Michael I. Kaufman
CEO – Kaufman Lynn Construction
Mike Kaufman has been the company CEO since its inception in
1989 and built the company from the ground up. Mr. Kaufman has worked on
and managed projects ranging from retail interiors and renovation
projects to municipal and institutional complexes. Mr. Kaufman is
responsible for the daily management of all Kaufman Lynn business
activities and management systems.
Mr. Kaufman is a member of many construction industry related
organizations including the Construction Association of South Florida,
Florida Council on Public Private Partnerships and the Florida East
Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). As
testament to his business acumen, Mike was a Finalist for the
prestigious Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Florida Award in
2012, 2013, and 2015. He was awarded the 2009 Excalibur Award – Palm
Beach County Small Business Leader of the Year by the Sun Sentinel and a
Lifetime Achievement Award and 2008 Ultimate CEO for Palm Beach County
from the South Florida Business Journal. Over the past five years,
Kaufman Lynn Construction received 18 Craftsmanship Awards from the
Construction Association of South Florida, two Golden Eagle awards for
Quality Construction from Associated Builders and Contractors and a
national award from ENR magazine as a “Best of the Best” top projects in
the United States for the restoration of the Freedom Tower.
Kaufman serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Charles E.
Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, the Boards
of Trustees of the FAU Foundation and the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of
Commerce, and is a member of the Tocqueville Society, the Economic
Council of Palm Beach County, the Florida Council of 100, and Broward
Workshop. He also donates his time and support to several industry,
community and nonprofit organizations including the United Way of
Broward and the George Snow Scholarship Fund.
Prior to establishing Kaufman Lynn Construction in 1989, Mr. Kaufman
served as a project manager and estimator for Stiles Construction
Company. He then became Vice President of Siegfried Construction in
Delray Beach, running the estimating department and serving as senior
project manager on multi-family, commercial and institutional projects
ranging from $500,000 – $16 million. After serving as Vice President of
Siegfried Construction, Mr. Kaufman became the co-founder, vice
president and chief estimator for Haynes Kaufman Construction in
Chief Operating Officer – Atlantic Pacific Builders
Kenneth Naylor, a LEED Accredited Professional, oversees the strategy
and operations of Atlantic | Pacific Communities. Mr. Naylor has
authored urban planning articles for a variety of regional and national
publications, and serves one of the nation’s most challenged affordable
housing markets – the Florida Keys – in his role as a member of the
Monroe County Commission’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.
In 2011 he was named one of the four “Young Leaders” in the industry
by Affordable Housing Finance magazine, and he was named Multifamily
Executive magazine’s Rising Star of the Year.
Prior to joining the team in 2003, he worked throughout the Southeast
with Hunter Properties, Inc. on office, residential, and corporate data
center developments. He graduated with Honors from the University of
Frank W. White
President – Kaufman Lynn Construction
Frank is a seasoned construction executive and accomplished bilingual
business professional with a proven record of success managing over
$1.6 billion in projects. His portfolio includes Office, Retail,
Medical, Airport, K-12 and Historical projects with an expanded resume
of Commercial Multifamily projects. He has successfully directed, from
conceptual site planning and budgeting, through design, to turnover and
occupancy, over 17,000 multifamily units including apartments, townhome
communities, and condominium/mixed use retail projects throughout
Florida using such construction methods as tunnel form, conventional
masonry and concrete, wood framing and prefabricated concrete panels.
Frank is responsible for providing the leadership and guidance of the
entire life cycle of all construction projects. Accountable
for business development, constructability analysis, budgeting,
planning, estimating, purchasing, scheduling, cost management, project
management, quality control and ensuring positive client, subcontractor,
and KL staff relations. From site selection to turnover and delivery to
management, he will lead the project team to create and deliver a
financially successful and quality project for KL’s clients.
Joseph A. Roig
Vice President of Construction – Atlantic Pacific Builders
Joseph A. Roig joined Atlantic | Pacific Development (APD) in 2011
bringing over 17 years of construction management and development
experience. Mr. Roig’s role at APD includes the construction oversight
on future developments for APD. In addition to APD, Mr. Roig also will
be overseeing all construction oversight on future developments for Gulf
Coast Community Builders, LLC.
Prior to his arrival to APD, Mr. Roig served as Vice President of
Construction for Taubco. During his time at Taubco, he was responsible
for the implementation of all development and construction within the
Taubco portfolio of properties. During his last two years with Taubco he
completed 200,000 s.f. of retail and office development, as well as a
400 space garage. Mr. Roig held a similar position at Lennar Developers
as Director of Construction managing the construction of Lennar’s
hi-rise multifamily developments.
Prior to his tenure at Lennar, Mr. Roig spent 11 years with “best in
class” general contractors, working in all phases of construction.
Regional Senior Vice President – Gulf Coast Community Builders
Chris is CHC certified and brings over 26 years of experience to the table, having worked with companies like Balfour Beatty and Clark Construction. Chris’s career began with campus projects, evolving to more client-based services from $100k to $600 million in interiors.