Director, Project Management
LEED AP, BD+C, CGC
For over 20 years, Arthur has enjoyed leading and participating in a variety of hands-on construction management projects, ranging from complex life science and research facilities to retail, F&B, hospitality, themed entertainment, and commercial development.
At AOA, Arthur is responsible for leading projects from early "Blue Sky" design intent all the way through to completion. This can include new ground up development or maintaining, renovating, and repurposing existing properties. Arthur's leadership role and oversight with the project team allows him to stay in constant contact with design, engineering, show, production, technical consultants, and team members to ensure timely results and that the facility construction supports the creative direction. His hands-on approach and general contracting background enables him to keep a close eye on the General Contractor to facilitate intelligent dialog with project owners, creative leaders, and clients to make sure that their vision is being executed. Along with the rest of the AOA team, Arthur places a high priority on finding practical strategies that work, while providing leadership on every development he oversees.
Arthur's project experience includes a wide variety of themed entertainment and Hospitality projects. He completed renovations and ground up construction of multiple themed restaurants and night clubs at Disney Springs, Legoland, and the Greater Orlando area. Arthur provided construction management for E-ticket attractions at Legoland Florida’s Chima land and Disney Hollywood Studios Galaxy’s Edge where he lead the process for show, tech, and scenic integration with facility construction. Arthur provided project management directly for the Reedy Creek Improvement District on the construction of the first two pedestrian bridges crossing Hotel Plaza Boulevard and BVD North at Disney Springs.
Arthur also supported via project management for multiple small maintenance and renovation projects for FAM, in-park and on-property at Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Celebration including being the liaison for design and creative partners integration with facility construction. Arthur’s hospitality experience is broad and includes projects for Starwood’s Westin property at Lake Mary Orlando North and being the lead PM and consultant on Starwood’s Flagship Brand (St. Regis) Hotel and Service Apartment development on the Cotai strip in Macao. Most notably, Arthur has been providing turnkey project management consulting, working with our client Mote Marine Laboratory to develop their new Aquarium, “MOTE Science Education Aquarium (SEA)” located in Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota County, Florida.