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    • Scott Skidelsky

      President, Florida


      As President of our Florida operations, Scott Skidelsky is responsible for executive oversight, project acquisition and business growth. Scott has spent more than two decades in the construction industry in a wide variety of leadership positions, serving clients across the United States throughout his career. In addition, Scott is a Building Design + Construction “Forty Under 40” alumni.

    • John Harris

      Senior Vice President, Florida Business Unit Leader


      As senior vice president and Florida business unit leader, John creates and leads strategies in core markets and niche projects offering value-driven delivery strategies throughout the state. His many responsibilities include leading and supporting over 200-management employees through all stages of the project lifecycle – including client development, marketing, BIM services, pre-construction, and operations.

    • Mike Carlin

      Senior Vice President, Operations


      Mike Carlin began his career with Balfour Beatty as an intern before joining full-time in 1990. Mike’s career experience while at Balfour Beatty has included work as an estimator, project engineer, assistant project manager, project manager, senior project manager and superintendent. Currently, he is senior vice president of operations for the company in Florida.

    • Bruce Capon

      Senior Vice President, Business Acquisition


      As leader of the business acquisition team in Florida, Bruce has nearly 30 years of industry experience and is responsible for estimating, preconstruction and marketing. His previous contributions as head of Florida’s estimating department, in addition to providing oversight for both the estimating and preconstruction teams, have been an invaluable asset.

    • Chris Diaz

      Vice President, Safety Health and Environment


      In his role, Chris Diaz has overseen safety for many projects in theming, medical, residential, commercial, corrections, hospitality, education, heavy industrial, fuel distribution and co-generation power plants. He is a member of the Common Ground Alliance and leading an Industry-wide safety orientation and certificate program.

    • Mila Smith

      Vice President, Human Resources


      As vice president of human resources, Mila Smith is a trusted advisor in terms of talent management, employee relations, change management and coaching. As a business partner and member of the local leadership team, Mila works with operations to develop strategies to build talented teams and create a best place to work culture. Mila supports national business initiatives including performance management, diversity & inclusion and HRIS system implementation. Mila serves on the Board of Trustees for the Orlando Science Center.
       

    • Earnest DeLoach Jr.

      Vice President Legal


      As Division Counsel, Earnest is responsible for all legal affairs for the Florida operations including contracting matters and litigation management, and serves as the division's compliance officer. As a member of the Florida leadership team, Earnest functions as a strategic business partner in supporting Florida operations.
       

    • Amy Knowles

      Vice President, Finance


      As the vice president of finance, Amy is a strategic business partner to Balfour Beatty's local business unit leaders and operations teams. She has a unique ability to assess current processes and streamline accordingly so that her finance teammates can focus their energy on analyzing the business, providing increased visibility to financial projections and connecting more closely with the business.

    • Janice Lowery

      Controller


      Pittsburgh native Janice Lowery manages the financial aspects for the company's Florida operations. A 20+ year construction industry veteran, she is a member of CFMA and holds an MBA from Rollins College.

    • Craig Carder

      Operations Director


      Craig brings an impressive project portfolio and 42 years of experience to the team, with an emphasis on building large-scale projects in urban sites. As operations director, he manages the field supervision team that oversees subcontractor trades, deliveries, inspections and connections with the local utility and inspection entities. His unmatched expertise with site logistics planning, scheduling, safety as well as management of day-to-day construction activities contribute to the success of his projects.

    • Jim Zupancic

      Operations Director


      After spending nearly two decades working in Construction Management, Jim's success can be seen leading some of South Florida's largest projects.  As an operations director, he excels at strategic planning, logistics, safety and managing the day-to-day operations on his jobsites successfully. His diverse skillset and local expertise ensures a strategic customer-driven approach is applied in executing his client's most complex projects.

    • Jason Sizemore

      Project Executive


      With 16 years of industry experience in the South Florida market, Jason has managed several impressive projects across the region, including the two and a half million square-foot River Landing project. As project executive, he is an advocate for his customers mitigating project risks and delivering solutions that help to solve his client's business challenges. A strong operational leader, Jason provides project oversite and leadership from preconstruction through delivery.