Beck names new corporate leadership team members

Seasoned leadership team in place to drive consistency firm wide during growth.

April 08, 2013 |

The Beck Group, a worldwide, integrated architecture, construction, technology and professional services firm, today announced promotions to its corporate leadership group.

Paul Higgins, LEED® AP will serve as Chief Operating  Officer. Higgins will lead the Regional Leadership Group and will assume oversight of all of Beck regional offices. Prior to his promotion Higgins was managing director of Beck’s Central Division, encompassing five offices in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston and San Antonio.

Rick del Monte, AIA, LEED® AP, formerly managing director of Beck’s Central Division design group, has been promoted to Chief Design Officer. In this role, del Monte will oversee the quality of Beck’s design work organization wide.

“Delighting our customers has long been the foundation upon which we have built this firm. We are committed to continuing to build great relationships and creating superior solutions to their challenges,” said Fred Perpall, Beck CEO. “Our Corporate Leadership Group will work to ensure we drive consistency and quality across the firm as we grow, while ensuring that we are leveraging all of the firm’s resources in each location.”

About Beck

Founded in 1912, The Beck Group offers a full spectrum of commercial professional services including development, planning, architecture, interior design, construction and sustainability consulting. The company is headquartered in Dallas and maintains a national team of over 500 employees, 40 percent of whom are LEED®APs and who work among a network of offices in Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Fort Worth, Mexico City, San Antonio and Tampa. The firm’s notable projects in recent years have included the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia; Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas; Michael W. Krzyzewski Center for Athletic Excellence in Durham, North Carolina; Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, California; and the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in Tampa, Florida. For more information, visit

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