Executive Management Team
The Beauchamp Executive Management Team has extensive industry experience across a wide variety of projects and project-delivery methods. The majority of the Executive Management Team has worked together in Miami since the 1980's, producing hundreds of projects for our communities, building long-term and repeat business, and maintaining the highest standards in quality, safety and value. Our goal is to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and all project participants. Please learn more about our Team below.
Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Beauchamp is in charge of the total management and long-term strategic planning of Beauchamp Construction. Mr. Beauchamp is the original founding Principal of the Company's Miami operations and his family started the Company in 1936 in Washington D.C. Since 1980, Mr. Beauchamp has worked successfully to align the Company, internally and externally, with his strategic vision of growth and sustainability, resulting in Beauchamp Construction being one of the oldest and most successful General Contractors in South Florida. A certified general contractor, Mr. Beauchamp earned a Bachelor's and Master's degree from the University of Miami.
Executive Chairman of the Board
As Executive Chairman of the Board, Mr. Crissey is an Officer of the Company and leads our Board of Directors and Community Advisory Council. Mr. Crissey is an original founding Principal of the Company's Miami operations, which commenced in 1980, and served as President of the Company from 1991-2010. Mr. Crissey is actively involved in the Company's day-to-day management and provides guidance to the C.E.O. and President in overseeing all operations. A certified general contractor, Mr. Crissey is the Company's primary qualifier and earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Miami in 1970.
As President, Dean Thomas leads Beauchamp Construction's day-to-day operations in our Construction, Estimating, Purchasing, Accounting, Legal and Administrative Departments. Mr. Thomas stands as the Principal-in-Charge to our clients, subcontractors, vendors, surety and the community at large. A certified general contractor, Mr. Thomas earned a Bachelor's degree in building construction from the University of Florida in 1982 and is a Beauchamp "Lifer", with over 28 years of experience with the Company.
Sr. Vice President of Construction
As Sr. Vice President of Construction, Mr. Artzt serves as Project Executive on many of Beauchamp Construction's largest and most prominent projects. Mr. Artzt is involved from the early stages of pre-construction and design, through final construction completion and turnover. Throughout construction of a project, Mr. Artzt manages the Project Manager, Superintendent and all other field personnel. He provides a project with the required diligence of issue recognition, conflict resolution, information interpretation and decision-making. Mr. Artzt acts as the Company liaison between the Owner, Architect, Consultants and all Subcontractors and keeps these parties informed of project issues and data. A certified general contractor, Mr. Artzt earned a Bachelor's degree in building construction from the University of Florida in 1988 (graduating first in his class) and is a Beauchamp "Lifer", with over 23 years of experience with the Company.
Sr. Vice President
As Sr. Vice President, Mr. Beauchamp is actively involved with the oversight of the Company's constructions operations and day-to-day corporate decision making, planning, and cost controls. As Chief Estimator, Mr. Beauchamp is responsible for the management and coordination of the Company's Estimating Department, including preconstruction services, awarding of subcontracts, budgeting, contract negotiations, and competitive bidding. Mr. Beauchamp attended Florida International University, School of Construction Management and is a Beauchamp "Lifer", with over 21 years of experience with the Company.
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
As Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Treasurer, Ms. Hart provides Beauchamp Construction and its affiliate entities with support in all phases of financial and cash management, administration and human resources. Ms. Hart's responsibilities include reporting of financial statements, cash and financial projections, general ledger analysis, tax filings, accounts payable, accounts receivable, employee benefits, administration and implementing/maintaining internal controls, as well as handling banking, insurance and audit relationships. Ms. Hart is a member of the FICPA, AICPA and CFMA. A certified public accountant with 24 years experience, Ms. Hart has been with the Company for over 17 years and holds a B.A. and M.A. from St. Thomas University.
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
As General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Mr. Ross manages the legal affairs of Beauchamp Construction and its affiliate entities. Mr. Ross provides general in-house counsel to the Company on a variety of business and legal issues and manages ongoing relationships with outside counsel. A Florida Bar Certified Construction Law Expert, Mr. Ross earned a B.A. from The University of Pennsylvania and J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law. Mr. Ross is admitted to practice in Florida, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.