TAMPA, FL — Andres Chacon, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, SCA, joins HNTB Corporation as Deputy Project Manager - Aviation. He is based in the firm's Tampa office and will work throughout the Southeast.
Chacon is responsible for coordination of all aviation project efforts in the region to ensure efficient and effective delivery for airport clients to improve facilities and passenger experience. He currently serves as Deputy Project Manager for the $300-million Tampa International Airport Main Terminal Curbside Expansion project.
Chacon has 14 years of architectural experience, serving on a variety of complex projects for airports across the U.S., including Miami International Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C. and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
“Andres brings valuable experience navigating the complexities of airport projects and is a critical addition to our growing aviation team,” said Bill Jones, PE, HNTB West Florida Deputy Office Leader, Group Director - Engineering and Associate Vice President. “The complex curbside expansion at the congested central terminal area at Tampa International Airport is benefitting from Andres’ unique skills to solve a complicated issue for our client.”
Prior to joining HNTB, Chacon served as Project Architect and Associate at another consulting firm, gaining experience in project leadership and scheduling, design concepts and a variety of aviation projects, including terminal renovations and airport modernizations, airline club renovations and more.
Chacon earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the San Buenaventura University in Cali, Colombia.
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