January 20, 2022

Architecture / Design / Engineering

AIA Florida, Tallahassee

Lourdes Solera, FAIA, of Miami, is the new president of AIA Florida. She is a third-generation owner at architecture, planning and interiors firm M.C. Harry Associates. "AIA Florida provides opportunities for mentorship, learning, leadership skills, advocacy and much more," Solera said. She is a Cuban who was raised in Panama and Mississippi, and a graduate of Mississippi State. "We are fortunate to have Lourdes' insightful leadership at this critical juncture in the practice of architecture in Florida," AIA Florida Executive Vice President/CEO Becky Magdaleno, CAE, said. "She is a tireless advocate for our membership." AIA Florida, the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects, represents more than 3,900 members. Read more »
Published on 1/3/2022

American Institute of Architects, Tallahassee

Becky Magdaleno is the new Executive Vice President and CEO of AIA Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/6/2021

FINFROCK, South Florida

Design-builder FINFROCK is expanding the company's South Florida presence with the construction of precast concrete manufacturing facilities and administrative offices in Belle Glade. As business development director with more than a decade of experience, Scott Zdroik will lead this South Florida expansion through client outreach and strategic partnerships. Read more »
Published on 8/3/2021

TLP Engineering Consultants, Orlando

Yassi Myers, PE, President of TLP, was appointed to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE) by Gov. Ron DeSantis. Read more »
Published on 7/20/2021

CHW Professional Consultants, Jacksonville

Cody Cash has joined CHW's Transportation Engineering team as Project Manager, bringing experience in roadway & geometric design, plans production, and digital delivery processes for FDOT and other governmental entities. Cody will manage projects while assisting in the growth of CHW's professional services and client relations in the Northeast Florida Region. Read more »
Published on 6/7/2021

CHW Professional Consultants, Gainesville

CHW welcomes James "Jim" K. Harriott Jr., PE, Director of Engineering, leading our Transportation department. Jim has over 25 years of engineering experience, bringing his wealth of knowledge in public transportation. His extensive management experience and history of guiding multi-disciplined teams make him a key team leader for the transportation engineering department. Read more »
Published on 5/10/2021

Baker Barrios Architects Inc., Orlando

Baker Barrios Architects welcomes Wanly Parra, R.A., NCARB to our team! Wanly will be Associate Principal and Co-Practice Leader of our Entertainment and Hospitality Market. His 21 years of experience, most recently as senior facility design manager for Universal Orlando Resort will bring consistent quality and standards to our team and clients. Read more »
Published on 1/18/2021

Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects, Tallahassee

Ignacio Reyes, AIA, NCARB, is the president of the 3,9000-member Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects. Reyes, son of Cuban immigrants, of West Palm Beach, has practiced architecture for more than 25 years. He is the vice president and chief development officer at LEO A DALY. "I believe architecture plays a fundamental role in culture, whether by responding to a particular cultural experience or helping to shape new cultural expressions," he said. "The architecture of ancient societies helps us gain insight into its people's culture in profound ways, perhaps more than any artifact. To a great extent, we are what we build." AIA Florida members are dedicated to shaping Florida's future through excellent architecture. Read more »
Published on 1/18/2021

CHW Professional Consultants, Gainesville, Florida

CHW is proud to announce the promotion of Daniel Young, PE, LEED AP to Vice President. He has over 15 years' experience in civil engineering design, management, operations, and is a key player in leading CHW's Land Development Team to unprecedented growth. Daniel will be an integral member of the executive team overseeing our Engineering departments. Read more »
Published on 1/11/2021

CHW Professional Consultants, Alachua

E.J. Bolduc III, VP of Planning+Design at CHW Professional Consultants, is being elevated to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Council of Fellows-among the highest honors in the profession. E.J. has provided 20+ years of continuous leadership to ASLA Florida providing a demonstrable impact on the profession through his local, state, and national service. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2020

Universal Engineering Sciences, Orlando, FL

Universal Engineering Sciences, Inc., (UES), an Orlando-headquartered geotechnical engineering firm announces the hiring of Dennis Glavin, Development Manager for Hazardous/Petroleum Products. Glavin will be responsible for the company's rapidly-growing Environmental Services Division throughout the firm's 20 branch offices from D.C. Metro to Miami. Universal Engineering Sciences is a consulting engineering firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, environmental sciences, construction materials testing, threshold inspection and building code compliance. Read more »
Published on 11/4/2019

Madrid Engineering Group Inc., Bartow

Madrid Engineering Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Paul Passe, PE as its Chief Geotechnical Engineer. Previously Passe served as the FDOT's State Geotechnical Engineer, and as Chief Engineer with PSI/Intertek. His expertise includes highway and bridge foundations. Madrid is geotechnical engineering consulting firm with offices in Bartow, Orlando and Tampa Read more »
Published on 7/22/2019

