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Hotel & Resort Interior Renovation Team
Josh Monroe joined Digney York as an assistant project manager in 2015. Josh is responsible for overseeing a project from start to finish while working closely with clients, superintendents, architects, and other consultants throughout the duration of each project.
Graduating from the Catholic University of America, He earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Architecture. Following graduation, he took a position as a project manager with a small startup that offered virtual shared: marketing, IT, legal & accounting services to small businesses. Josh switched careers to return to his educational background and spent years gaining a strong construction foundation with Structure Tone Mid Atlantic, focused on interior fit-outs and data center work.
Josh brings a wealth of knowledge about modern technology, construction management software, scheduling, submittal review, estimating, & project cost management. Josh strongly believes open lines of communication with all parties involved is the key to achieve a successful project.
Theo is a LEED Accredited professional and is well versed in sustainable design, “green” construction methods and LEED Documentation. Theo has worked on LEED projects ranging in volume from $4 million to $1.2 billion. Additionally, Theo maintains an OSHA 30 certification and appreciates safety as a critical driver to a successful project.
Theo was the sole student to earn dual degrees in civil engineering and architecture in 2011 from The Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC. During Theo’s college career he participated in the American Society of Civil Engineers, concrete canoe and four years of varsity swimming. Theo enjoys volunteering with his alma mater and serving on the Young Alumni Committee. During his free time Theo enjoys running and studying the built environment as it constantly evolves.
Knowledge is one of the keywords that describes Carolyn Brady’s prolific career in construction over the past twenty-six years. That, and a knack for bringing out the best in a team.
As Project Manager, Carolyn has managed the construction of projects across a wide spectrum of scope and budgets. Hotel renovation is the niche that fits her best. “I thrive on the challenge of creating a flexible and invisible construction site. It’s fascinating to be working on a major construction project with the stealth and creativity that hotel renovation requires,” she said.
With professional development a continuing passion, Carolyn has completed coursework in everything from software programs for professional construction scheduling and estimating to Blueprint Reading to CPR. “I love to learn and I’m not afraid to ask questions,” said Carolyn, “When I first started as a laborer, I asked questions that others wouldn’t ask for fear they should already know the answer. I learned everything about buildings, construction and how things work from knowledgeable professionals.”
Attending college on a track scholarship, Carolyn learned early on that teamwork was the key to success. That background has served her well as she progressed from a laborer, on her first job site, to Site Foreman to Field Superintendent to Project Manager with responsibility for everything on the job from building a team of experts to developing construction plans and specifications that meet the customers’ goals and needs. Knowledge and team leadership: the skills Ms. Brady delivers to Digney York’s customers.
John Osborne returns to Digney York as a Project Manager after spending a few years owning and managing his own general contracting firm.
With 20 years of construction under his belt, John has the experience and knowledge to conduct the fast pace renovations that are the reality of hospitality renovations. He is an expert estimator, planner and contract negotiator – his experience stems from an extensive background in the US Navy, Construction and Safety operations in the Military – where he spent over 8 years overseas managing projects for the US Government.
John came on board to to join the on-site team for the interior renovation of the prestigious Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida. His experience with intense, fast-paced schedules was invaluable on this 3 month project.
Dana DiGiovanni joined Digney York in January 2014 as a Project Manager.
With over 12 years of project management experience in the commercial construction market, Dana is responsible for complete project coordination from mobilization through close-out.
She brings a hands on approach to her work and has been recognized for her skill with large, high end, fast paced projects, quality control and adherence to budget and schedule constraints.
She firmly believes that the key to a successful project is open communication, sensitivity to the needs of the client, and creating a true sense of partnership among all team members.
Dana graduated from Florida State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Multinational Business Operations.
Gary Munroe joined Digney York in 2010 as a Project Manager, bringing with him more than 23 years of experience in the construction industry.
As a seasoned team leader Gary is highly effective in the coordination of subcontractors and suppliers and is able to meet the most ambitious schedule deadlines. Gary has a proven record for completion of the most complex and challenging hotel renovation projects.
Gary’s skills at coordinating trades, developing partnerships and building positive rapport with owners, architects and engineers is based on a solid foundation of the knowledge and language of estimating, building code and regulations, owner and subcontract negotiations, project estimating, bidding, tracking and demanding quality, in addition to maintaining cost controls through the effective development of scope and budget on Owner’s PIP.
Before joining Digney York, Gary owned and operated a successful commercial renovation company that specialized in hospitality renovations.
Kevin King joins Digney York with an extensive 17 years of construction management experience with expertise in all facets of the construction industry including new builds, retail and hospitality.
Kevin brings his hands-on approach to all aspects of the projects he manages. He is a firm believer of building long lasting professional relationships by working closely with Owners, Architects and Contractors alike.
With a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, and CDT and CPE certifications in Construction Management along with his past work experience and connections he has made in hospitality industry will no doubt give Digney York a dedicated project management professional and a great addition to our PM Team.
In the hotel renovation business, David Steinberg is the consummate professional. His thirty-five years of experience includes public area and room renovation work for some of the most prestigious and well respected names in the industry, including Marriott, Ritz Carlton, Wyndham and Renaissance.
Mr. Steinberg has delivered time and again for clients seeking professional management, frank communications, and a no-nonsense roll-up-the-sleeves, get-it-done early kind of project manager.
Career Highlights include the $106mm transformation of Chicago’s old 40-story Carbide and Carbon Building on Michigan Avenue into the swanky Hard Rock Hotel Chicago. Mr. Steinberg’s expertise includes comprehensive knowledge of OSHA regulations, IT and Audio/Visual technology as well as FF & E and telecommunications.
Ann Versteeg has dedicated the majority of her professional career to the finance and accounting systems of Digney York Associates. Graduating Summa Cum Laude with an accounting degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, this Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has experience with organizations ranging from the Friendship Savings & Loan in Bethesda, MD, to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center where she was a financial and budget analyst as a college student.
Since 1992, Ann has devoted her intellect to Digney York, first as Controller for eight years, then as Secretary for the Board of Directors, and since 2001, as Chief Financial Officer. In her role as CFO, Ann is responsible for Digney York’s accounting, internal audit and controls, facilities, tax, and treasury.
Prior to Digney York, Ann worked as an auditor and senior accountant for Aronson & Company, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier public accounting firm and one of the nation’s top 50.