TOM MURPHY
Tom C. Murphy (top) and Sean Murphy were named co-presidents of Coastal Construction Group, Miami. Tom oversees business development, preconstruction services and owner contract negotiations. Sean oversees operations of all Coastal projects, including commercial, multifamily residential and single-family homes. Tom and Sean are fifth-generation builders.

 

 

SEAN MURPHY
"Both Tom and Sean have demonstrated outstanding leadership, good business acumen and have a strong commitment to the company's core values," stated Murphy, the firm's CEO.

 

Rafael Sixto has joined Leo A Daly as managing principal of the design firm's Miami office. Sixto recently worked for Arquitectonica International Corp., where he served as overall project coordinator for the 5-million-sq-ft Brickell City Centre development. He has more than 30 years of experience in architectural design, planning and project management. Sixto takes over management of Leo A Daly's Miami office from Bill Hasner, who had overseen both the West Palm Beach and Miami offices. Now Hasner will focus on leading the West Palm Beach office.

 

HIRSCH
Primus Builders, a design-builder based in Woodstock, Ga., announced the promotion of Matthew Hirsch to the position of president. Hirsch, who joined Primus in 2007, has spearheaded the contractor's technology and sustainability initiatives prior to this recent appointment.

 

James Wolfe has accepted a position with the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office of RS&H as vice president and national public-private-partnership market sector leader. Prior to joining the Jacksonville, Fla.-based engineering and architectural firm, Wolfe worked for the Florida Dept. of Transportation's District 4 for 36 years, including serving as district secretary since 2005. In that role, Wolfe helped initiate the $1.8-billion Interstate 595 Express Lanes project in Broward County, which was the nation's first P3 highway project to utilize availability payments.

Don Bailey has joined Winter Construction, Atlanta, as a project executive. Bailey, who has more than 30 years of industry experience, formerly worked for Zachry Construction Corp.

Also, Alan Brossoie joined the firm as director of preconstruction. Brossoie previously served as vice president at DPR Hardin.

Braden Hoppen has joined Holt Brothers Construction, Raleigh, as a project superintendent. Hoppen, who has more than 17 years of industry experience, previously worked for McDonald York Building Co.

In addition, the firm announced the hiring of Gabriel Everhart as an assistant project manager. Everhart, with more than 15 years of construction experience, most recently worked as a senior project controls specialist for Duke Energy.

PCL Construction has announced the promotion of Rick Goldman to district manager for the construction company's Orlando office. Goldman joined PCL in 1997 as a project engineer. Most recently, Goldman oversaw the Orlando office's business development, marketing and estimating departments.

Frank Domingo was recently promoted to discipline lead for transportation planning and traffic engineering for Stantec. Based in Sarasota, Fla., Domingo has 28 years of related experience.

In Stantec's Tampa office, David Urena joined the firm as engineering designer within the community development practice. He has five years of experience in site/civil and stormwater design.

Also joining Stantec is Amanda Morrell, who was hired as a landscape architect in the firm's Charlotte office. She has eight years of related experience.

In Columbia, S.C., Stantec opened a new office and named transportation engineer David Taylor as managing principal and office leader. Taylor, an area resident, has 30 years of engineering experience.

Additionally, Stantec hired Craig Lewis for its Charlotte office. Lewis has more than 20 years of experience implementing the principles of new urbanism and sustainability. He was recently recognized by Sustain Charlotte as a sustainability leader.