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Thu February 25, 2021
The Collage Companies (Collage) has been the catalyst behind some of Central Florida’s most iconic structures for nearly 40 years, providing Design Build, General Contracting and Construction Management service with an emphasis on community-centric projects in the hospitality, religious, transportation and park sectors. Since 1982, Collage projects have provided thousands of job opportunities in Central Florida. Collage has donated significant dollars to support local nonprofit organizations. Collage has been recognized as a GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch and as one of Central Florida’s Top Workplaces for 2020.
Effective January 20 of 2021, Brian Walsh, Founder of The Collage Companies assumed the title of Chairman and CEO and continue to guide the vision and strategic direction for Collage’s market expansion. Mr. Walsh will be succeeded by Rob Maphis, who will assume the role of President of The Collage Companies. Rob has served as Executive Vice President since 2016. Steve Pinyot will move from his current role of Vice President to fill the role of Executive Vice President. Tara Sanders who has been Collage’s controller since 2014 will assume the leadership position of Chief Financial Officer.
Brian Walsh, Founder of The Collage Companies, “This transition or growing of our leadership team has been planned for quite a while and part of our progression to become an employee-owned business. This is the time and I have all the confidence in Rob and our team to continue our growth and impact in our industry and our community. We have a stronger team now to continue our mission to build projects that strengthen the foundation of our community and I may take a little more time to pursue our family’s philanthropic and charitable interests”.
Rob Maphis, President of The Collage Companies, “I am honored to take the baton as president of this company, building upon the solid reputation that Brain has cultivated over the past four decades. I truly love the business of building, the organization that I am part of, and the talented construction professionals that I am blessed to work alongside. I look forward to continuing to carry out Collage’s mission.”