Genesis Announces Senior Promotions in Tampa

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Genesis Announces Senior Promotions in Tampa

Posted on 2014-02-24 by Martha Lord

Genesis is pleased to announce that Kyle L. Thornton, P.E. has been named a Vice President and James Gilman, RLA, AICP has been promoted to Associate Vice President and Manager of Landscape Architecture. Thornton and Gilman are resident in the company's Tampa, Florida Division and headquarters.

Kyle L. Thornton, P.E. is Genesis' Tampa Division Engineering Manager. As Vice President, he will be involved in business development and company operations while continuing to serve clients and maintain daily supervisory contact with professional and technical staff throughout the company. Thornton serves as Project Manager for residential, commercial, infrastructure and other land development-related projects for various clients throughout Florida. He is expert in stormwater, site civil, permitting, eminent domain, and construction inspection. Thornton is a graduate of University of South Florida with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and nearly twenty years of experience in Civil Engineering.

James Gilman, RLA, AICP, ISA, LEED® AP is the Tampa Division's Manager of Landscape Architecture. As Associate Vice President, Gilman will coordinate and direct the work of the Landscape Architecture group while continuing to serve clients and mentor professional staff. He is Project Manager for a variety of municipal, institutional, parks and recreation, roadway, and commercial developments throughout Florida. He also collaborates with Genesis engineers and other professionals in the company’s five Florida offices. Gilman is presently involved in the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) "Bold Landscaping" initiative, which seeks to create in the state of Florida, some of the nation's most beautiful highways. He is a graduate of University of Florida, holds a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture and is a Certified Arborist, Land Planner, and LEED® Accredited Professional.

Bruce Kaschyk, AICP, Genesis' Sr. Vice President and Tampa Division Manager announced the promotions, stating, "Kyle and Jim have made outstanding contributions to our organization and have consistently delivered the quality of service our clients have come to expect from Genesis. As we continue to grow, we look forward to building our team and offering additional opportunities for advancement to our valued professionals."

Genesis is a leading, Florida-based, multidiscipline firm offering planning, engineering, landscape architecture, urban design and CEI services to the private and public sectors since 1987. More information about Genesis and Genesis CE&I is available at www.GenesisGroup.com and www.GenesisCEI.com.

James Gilman, Associate Vice-President and Manager of Landscape Architecture
James S. Gilman, RLA, ISA, AICP, LEED® AP Associate Vice President and Manager of Landscape Architecture – Tampa Division
Kyle L. Thornton, P.E., Vice President and Manager of Civil Engineering
Kyle L. Thornton, P.E., Vice President and Manager of Civil Engineering – Tampa Division