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TFMoran Adds Two

People JCJ Hires Two to Strengthen Team Boston – JCJ Architecture recently announced the addition of Robert C. Hicks, AIA, and Lorenzo Mattii, RA, to the firm as principal and design principal, respectively. Both will be responsible for delivering comprehensive planning and design services, with Hicks focusing on higher education projects and Mattii leading a variety of private, public, and institutional projects. Hicks works side by side with higher education clients in the planning, design, and management of academic, student life, athletics, and science-based facilities, among other building types. Prior to joining JCJ Architecture, Hicks was a senior project manager and senior associate with Symmes, Maini & McKee Associates and a director of project



services with Hoskins Scott & Partner Mattii is a recognized and awardwinning architect with more than 20 years of global experience in the design of complex performing arts, institutional, civic, and hospitality projects. Prior to joining JCJ, he was a design partner with Safdie Architects, design director at Pfeiffer Partners, and a senior design associate with Rockwell Group.

Gilbane Announces Promotions Providence, RI – Gilbane Development Company (GDCO), the real estate development, financing, and ownership arm of Gilbane, Inc., announced the promotions of Russell Broderick to senior vice president and Robert V. Gilbane Jr. to vice president. Broderick joined Gilbane in 1992. Select projects completed or underway include Hill Farms State Office Building in Madison, Wis.; Surfside Narragansett in Narragansett, R.I.; and several student housing projects. Gilbane joined the company in March 2012 after working as an associate


Gilbane Jr.

analyst and senior associate at Moody’s Investor Services. As senior development manager, he has participated in publicprivate partnerships including mixed-use developments and affordable housing.

Bedford, NH – Scott Olsen, EIT, has joined TFMoran, Inc. as a project engineer. His experience includes construction inspection, stormwater management, site and roadway grading, underground utility work for commercial and residential projects, and a $35 million federal renovation project. His certifications include Army Corps of Engineers CQC, OSHA 40 HAZWOPER, and OSHA 30 General Industry. TFMoran also announced that Stephen Williams has joined its team as a stormwater and construction inspector. He has over 30 years of experience, including soils testing, concrete and asphalt inspection and testing, monitoring



infrastructure construction, water mains, sewer mains, and SWPPP Plans. He has also provided project management services for the NHDOT Bureau of Public Works, the town of Hooksett, and numerous other communities in Southern New Hampshire.

MPA Welcomes Brittany Page Boston – Margulies Perruzzi from concept to completion. With Architects (MPA) announced an architectural background, that Brittany Page, associate she synthesizes architectural IIDA, has joined the firm as a and interior elements to create healthcare interior designer. In innovative design solutions that her new role, she will provide efficiently address the needs of design, technical detailing, and the client. space-planning services from Page’s previous healthcare concept development through projects include Southcoast Page / photo by construction documentation for Health System/St. Luke’s Bruce Rogovin MPA’s healthcare clients. Hospital in New Bedford, Mass.; Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, She has six years of experience in N.H.; and Boston Children’s Hospital in healthcare, having collaborated with Boston. teams on multimillion dollar projects

Finegold Alexander New Officers

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develop business relationships, it takes a similar effort to establish relationships with the media. If your firm doesn’t have those contacts, a PR professional can assist with reaching targeted press and establishing your firm as a credible expert source for articles and contributed information. Again, rely on those previously determined PR topics to offer editors expertise in line with the publication’s editorial calendars. Typically, an editor will ask for a phone interview with your expert on the stated topic. Industry awards Industry awards can differentiate your firm from the competition and highlight exceptional work. Seek industry award programs that align with your business goals and project achievements. Remember to tap the project team to strengthen the project narrative in award submissions. Speaking opportunities Identify speaking opportunities at con-

ferences, trade shows, and local business events to position your staff as experts in the industry. Research opportunities, noting required experience, materials, and deadlines for submission. Using one of your brainstormed PR topics, help your staff write a speaking abstract with learning objectives and submit to the event organizer. Once secured, assist your team with materials preparation and rehearsal, if needed. Strategic thinking and planning are essential to any business. Successful business development identifies areas for growth and employs public relations and marketing strategies to help achieve those initiatives. Match your PR efforts to your BD goals to shape the future of your firm. Susan Shelby, FSMPS, CPSM, is the president and CEO of Rhino Public Relations.



Boston – Finegold Alexander Architects recently announced that Rebecca Berry, AIA; Ellen Anselone, AIA; Jeffrey Garriga, AIA; and Regan Shields Ives, AIA, were unanimously voted by the firm’s board of directors to the positions president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary, respectively. In concert


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with Maurice Finegold, FAIA; James Alexander, FAIA; and Tony Hsiao, AIA, their new roles will add fresh perspectives to continue the firm’s legacy to preserve and enhance places and spaces through innovation, inspiration, and transformation of the built environment.

WBRC Promotes Monyok Portland, ME – Civil engineer Paul A. Monyok, PE, has been promoted to principal at WBRC Architects Engineers. Over the past decade, he has performed a diverse range of work at WBRC, including lead roles in the site/civil engineering for Joint Force Headquarters in Augusta, UCU Headquarters in Orono, The Avenue student apartment complex, also in Orono, and many others. Monyok

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