Palmisano Grows Operations and Marketing Teams

Palmisano Grows Operations and Marketing Teams
Company News May 8, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – May 8, 2018

Palmisano announces three new hires to join its growing team.  Ryan Nash will serve as Superintendent, Adam Zander will serve as Assistant Project Manager, and Ann Horton will serve as Marketing Coordinator.  They join Palmisano at a commemorative time as the company celebrates its five-year anniversary and continues to settle in to its new headquarters at 1730 Tchoupitoulas in the Lower Garden District, while concurrently building 10 projects in New Orleans.

Ryan brings 11 years of project management and field operations experience to his new role with Palmisano.  A native of Hillsboro, MO, Ryan worked for a national commercial construction firm for six years.  He collaborated on multiple components of the New Orleans-based VA Hospital, including overall project MEP, construction of the 140-room inpatient building, and the historic renovation to Dixie research facility over a five-year period.  Ryan’s proven ability to seek best value for clients and maintain schedule and quality will be a key asset to Palmisano’s Field Operations.  Ryan graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a BS in Construction Management.

Adam is a native New Orleanean and the newest member of Palmisano’s project management team.  He brings commercial and residential project experience from New Orleans and Baton Rouge-based firms.  Adam has collaborated on a host of project types, including government, healthcare, multifamily, new office construction and custom residential.  He holds a BS in Construction Management from Louisiana State University.

Ann is a native of Franklin, LA with six years of graphic design, production, and account management experience.  Ann brings a wealth of brand development and management knowledge from her previous roles as Senior Graphic Designer for a New York-based production company and a New Orleans-based fashion line, as well as freelance design.  Ann joins Palmisano at an exciting time as their marketing program takes on new project proposals and branding projects.  Ann holds a BA in Marketing from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and an AS in Graphic Design from The Shillington School in New York.

Palmisano’s current projects include The Higgins Hotel and Conference Center at the National World War II Museum, The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden Expansion at the New Orleans Museum of Art, 546 Carondelet Hotel, Hyatt Unbound Hotel, JW Marriott Renovation, Ryder Truck Terminal, M.S. Rau Antiques Expansion, Lake Terrace Road & Utility Improvements, St. Peter and Paul Hotel, and 211 Royal Mixed Use.

About Palmisano

Palmisano’s mission is to build a better world. To do that, the company cultivates a work culture that fosters forward thinking, a commitment to excellence, and a can-do attitude. The team consists of a highly engaged group of like-minded professionals who have the same goal in mind: do good work for others. What started out as a residential construction company in the 1950s has been transformed by third-generation leadership, Wesley Palmisano, into a rapidly scaling, commercial and civil construction company that operates with the soul of a startup. Since Palmisano’s rebirth 5 years ago, the firm has hired more than 100 team members, completed more than 75 large-scale projects totaling approximately four million square feet and generated more than 100M in revenue per year. Palmisano’s awards are numerous, including 241st Fastest Growing Business in the US (Inc Magazine, 2017), Fastest Growing Company in New Orleans (CityBusiness 2017), Best General Contractor in New Orleans (CityBusiness 2017) and #1 Best Place to Work in New Orleans (CityBusiness, 2017). Learn everything about Palmisano at

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