On the move at Serendipit, CBRE, Kidder Mathews, McCarthy

Business News | 16 Aug, 2019 |

Serendipit Consulting promotes 3 team members

Serendipit Consulting, a full-service marketing and public relations agency with a diverse local and national client base, recently promoted three team members to director positions within its growing firm.

Andrew Leger started his career at Serendipit Consulting seven years ago as a marketing intern. Working his way up the ranks and creating his previous role of brand strategist, Leger is now the director of account services. In his new role, Leger will manage the day-to-day operations of the account service department and develop and lead account marketing strategies for all clients. He will also continue on as head of the branding department. Leger earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Arizona State University. Outside of his responsibilities at Serendipit, Leger spends his time as a member on the Connect Board for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. 

Rachel Brockway joined Serendipit Consulting in 2018 as the public relations account supervisor. In her new role as director of public relations, Brockway will provide strategic oversight on all PR accounts, while leading and growing the PR team to surpass client needs. Brockway earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Northeastern State University and an MBA in global management and leadership from Arizona State University. She serves on multiple community boards, including as the current president of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Phoenix Chapter and fundraising/marketing council director for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Phoenix.

Chase Mitchell started at Serendipit Consulting in 2018 as the digital strategist. In his new position  as the director of digital, Mitchell will continue to create a vision for digital marketing, develop an online marketing strategy and lead his team of digital marketers in implementing that strategy to increase brand awareness, drive online visibility, and increase conversions for Serendipit’s clients as it pertains to their business goals. Prior to joining Serendipit, he honed his exceptional digital skill set working on organic and paid media for accounts like PetSmart, Microsoft, and Starwood Hotels, and now manages digital media strategies for P.B. Bell, LevRose Commercial Real Estate, Gilbane Building Company, Campus Living Villages, Barrett Properties, and Campus Hill Apartments. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing with an emphasis in digital from ASU. 

“Celebrating our 10 year anniversary as a business last year, we’ve seen a lot of growth and felt it was in the best interest of our clients and our firm to have Andrew, Chase and Rachel step up to serve as directors of their departments,” said Alexis Krisay, co-founder and president of marketing. “Each of them have exceeded our expectations in their previous roles and has proven they were ready for this next step. It has been amazing to see each of them elevate their careers with us and we look forward to exceeding each of our client’s growth goals under their leadership.”

CBRE welcomes office leasing veteran Charles Miscio

CBRE announced that Charles Miscio has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Advisory & Transaction Services, in the Phoenix office. He will focus on office leasing, representing institutional owners of office properties throughout metro Phoenix.

A 30-year commercial real estate veteran, Miscio returns to CBRE after 12 years with Colliers International, where he served as Executive Vice President. He has been involved in the leasing, sale, development, redevelopment and marketing of some of the most high-profile office properties in Phoenix, primarily in the Downtown and Midtown submarkets. Notable projects include his involvement in the redevelopment of Park Central Mall and Sky Harbor Towers and assisting USAA in the purchase of its corporate campus in Deer Valley. His recent client roster includes BH Properties, The Muller Company, Harbert Management, Lexington Realty Trust, The Krausz Companies, Arizona Central Credit Union (ACCU) and Sperry Equities.

“We are pleased to welcome Charles to the CBRE team,” said Cathy Teeter. “His innovative approach to creating value for his clients, enthusiasm for the business and deep commitment to providing outstanding service will lead to great outcomes for CBRE and our clients.”

Miscio is a member of NAIOP and has a passion for volunteering with children’s charities in the Valley. He is a Level 4 hockey coach and has coached 28 competitive hockey teams across metro Phoenix. Currently, he serves as Associate Head Coach of the hockey team at Notre Dame Prep.

Bret Isbell joins Kidder Mathews’ Phoenix office

Bret Isbell has joined Kidder Mathews’ Phoenix office as a senior vice president, where he will specialize in office and investment properties.

Bret has been in the commercial real estate industry for more than 15 years, during which he has completed over 450 sale and lease transactions. Clients he has represented include Conor Commercial, OPUS, Archway Holdings, Bank of America, Seldin Real Estate Inc., and Wells Fargo. Before joining Kidder Mathews, he was with Avison Young in Phoenix.

McCarthy hires Kurt Radtke

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. (www.mccarthy.com) announced the hiring of Kurt Radtke as senior project manager for the Healthcare team in the Southwest region.

Radtke has more than two decades of experience leading numerous hospital construction projects in Arizona, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. He will be managing efforts on the $106 million Emergency Department (ED) and Patient Tower expansion project at Banner Boswell in Sun City, Ariz., which includes an upgrade of the existing Central Utility Plant with services to the new tower as well as multiple remodeled spaces within the existing hospital.  The new 321,000-square-foot, six-story patient tower will house a new 50,000-square-foot Emergency Department, small café, gift shop, pharmacy, chapel, waiting areas, offices and support areas as well as a new reception area and lobby that will serve as the hospital’s new main entrance and provide room for future growth.

“Kurt has vast experience building a wide range of healthcare projects in several different markets,” said Chris Jacobson, vice president, operations at McCarthy Southwest. “He has demonstrated exceptional knowledge of best practices in healthcare construction and possesses a drive to always improve, which fits well with the McCarthy approach to building.”

Radtke received his bachelor’s degree in construction engineering management from Oregon State University. He is a member of American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) and Central Arizona Society of Healthcare Engineers (CASHE). He also holds a membership with the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) as well as a certification from the Dale Carnegie Institute, where he earned an award for highest achievement.

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