LEO A DALY has named Cheri Pavlik as director of business development for the firm’s West Palm Beach and Miami offices. She has more than 25 years of experience in construction, real estate development, project planning and interior design. Before joining the firm, she was director of business development for Hedrick Brothers Construction and vice president of planning and operations for Allied Capital and Development.
Arturo Vasquez has been named senior architect at ADD Inc Miami. Vasquez, who has more than 27 years of experience, joins the firm after working as principal and founder of SAS/Design Inc.
Lourdes Solera has been promoted to principal at M.C. Harry and Associates in Miami, joining James W. Piersol, Thomas M. Carlson and Javier O. Torres as shareholders and owners of the firm. She has 25 years of professional practice and experience in the private and public sector. Before the promotion, she was head of the firm’s education design group. She has been a dedicated leader at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for many years, leading the institute in many positions. Her passion for architecture, history and educating the public about the value of architecture and design also has translated to teaching as an adjunct professor of History of Architecture and History of Landscape Architecture at Florida International University. She also has served on the City of Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board and on the State of Florida’s Board of Architecture and Interior Design.
Miller Construction Company, a Fort Lauderdale-based design builder and general contracting company, has promoted Brian Sudduth, Jeff Slade and Chris Hannaka to senior leadership positions. All three executives are shareholders in the 38-year-old firm.
Sudduth, named senior vice president, will lead Miller's preconstruction team in producing budgeting and analysis of project site conditions and potential construction systems. He advises clients on alternate construction techniques and other strategic issues to help them maximize savings. He joined Miller in 2005 and most recently was vice president of preconstruction.
Slade has been promoted to vice president - operations manager. He will be responsible for managing client relationships, participating in strategic planning, and recruiting talent. He also reviews and monitors reports regarding financial performance of the company and mentors operations employees. He joined Miller in 1998 and most recently was project executive, overseeing complex construction projects for the office, educational, broadcast and hospitality sectors.
Hannaka, who has been promoted to project executive from project manager, joined the firm in 1999 and has worked on diverse projects ranging from education, athletic arena/fitness and government buildings to performing arts and digital broadcasting facilities.