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COAA-TX 2023 Fall Workshop

COAA-TX 2023 Fall Workshop

Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 2:30 PM (CDT) to Friday, September 15, 2023 at 3:00 PM (CDT)
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The COAA-TX chapter is excited to announce its first-ever event in San Antonio, Texas, which promises to be a must-attend for anyone involved in building capital projects in the state. 

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting in the industry, this event is the perfect chance to gain insights, share best practices, and make meaningful connections. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to take your career to the next level. Register today!

Registration Type Registration Rate

Owner Member
(Construction/Facility Project Owner)

Non-Member Owner
(Construction/Facility Project Owner)

Associate Member
(Service Providers)

Associate Non-Member
(Service Providers)

Thank You Event Sponsors


Joan Albert
Joan Albert Regional Director Page Southerland Page
Andy Albin
Andy Albin Principal Page Southerland Page
Bill Alexander
Bill Alexander Director, Project Management Cumming Corporation (GA)
Hussain Alkinani
Hussain Alkinani Construction Director University of Houston
Stephanie Alvarado
Stephanie Alvarado Division Diversity Coordinator SpawGlass (Houston, TX)
Kamila Andrzejak
Kamila Andrzejak Project Director, Facilities MD Anderson Cancer Center
Joelynn Barclay
Joelynn Barclay Project Manager Texas General Land Office
Joshua Barnhart
Joshua Barnhart Commissioning Manager Engineered Air Balance
Raul Benitez
Raul Benitez Principal TLC Engineering Solutions (Houston)
Laura Berbel
Laura Berbel Senior Project Manager UTHealth Houston
Natasha Blonski Hill
Natasha Blonski Hill Hill International, Inc. (Houston, TX)
Justin Brodnax
Justin Brodnax Director of Strategic Partnerships Hoar Construction, LLC (TX)
Jeff Brooks
Jeff Brooks VP Healthcare Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.
Kimberly Burke
Kimberly Burke Vice President Business Development Skanska USA Building Inc. (Houston)
Taryn Burnett
Taryn Burnett Director of Hospital Operations for Campus Planning Memorial Hermann Health System
Kyle Busa
Kyle Busa Marek Brothers Systems, LLC
Pamela Canales
Pamela Canales Director of Business Development Pape-Dawson Engineers
Chris Carruth
Chris Carruth Strategic Development Officer Metropolitain Contracting Company (METRO)
Cody Christian
Cody Christian Sr. Project Manager MD Anderson Cancer Center
John Compton
John Compton Business Development Manager W.S. Bellows Construction
Trae Compton
Trae Compton VP, Client Executive Linbeck (Austin,TX)
Gina Cordeiro
Gina Cordeiro Project Manager City of Round Rock
Cindy De Hoyos
Cindy De Hoyos Prinicipal Marmon Mok Architecture
Patricia DeHaro
Patricia DeHaro MOCA Systems Inc.(Austin, TX)
Katherine Denti
Katherine Denti Architectural Designer CannonDesign (Houston TX)
Cheryl Diamond
Cheryl Diamond Business Development Director Corgan (TX)
JC Fiorino
JC Fiorino Director of Business Development OfficeSource, Ltd.
Erica Fisher
Erica Fisher The Arkitex Studio, Inc.
Cynthia Foteh
Cynthia Foteh Business Development Powers Brown Architecture
Alex Fuentes
Alex Fuentes Regional Construction Manager Amazon (Design & Construction)
Gary Gallagher
Gary Gallagher Principal Project Manager University of Houston
Juana Gallegos
Juana Gallegos Sr. Project Manager Hill International, Inc. (Houston, TX)
Yong Gan
Yong Gan Director of Design PhiloWilke Partnership
Jesse Garcia
Jesse Garcia HDR (Houston, TX)
Craig Glenn
Craig Glenn Project Executive Hoar Construction, LLC (TX)
Charles Griffin
Charles Griffin Principal Page Southerland Page
Brian Hancock
Brian Hancock Director of Technology Telios
Cynthia Harvey-Brown
Cynthia Harvey-Brown Director of Marketing & Business Development Energy Architecture
Michael Hatton
Michael Hatton Vice President, Facilities Engineering and Construction Memorial Hermann Health System
Fred Heaton
Fred Heaton Education/Science Principal HDR (Dallas, TX)
Kent Hedges
Kent Hedges Large Capital Project Manager Medxcel (TX)
Ryan Hendrix
Ryan Hendrix Texas Regional Manager, Healthcare Archer Western | The Walsh Group
Khristian House
Khristian House SVP, Texas Southwest District Business Line Leader - Property & Buildings WSP (Houston)
Ahmed Hussein
Ahmed Hussein Business Development Manager Turner Construction Company (TX)
Jeffery Kauffmann
Jeffery Kauffmann Texas General Land Office
Gaurav Khadse
Gaurav Khadse Assistant Vice President Texas Children's Hospital
Chris Kirch
Chris Kirch Market Executive Kitchell
Andrew Koska AIA
