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2023

Khaled Naja, PE, CCM, is the New Board of Directors Chair for CMAA

Khaled Naja, PE, CCM, CEO of Cruise Terminals International, recently became the new Chair of the Board of Directors of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) at CMAA2023, the association’s national conference in Washington, D.C. Khaled is a globally-recognized C-suite leader with cross-industry expertise in private equity infrastructure, capital...

CMAA Honors 17 Outstanding Construction Management Projects

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce it has recognized 17 projects for outstanding achievements in construction management in 2023. The 2023 CMAA Project Achievement Award winners are: Commercial/Sports/Entertainment/Hospitality: Construction value greater than $50 Million San Diego State University: Snapdragon Stadium Owner: San Diego State University...

CMAA Foundation Awards Five Scholarships in 2023

The CMAA Foundation is proud to announce it has honored five recipients with scholarships in 2023, the most the organization has ever awarded. In addition, two of this year's scholarships are new for 2023 and will be awarded annually going forward. The scholarships are given in an effort to continue...

CMAA is Accepting Education Session Proposals for CMAA Focus24

The Construction Management Association of American (CMAA) invites you to share best practices, successes, and proven techniques by presenting at its spring conference, CMAA Focus24. CMAA invites program and construction management (PM/CM) professionals, faculty, students, and all those involved in design, construction, and management in the built environment to submit...

Winners Announced for CMAA’s 2023 Industry Excellence Awards

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced the winners of its 2023 Industry Excellence Awards. CMAA’s Award Program recognizes excellence in construction management practice and honors companies and individuals each year based on merit. A panel of judges reviews each nomination carefully and chooses the best candidate in...

CMAA Announces 2023 Class for College of Fellows

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announces four members have been selected for induction into the CMAA College of Fellows for 2023. They are: Frank Corona, PE, CCM, FCMAA | AECOM Bruce Risley, RA, CCM, FCMAA | Arcadis Heather Shinn, CCM, FCMAA | Parsons Corporation Agnes Weber, PE, CCM...

Newly-Formed Partnership Between CMAA and NAWIC

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) have signed a cooperating agreement. The newly-formed partnership is a win for both organizations as each has a goal of strengthening and amplifying the success of women in the construction industry. NAWIC will use...

CMAA Foundation Supports Students with Scholarship Options

The mission of the CMAA Foundation is to advance and support workforce development to support the future growth of the industry, development of research beneficial to the advancement of technological, educational, or vocational expertise in the industry, and education in the construction management profession. One of the ways the CMAA...

CMAA is Accepting Education Session Proposals for CMAA2023

The Construction Management Association of American (CMAA) invites you to share your best practices, successes, and proven techniques by presenting at its fall conference, CMAA2023. CMAA2023, scheduled for October 29 - 31, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (National Harbor), is CMAA's flagship event. It will include a comprehensive exhibit hall, plenary...

CMCI Launches New Certified Associate Construction Manager Credential

The Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI), a subsidiary of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), announces the release of a new credential for qualified construction managers, the Certified Associate Construction Manager® (CACM). The CACM recognizes mid-career professionals who voluntarily meet the CACM’s eligibility requirements, including formal education, field experience...

2022

CMAA Honors 20 Outstanding Construction Management Projects in 2022

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce it has recognized 20 projects for outstanding achievements in construction management. The 2022 Project Achievement Award winners are: Environmental: Construction value less than $50 Million Soldier Canyon Filter Plant Expansion Owner: Soldier Canyon Water Treatment Authority Project Team: Ditesco...

Winners Announced for CMAA’s Industry Excellence Awards

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced the winners of its 2022 Industry Excellence Awards. CMAA’s Award Program recognizes excellence in construction management practice and honors companies and individuals each year based on merit. A panel of judges reviews each nomination carefully and chooses the best candidate in...

CMAA Announces 2022 Class for College of Fellows

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announces four members have been selected for induction into the CMAA College of Fellows for 2022. They are: Robert Bennett, FCMAA | RABCO Engineering Darrin Lambrigger, PE, CCM, FCMAA | Port of Long Beach David Rathmann, CCM-RET, FCMAA | Parsons, Retired Carl Sciple...

