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30-Year Industry Vet Survives Shark Tank, Joins Hoar’s Florida Team

Birmingham, AL-based Hoar Construction expanded its team with the addition of Doug Storer, who joins as director of business strategies for the Florida Division. Storer will leverage 30 years of design and construction experience to craft innovative solutions and develop implementation strategies to meet client construction goals.

Hoar’s Michael Parks says, “We have built tremendous momentum in Florida by focusing on efficient, innovative, and workflow-driven processes to deliver the very best building experience possible.”

Storer brings a comprehensive understanding of the finance, development, design and construction of complex public and private buildings. He has led national teams for multibillion, Fortune 15 companies and has deep experience of the public sector having served as an elected official for more than a decade.

He also brings the unique experience of inventing a patented safety shoe light product for work and play. These products have been sold in 50 countries and were featured on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank.’

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Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services. In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company. In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix. Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator. Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements. Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.

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