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Q&A with Jim Ciesla, President & CEO at Brinkman Construction

By Liz Gibbons Jim has been in the construction industry for 21 years. Prior to moving to Colorado, he spent seven years working for a national design-build development and construction company in Phoenix, Ariz., where he managed development and construction projects from initial design concepts through construction completion. He has been with Brinkman …

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Q&A with Joseph Zanone, Senior Project Manager at Pacific Project Management

By Liz Gibbons Joseph Zanone, Jr., senior project manager at Pacific Project Management (PPM), leads the Denver office in providing tenant improvements, redevelopment, and ground-up developments in the office, healthcare, retail and hospitality spaces. Joe’s background in construction management includes experience with corporate interiors, capital improvement, building repositioning, new construction, multifamily, retail, …

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Q&A with Clark Atkinson, Chief Development Officer at Zocalo

Clark Atkinson, chief development officer at Denver-based Zocalo Community Development, has more than 30 years industry experience. He has led teams to win four national awards, having built more than 17.5 million square feet of community, hospitality, multi-family, residential and institutional landmarks. Today, Clark leads Zocalo in its efforts to …

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Q&A with Dynia Architects’ Founder and Design Director, Stephen Dynia

By Katie Rapone Stephen Dynia, FAIA, design director at Dynia Architects, founded the firm with the goal of making buildings and spaces inspired by the phenomena of nature, fueled by innovation, and motivated by the essence of architecture in society and culture. Known for his ability to push the design envelope, …

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Q&A with Norris Design’s Marketing Associate, Emily Cox

By Malorie Williamson Since 1985, Norris Design has been committed to delivering design that thrives. Their creative solutions transform space and bring visions to life and are all made possible with the help of their marketing associate, Emily Cox. Facts about Emily: She grew up in Kansas before making the move to …

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Q&A with RMH Group’s Senior VP, Mike Watkins

By Malorie Williamson As Senior Vice President and Principal of the RMH Group — a metro Denver-based mechanical, electrical, and industrial process consulting engineering firm — Mike Watkins draws on his background as a coach to grow both his team and his bottom line. Facts about Mike: Mike started at the …

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Q&A with Director of Design Services at Hensel Phelps, Greg Gidez

By Malorie Williamson Greg Gidez, director of design services at Hensel Phelps, recently spoke at the 2018 Design & Construction Procurement Conference in Denver with a presentation titled, “The Technology Revolution in Design and Construction.” With some key takeaways from the presentation, Gidez further explains the use of technology at Hensel Phelps. Facts about …

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Q&A with JE Dunn’s Preconstruction Services Manager, James Anderson

By Malorie Williamson “In Pursuit of Building Perfection” JE Dunn Construction has assembled a team of people who serve their community and live up to the mission of enriching lives through inspired people and places. One of those team members is James Anderson, preconstruction services director and vice president. Facts about James: James …

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Q&A with JHL’s James Torres

By Liz Gibbons In May, JHL Constructor’s James Torres was awarded Project Manager of the Year by the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Colorado at their 33rd Annual Construction Industry and Excellence in Safety Awards. Facts about James: James grew up with his grandfather, father and uncle all working in the construction industry. James …

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