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COAA Connect Fall 2023 | The Power of Engagement

COAA Connect Fall 2023 | The Power of Engagement

Monday, November 13, 2023 at 2:00 PM (EST) to Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 1:00 PM (EST)

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Finally! COAA’s national conference returns to Florida with COAA Connect Fall 2023, November 13-15, at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Bonnet Creek.


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Scott Aaron
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Scott Aaron President & CEO Coast 2 Coast
Bill Alexander
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Bill Alexander Director, Project Management Cumming Corporation (GA)
Christian Alexander
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Christian Alexander Project Manager University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Lindsey Alexander
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Lindsey Alexander University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Sammy Alqasem
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Sammy Alqasem Project Manager University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Thomas Amato
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Thomas Amato Project Manager The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (Orlando, FL)
Michelle Amberson
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Michelle Amberson Principal Shepley Bulfinch (AZ)
Anthony Amicucci
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Anthony Amicucci Manager DiversityAssured TSIB, INC
Erik Anderson
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Erik Anderson Scorpio
Kamila Andrzejak
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Kamila Andrzejak Project Director, Facilities MD Anderson Cancer Center
Tom Anguish
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Tom Anguish Project Portfolio Manager University of Central Florida
Daniela Arsic
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Daniela Arsic Project Director Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
Kenneth Ausley
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Kenneth Ausley CEO Ausley Construction Co., Inc.
Martin Aztiazarain
Martin Aztiazarain Sr. Manager - Capital Programs OnIndus
Dan Bailinger
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Dan Bailinger President Chameleon Consulting Corp
Natalie Bao
Natalie Bao Trimble
Paul Barbour
Paul Barbour VP - Property Construction State Employees' Credit Union
Tommy Barlow
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Tommy Barlow Senior Project Manager Loudoun County Public Schools
Tamera Baughman
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Tamera Baughman Project Manager University of Florida Planning, Design and Construction
John Bechtel
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John Bechtel Assistant Dir., Design & Construction Penn State University
Jennifer Beck
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Jennifer Beck Senior Project Manager Carnegie Mellon University
Larry Bell
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Larry Bell Senior Project Manager Penn Medicine
Joanna Bennis
Joanna Bennis Capital Program Controls Manager Dartmouth College
Lisa Berkey
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Lisa Berkey Senior Director, Design & Construction Penn State University
Hemant Bhave
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Hemant Bhave COO Projectmates by Systemates
Zach Bieler
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Zach Bieler Project Manager Barton Malow (RVA)
Christina Blair
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Christina Blair Construction & Facilities Contracting Specialist University of Maryland, Baltimore
Jessica Bonin
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Jessica Bonin Manager, Membership & Sponsorship Construction Owners Association of America
Anna Borgerding
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Anna Borgerding Assistant Vice President, Facilities and Operations University of Maryland, Baltimore
Bobby Brown
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Bobby Brown Director, Channel Partners and Strategic Sales PMWeb Inc.
Josh Brown
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Josh Brown Ada County
Sean Burgo
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Sean Burgo Project Director Wexford Science + Technology, LLC (NJ)
Bryce Burkett
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Bryce Burkett Director, Real Estate Services Project Management Baylor Scott & White Health
Meredith Butler
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Meredith Butler Associate Director of Planning University of North Texas System
Nicole Callahan
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Nicole Callahan Senior Project Manager Savannah-Chatham County Public School System
Jenell Calloway
Jenell Calloway Manager, Meetings & Events Construction Owners Association of America
Nick Caravella
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Nick Caravella Thought Leadership Avicado Construction Technology Services
Bob Carney
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Bob Carney Director Operations Ada County
Steve Caron
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Steve Caron Project Manager University of Florida Planning, Design and Construction
Crystal Carter
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Crystal Carter Industry Manager The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (GA)
Lucie Castro
Lucie Castro Manager, Operations and Administration Construction Owners Association of America
John Caswell
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John Caswell Director General Services Administration - Region 5 (Great Lakes, Chicago)
Heather Cline
Heather Cline Solution Consultant Projectmates by Systemates
Carli Cole
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Carli Cole Project Manager HGA Architects and Engineers (WI)
Josh Conradson
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Josh Conradson Assistant Director, Construction Management Auburn University Facilities Management
