Charles Perry Partners Inc. (CPPI) announced that Eric Drummond has been promoted to vice president of business development of the Charles Perry Partners, Inc. North Central Florida Region.
Drummond will continue to oversee various strategic growth opportunities in Alachua and the surrounding counties while expanding client relationships within the region. His comprehensive knowledge in business development strategy and construction management operations continues to enhance CPPI’s client services in both the private and public sectors.
A Gainesville native, Drummond, who earned a Bachelor of Science in building construction at the University of Florida, is a longtime member of the Builders Association of North Central Florida, and has served as the organization’s president. In 2019, he received the Builder of the Year award followed by the President’s Award in 2020.
Drummond currently serves on the board of the Southwest Advocacy Group CHILD Center, a group that he has been involved with since 2012. In early 2021, Drummond led efforts in a CPPI partnership with Inclusive Gainesville. The new initiative was launched with the Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce to take a community-wide approach to equitable economic development and inclusion. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida.
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Charles Perry Partners project director Matt Pinkoson has been promoted to vice president/regional manager of the North Central Florida Region.
Pinkoson will provide executive oversight, as well as operational and pre-construction support on projects. Working with leadership teams in the region, he will focus on implementation, development and management of CPPI’s operational activities to continue to drive the firm’s top-tier services in the educational, health care, commercial, and institutional markets. He also will work with executive leadership to ensure that strategic decisions are implemented in the highest of standards to meet CPPI’s core values and results-driven focus.
With more than 20 years of experience in construction, Pinkoson joined CPPI in 2018. He has served as a distinct presence in leadership and delivered an impressive portfolio of projects to clients in the Gainesville region. A few of his recent projects of note include the North Florida Regional Medical Center South Tower Expansion, the Exactech Manufacturing Building Addition, and the Infinite Energy Office Building. He is an alumnus of the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in building construction.