Rick MellIn, President and CEO of ZHA, an international creative design and construction project management company, is pleased to announce that Darrel Brostrom recently joined the firm in the role of Vice President. Brostrom brings more than 30 years of national and international experience to ZHA, having worked on projects on four continents. Brostrom’s expertise lies in providing project planning, management, design, construction administration, and building evaluation services to various government agencies and private clients.
Brostrom holds degrees in Architecture and Construction Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska. He is a long standing member of the American Institute of Architects, NCARB, and is a LEED® AP. Brostrom is skilled in asset development, management and the analysis of over 500 structures, considering factors such as current conditions, damage, life expectancy, energy use, code requirements, and adaptability to alternate uses.
“We are excited to have a skilled multi-disciplined engineer like Darrel join the ZHA team,” said Mellin. “ His talents and vast experience in projects that have positively impacted Central Florida, such as the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, the Citrus Bowl Renovation, the new Amway Center, the Orlando Magic gyms, Lynx Central Station, Rollins College and the Orlando International Airport, demonstrate his commitment to the community. He will certainly enhance ZHA’s ability to engineer additional projects that can be used for generations to come.”
During Brostrom’s career, he has worked on architectural/engineering projects on four continents and several countries including Australia, Japan, Canada, Israel, Italy, England, Denmark, and Norway. Prior to joining ZHA, Brostrom operated a Program Management & Engineering office, for 20 years where he was Senior Vice President. Currrently, Brostrom is instrumental in the development of training centers for the next generation Strike Fighter F-13-Lightning II.