Jon Critelli
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Jon Critelli Partner StoneTurn
Kyle Cross
Kyle Cross Director of Sales PMWeb Inc.
Stuart Cullen
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Stuart Cullen Sr. Project Manager University of Florida Planning, Design and Construction
Ben Davis
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Ben Davis Assistant VP, Planning, Design & Construction University of Central Florida
Walker Davis
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Walker Davis Assistant Director, Project Support Auburn University Facilities Management
Tracy Dawson
Tracy Dawson Associate - Director of Business Development HDR (FL)
Tyler Deal
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Tyler Deal Superintendent, JE Dunn Construction JE Dunn Construction (Atlanta, GA)
Chris Deely
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Chris Deely Project Associate Carnegie Mellon University
Sarah Kathryn Delphin
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Sarah Kathryn Delphin Project Director, Capital Projects MD Anderson Cancer Center
Laurie DeWitt
Laurie DeWitt Pure Light Images
Cheryl Diamond
Cheryl Diamond Business Development Director Corgan (TX)
Keith Douglas
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Keith Douglas Executive Vice President The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (GA)
Dan Durrance
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Dan Durrance Senior Project Manager/ Mechanical Engineer Matern Professional Engineering, Inc.
Matthew Edmonson
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Matthew Edmonson Assistant Director Capital Program Administration University of Illinois Capital Programs & Real Estate Services
Kate C.M. Edwards
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Kate C.M. Edwards Director of Quality Assurance The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (MD)
Diana T. Eidenshink
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Diana T. Eidenshink President ACE Mentor Program of America
Bryan Emde
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Bryan Emde Exec Director - Office of Design & Construction AdventHealth
Nick Fabbroni
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Nick Fabbroni Assistant Vice President Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Angela Fante
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Angela Fante Principal Ballinger Architects and Engineers
Lester Felder
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Lester Felder Assistant Director - Project Management - Architect, Research and Sciences The University of Texas at Austin
Irving Feliz
Irving Feliz Las Americas Free Zone
Scott Fergerson
Scott Fergerson Ecclesiastical Properties Secretariat Diocese of Orlando
Howie S. Ferguson
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Howie S. Ferguson Executive Director Construction Owners Association of America
Ryan Fintel
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Ryan Fintel VDC Manager The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (Tampa, FL)
Mimi Flatley
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Mimi Flatley Community & Citizenship Manager Turner Construction Company (Orlando, FL)
Melanie Ford
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Melanie Ford Director of Construction OUA University of Georgia
Rachel Forehand
Rachel Forehand Sr Property Construction Officer II State Employees' Credit Union
Laura Fox
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Laura Fox Senior Manager Construction Audit Armanino LLP
Monica Friday
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Monica Friday Senior Design Project Manager University of Iowa
Drew Furry
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Drew Furry Project Executive Purdue University
Gary Gallagher
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Gary Gallagher Principal Project Manager University of Houston
Anthony Gammon
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Anthony Gammon Assistant Vice President Georgetown University
Paul Gerber
Paul Gerber Lead Project Manager Honeywell FM&T
Kristi Gibbs
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Kristi Gibbs National Executive Director Construction Angels, Inc.
John Giovannone
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John Giovannone Senior Vice President The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (MD)
Walter Gordon
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Walter Gordon Project Manager University of Central Florida
Jean Graziano
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Jean Graziano Acting Executive Director University of Maryland, Baltimore
Emanuel Gunn
Emanuel Gunn
Ed Hanzel
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Ed Hanzel Vice President LF Driscoll Co.
Liz Harner
Liz Harner Strategic Solutions Manager OnIndus
Meredith Hassenrik
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Meredith Hassenrik Contract Specialist Carnegie Mellon University
Robert Hatker
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Robert Hatker University of Florida Planning, Design and Construction
Charles Hearn
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Charles Hearn General Services Administration - Region 4 (SE Sunbelt, Atlanta)
Janice Held
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Janice Held Principle Project Manager Carnegie Mellon University
Bill Hercules
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Bill Hercules CEO WJH Health
Nico Hohman
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Nico Hohman Assistant Director Georgetown University
John Holbert
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John Holbert Vice President of Education | Managing Principal IMEG (IL)
Tameesha Hudson
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Tameesha Hudson Assistant Project Manager University of Tampa
Mark Humbert
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Mark Humbert University of Florida Planning, Design and Construction
John Hunnicutt
John Hunnicutt Oelrich Construction, Inc
Wendy Hurley
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Wendy Hurley Project Manager Emory University
