Development Industries Core Team and Leadership 

Our core team of professionals are considered leaders in the industry. Our team represent expertise, commitment and long-term project experience. Our team of public and private facilities experts average 25 years of experience and are leaders in design and construction management. Get to know us better and see for yourself!

Dean Maglieri


President & CEO


As Managing Officer and founder of Development Industries, Inc., Dean Maglieri has worked in the Washington DC and Southern California areas in the development, design and construction industry for more than 25 years. Specialized in fast-track design-build and P3 project delivery, Dean's design and construction management experience covers a broad range of both public and private project types including; commercial, office high-rise, luxury hotel, mixed-use, civic, institutional, transportation and aviation. Dean has worked as an owner, developer, designer, project manager and owner’s representative and continues to contribute on a variety portfolio of XL projects, ranging from $100 Million to $2.5 Billion in total new construction cost. His current and most recent project includes serving as Owner Representative for Woodridge Capital Partners, LLC on the New Century Plaza Hotel and Luxury Condo Towers in Century City, Los Angeles, CaliforniaResponsible for executive level Design Management and Project Management, the 1.5 million square feet development is under construction by Webcor and designed by a consortium of world-renowned architecture firms;  New York’s Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (PCF), Gensler, Marmol Radziner and internationally acclaimed hotel interior design group, Yabu Pushelberg from Toronto, Canada.  Prior to founding Development Industries in 2001, Dean has worked with global award-winning Architecture & Engineering firms AECOM, EYP, and design-build real estate developer The Opus Group.  Dean Maglieri was awarded a 'Commanding General's Medal of Excellence' for Construction Quality Control Management by the US Army Corps of Engineers, for QA/QC performance on their multi-building Full Revitalization Project at the George S. Patton Jr. US Army Reserve Center, in Southern California. Dean holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree, with Honors from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, School of Architecture, 1993.

Tim Shea, AIA, LEED AP


Senior Vice President, New York, NY


Tim brings over 30 years of experience in architecture and construction of design focused project delivery to the firm. Prior to starting his own consulting practice in 2012 in New York, NY, Tim was Project Director and Project Architect for Richard Meier and Partners LLC on the recently completed New $350 million San Diego Federal Courthouse - completed ahead of schedule and on budget, a first for GSA projects of this magnitude. In Tim’s twenty years at Richard Meier and Partners, he led teams on the new San Jose City Hall and LA’s landmark, The Getty Center. All of these very complex projects have achieved design, construction and project management awards. His belief in team building and consensus among his team of consultants along with the building contractor and owner, has been instrumental in these achievements. Tim’s career also includes roles as operations manager and technical director for AECOM (formerly DMJM Rottet), Gensler and as a consultant to Walt Disney Imagineering on new theme parks coordinating out sourced design consultants for more than $1 Billion dollars in value. Over the course of his career Tim has been directly involved in over $3 Billion dollars value of construction in multiple building typologies.  His career also includes over 10 years as an instructor at UCLA graduate school and has served as a Public Commission Member for his Southern California city of residence for over twenty years. Tim is a member of the AIA and a licensed architect in the states of California, New York, Colorado and Connecticut. He holds a Masters of Architecture from University of Colorado, 1985 and B.A. Environmental Design & Planning from New York State University at Buffalo, 1980.

Lori Guidry, DBIA


President, Los Angeles, CA


Lori Guidry brings to Development Industries Inc. over 25 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. Lori's professional experience includes extensive work in both pre-construction and operations, as well as owner's representation in construction management. Lori has held leadership roles on large scale public and private-sector projects such as the award-winning Caltrans District 7 Headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Community College District Bond AA Capital Improvements Program, and the Grand Avenue project in downtown Los Angeles. Prior to joining Development Industries, Inc. Lori has worked with other industry-leading firms, including the Clark Construction Group, Jacobs Engineering, and Webcor Builders. Lori is also actively involved in the community with the ACE Mentor Program, providing mentoring and scholarships to local high school students interested in Architecture, Construction and Engineering.  Being one of ACE’s first members and since its inception in Los Angeles in 2002, ACE-LA has awarded over $1,000,000 in scholarships. Lori now serves as Board Chairman of ACE Los Angeles and was recently recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as the 2014 Philanthropist of the Year.  Lori is a proud 'Gator' and received her Bachelor's Degree in Building Construction, with Honors from University of Florida, 1990.

