John Leopardi joins Leo A Daly as VP, director of operations

LOS ANGELES -- John Leopardi, R.A., CSI, is the new vice president, director of operations for the Los Angeles office of international architecture, planning, engineering, interior design and program management firm Leo A Daly.


Leopardi has more than 23 years of operational and project management experience in commercial, mixed-use, hospitality and resort, civic and government, and religious projects both internationally and domestically. His award-winning portfolio includes the Colorado’s Ocean Journey Aquarium, 1800 Larimer Office Tower and the Spire Mixed Use Residential Tower in Denver, Four Seasons Ko’olina Resort in Kapolei, Hawaii, Don Cheng Mixed Use Development in Beijing, China, Al Muntazah Beach Resort Hotel in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and the High Desert Church Master Plan and Children’s Ministry Center in Victorville, Calif.
“John’s leadership, mentoring, and operational management skills will ensure that we continue the emphasis our team of architects, engineers, planners and interior designers has on delivering quality to all our clients,” said Leo A Daly Los Angeles Managing Principal Mark Griffith.
Leopardi obtained a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Architectural Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is a registered architect with active Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) affiliation.
Prior to joining Leo A Daly, Leopardi served as studio and operations leader for the Los Angeles office of RNL, where he was responsible for leadership, office and project management, mentoring, quality, profitability, utilization and staffing for the office.

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