Hedrick Brothers Construction Announces Leadership Promotions in Commercial Division

West Palm Beach, FL (February 25, 2022). Hedrick Brothers Construction, a West Palm Beach headquartered construction management company, is pleased to announce Brett Strassel as President and Sean Burnie as Executive Vice President for the Commercial Division. 

Brett Strassel, President

Brett Strassel joined Hedrick Brothers Construction in February of 2013 as a Project Manager and has steadily advanced his career to Senior Project Manager, Project Executive, Vice President of Commercial Operations, and in 2022 became President of the company’s Commercial Division.  Brett led the vision to expand our the company’s growth into the Space Coast and opened the Melbourne office in 2020.  

A seasoned project executive with 25 years of commercial construction industry experience in the southeast United States, Brett’s project experience includes aerospace and industrial manufacturing facilities; clubhouses, hotels and hospitality projects; K-12 education campuses; university academic and student housing; professional offices; and general commercial projects.   He is highly skilled in preconstruction and estimating, contract negotiation, budgeting, scheduling, site logistics, and fast-track project delivery.

A State of Florida Certified General Contractor and alumni of Palm Beach Atlantic University, Brett is the past President of the AGC Florida East Coast Chapter and Board Member of the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast. 

Sean Burnie, Executive Vice President

Sean joined Hedrick Brothers Construction in 2017 with 20 years commercial construction experience leading preconstruction, business development and operations teams and as a partner of a large construction company in Northern California, Nevada and Wyoming. During his tenure with Hedrick Brothers Construction, Sean has strategically developed and expanded the Commercial Estimating and Preconstruction, Virtual Design and Construction, and the Marketing and Business Development teams. He also led the initiative to open an office in Pompano Beach to grow the Broward and Miami market.

With a strong background in commercial design build and construction management services, Sean’s expertise consists of in-depth preconstruction services including cost comparison and estimating, value analysis, project scheduling, site logistics and contract negotiation.  His diverse market experience includes education, municipal, mixed-use, clubhouses, hotels, senior living, professional offices, and commercial projects, and has a proven track record of delivering exceptional quality projects. 

Sean holds a BS degree in Construction Management with a minor in Business from California State University-Sacramento and is a DBIA (Design Build Institute of America) Associate. He is a Board Member of the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Leadership Broward Class XXXIX.  

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