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ADG Hires Three
ADG Continues to Grow - Hires Three
Oklahoma City, OK, April 13, 2012 — ADG, Inc., an Oklahoma City-based architecture, engineering and program management firm, is proud to announce the hiring of three new employees.
Amanda Bleakley has recently joined the firm and serves as Program Administrator for the firm’s special projects. As Program Administrator, Ms. Bleakley is responsible for the administrative management of several ongoing projects, including a master plan for the Chickasaw Nation’s properties in Ada, Oklahoma; a master plan for growth of student housing and dining at the University of Oklahoma; and the continued management of the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum’s building and exhibits in Oklahoma City.
Ms. Bleakley is responsible for research, communications and data analysis. Throughout the life of these projects, she assists with all aspects of programs: consultant deliverables, including the creation of the program implementation plan; program scheduling; community outreach; and project programming. Ms. Bleakley spent the past eight years at the OU College of Dentistry serving as coordinator of the Alumni Affairs and Development Office and managing the Continuing Education Department. She serves on the Crown Heights Board of Directors, co-edits the neighborhood newsletter—The Chronicle—and serves on the association’s Historic Preservation Committee. Ms. Bleakley has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Texas Christian University.
Frances Johnson, CSI, CCS is a professional certified construction specifier. She is accomplished in all phases of writing and editing architectural specifications including coordinating materials with architects, engineers and consultants to produce project manuals within strict deadlines. Ms. Johnson has developed an expertise as a construction specifier over the course of the past 33 years on some of Central Oklahoma’s most prominent projects, including the expansion of the Will Rogers Airport, the Murrah Building Memorial Museum and the new Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman. Her experience includes writing and coordinating construction specifications on a long list of projects for regional and national military installations, as well as county and federal courthouses. Several projects have been LEED certified. Prior to being hired, Ms. Johnson worked with ADG on several projects as a consultant, including Westminster School, the expansion of Special CARE and a barracks renovation at Fort Sill Army Post.
Ms. Johnson has a passion for seeing that specifications are an integral part of project communication by making sure they are easy to understand and organized by industry standards. She has committed many hours to increasing awareness and sharing resources through The Construction Specifications Institute, serving in leadership positions for CSI’s Oklahoma City Chapter since 1994.
Kayley Marshall is the firm’s new administrative assistant. She is responsible for assisting the firm with office operations, program management, marketing, finance and client needs. Ms. Marshall studied Business at Rose State College and attended Harrah High School.
For over 35 years, ADG has provided professional design and management services for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and throughout the nation, creating successful projects for government, corporate, healthcare, education, housing and church clients. With 15 registered architects and over 40 employees, ADG consistently ranks as one of the largest design firms in Oklahoma.
For more information on ADG, contact Anne-Marie Funk, Director of Business Development at 405.232.5700, email: email@example.com | adgokc.com.
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