McLean, VA, October 12, 2017 – Christopher Payne, PE, CCM, executive vice president and chief operating officer of MBP, became chair of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) at the Association’s National Conference and Trade Show in Washington, DC. Payne has more than 30 years’ experience in construction management and design and has served on the CMAA Board of Directors since 2009. In assuming this leadership position, he said the Association “will continue to advance our profession – promoting professional construction/program management, building on partnerships with allied associations, and increasing awareness through our CCM certification program.” CMAA also elected the following officers for 2017-2018:
- Immediate Past Chair: Stephen Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol
- Chair-elect: Tim Murchison, JD, CCM, AECOM
- Secretary-Treasurer: Iraj Ghaemi, PE, San Diego Regional Airport Authority
- Vice Chairs: Greg Janey, CCM, JaneyCo, Inc.; Brian Ott, CCM, Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.; Ray Ribeiro, PE, The LiRo Group, and Heather Shinn, CCM, Parsons.