structural Emphasis)

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Professional Organizations & Public Service

ACE – Association of Conservation Engineers

ABA – Arizona Builders Alliance

GPEC – Greater Phoenix  Economic Council

NAIOP – National Association for Industrial and Office Parks

ULI – Urban Land Institute

Valley Partnership

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Awards & Recognition

In 2023, Kelly was recognized individually as one of the top 50 leaders to watch in commercial real estate by AZRE magazine.

AZ Big 100 named Kelly as 1 of the 25 “Male Leaders to Watch” in CRE for 2023.

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Licenses & Certifications

Professional Civil Engineer (PE)


Certified Professional Constructor (AIC)

Arizona Builder’s Alliance Leadership
Development Forum Graduate and Frequent Instructor

Certified Professional Constructor (CPC)

State of California Professional Engineer

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Personal Interests

In his free time, Kelly enjoys time with family, and coaching and supporting his three children’s activities and athletics. He and his wife reside in the Scottsdale area.