Cass Hurst
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Cass Hurst Business Development Executive Wharton-Smith, Inc.
James Hurst
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James Hurst AdventHealth
Brennen Hydzik
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Brennen Hydzik Senior Project Manager Carnegie Mellon University
Travis Jessee
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Travis Jessee Supervisory Project Manager Virginia Tech University Design and Construction
Karlen Jimenez
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Karlen Jimenez Project Manager Harkins Builders, Inc.
Jeff Johnson
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Jeff Johnson Integrated Design Solutions (Troy, MI)
Wesley Johnston
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Wesley Johnston Sr Director of Construction Management HE Butt Foundation
Christopher Joseph
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Christopher Joseph Project Manager The University of Texas at Austin
Scott Judy
Scott Judy Engineering News Record
Joe Keal
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Joe Keal Principal | Architect Lamar Johnson Collaborative (Kansas City, MO)
Mike Kelley
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Mike Kelley Associate Director of Construction Carnegie Mellon University
Shawn Kelly
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Shawn Kelly Capital Project Manager General Services Administration - Region 4 (SE Sunbelt, Atlanta)
Haley Kim
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Haley Kim Program Manager Emory University
Eric Kleinsteuber
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Eric Kleinsteuber Partner, Principal, Design Director KMF Architects
Carina Kraatz
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Carina Kraatz Kitch Attorneys & Counselors, PC
Brian Kugler
Brian Kugler Higher Education Solutions Leader MBP (MD)
Mike Lacey
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Mike Lacey University of Maryland, Baltimore
Matthew Lansberry
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Matthew Lansberry Project Manager University of Maryland, College Park Facilities Management
Ian Law
Ian Law The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (MD)
Marc LeBrun
Marc LeBrun Principal Affiliated Engineers (FL)
David Lee
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David Lee Director General Services Administration - Central Office (WDC)
Ann M. Leiner
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Ann M. Leiner Founder & Chief Connections Officer Stacey & Associates, LLC
Scott Liles
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Scott Liles Baylor Scott & White Health
Dan Littmann
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Dan Littmann Project Manager Turner Construction Company (Orlando, FL)
Jason Lopez
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Jason Lopez Sr. Vice President Procon Consulting LLC
Erika Lord
Erika Lord Operations Director KMF Architects
Amy Luchun
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Amy Luchun Principal Lamar Johnson Collaborative (St. Louis)
Jason Lukes
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Jason Lukes Associate Principal Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers
William Maffett
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William Maffett National Practice Leader, Higher Education Baker Barrios Architects (Nashville)
Gus Maimis
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Gus Maimis Vice President STV (NY)
Jay Malcolm
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Jay Malcolm University of Central Florida
Bill Martin
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Bill Martin Director University of Central Florida
Bill McAllister
Bill McAllister Regional Sales Manager - e-Builder Trimble
Dean McCormick
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Dean McCormick Story Construction
Thomas McDonald
Thomas McDonald Trimble
Brady McGee
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Brady McGee Senior Project Manager Brasfield & Gorrie
Josh Metzger
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Josh Metzger Universal Creative
Kevin Milan
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Kevin Milan Assistant Chief South Metro Fire Rescue
GRegory Minenna
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GRegory Minenna Project Manager II University of Central Florida
Ryan Minton
Ryan Minton DPR (Orlando)
Rick Moeckel
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Rick Moeckel EVP, Business institutional Unit Clayco (St. Louis)
Tina Montone CSI
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Tina Montone CSI Industry Liaison Conspectus, Inc.
Vinnie Moreschi
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Vinnie Moreschi Executive Vice President | Principal Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (Gainesville, FL)
Jacob Morgan
Jacob Morgan National Account Executive Field Control Analytics (TX)
Janna Morgan
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Janna Morgan Director, Design & Construction University of North Texas System
Daniel Moskowitz
Daniel Moskowitz Director Avicado Construction Technology Services
Jack Mumma
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Jack Mumma Executive Director of Construction & Facilities Strategic Acquisitions University of Maryland, Baltimore
Jean Mumma
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Jean Mumma University of Maryland, Baltimore
Lacey Nelson
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Lacey Nelson Business Development DPR (Orlando)
Kurt Neubek FAIA
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Kurt Neubek FAIA Principal / Senior Director Page Southerland Page
Albert Newnham
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Albert Newnham Project Manager / Engineer General Services Administration - Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic, Philadelphia)
Arleen Nina
Arleen Nina Project Manager Las Americas Free Zone
Josh Nooney
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Josh Nooney JE Dunn Construction (Atlanta, GA)
Aaron Noto
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Aaron Noto Project Manager IV The University of Texas at Austin
