Sean DeMartino Elected to University of Florida's M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Design and Construction's Advisory Council Executive

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Sean DeMartino, Balfour Beatty Construction Florida division president

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 2:00pm

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ORLANDO, Fla., March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sean DeMartino, division president for Balfour Beatty Construction in Florida, has been elected to the University of Florida M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Design and Construction’s Advisory Council Executive Committee.

On the committee, DeMartino will join a select group of fellow industry leaders (and avid Gator fans) in serving a five year term to guide the business and affairs of the building and construction design department. Current initiatives for committee members include:

  • Promoting industry relations via further development of the School’s student internship program, faculty internship program, and research programs with industry partners;
  • Providing continuous review of the Rinker School’s undergraduate and graduate curricula and ensuring coursework is appropriate for industry demands; and
  • Supporting fundraising, networking, and alumni programming and recognition.

“This is an incredible honor, both personally and for the Balfour Beatty Florida Division,” DeMartino said. “The Florida Division counts so many talented Gator alumni within our talent pool, and this is a great opportunity to give back to an institution that has greatly assisted in our collective successes.”

In addition to his Advisory Council Executive Committee, DeMartino will be further honored next spring as the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus. This prestigious award is presented each spring to just one outstanding alumnus from the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School during its Graduation Dinner.

DeMartino graduated from the University of Florida in 1993 with a degree in Building Construction. He joined Balfour Beatty Construction in 1993 and has more than 20 years experience in the construction industry.

About Balfour Beatty Construction

An industry leader for more than 80 years, Balfour Beatty Construction provides general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services for a wide variety of markets, serving clients in both the public and private sector.  With more than 2,400 employees across the U.S., the company has been cited as a Top 10 Green Builder by Engineering News-Record, and as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® by FORTUNE magazine, four years in a row. The company is part of London-based Balfour Beatty plc, a global infrastructure services business operating in more than 80 countries, with a worldwide commitment to providing assets that help societies function, develop, and thrive.  To learn more about the company, visit or look for BalfourBeattyUS on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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