LEO A DALY has expanded its federal business group, appointing Michael D. Huffstetler, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, as corporate director of federal programs, and hiring two industry veterans to key business-development positions. The group has a large footprint in healthcare; a significant recent federal project is VA Mental Health Clinic in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Promoted from interim corporate director of federal programs, Huffstetler now leads a nationwide network of federal-agency client managers, business developers and marketing professionals. He has 30 years of experience in the architecture, engineering and construction industry, including 10 years active duty service in the U.S. Air Force.
Leslie L. Shepherd, FAIA, has been hired to lead the firm’s General Services Administration market sector. He draws on 28 years of experience in design leadership at the U.S. General Services Administration, and four years in the private sector focused on GSA work.
Debra R. Crafter has been hired to lead small-business engagement for its federal business development team. She draws on more than 25
years of experience in sourcing, procurement, contracts and management, and a proven track record of partnering with small businesses to grow their capabilities and deliver successful projects to the federal government.