Jaime R. Vidales has been promoted to Director of K-14 in Adolfson & Peterson’s Southwest region. Vidales has spent the last eight years at A&P working on the firm’s local education projects.
As Director of K-14, Vidales will serve as the market leader in the primary, secondary, and two-year post-secondary and technical learning environments. His responsibilities will include the management of the firm’s educational construction projects in the region, development of internal teams to serve the K-14 market, industry advocacy, and community outreach with Arizona schools and colleges. Vidales will remain actively involved in the day-to-day management of projects while bringing hisknowledge of building learning environments as an early resource to current and prospective clients.
“I’m a product of the education system here in Arizona,” states Vidales. “I’m passionate about the future of education in the state and have a vested interest in the opportunities afforded to students locally. I look forward to contributing to the betterment of Arizona schools in my expanded role at A&P.”
Vidales is an Arizona native and holds an undergraduate degree in Construction Management from the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University. During his tenure at A&P, he has been directly involved in the preconstruction and construction management efforts on 23 educational projects. His experience includes renovations and new construction of elementary and middle school campuses, a $50+ million occupied high school modernization, and new construction and repurposing of space on community college campuses locally.
Vidales will be actively involved in a number of local organizations supported by Adolfson & Peterson Construction, including the Arizona Business and Education Coalition (ABEC), Arizona Association of School Business Officials (AASBO), and the Alliance for Construction Excellence (ACE) among others.
“We are very excited to have Jaime take on this leadership role”, said Bryan Dunn, Senior Vice President at A&P. “Building learning environments has been a cornerstone for A&P in Arizona for the last 22 years. Projects with such an impact on our local communities are what truly drive us to perform as an organization. Jaime’s expertise, passion and commitment to education in Arizona will serve as a solid foundation as we continually strive to provide added value to our educational clients.”