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2024 COAA-GA Spring Educational Forum

2024 COAA-GA Spring Educational Forum

Thursday, March 28, 2024
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

Join COAA-GA on March 28 at Mercer University in Macon for a full day of education, networking, idea sharing, and more. The event includes three sessions with a focus on existing conditions coordination and lessons learned followed by a networking reception.  Breakfast and lunch are provided along with snacks and beverages at the reception.


Stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks. 

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Shelly Attila
Shelly Attila Principal May Architecture + Interiors
Adam Berkstresser
Adam Berkstresser Piedmont Construction Group
Wes Berry
Wes Berry Executive Project Manager ORBE Solutions
Jenell Calloway
Jenell Calloway Manager, Meetings & Events Construction Owners Association of America
Michael Canipe
Michael Canipe Director of Preconstruction Sheridan Construction
Rusty Cartee
Rusty Cartee Georgia Southern University
Eric Downey
Eric Downey Senior Client Development / Building Enclosure Specialist Terracon (Kennesaw, GA)
Oguz Eribac
Oguz Eribac Project Director Manhattan Construction (Atlanta, GA)
Melanie Ford
Melanie Ford Director of Construction OUA University of Georgia
James Fransen
James Fransen Sr Project Manager Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
Wade Gibson
Wade Gibson Sheridan Construction
Amy Granelli
Amy Granelli Eberly & Associates (Atlanta)
Zach Healy
Zach Healy Project Manager Impact Development Management
Danny Hernandez
Danny Hernandez Graduate Engineer Walter P Moore (GA)
John Hightower
John Hightower Structor Group
Jay Jenkins
Jay Jenkins Principal May Architecture + Interiors
Raphael Johnson
Raphael Johnson Fort Valley State University
Scott Kenith
Scott Kenith Project Manager Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
Theresa King
Theresa King Client Relations Team RMF Engineering (ATL)
Tina Kinser
Tina Kinser The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (GA)
Christy Kovac
Christy Kovac Sheridan Construction
Kevin Lackey
Kevin Lackey Principal Walker Architects
Mark Levine
Mark Levine Atlanta Market Leader LS3P Associates Ltd.
Samuel Macfie
Samuel Macfie Vice President of Business Development/Atlanta Healthcare Batson-Cook Construction
Gil May
Gil May May Architecture + Interiors
Mitch Mock
Mitch Mock Project Manager II Georgia Southern University
Martha Pacini
Martha Pacini Director Leo A Daly
Hunter Roberson
Hunter Roberson Project Manager Sheridan Construction
Tom Rogers
Tom Rogers Executive Director of Operations Sheridan Construction
Stuart Schmidtke
Stuart Schmidtke Johnson Healthcare Real Estate
Hunter Sheehan
Hunter Sheehan Business Development Turner Construction Company (GA)
Dallas Smith
Dallas Smith VP of Operations Piedmont Construction Group
Tricia Smith
Tricia Smith Account Executive Automated Logic - Georgia
Connor Spruell
Connor Spruell Trade Attache Quebec Government Office (Atlanta)
Hayes Todd
Hayes Todd Director Holder (Atlanta, GA)
Russell Vullo
Russell Vullo Mercer University
Shannan Whitaker
Shannan Whitaker Sheridan Construction
Andi King Wieczynski
Andi King Wieczynski Director of Business Strategy The Beck Group
Sandi Wilkinson
Sandi Wilkinson Project Manager 2 Georgia Southern University
Markus Wilms
Markus Wilms Director of Laboratory Planning Cooper Carry, Inc. (Atlanta)
Todd Fuller
Todd Fuller HGOR
1 Other Registered Attendees


March 28
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Registration, Networking & Breakfast
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM Transformation to Nature Christy Cranford | Sheridan Construction
Todd Fuller | Principal, HGOR
Tom Rodgers | Chief Operation Officer, Sheridan Construction
Russell Vullo |Associate VP for Facilities, Mercer University 

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Adaptive Reuse: Transforming Life Sciences Presenters: Hayes Todd | Director of Construction, Holder Construction 
Scott Kenith | SR. Project Manager, Georgia State Investment & Finance Commission
Markus Wilms | Director of Laboratory Design, Associate Principal, Cooper Carry
James Fransen |Project Executive, Georgia State Investment & Finance Commission  
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM Lessons Learned Through Hundreds of Renovations John Hightower | Project Executive, Structor Group
Stuart Schmidtke | Senior Project Manager, Johnson Healthcare Real Estate
Gil May | Founding Principal, May Architects & Interiors
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Mercer University- Roberts Academy Mercer University- Roberts Academy1673 Dannenberg AvenueMacon, Ga 31210  
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Networking Reception