CMAA Launches New Construction Leaders Podcast

An original podcast presented by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), the Construction Leaders Podcast focuses on the latest in capital management and the issues and challenges facing program and construction managers today. The season features a new episode each month with guests discussing what's impacting the construction industry...

CMAA Foundation Receives Largest Gift in History

Vienna, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Foundation announced today that it has received a gift of $250,000 from a CMAA member who is passionate about developing the next generation of construction management professionals. The gift, the largest in the Foundation’s history, will endow the Foundation’s...

2021

Statement From CMAA President & CEO on Infrastructure Bill

CMAA Commends Congress for Passing Infrastructure Improvement Bill Late Friday night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, commonly known as the bipartisan infrastructure bill. I join many of my colleagues in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction industry in applauding the House in joining with the Senate to...

Brian McCarthy, PE, CCM, is New Chair of CMAA

Vienna, VA, USA – Brian McCarthy, PE, CCM, Vice President, CDM Smith, became the new Chair of the Board of Directors of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) at CMAA2021, the association’s conference in Philadelphia, Pa. McCarthy has more than 33 years in the industry and 13 years at...

CMAA Honors 14 Outstanding Projects in 2021

Vienna, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce it has recognized 14 projects for outstanding achievements in construction management. The 2021 Project Achievement Award winners are: Water/Wastewater/Utility: Construction value greater than $50 Million Atlanta Water Supply Program Owner: City of Atlanta CM: PC...

CMAA Announces 2021 Class for College of Fellows

Vienna, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announces three members have been selected for induction into the CMAA College of Fellows. They are: Brian Ott, CCM, FCMAA, Senior Vice President, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Towson, Md. Timothy W. Murchison, JD, CCM, FCMAA, MOCA Systems, Carmichael, Calif. Christopher...

Winners Announced for CMAA’s Industry Excellence Awards

Vienna, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced the winners of its 2021 Industry Excellence Awards. CMAA’s Award Program recognizes excellence in construction management practice and honors companies and individuals each year based on merit. A panel of judges reviews each nomination carefully and chooses...

2020

CMAA Honors 14 Outstanding Projects

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce it has recognized 14 projects for outstanding achievements in construction management. The 2020 Project Achievement Award winners are: Commercial/Sports/Entertainment/Hospitality: Construction value greater than $50 Million Boeing V-22 Osprey Future Factory – Historic Production Building Renovation Owner: Boeing CM: STV...

CMCI Announces the 2020 Mehdi Heydari CCM of the Year Award

The Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI) announces Lionel Zapata has received the 2020 Mehdi Heydari CCM of the Year Award. Lionel, Sr. Federal Program Manager with HDR, is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and a licensed Professional Engineer with more than 23 years of experience. He demonstrated his technical leadership...

Winners Announced for CMAA’s Industry Excellence Awards

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced the winners of its 2020 Industry Excellence Awards. CMAA’s Award Program recognizes excellence in construction management practice and honors companies and individuals each year based on merit. A panel of judges reviews each nomination carefully and chooses...

CMAA Announces 2020 Class for College of Fellows

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announces three members have been selected for induction into the CMAA College of Fellows. They are: Paul W. Foster, CCM, President, Foster CM Group, San Antonio, Texas Christopher J. Payne, PE, CCM, President and COO, MBP, Fairfax, Va. Brian A. Stover, PE, CCM...

2019

CMAA Honors 14 Projects for Outstanding Achievements

McLean, VA, USA - The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce it has recognized 14 projects for outstanding achievements in construction management at its National Conference & Trade Show in Orlando, Fla. Chosen from among these Project Achievement Award Winners, the Project of the Year was...

Winners Announced for CMAA’s Industry Excellence Awards

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced the winners of its 2019 Industry Excellence Awards. CMAA’s Award Program recognizes excellence in construction management practice and honors companies and individuals each year based on merit. A panel of judges reviews each nomination carefully and chooses...

Linda M. Phillips Named CMAA's 2019 Person of the Year

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announces Linda M. Phillips, CCM, has been named CMAA’s 2019 Person of the Year. Phillips is a recently retired U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Project Delivery, Design, and Construction Division, Zone A Director - including Region 1...