Andrew Koska AIA Senior Prj. Manager Perkins+Will (Houston, TX)
Kayla Kuhn
Kayla Kuhn Healthcare + Life Science New Business Development Executive McCoy Rockford Commercial Interiors
Patti Larson
Patti Larson Marketing Director Spire Consulting Group
Robert Lawson
Robert Lawson Senior Account Manager McCoy Rockford Commercial Interiors
Matt Leinart
Matt Leinart HOK (TX)
Patrick Lew
Patrick Lew Director, Capital Projects UT Health San Antonio
Tiffany Long
Tiffany Long Partner Marmon Mok Architecture
Erin Machac
Erin Machac Principal TreanorHL (TX)
michael macias
michael macias Project Manager Texas General Land Office
Kyle Majchrowski
Kyle Majchrowski Senior Project Executive Banner Health - North Colorado
Corey McCutchan
Corey McCutchan MEP Preconstruction Director McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. (Houston)
David McLemore
David McLemore Executive Vice President Kirksey
Renee McNiel
Renee McNiel Business Owner Corporate Move Consulting Inc.
Katye Miller McGinnis
Katye Miller McGinnis Civil Engineer Kimley-Horn (Houston, TX)
Amy Moen
Amy Moen Sr. Principal, Marketing Principal HOK (TX)
Michael Monreal
Michael Monreal Vice President The Broaddus Companies
Karen Mooney
Karen Mooney AVP, Fac Planning Design & Construction MD Anderson Cancer Center
LaKeta Morris
LaKeta Morris Marketing and Client Relations Director O'Donnell/Snider Construction
Yvonne Nagy
Yvonne Nagy Managing Principal HDR (Houston, TX)
Greg Norris
Greg Norris Director, Energy & Utility Programs MD Anderson Cancer Center
Angie O'Flaherty
Angie O'Flaherty Business Development Manager Walter P Moore (Houston, TX)
Caryn Ogier
Caryn Ogier Senior Project Manager Kimiko Designs
Kenneth Olson
Kenneth Olson PhiloWilke Partnership
Allan Parr
Allan Parr President & CEO REES
Erika Passailaigue
Erika Passailaigue Datum Engineers
Rachel Perucki
Rachel Perucki Tarkett
Brian Peterson
Brian Peterson Executive Vice President Telios
Stephen Powell
Stephen Powell VP, Program Management Meadows & Ohly, LLC
Drew Prochaska
Drew Prochaska Structural Engineer Kimley-Horn (Houston, TX)
Eduardo Reyna
Eduardo Reyna Construction Safety & Risk Manager University of Texas Medical Branch
Lissi Riedel
Lissi Riedel Vice President, Business Development & Sales MOCA Systems Inc.(Austin, TX)
Angela Robbins-Taylor
Angela Robbins-Taylor Executive Director Construction Career Collaborative
Brian Roeder
Brian Roeder Principal Page Southerland Page
Hayden Schiller
Hayden Schiller Project Manager City of Round Rock
Jesus Schuldes
Jesus Schuldes Vice President Peritia Partners
Jim Shackelford
Jim Shackelford Studio8 Architects
Amanda Shanks
Amanda Shanks Business Development / Sr. Marketing Manager Linbeck (Austin,TX)
Matt Short
Matt Short Smith Seckman Reid (Houston)
Ravi SIngh
Ravi SIngh Vice President, Growth & Development PBS Engineers
Jason Smith
Jason Smith President, San Antonio Division SpawGlass (Houston, TX)
Michael Smith
Michael Smith Sr Project Manager Page Southerland Page
Sally J Smith
Sally J Smith Marmon Mok Architecture
Elizabeth Stemac
Elizabeth Stemac Senior Director, Business Development Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.
Jason Sutton
Jason Sutton Principal Project Manager MD Anderson Cancer Center
Marcus Swayzer
Marcus Swayzer Deputy Operations Director Hill International, Inc. (Houston, TX)
Andy Tandon
Andy Tandon GM & VP Turner Construction Company (TX)
Tarek Thomas
Tarek Thomas Associate Vice President University of Texas Medical Branch
Karina Tribble
Karina Tribble Principal
Karina Tribble
Karina Tribble Principal Architectural Engineers Collaborative
Nicholas Tuttle
Nicholas Tuttle Assistant VP, Design & Construction University of Texas at San Antonio
Laura Vargas
Laura Vargas Principal Page Southerland Page
Jose Villareal
Jose Villareal Senior Market Manager Vaughn Construction (TX)
Whitney Warlick
Whitney Warlick Marketing & Business Development Manager Page Southerland Page
axel webb
axel webb Preconstruction Manager TAS Energy
Tim Weidman
Tim Weidman Sr. Director, Business Development Archer Western | The Walsh Group
Rebecca Whyte
Rebecca Whyte Business Development Manager Dewberry
Trent Williams
Trent Williams Principal Shepley Bulfinch (TX)
Kevin Wolfford
Kevin Wolfford Smith Seckman Reid (Houston)
Melissa Wright
Melissa Wright Business Development Leader CannonDesign (Houston TX)
Kurt Young
Kurt Young Principal Walter P Moore (Houston, TX)
Stacy Youngdale
Stacy Youngdale Asst. Director of Risk Mgmt. University of Texas System
Joujou Zebdaoui
Joujou Zebdaoui Program Director MD Anderson Cancer Center
Karim Zulfiqar
Karim Zulfiqar Walter P Moore (Houston, TX)
16 Other Registered Attendees

