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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.

    • Brian Prebenda

      Vice President, Operations


      Brian Prebenda joined Balfour Beatty 1998, holding roles of increasing responsibility, including his current role as vice president of operations. His project experience includes aviation, hospitality and theme park attractions. Brian also serves as vice chairman of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Central Florida chapter and is a member of Leadership Orlando.

    • Miles Gibbs

      Vice President, Operations


      As vice president of operations for Balfour Beatty in Florida, Miles Gibbs has led construction of some very notable projects such as the News Journal Center, The Peabody Orlando and Cabana Bay Beach Resort at Universal Orlando. His portfolio includes hospitality, higher education, entertainment, transportation, public assembly, government and multifamily markets. 

    • 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 director of human resources, Mila Smith is a trusted advisor, a sounding board and business partner in talent management, succession planning, facilitation of behavioral training and development programs. Mila’s top priority is developing our teams for success and creating an energetic and inspirational workplace. 

    • 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.

    • Earnest DeLoach Jr.

      Division Counsel


      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.