CMAA Announces 2019 Class for College of Fellows

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announces two members have been selected for induction into the CMAA College of Fellows. They are: Raoul D. Ilaw, PE, CCM, FCMAA, Vice President, STV James W. Mitchell, CCM, FCMAA, Sr. Vice President, AECOM CMAA members are nominated and...

Speakers for CMAA Focus19 Announced

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announces two exciting and well-known speakers at CMAA Focus19, March 31 – April 2, 2019, in Boston, MA. Relationship Building by Crystal Washington, Futurist | Technology Strategist | Author Known as the “technology translator,” Crystal Washington takes complex social...

2018

Tim Murchison is New Chair of CMAA

McLean, VA – Tim Murchison, JD, CCM, became chair of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) at the Association’s National Conference & Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV. Murchison has more than 40 years’ experience in construction management and design and has served on the CMAA Board of Directors...

CMAA Honors Outstanding Projects of the Year

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce it has recognized 13 projects for outstanding achievements in construction management at its National Conference & Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV. Chosen from among these Project Achievement Award Winners, the Project of the Year...

CMAA Announces National Conference Speakers

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announces three exciting and well-known speakers at the CMAA National Conference & Trade Show, October 14-16, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. How Smart People Build Collaborative Teams by Brent Darnell, President, Brent Darnell International Attendees will join plenary speaker...

Parsons, Massport to Receive CMAA Industry Awards

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce that Parsons and Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) have been chosen to receive industry excellence awards. Parsons will receive the 2018 CMAA Chair’s Award for Safety. This award recognizes a CMAA member firm (owner or service...

Winners Announced for CMAA’s Industry Excellence Awards

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced the winners of our industry excellence awards. CMAA’s awards program recognizes excellence in construction management practice and honors companies and individuals each year based on merit. A panel of judges reviews each nomination carefully and chooses the...

Alpha's Angelides Selected for Inaugural Bruce D'Agostino Award for Owner Outreach

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) announced today that Philios Angelides, PE, F.SAME, FACEC will receive CMAA’s 2018 Bruce D’Agostino Award for Owner Outreach. Angelides is President of Alpha Corporation, a multidisciplinary construction consulting firm providing engineering, program and construction management, project controls, and technology...

Massport’s Sleiman Named CMAA’s Person of the Year

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced that Houssam “Sam” Sleiman, PE, CCM, FCMAA has been named CMAA’s 2018 Person of the Year. Sleiman is the Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs (CP&EA) for the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport). In this capacity, Sam...

CMAA Announces 2018 Class for College of Fellows

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced that three members have been selected for induction into the CMAA College of Fellows. They are: Sandy Hamby, AIA, CCM, FCMAA, President, MOCA Rebecca Jones, FCMAA, President & CEO, Safework, Inc. Palmina Whelan, CCM, FCMAA, Managing Director...

CMAA Announces Key Employee Promotions

McLean, VA, USA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced three key promotions today, a move that advances both professional development and certification efforts for the Association. Nicholas Soto has been appointed to Vice President of Professional Development, a position which brings together both professional development and...

Rick Panos, CCM Appointed CMAA's First Visiting CCM

McLean, VA – Rick Panos, CCM has been appointed CMAA's Visiting Certified Construction Manager. Panos has been a CMAA colleague, PCM instructor, conference presenter, and committed CMAA member and volunteer for many years," added CMAA's President & CEO, Andrea S Rutledge, CAE. "His technical experience will be an asset not...

2017

Chris Payne, PE, CCM is New Chair of CMAA

McLean, VA – Christopher Payne, PE, CCM, executive vice president and chief operating officer of MBP, became chair of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) at the Association’s National Conference and Trade Show in Washington, DC. Payne has more than 30 years’ experience in construction management and design and...

Omaha Public Schools Leader is CMAA's Person of the Year

Washington, DC - Dr. Antoinette Turnquist, Chief Operations Officer of Omaha Public Schools, was honored as Person of the Year by the Construction Management Association of America at CMAA’s National Conference & Trade Show on October 10. Presentation of the award capped an annual CMAA gathering that drew more than...

CMAA Honors Outstanding Projects of the Year

McLean, VA – The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) recognized 17 projects for outstanding achievements in construction management at its National Conference & Trade Show in Washington, DC. Chosen from among these Project Achievement Award Winners, the Project of the Year was the New United States Courthouse in Los...