Global construction and development firm Skanska USA has promoted Darick Edmond to senior vice president of operations in the Washington D.C. metro region. Edmond will focus on training, recruiting, development and advocating for the company’s field leadership.
Edmond has worked in the engineering and construction industry for more than 31 years, the last five with Skanska. His work spans a variety of market sectors including residential, retail, mixed-use, education, federal, tenant fit-out and office-based building projects. Edmond also served for 22 years in the Corps of Engineering under the Army National Guard and Reserves.
“Darick Edmond’s dedication and loyalty to clients and his coworkers make him a natural leader and innovator,” said Dale Kopnitsky, executive vice president and general manager at Skanska USA Building’s Washington, D.C. metro operations. “A fierce champion of Skanska’s values in and out of the office, Darick embarks on this new leadership role with a wealth of experience and a valuable perspective that will only strengthen our company and reinforce the values that make Skanska so exceptional.”
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
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