DAY/DATE - 9/14

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Project Tour:

San Pedro I Building - School of Data Science (SDS)
and National Security Collaboration Center 
University of Texas at San Antonio

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Registration, Networking & COAA Cares

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Hindsight is 20/20: Reflections from a Career in
Capital Projects

Jim Shackelford, Retired from UT System/UT Austin
Sidney J Sanders, Retired Houston Methodist
Hospital System
Karen Mooney, Associate Vice President, Facilities Planning
and Construction, MD Anderson Cancer Center

6:00 – 7:00 PM

More Networking & COAA CARES



7:30 – 8:30 AM

Registration/Networking Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 AM

Welcome & Introductions

8:45 – 10:30 AM

Trust Who? The How, and What about
How We Experience Trust

Kyle Majchrowski, Ripple Intent;
Stephen Powell, Meadows & Ohly, LLC

10:30 – 10:45 AM


10:45 – 12:15 PM

Start/Stop/Continue: A Retrospective Dialogue on 
Project Management Best Practices for Owners,
Design Teams, and Contractors
Kyle Majchrowski, Ripple Intent;
Stephen Powell, Meadows & Ohly, LLC

12:15 – 12:30 PM


12:30 – 1:45 PM

Session 3/Lunch

Building Bridges, Not Barriers: Fostering Collaboration 
between Owners, Contractors, and Cx providers in
MEP and Life Safety Systems

Greg Norris, MD Anderson; Joshua Barnhart, EAB;
Corey McCutchan, McCarthy Building Companies

1:45 -2:00 PM


2:00 – 3:00 PM

Lessons Learned from Activation & Move Management
of a Level One Trauma Center
Taryn Burnett, Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center;
Renee McNiel, Corporate Move Consulting Inc. 

3:00 – 3:15 PM

Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

Holiday Inn Riverwalk
217 North Saint Mary’s St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: 210-224-2500 Option 2

Event Slides

Workshop Recap