Maser Consulting PA, Tampa

Maser Consulting, a multidiscipline consulting and engineering design firm with five regional offices in Florida, is pleased to announce that Susan Swift, AICP as Senior Project Manager of Planning Services. As former Tampa Deputy Planning Director and creator of the Development Services Center, she was instrumental in planning for the Channel District and The Riverwalk. Read more »
Published on 7/8/2019

GRAEF-USA Inc., Miami

GRAEF-USA Inc., has promoted Nelson Ortiz to be the leader of the company's Miami office. Ortiz previously served as vice president of Consulting Engineering & Science Inc. Ortiz has more than 23 years of experience in land development, utility systems design and coastal engineering. Milwaukee-based GRAEF acquired CES in 2018. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2019

Bonnett Design Group LLC, Maitland

Danny Rogers, RLA joins Bonnett Design Group as Associate Principal / Senior Landscape Architect. Danny brings 20 years of design experience to BDG's Maitland studio. Some of Mr. Rogers most notable design challenges include Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort; Margaritaville Resort, Orlando; urban sites in Curitiba and Sao Paulo, Brazil; themed masterplans in China; a mountain-top resort located in Danang, Vietnam and luxurious Caribbean destinations. Mr. Rogers received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Mississippi State University in 1999 and a Master of Civic Urbanism from Rollins College in 2014. Read more »
Published on 5/6/2019

Matern Professional Engineering, Maitland

Matern, a Florida based consulting engineer firm, is pleased to announce Ryan Strandquest as its new President. Ryan has 25 yrs. experience in mechanical engineering. He aspires to improve building health, function and energy use through his designs. He is engaged with clients, staff, projects and the community. Ryan leads with integrity and focuses on client satisfaction. Read more »
Published on 5/6/2019

Baker Barrios Architects, Orlando

Baker Barrios Architects, one of the most innovative commercial architecture and design firms in the Southeast, is pleased to announce the addition of Richard Jones as Principal, Director of Planning and Landscape Architecture. Jones will lead planning and design for a variety of projects and support the integration of placemaking into the firm's design philosophy. Read more »
Published on 3/18/2019

Universal Engineering Sciences, Sarasota & St. Petersburg

Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) has promoted Michael (Mike) Ryan to Assistant Sales Manager to assist with the Orlando-based geotechnical engineering company's expansion in its West Central and South Florida District. Ryan has been with UES for 11 years and, before his promotion, was a business development representative for the firm in Sarasota and St. Petersburg. Read more »
Published on 1/30/2019

Universal Engineering Sciences, Jacksonville, FL

Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) has promoted Brandy Agee to Assistant Sales Manager to assist in the geotechnical engineering company's Southeast District expansion. The district includes North Florida & the Orlando-based firm's offices in Georgia & the National Capitol Region (DC Metro). Agee, from UES Jacksonville office, is one of UES' highest revenue producers. Read more »
Published on 1/28/2019

Brown Jordan International, St. Augustine

Brown Jordan International names David Kennedy a divisional president of Brown Jordan. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2018

Lean Enterprise Consulting, Tamarac

Eng. Ian Carlos Hernandez, M.E.M. was named VP of Operations at Lean Enterprise Consulting Inc. Eng. Hernandez, a 28 years old engineer, graduated from Villanova University, PA who holds a Master in Engineering Management will partner with the executive team on providing innovative and groundbreaking approaches to Business Transformation to the firm clients. Lean Enterprise Consulting Inc. is a leading management consulting firm that serves Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Biotech companies around the world. Eng. Hernandez will be based at Lean Enterprise Consulting Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL from where he will manage the satellites offices in Latin America, Spain and India. Read more »
Published on 9/4/2018

Baskerville-Donovan, Inc., Tallahassee

Baskerville-Donovan, Inc. (BDI) welcomes back Alan Hart, P.E., who is rejoining our Tallahassee office to serve as Regional Manager and lead business development efforts. Alan brings a wealth of broad-based engineering experience with more than 22 years in roadway and stormwater design for FDOT and state and local municipalities throughout Florida. Read more »
Published on 1/22/2018

Stellar, Jacksonville

Michael A. Wodrich, a long-serving member with Jacksonville law firm Rogers Towers, has joined Stellar as Senior Vice President, General Counsel. Wodrich will also serve on Stellar's Board of Directors. Wodrich's focus at Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, will be risk management. Read more »
Published on 1/8/2018

MSA Architects Inc., Miami, FL

Beatriz "Bizi" Hernandez, RA, LEED AP BD+C, has been named Partner at MSA. Bizi manages the Design Team and represents the firm on projects at all Public Hearings, Architectural Design Board Hearings, Planning & Zoning Boards and City Council Hearings. She serves as the client's liaison with city officials, land-use attorneys, etc. from project inception to completion. Read more »
Published on 12/11/2017

Stellar, Jacksonville

Stellar has named Clint Pyle as its new Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. He most recently served as Divisional Vice President of Shared Services for the the fully integrated firm that focuses on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide. Pyle is a licensed CPA with almost 20 years of accounting and finance experience. Read more »
Published on 10/3/2017

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