Ivan Oelrich
Ivan Oelrich President Oelrich Construction, Inc
Paul O'Keef
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Paul O'Keef Capital Project Manager Virginia Tech University Design and Construction
Ty Orner
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Ty Orner Project Manager University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Carissa Oyedele
Carissa Oyedele Vice President Corgan
Carissa Oyedele
Carissa Oyedele Vice President Corgan Associates
Mike Palotas
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Mike Palotas Vice President / National Higher Education Leader The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (DE)
Amanda Pankhurst
Amanda Pankhurst The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (GA)
Bradley Pascarella
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Bradley Pascarella Senior Project Manager Matern Professional Engineering, Inc.
Matt Passarella
Matt Passarella Wharton-Smith, Inc.
Gifton Passley
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Gifton Passley Deputy Executive Director Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
Shailesh Patel
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Shailesh Patel Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Corie Patton
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Corie Patton VP | Healthcare Development Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (Gainesville, FL)
Wendy Peacock
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Wendy Peacock Director, Construction Management Auburn University Facilities Management
Dave Peck
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Dave Peck Facilities Project Manager Penn State University
Nakesha Pierce
Nakesha Pierce Sr Property Construction Officer II State Employees' Credit Union
Aeron Polodna
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Aeron Polodna University Of Wisconsin System Administration
Todd Procaccini
Todd Procaccini Senior Client Executive Kahua, Inc.
Shaun Puri
Shaun Puri StoreRight Self Storage
Cy Rangel
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Cy Rangel Project Executive Purdue University
Pat Rebholz
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Pat Rebholz Design & Construction Project Delivery Director University Of Wisconsin System Administration
Monica Reed
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Monica Reed Project Manager Penn State University
RJ Reed
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RJ Reed Vice President The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (Tampa, FL)
Aaron Reedy
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Aaron Reedy Superintendent Baker Concrete
Dan Reid
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Dan Reid Project Portfolio Manager University of Central Florida
Andrew Reilly
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Andrew Reilly Sr. Director of Engineering and Construction Carnegie Mellon University
Lissi Riedel
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Lissi Riedel Vice President, Business Development & Sales MOCA Systems Inc.(Austin, TX)
Marty Rinehart
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Marty Rinehart Senior Project Manager Loudoun County Public Schools
Angela Robbins-Taylor
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Angela Robbins-Taylor Executive Director Construction Career Collaborative
Chris Rogan
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Chris Rogan Director - Capital Programs Administration University of Illinois Capital Programs & Real Estate Services
Corazon Roush
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Corazon Roush University of California, San Diego
Michael Roush
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Michael Roush Program Manager University of California, San Diego
Michael Rubin
Michael Rubin Avicado Construction Technology Services (TX)
Clint Russell
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Clint Russell Vice President Design and Construction HCA, The Healthcare Company
Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan Partner StoneTurn
Ramona Samali
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Ramona Samali Project Manager, Higher Education Baker Barrios Architects (Nashville)
Ramona Samali
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Ramona Samali Project Manager, Higher Education Baker Barrios Architects (Orlando)
Stephanie Scibilia
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Stephanie Scibilia Director of Channel Partnerships SafeTraces, Inc
Domenic E. Scorpio
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Domenic E. Scorpio President Scorpio
Christina Scott
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Christina Scott Senior Business Development TLC Engineering Solutions (Orlando)
Irene Seatter
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Irene Seatter University of Southern California
Ann Sekely
Ann Sekely Regional Business Development Director McKim & Creed
Mike Sgriccia
Mike Sgriccia Alexander Building Construction (PA)
Laura Shadix
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Laura Shadix General Services Administration - Region 4 (SE Sunbelt, Atlanta)
Sid Shah
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Sid Shah President OnIndus
Sandy Shaposky
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Sandy Shaposky PMCM Client Account Manager Jacobs Project Management (PA)
Jesse Slim
Jesse Slim Project Architect II Corgan (TX)
Collette Small
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Collette Small Industry Coordinator The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (MD)
Marty Smith
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Marty Smith State Property Officer Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
Sarah T. Smith
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Sarah T. Smith Exec Dir, Design Management Auburn University Facilities Management
Madeline Smith-Dunaway
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Madeline Smith-Dunaway Clayco (St. Louis)
Susan Smythe
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Susan Smythe Senior Project Manager Swarthmore College
Steve Sobo
