Joel Tate

Joel Tate

Senior Project Director

Mr. Tate brings over two decades of project leadership and management experience to his position. He uses his extensive knowledge and background to ensure the PDSI team provides clients projects delivered within scope, reflecting agreed upon internal budgets and schedules. He leads the PDSI team in taking a proactive approach to managing the planning and programming process and providing clear communication for all stakeholders. He actively works with his team to assess strengths and optimize project teams to maximize the value PDSI brings to its clients.  As a Senior Project Director, Joel is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations and effectiveness of the PDSI Operations Team.

When he joined PDSI in 2008, Mr. Tate demonstrated the ability to communicate project intent and expectations to all levels, from owner to designer to contractor. He honed his strong organizational skills and his ability to manage multi-faceted projects in his previous position as a Project Manager for the Penrose Group, a Northern Virginia developer specializing in Class A office buildings, upscale condominiums and apartment buildings and Master Planned mixed-use developments. Prior to this, Mr. Tate served as an Estimator/Project Manager for Performance Contracting, Inc. where he was directly involved in all aspects of managing commercial, institutional and industrial construction projects.

Mr. Tate earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Michigan State University in 2002. He has been a member of the Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Inc. (NEWH) since 2012.

Selected Work


Joel Tate

Senior Project Director / Tampa

Brian Mashburn

Senior Project Director / Orlando

Keith Baker

Senior Project Director / Baltimore

Julie Rivera

Senior Project Director / Atlanta

Eric Miller

Project Director / St. Thomas

Jesus Hinojosa

Project Director / Miami

Mary Beth Steadman

Sr. Project Manager / San Francisco

Lawrence Ricketts

Sr. Project Manager / New York City

Joel Brown

Sr. Project Manager / Dallas

Gera Rueda

Sr. Project Manager / Miami

David Simez

Sr. Project Manager / Baltimore

Casey Williams

Project Manager / Seattle

Lorena Val

Project Manager / Baltimore

Holly Goudy

Project Manager / Baltimore

Steve DeMatteis

Project Manager / Atlanta

Paul Eckman

Project Manager / Miami

Ryan Hennessy

Project Manager / Jacksonville

Melody Hager

Assistant Project Manager / Seattle

Janina Cortes

Project Coordinator / San Juan

Roby Williams

Project Coordinator / Orlando

Danielle Blankenship

Project Coordinator / Dallas

Jess Pomazal

Project Coordinator / Denver

Project Coordinator / Orlando