News Release: Randy Zylstra Named Barton Malow’s Director of Florida Operations


May 28, 2021

Randy is a 30-year veteran of the construction industry, with experience in markets including education, healthcare, industrial, commercial, sports and entertainment, and more.

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Randy Zylstra, a 30-year veteran of the construction industry, has recently been named the Director of Barton Malow Builders’ Florida operations.

“We have been building in Florida for almost 50 years and we’re excited about the experience and leadership that Randy brings to our team,” says Todd Ketola, Chief Operating Officer of Barton Malow Builders, the commercial and institutional division of the Barton Malow Family of Companies. “There’s great opportunity in Florida right now and Randy is the right person to lead us into this next chapter.”

Zylstra has worked in the construction industry since 1991, and has led projects in the higher education, K12, healthcare, industrial, commercial, and sports/entertainment markets throughout the country. Prior to joining Barton Malow, he served in an executive role for Gilbane Building Company. He’s a graduate of Purdue University, where he earned a B.S. in Construction Management.

“I’m excited to be a part of the continued history, relationships, and presence that Barton Malow has built,” says Zylstra. “I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to partner with Barton Malow on various projects in previous roles, and now it’s exciting to be leading such a talented and passionate team of builders in Florida.”

Outside of work, Zylstra enjoys spending time with his wife of 29 years and two adult children, one of which who is currently an intern at Barton Malow. He’s active within the community, notably with veteran’s organizations and local food banks, and his hobbies include playing and watching sports, and physical fitness and well-being.

About Barton Malow Builders

Barton Malow Builders, a division of Barton Malow Enterprises and part of the Barton Malow Family of Companies, focuses on commercial and institutional construction. With more than 1,000 team members spread throughout all of Barton Malow’s 15 offices, Barton Malow Builders works in the education, healthcare, commercial, sports/entertainment markets, and strives to provide value at every step of the project.

About Barton Malow

For nearly a century, Barton Malow has been committed to Building with the American Spirit: People, Projects, and Communities. The Barton Malow Family of Companies is comprised of four entities and five partner firms across North America. With more than 2,200 team members and 15 offices, our 100% employee-owned enterprise is on a mission to transform the construction industry through innovation and increased efficiencies in the building process.

Media Contact:
Ritu Sandhu, Director of Marketing + Communications, Barton Malow Builders

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