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PRA 2023 Promotions

PRA 2023 Promotions Lucas, Cole, Samantha, Jackie

PRA Announces Newly Promoted Project Specialists, and Marketing Manager

We are happy to share that several of our staff received promotions including:

  1. Lucas Dedrick to Project Specialist II
  2. Cole Hunt to Project Specialist II
  3. Samantha Johnson to Project Specialist III
  4. Jackie Johnson to Marketing Manager 

These individuals have demonstrated leadership, willingness to take on new challenges and projects, and commitment to push PRA forward. We believe that these promotions are a testament to their dedication for continuous improvement for PRA and their own professional development. We look forward to witnessing the positive impact they will have in their new roles both in and outside of PRA.

Lucas Dedrick joined PRA in 2019 as part of PRA’s Milwaukee Office working primarily on designing schools. Over the last year, he has played an integral part in several projects, including Platteville School District High School, Grayside Elementary School in Mauston School District, and Oak Creek’s Abendschein Beer Garden. In his new role, Lucas will continue to provide design and production support to project teams through BIM Modeling and coordinate project requirements with subconsultants.

Cole Hunt joined PRA in 2021 and works out of PRA’s Sarasota and Milwaukee Offices. Cole has his hands in a variety of projects, but prominently on designing churches. He has demonstrated a keen eye for design and client-centric approach. He has worked on notable projects such as the Diocese of Venice Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Suncoast Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, and Madison’s newest high-rise development, The Moment. Cole will continue to assist on projects by providing design support, reviewing construction documents as part of PRA’s Quality Assurance Review, and collaborating with clients to achieve their vision.

Samantha Johnson joined PRA in 2022 in PRA’s Sarasota Office. She primarily helps design healthcare facilities, but is versatile and collaborates in all our studios. Over the last year, she has embraced a leadership role on projects and shown a deep understanding of project management. She has assisted on a variety of projects, including Lee Health’s Surfside Outpatient Center, Bayside Pet Resort in Wellen Park, and Rowlett Middle Academy. As a Project Specialist III, Samantha will work closely with the design team and clients to develop 3D models, conduct field observations, and ensure construction document quality. 

Jackie Johnson joined PRA in 2019 out of PRA’s Milwaukee Office. Over her tenure, she has helped revitalize PRA’s marketing strategy through digital efforts and physical collateral materials. As Marketing Manager, Jackie assumes a leadership role in the department and will continue to assist the team in developing and executing effective marketing strategies.

In addition to these promotions, Renee Moe, Project Manager and Associate at PRA, received her EDAC certification. This certification demonstrates her ability to apply an evidence-based process to the design and construction of projects that improve the health, safety, and well-being of a building’s users. With her EDAC certification, Renee will apply her skills to develop innovative solutions to client’s design challenges to realize their vision and goals.

You can find the formal press release here