February 24, 2023 | Construction, Contracting
February 24, 2023
GMC Announces Board Appointees
Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC), with offices in Mobile and Daphne, recently announced John Bricken, executive vice president of Landscape Architecture, and Steve Jernigan, regional vice president of Florida, have been appointed to the firm’s board of directors. In addition, Lee Walters, regional vice president of the Gulf Coast, has been named board chairman for 2023 and 2024. Bricken has been with GMC since 2006 and was promoted to his current role in 2015. Under his leadership, the department has more than tripled in size. Jernigan was managing partner and cofounder of Pensacola-based Bay Design Associates Architects, which GMC acquired in 2019. Under his leadership, Bay Design Associates had become one of northwest Florida’s most reputable and established architectural firms. Walters has served on the firm’s board since 2015. Under his leadership, GMC’s Gulf Coast team has grown to include more than 70 multi disciplined professionals, more than tripling staff numbers in the area over the last decade. Existing directors serving on GMC’s 2023 board include Cedric Campbell, regional vice president of South Alabama; Kevin Laird, executive vice president of engineering; Freddie Lynn, Jr., senior vice president of architecture; and Galen Thackston, chief operating officer.
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