Amy founded Bradac Co in 2011 as a full-service real estate construction management firm. As the CEO, she is responsible for the daily operations of the company, building new business relationships, and ensuring our team delivers high quality, high value service to all of our clients. Amy’s 20 years of experience as an architect and contractor give her the unique perspective of having viewed the industry from every angle, which makes her particularly adept at facilitating communication and moving projects forward on time and on budget.
Dawn’s construction experience spans the globe, having worked on simultaneous projects in Asia, Europe and the Americas. As a global real estate manager, she spearheaded negotiations and managed the construction of complex office, manufacturing and laboratory facilities while maintaining compliance with multiple regulatory agencies. A skilled communicator, she successfully collaborates with team members to transform business requirements into viable solutions. Dawn earned a degree in merchandising of textiles, apparel and furnishings from Northwest Missouri State University.
José Franklin Arau
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José brings over 20 years of design and construction experience in both the public and private sectors to his role as senior project manager. He has represented owners and tenants managing a range of projects including new building construction, office tenant improvements, mixed-use, residential apartments, retail, historic preservation and seismic retrofit projects, parking garages, universities, college dormitories, and city and commercial district redevelopments. Prior to joining Bradac Co, José managed the design and ground-up buildout of new courthouses and office tenant improvement projects for the US Courts, and served as owner’s rep/project manager for a real estate consulting and construction management firm. He received a degree in architecture from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. José’s strong leadership skills help teams improve performance and quality throughout the project life cycle.
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Justin brings 10 years of experience as a practicing architect to his role as a construction project manager at Bradac Co. After graduating from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Architecture, Justin moved to San Francisco to start his career. He proceeded to work on a range of project types including hospitality, multi-family residential, and healthcare with a focus on the construction administration (CA) phase. Justin relishes the opportunity to solve complex design and construction problems in collaboration with the entire team of architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, and owners.
Karen is a Civil Engineer with 15 years of design and project management experience on large-scale, high-profile infrastructure projects as well as residential development projects throughout the Bay Area. At Bradac Co she is able to combine her engineering and management skills to guide complex projects with multiple stakeholders, clients, contractors and team members. Karen is a licensed engineer and holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland.
Maria’s career as an architect and project manager spans a 20 year period. After growing up in Chicago as the youngest of five children to Greek immigrants, she moved to Pittsburgh to study architecture at Pennsylvania State University. Upon graduation, she joined award winning firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ) where she worked for the next 17 years on a range of project types including hospitality, retail, cultural, and office. Her rigorous approach to design and construction and ability to make strong multi-disciplinary connections are assets in her role as a project manager at Bradac Co.
Miles received both undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture from Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania, respectively. He worked as a real estate project manager for the US Treasury Department while in school, and moved to the Bay Area post-graduation in 2013 to join UC Berkeley as a space planner and facilities manager, forecasting and planning the spatial needs of the University. His owner-side experience with the federal government and public higher education is a valuable asset to public and private clients alike. Miles was employee #1 at Bradac Co and appreciates the opportunity to constantly learn while working on exciting, world-class projects.
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
A native New Englander, Tiffany graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in civil engineering before moving to Boston to pursue a career in construction. As a project manager for a large, well respected east coast construction company, she traveled nationwide building retail and restaurant interiors as well as ground up new stores for clients such as Apple, Hermes, Puma and Tommy Bahama. Deciding to make a shift to stay in one place for a while, Tiffany pivoted to the public sector to work on the owner’s side of the table in the Town of Needham, a suburb of Boston. While there, she led a team in the ambitious and complex renovation and addition to the historic Town Hall. In 2012, Tiffany relocated to San Francisco with her family, and joined Bradac Co to leverage her skills at successfully leading teams through all phases of a project’s life cycle.