Vic Adamo


Vice President, Los Angeles, CA


Vic Adamo brings more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry. His current and most recent award-winning projects include serving as owner Project Quality Manager on The New Long Beach Civic Center, being developed through a public-private partnership (P3) and the new Delta Airlines Terminal at LAX, part of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) $1.86 billion plan to modernize, upgrade and connect Terminals 2, 3, and the Tom Bradley International. Prior to starting his own consulting practice in 2008 in California, Vic has previously worked in the Washington DC areas in the design and development industry. He has worked on such notable projects as the LAC-USC Medical Center and the RAND Corporation Headquarters in Santa Monica. Mr. Adamo has worked with industry leaders such as Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: WRE), and global award-winning Architecture & Engineering firms Gensler, in Washington DC, AECOM, and HOK in Los Angeles, California.  Vic holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Carleton University, Ottawa, School of Architecture, 1994.

Bill Lavine, AIA, LEED AP


Vice President, San Diego, CA


Bill brings over 30 years of experience in the design and construction of technically complex buildings.  Bill is a Licensed and LEED Accredited Architect who also has CDT credentials from CSI. Having previously worked in the Washington DC areas in the design and development industry prior to relocating to California in 2006, Bill has worked on such notable and prize-winning projects as the NOAA Satellite Operations Center in Suitland, Maryland, designed by Pritzker Prize award-winning architect, Thom Mayne of Morphosis, and on multiple projects with the FBI in Quantico, Virginia. Since the 1990's, Bill was a Principal in the Government Studio of the award-winning Architecture & Engineering firm of EYP/ AE in Washington DC, and joined Harley Ellis Devereaux in both their Los Angeles and San Diego offices when he relocated to California in 2005. His architecture and project management experience covers a broad range of project types, including commercial, institutional and government, with a focus on federal projects specializing in facilities involving a very high degree of security. 

Jay H Higgins, P.E., F.ASCE   


Vice President, Las Vegas, NV


Jay brings over 40 years of civil engineering experience in the design and construction management on large construction developments in the private, public, and federal sectors. An infrastructure industry leader in transportation, airport, highway, wastewater treatment and power plant projects, Mr. Higgins extensive career has included leading a team overseeing a long term Contract Administration at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport Development Program and most recently as a Director and Senior Project Manager with URS Corporation in the Construction Services Division. Mr. Higgins has been member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) throughout his career and is currently serving as Vice-Chair of the Region 9 Board of Governors. He has received several ASCE awards including the 2013 President’s Award /Los Angeles Section and the 2014 Robert W. Bein Lifetime Achievement Award/Life Member Forum/Los Angeles Section. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and Professional Civil Engineer in California.  Jay holds an MBA, University of Chicago, 1983, Master’s Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University, Illinois, 1975 and a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, 1972.

Steve Deyer, AIA, LEED AP


Principal, Los Angeles, CA


Steve brings more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry and is currently collaborating on the Quality Management Program on the Los Angeles Federal Court Building. As a licensed architect, Steve has previously worked on several notable projects such as the award-winning New Long Beach Courthouse, Diamond Valley Lakes Museum in Hemet, California (First LEED Platinum museum in the country), Prior to having his own practice, Steve has worked with award-winning architecture firms Steinberg Architects and Michael Lehrer Architects in Los Angeles, California. Steve is a proud 'Gator' and received his Bachelor of Design, with Honors from the University of Florida, College of Architecture, 1994.


Philip Koss, AIA, LEED AP


Principal, Los Angeles, CA


Philip brings over 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry.  As a licensed architect, Philip has previously worked on such notable projects as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Getty Center, the San Diego Federal Courthouse, and UCLA's Eli and Edyth Broad Art Center. Prior to joining Development Industries, Philip has worked with global award-winning Architecture firms and industry leaders, Frank Gehry Partners and Richard Meier & Partners, in Los Angeles.  Philip is a proud 'Trojan' and received his Bachelor of Architecture from University of Southern California, 1997