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Steve Sobo Washington University in St. Louis
David Sowell
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David Sowell P.E., Development Services Kimley-Horn (Gainesville, FL)
Stephen Sproul
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Stephen Sproul OnIndus
Demaurio Starks
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Demaurio Starks Project Director Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
Chad Stirrett
Chad Stirrett Associate Vice President of Facilities Management Western Michigan University
Martha Stoakes
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Martha Stoakes Senior Design Project Manager University of Iowa
Gregory Stock
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Gregory Stock Stantec (FL)
Ken Stonecipher
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Ken Stonecipher Corporate Director, Construction Global Gaming Solutions, LLC
Karen Stovall
Karen Stovall
Steven Stovall
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Steven Stovall Director of Construction & Renovation Clemson University - Facilities
Benjamin Strain
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Benjamin Strain Higher Education Design Leader DLR Group (Denver)
David Stutzman AIA, CSI
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David Stutzman AIA, CSI Principal Conspectus, Inc.
Michael Suarez
Michael Suarez Lead Project Manager Honeywell FM&T
Harpreet Suji
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Harpreet Suji OnIndus
Scott Suto
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Scott Suto Project Manager University of Central Florida
Marissa Swanson
Marissa Swanson Lamar Johnson Collaborative (St. Louis)
Anu Taneja
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Anu Taneja Contract Administrator Michigan State University
Dwyn Taylor
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Dwyn Taylor Assistant VP Capital Construction & Renovations Virginia Tech University Design and Construction
Christian Temoche
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Christian Temoche Senior Project Manager Loudoun County Public Schools
Rob Tirocchi
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Rob Tirocchi Project Executive, Government Harkins Builders, Inc.
Penny Toniolo
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Penny Toniolo Carnegie Mellon University
Lora Toothman
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Lora Toothman Construction Project Manager Chesterfield County Public Schools (VA)
Mary Toothman
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Mary Toothman Chesterfield County Public Schools (VA)
Shannon Tucker
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Shannon Tucker University of Illinois Capital Programs & Real Estate Services
Katie Twining
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Katie Twining Associate Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer Georgia Southern University
Jody Urquhart
Jody Urquhart Motivational Keynote Speaker Jody Urquhart
Byron Valle
Byron Valle Sr. Strategic Account Manager Trimble
Eric Vandenbroucke
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Eric Vandenbroucke Senior Director of Healthcare IMEG (IL)
Eric Vowell
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Eric Vowell University of Georgia
Christopher Wainwright
Christopher Wainwright University Architect University of North Florida
Joe Walker
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Joe Walker President, Managing Principal Walker Architects
Laura Wards
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Laura Wards Marketing Director Projectmates by Systemates
Rick Warhall
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Rick Warhall Senior Vice President The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (CT)
Sam Werschky
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Sam Werschky Assistant Vice President Planning, Design & Construction Cook Children's Health Care System
Tom White
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Tom White Vice President Business Strategy and Development AE7
Andi King Wieczynski
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Andi King Wieczynski Director of Business Strategy The Beck Group
Leisa Williams-Swedberg
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Leisa Williams-Swedberg Performance Manager Michigan State University
Derek Wilson CHFM PE
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Derek Wilson CHFM PE Director, HSPP University of Virginia Facilities Management
Nathan Wood
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Nathan Wood Construction Progress Coalition
Kevin Woolbright
Kevin Woolbright Construction Angels, Inc.
Doug Workman
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Doug Workman General Manager Alexander Building Construction (PA)
Peter Worstell
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Peter Worstell Senior Business Development Manager SageGlass
Joe Yimin
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Joe Yimin Senior Project Manager Carnegie Mellon University
John V. Zahor
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John V. Zahor Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management University of Maryland, Baltimore County
7 Other Registered Attendees

The conference agenda is in development and continually updating. Check back often for current details!

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek 

14651 Chelonia Parkway
Orlando, FL 32821
Phone: 407-390-2480
Cut-off date 10/25/2023


Hotel Information


Arrive in Orlando early for a golf outing at Disney’s gorgeous Lake Buena Vista course on Sunday afternoon, November 12. The golf scramble is a fun and relaxing opportunity to network with long-time friends and meet new peers.

Golf Outing Information / Registration


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There are many other ways to showcase your firm and support COAA through conference related sponsorships. Opportunities at every price point, to meet every business goal are available.

Please contact Jessica Bonin for more information or to secure your sponsorship.

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