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7/24/2023 4:00:00 AM Member News

CPPI Appoints Grayson Avery as VP/Regional Manager of North Florida Region

Jacksonville, Fla. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI), a leading construction management firm in the Southeast, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Grayson Avery as Vice President and Regional Manager of the Jacksonville, Florida, office. With over 21 years of experience in managing diverse construction projects, Avery brings a wealth of expertise to his new role.

Avery has an impressive track record of successfully overseeing construction projects in various sectors, including commercial, federal, industrial, K-12 education, higher education, and healthcare. His comprehensive understanding of project management encompasses the entire lifecycle, from preconstruction planning to final delivery, ensuring efficient budget management and timely execution.

As Vice President/Regional Manager, Avery will provide executive oversight to CPPI’s North Florida region while offering project operational and preconstruction support. In close collaboration with regional leadership teams, his primary objective will be to drive the execution and advancement of CPPI’s operational initiatives, ensuring the company’s exceptional services in the educational, healthcare, commercial, and institutional sectors. Avery will work closely with executive leadership to ensure strategic decisions align with CPPI’s core values, maintaining an unwavering commitment to excellence and a results-oriented approach.

Avery’s portfolio boasts remarkable projects, including the Fairlife Milk production facility in Goodyear, Arizona, the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences’ new academic building, and the Bozard Ford Lincoln dealership in St. Augustine, Florida. His profound expertise and attention to detail have consistently resulted in successful outcomes for clients.

In addition to his extensive experience, Avery holds LEED AP, BD+C and OSHA 30 certifications. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Saint Leo University.

“We are delighted to welcome Grayson Avery to CPPI as our new Vice President and Regional Manager. With his extensive experience and proven track record, Grayson will play a vital role in strengthening our presence in the North Florida region. His expertise and leadership will further enhance our ability to deliver exceptional construction management services to our valued clients,” said CPPI President/Principal Brian K. Leslie.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Avery enjoys spending his spare time exploring the outdoors through activities such as hiking and hunting. He also values quality family time, often taking his loved ones to the gun range and hunting trips for shared experiences.


Ranked one of Engineering News-Record’s 2023 “Top Contractors,” Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is one of the Southeast’s largest privately-held construction firms. Recognized as a powerhouse of innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and expertise, CPPI performs a wide range of design-build, construction management and general contracting services, including project planning and modeling, budget estimating and cost management, project scheduling and construction.