November 2, 2022, PR-22-05
Media Contact: Kurt Schwager, 734-961-3200
Detroit, MI – Jacobsen|Daniels (J|D) is pleased to announce is pleased to announce that Jacob Sotsky and Matthew Shaw have been promoted to Vice President. In their new roles, Jacob will lead J|D’s Planning practice area, Matthew will be responsible for leading the firm’s Program & Construction Management (PMCM) practice area.
Jacob Sotsky has worked with J|D for over 13 years, joining the firm as an intern in 2005 and working through various business lines during his tenure. Since then, Jacob has gone on to be instrumental in numerous projects, including serving as a Program Management Advisor to Los Angeles World Airports for their Landside Access Modernization Program and as the Deputy Project Manager for the development of airport master plans for Memphis/Shelby County Airport Authority’s three airports. He is currently serving as the project manager for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Master Plan Update and is serving in the same capacity for on-call planning efforts at Sacramento International and Richmond International Airports.
Matt Johnson, Senior Vice President of the Planning Division, said of Sotsky, “I’m very excited for this move. I have worked with Jacob since he first joined the firm and he not only shares our company’s values, but he also has a unique mix of entrepreneurial spirit, technical knowledge, and the ability to mentor our staff. There is no doubt in my mind that he will execute on our company strategy and ensure that our clients get the very best service.”
Matthew Shaw joined J|D in 2014 after more than 15 years of experience in airport facility development and corporate real estate management. Since joining J|D, Matthew has developed the PMCM practice area, which provides program and construction management to airport tenants. Under his leadership, the practice area has delivered numerous premium airport lounges and food and beverage concepts at some of the nation’s largest airports, including Los Angeles International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and Boston Logan International Airport.
Brad Jacobsen, Executive Vice President, and leader of J|D’s Implementation Services Division, said of Shaw, “We are so pleased to announce Matthew’s promotion. He joined us with a vision of the PMCM practice area and basically built it from the ground up. He rose to the challenge, and we are really excited to see how he continues to grow and evolve in his new role.”