Student Housing N Illinois
Steve Boyack;CA Management Services

CA Ventures appoints CEO of CA Management Services

CA Ventures, a U.S. real estate investment holding company, has appointed Steve Boyack CEO of CA Management Services (CAMS), the firm’s new property management arm announced last December. CAMS oversees operations for CA’s 15,000-bed portfolio of student housing communities, as well as CA’s growing number of residential communities throughout the U.S., Europe and South America.

CRE X Missouri
David Coleman;HOK

St. Louis' HOK bolsters its roster

David Coleman has joined St. Louis’ HOK as a regional leader for the firm’s Science + Technology practice. He brings nearly 25 years of experience designing college and university projects, with a specialty in strategic facility planning, programming and conceptual design.

CRE N Illinois
Tony Fontanetta;ACCEND Construction

ACCEND Construction hires Tony Fontanetta as general superintendent

ACCEND Construction LLC has hired Tony Fontanetta as general superintendent. He will oversee projects to ensure they are completed within budget, on schedule and in accordance with client specifications while also ensuring that jobsite safety and quality control are maintained during projects. He comes on board not long after the general contractor opened its doors for business in Chicago.

CRE N Illinois
Dawveed Scully appointed to Chicago mayoral transition team

Dawveed Scully appointed to Chicago mayoral transition team

SOM senior urban designer Dawveed Scully was appointed to City of Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot's transition team. Scully was appointed to the business, economy and neighborhood development committee, alongside leaders from institutions and organizations from across Chicago. The committee will play a vital role in shaping key objectives and goals for the new administration.

Finance N Illinois
Jacob Vial;Draper and Kramer

Draper and Kramer hires Jacob Vial as SVP for FHA/HUD lending

Draper and Kramer has hired Jacob Vial as senior vice president in the company’s commercial finance group, overseeing Federal Housing Administration/Housing and Urban Development lending for multifamily and senior housing properties. Based out of the firm’s Chicago headquarters, he will serve as chief underwriter for all credit decisions and direct strategic financing initiatives.