MELBOURNE, FLA. May 23, 2022 – BRPH, a nationally ranked architecture, engineering and construction firm headquartered in Melbourne, Fla., announced today its new president of architecture and engineering, Raul Aviles Jr., PE.
Aviles has more than 25 years of experience leading midsize to large firms engaged in architecture, engineering and construction. Most recently, he served as chief operating officer and corporate vice president of Latin America for AECOM in Phoenix, where he led the operations of a 650+ person multidiscipline international operation with a large portfolio of complex design and construction multi-million-dollar capital infrastructure projects. Prior to that, he served as the delivery director and vice president of CDM Smith, where he was responsible for building the company’s West Coast Design Build Center and expanding operations.
“BRPH is experiencing phenomenal growth, and Raul has both the experience and the heart to lead our architecture and engineering team as we continue to provide our clients with extraordinary solutions to their most pressing challenges,” said Brian Curtin, PE, CEO and chairman of the board for BRPH. “Raul’s empathetic leadership style embodies the core of our mission and values, in line with the mentality of the BRPH founders. We look forward to seeing the positive impact Raul will have on our team members and our clients.”
Of his new role Aviles said, “I am excited to lead our creative and innovative A&E team in a period of high growth and investment in the market. These are very exciting times at BRPH and we have an amazing team of architects, planners, engineers, technicians and managers that are recognized among the most talented in our industry. We have a long and proud history of delivering outstanding results; I’m humbled to be entrusted with continuing our legacy and taking BRPH to new heights.”
Aviles holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arizona, a Master of Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico as well as numerous certifications in multiple states. He has published several papers and technical presentations on energy conservation throughout his career.
ABOUT BRPH – BRPH is a technically focused, creative architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) company providing solutions to mission-driven clients’ most challenging programs. Drawing from its technical AEC talent, the firm partners with clients in the aerospace, defense, manufacturing, commercial, education, entertainment, and hospitality markets to identify gaps in their program delivery and create innovative solutions. Founded in 1964 to support America’s space program, BRPH is consistently ranked among the nation’s top firms and has completed a wide range of projects across the United States and throughout the world. Headquartered in Melbourne, Fla., BRPH operates regional offices in Orlando; South Florida; Atlanta; Charleston, South Carolina; Huntsville, Alabama; Seattle; Phoenix; and Palmdale, California. For more information, visit www.brph.com.