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Names In The News - February 2004

Frank Cardinal has been named president and chief executive officer of twin Atlanta-based construction services companies, Aviation Constructors Inc. and ACI Commercial. Cardinal joined ACI earlier this year as senior vice president and chief operations officer. He has more than 30 years of executive experience and has previously worked with such companies as Turner Construction Co., J.A. Jones Construction and Walt Disney World.

Centex Rooney Construction Co., Plantation, Fla., recently announced several promotions

Rob Baker has been promoted to senior vice president in charge of Tampa operations. Since joining Centex Rooney in 1985, he has served as a project manager, vice president and project executive.

Ron Dunn has been promoted to senior vice president heading up special projects. Previously Dunn has served as general superintendent, project executive and vice president. He will be located in the company's Plantation office.

Tim Anderson has been promoted to vice president supporting the company's retail and Broward County operations. Since 1997, Anderson has served as project manager and senior project manager on 12 projects for Bass Pro Shops nationwide. He also will be located in Plantation.

Alan Silver has been promoted to vice president in charge of the firm's Tallahassee, Fla., operations. Silver started with Centex Rooney as a project engineer in 1986, and was later promoted to assistant project manager and project manager.

Doug Wells has been promoted to operations manager supporting the Fort Myers, Fla., office. Wells joined Centex Rooney in 1990. In his new role, he will oversee all projects in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties.

Bernie Milhausen has been promoted to operations manager supporting Broward County and retail operations. With Centex Rooney since 1994, Bernie is located in the Plantation office.

Joe Goss has been promoted to operations manager supporting Orange County operations. A 17-year veteran of Centex Rooney, he will continue to oversee the Orange County Public School account.

Rodgers Builders, Charlotte, N.C., recently promoted Ron Cohn and Will Caulder to the position of senior project manager. Cohn has been with the company since 1994, and Caulder has worked there since 1997.

Jonathan Phillips has recently joined The Stellar Group of Jacksonville, Fla., as an electrical engineer in the firm's process division. Also, Courtenay Barnett has joined The Stellar Group as mechanical engineer in the process division.

John Salat has recently joined the company as project manager in the power and utilities division.

Brandon Strandell
recently joined Autobuilders General Contracting Services, West Palm Beach, Fla., as an estimator.

Bob Hoel has joined Wright Construction Corp., Fort Myers, Fla., as vice president. He will manage the firm's educational, institutional and design/build markets. Hoel previously worked for firms such as Centex Rooney Construction Co., Tampa, Fla., and Brown & Root Building Co., Houston, Clearwater, Fla., and Ft. Myers, Fla.

The Dana B. Kenyon Co., Jacksonville, Fla., recently named Kristina McEnrue to the position of marketing specialist and Alice Wright as its new controller.

Stephen Fox recently joined equipment manufacturer JCB Inc. as vice president - product support, with full responsibility for all parts and service business. Fox has been with JCB for 17 years in sales and service management positions.

JCB is the North American subsidiary of JC Bamford Excavators Ltd. The company's North American headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Savannah, Georgia.

Regina E. Rehfield has joined ASC Geosciences a consulting engineering firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, materials testing and CEI, based in Lakeland, Fla. Rehfield will work in the business development group with her primary focus in surface transportation. Rehfield previously worked at URS Corp.

Thomas W. Barnes, with 17 years of construction experience, recently joined Christiano Construction Co. in Clearwater, Fla., as a project manager. He is the onsite project manager at the Simmons Career Center, a facility for special needs student programs and vocational/technical training.

Brian Andrews has been appointed project superintendent at PSA Constructors, a program and construction management firm headquartered in Orlando. Andrews, who joined the PSA team from Turner Construction Co., has 30 years of construction management experience.

Harmon, a specialty glazing contractor with offices in Tampa, announced several promotions, including the appointment of Scott Ward to general manager of its Tampa location.

The office also has promoted Roger Campla to senior sales representative, named Loren Cook, Mark Lucas and John Weber to project manager positions, promoted Andrew Ward to project coordinator and hired Terry Hayes as engineering technician.

The company also named Jimmy Gibbs as a sales representative for its Orlando territory.

Bob Renaud has been promoted to manager of public affairs and company spokesperson at The Haskell Co., Jacksonville, Fla. Prior to his new assignment, Renaud was the manager of business development for Haskell's general commercial division.

Nolan Hake has joined Encore Construction Co., Winter Garden, Fla., as project manager. Nolan brings with him 25 years of experience building and managing treatment plant construction.

Also, Don Trujillo has joined the firm as a project engineer. He is a civil engineering graduate from New Mexico State University. Also, Tom Manning has joined the company as a project engineer. He is a civil engineering graduate of the University of Alabama.

The Central Florida Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties elected its 2004 officers. They include: president - Ken Simback of Commercial Real Estate; president-elect - Michael Beale of Highwoods Properties; vice president - Dan Woodward of Trammell Crow Co.; treasurer - Bart Free of SouthTrust Bank; secretary - Pam Carman of Trane; and immediate past-president - Mark Lieblich of Baker & Hostetler, LLP.

Cannon Design, an architectural, engineering and planning firm, recently announced new additions to its Jacksonville staff. Jeff Acus has joined the firm as an architectural designer. Thomas D. Jennings has also joined the Jacksonville staff.

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