The American Heart Association created Go Red for Women to address the myths and raise awareness of heart disease & stroke as the number one killer of women. In 2023, Beth Scarano joined the Executive Leadership Council and LaunchPM committed it’s sponsorship to the Go Red for Women Luncheon.
Hushabye Nursery offers a safe and inclusive space where mothers, family members and babies – from conception through childhood – can receive integrative care and therapeutic support. Beth Scarano is an active member of the board and LaunchPM provided project management services for the construction of Hushabye Nursery’s first facility. LaunchPM is now overseeing the organization’s phase two addition.
Keogh Health Connection connects individuals and families in need of healthcare and community resources. Beth Scarano previously served as the board chair and continued to serve as an active member of the board. As an annual gala sponsor and volunteer on the gala sponsorship committee, LaunchPM provides monetary donations to the organization.
“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience and trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and successs achieved.”
— Helen Keller
With 6 years of property management experience, Yessi has worked through a diverse range of apartment living types, including student, conventional, military, and luxury housing.
Prior to joining LaunchPM, Yessi worked as a Workplace Coordinator for a widely known FinTech company. She acted as a culture carrier within the office by coordinating events, leading RTO onboarding and consistently pulse checking the office to ensure employee satisfaction remained high.
Attended the University of Arizona, studying Psychology.
LaunchPM came into my life at the perfect time and has offered me the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the most skilled individuals I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. I look forward to achieving greatness alongside this incredible team.
“For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.”
— Michelle Obama
Hannah joins the LaunchPM team with an interest in pursuing a career in project management. Her previous experience as an Account Manager for a social media company provided her with experience in managing multiple clients, meeting deadlines and working as an integral part of a team. In her position as Assistant Financial Coordinator these are skills that will serve her well as she is tasked with assisting in various aspects of accounting including: managing invoices, updating project budgets and keeping updated records of any changes to project finances.
Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Hofstra University.
I have a passion for planning and organizing and was excited when I learned about the opportunity to join the LaunchPM team and apply my skills. It is a growing company with a knowledgeable group of professionals in the construction project management industry for me to learn from and to grow.
“Even the most precious of all gems needs to be chiseled and faceted to achieve its best luster. There is nothing that remains so constant as change. Don’t end up like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.”
— John L. Mason
Bringing in-depth knowledge and experience of corporate administrative and operational roles, Angie Velimirovich serves as a Project Management Administrative Assistant with LaunchPM. Drawing on her exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, Angie supports our team in delivering optimal results for clients.
Prior to joining LaunchPM, Angie enjoyed a long-term career with Avnet – one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and embedded solutions. During her time with Avnet, she served in departments such as Corporate Real Estate and global electronic sales in the U.S. and Latin America.
Lease Administration Training, Phoenix College & University of Phoenix
LaunchPM is a very innovative and forward-thinking company, which creates a fun work environment and great growth opportunities.
“My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, compassion, humor and some style”
— Maya Angelou
Rebecca is an accomplished and dynamic leader with more than 25 years of professional experience in commercial property management, building operations, tenant improvement, leasing and financial management. During her career she has also gained valuable knowledge and experience in marketing, sales training and residential real estate.
Prior to joining Launch PM, Rebecca worked as the property manager in the real estate department of a leading, nonprofit in the healthcare industry. There she was responsible for operations of a comprehensive portfolio of properties that included more than 35 medical office buildings. During her five-year tenure, she worked closely with Launch PM on more than 51 expansion or tenant improvement projects, valuing more than 50 million.
Rebecca’s strong communication skills, attention to detail, focus on results and commitment to assisting the team allow her to be a strategic partner as a Project Coordinator for the Launch PM team.
Commercial Property Management – AZ Department of Real Estate
Residential Real Estate License
It is exciting to join a dedicated, hardworking team with the commitment, integrity and values that create a positive and healthy work environment where people are involved and take ownership.
I am a passionate individual with a genuine interest in assisting individuals and companies reach their goals and potential growth.
“Apprentices work furiously to learn the rules; journeymen proudly perfect the rules; but masters forget the rules.”
– Randy Kosimar
With a background in the custom cabinetry industry, Mike has held a variety of roles that have equipped him with unique insight for his position as a Project Manager with LaunchPM. As a former Professional Woodworker, he produced handcrafted custom furniture and cabinetry. He also served as an Installation Supervisor, coordinating installation of custom cabinetry on site, and as a Staging/Shipping Supervisor, which required him to coordinate the staging and shipping of all project phases to sites around the country.
BA in Urban Design, Arizona State University
LaunchPM has allowed me to challenge myself and grow as an individual while also being a part of a tremendous team.
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
— Colin Powell
With over 22 years of experience in the design and construction industry, Chris has worked on a wide variety of project types, including corporate office, hospitality, healthcare, higher education, mission-critical, and municipal. He has served as director/vice president of operations and has vast expertise in estimating and pre-con, project management, ground-up construction, and renovation.
Chris has been responsible for building approximately 500 or more tenant improvement projects, ranging in price from $10K to $10 million and in size from 100 sf to 100,000 sf. Drawing on his experience, Chris provides constructability review and strong cost analysis throughout the design phase. He enjoys interacting with multiple stakeholders, design teams, and contractors, and taking a project from inception all the way through final completion.
Chris’s strong communication and organizational skills enable him to balance and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Associates in Applied Sciences – Architectural and Building Technology, Vermont Technical College
Bachelor of Science – Construction Management, Arizona State University
I love being surrounded by dedicated and hard-working individuals who share a common goal to go above and beyond expectations to make our clients’ dreams and projects a reality.