COLUMBIA, S.C. – GMK Associates, Inc., announced today that Mr. Eric R. Sosa has joined GMK’s design-build division as a construction project manager. Mr. Sosa offers 23 years of progressive experience primarily in major U.S. Department of Defense facility programs, engineering operations, and other operational services, and he has proven high-level leadership and problem-solving skills, as well as strong capabilities in interfacing with high-profile staff, vendors, and customers.
“Based on his diverse background in construction oversight, contract management, project controls, process improvement, master planning, sustainable facility development, and facility operations, Eric represents a key strategic hire for our firm,” said Ryan McCormick, director of GMK’s design-build division. “He provides crucial depth and expertise for managing large-scale and complicated construction efforts in our firm’s growing healthcare and government construction project portfolio.”
Over his career, Mr. Sosa has proven success in guiding cross-functional teams and exceeding project goals for multi-hundred-million-dollar construction programs that involve complex operational objectives and thousands of civilian and military personnel. His experience spans major construction and operational efforts both stateside and internationally, including key overseas assignments in Saudi Arabia, Kyrgyzstan, Diego Garcia BIOT, Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Djibouti. Prior to joining GMK, Mr. Sosa served as program manager, Qatar, Al Jabar, and Housing and as division chief, civil engineer operations & readiness (senior program manager) with the Installations Directorate, Headquarters Air Forces Central Command at Shaw AFB in Sumter, SC. In addition to a successful military career, Mr. Sosa holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the United States Air Force Academy.
GMK Associates, Inc. (www.gmka.com) is a multi-disciplinary planning, design, and construction services firm focused on the government, education, healthcare, senior living, and commercial industries. Established in 1966, the firm is based in Columbia, SC, with satellite offices in Greenville, SC, and Augusta, GA. GMK employs close to 60 professionals and is comprised of five interrelated divisions — architecture, engineering, interior design, design-build, and construction services.
SOURCE: GMK Associates, Inc.
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