Director, Project Management
At AOA, Ves is responsible for managing all aspects of our clients' projects, beginning in the design phase and continuing through to the completion of construction. Ves's skillfulness in project management, business development and supportive leadership contribute to his proficiency in his position with AOA and reflect his dedication and commitment to his team and to his projects.
Ves brings more than 28 years of experience working in the construction and hospitality industries to the AOA team. He contributes his skills obtained from working for the US Army as a Combat Construction Engineer for 6 years as well as providing management services for a wide variety of new construction, repair, and renovation projects valued from $50K to more than $400M.
Throughout his career, he has managed various themed entertainment attractions including Pandora - The World of Avatar, Walt Disney World's Soarin at Epcot, Walt Disney World's Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom and the SeaWorld Waterfront Renovation at SeaWorld Orlando. Most notably, Ves project management the area development of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the billion dollar themed expansion in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. He has also led multiple endeavors for FACE Entertainment including leading project management efforts for upcoming Guy Fieri restaurants. His hospitality project management efforts include multiple Wyndham properties as well as renovation work at Disney's Epcot including the China and Italy Pavilions. The Coca-Cola venue at Disney Springs was also led by Ves and successfully opened Summer 2016.
Ves's positive attitude, enthusiasm for client service and a job well done make him an integral component of the AOA team.