(L-R Ruprich, Pitt, Beasley, Pacarari)
Southfield, MICH – June 17, 2014 –Independent real estate consulting firm Plante Moran Cresa (PMC), announces four new staff members have joined its project management team. Acting as an unbiased owner’s representative, PMC assists clients with facility and capital projects concept through completion.
The announcement was made by CEO Bill Lichwalla. “Our full service approach to real estate allows us to help organizations create space that is truly aligned to their needs. With more than $1 billion in active projects, we continue to see strong demand across many industries, from industrial and corporate office, to education and government, to health care and senior living. We are delighted to continue to add top talent to serve our clients who look to us for objective advocacy and expertise.”
Bob Ruprich joins PMC as a vice president of project management from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) / Beaumont Hospital joint venture. Bob brings more than 24 years of master planning, design, and construction program management experience. Bob will support both the health care and senior living sectors. Bob holds a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University in Building Construction Management.
Lisa Pitt joins PMC as an associate of project management. She brings nine years of architectural design and project experience, including certification in LEED Building Design and Construction. Prior to joining Plante Moran Cresa she was with Wold Architects and Engineers in Royal Oak, Mich. She earned a Master of Architecture degree from Lawrence Technological University.
Ahmed Beasley joins PMC as an associate of project management, focusing in the education and commercial industry. Ahmed has more than 18 years of experience in K-12 and commercial projects with both Barton Malow and as an independent consultant. Ahmed has a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Lawrence Technological University.
Beth Pacurari joins PMC in the new position of accounting coordinator. Beth is returning to Michigan after thirteen years spent in Alaska, most recently with UIC Construction Services as a controller for more than five years. Beth earned an MBA in Finance from Walsh College and a BBA in Accounting from Baker College.