Projectmates Sponsors the 3rd Annual CMAA Project Achievement Awards

Scholarship Recipients Fun Pose!

Projectmates is a proud sponsor and supporter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), which is North America's only dedicated organization that addresses the interests of professional construction and program management. CMAA serves both owner and service provider practitioners, creating opportunities for professional growth and networking for its members.

CMAA holds several events and conferences nationwide to connect the construction management industry, including the CMAA National Conference & Trade Show, Capital Projects Symposium, Rising CM Conference, an annual golf tournament, and just recently, the 3rd annual Project Achievement Awards in the North Texas Chapter.

Every year, the Project Achievement Awards recognizes America's leading construction and program managers and their innovative projects around the world. The project award categories included Transportation, Education, Water/Wastewater/Industrial/Power/Utilities, Healthcare, Commercial/Sports/Entertainment/Hospitality, Government, Residential/Mixed-Use, and Environmental.

This year, the event was the largest one yet, bringing together 230 industry leaders. Following the meet & greet, the award ceremony took place, where the CMAA Board Officer President, Steven Solka, opened with an overview of the organization, continued efforts, recognized key members of the group, and moderated the program of the night. The national level President & CEO of CMAA, Bruce D'Agostino, engaged the audience with the mission of CMAA and what the future holds. Guest speaker Baker Ashiwaya, CMAA's education/scholarship chair, spoke about the scholarships that were awarded to several bright students pursuing a career in construction management. Projectmates' very own Nicole Countryman presented the Project Achievement Awards, and to wrap up the night, the Ethos Education Group's Executive Director/President, Michael Davis, talked about Ethos' partnership with CMAA and shared vision in growing the interest of youths in the construction management industry.

Chapter Awards

Distinguished Owner Honorees:

Clients of the Year:

  • Brian Barth – District Engineer, TxDot, Ft. Worth District
  • Duane Milligan – Director of Construction, TxDOT, Dallas District
  • Loyl Bussell – District Engineer, TxDOT, Ft. Worth District

"Of the Year" Awards

Scholarship Recipients

  • Saul Lopez – Texas A&M
  • Rafael Garcia – UT Tyler
  • Ryan Harris – Texas Tech
  • Vikas Banamigi – UNT
  • Sahar Habibzadeh – UT Arlington
  • Bo Hawthorne – Texas A&M
  • Stanley Meczywor – Tarrant County College

Project Awards


Public Works

Buildings – New Construction

Buildings – Renovations/Modernization

Project Management

There are so many talented CM firms in Texas that have successfully delivered countless projects to the community; the North Texas Chapter decided to create a Project Achievement Awards Program. The program is designed to not only recognize project successes, but to help capital project Owners realize the benefits of using professionally qualified construction managers." – Nicole Countryman, Systemates Director of Sales

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