SSOE Welcomes Three New Professionals to their Southeast Operations Team

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, July 30, 2020 – SSOE Group, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce the addition of three new professionals to their rapidly growing Southeast operations team. They are excited to welcome Davis Burton, Amy Cope, and Alex Costakis to their healthcare, commercial, and education business unit.


Davis Burton, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Project Architect, joins the team with nearly 35 years of experience in the healthcare, education, and commercial fields. His healthcare experience includes administration, building services, cardiology, catheterization labs, intensive care, dialysis, dietary, endoscopy, emergency, intensive care, medical records, obstetrics, pharmacy, rehabilitation, psychiatric, radiology, surgery, and hospice, as well as nursing homes, EMT facilities, and parking facilities. Davis’ educational experience includes primary, secondary, collegiate, and recreational facilities. He has a thorough understanding of project documents, construction administration, detailed design, scheduling work for completion, specifications writing, management, and detailed code. Davis has a Bachelor of Architecture Design from Auburn University and is a Registered Architect in the state of Alabama. He will be working out of SSOE’s Birmingham, Alabama office.

Amy Cope, IIDA, RID, EDAC, NCIDQ, Section Manager, joins SSOE with a strong healthcare interior design and project management background. With over 17 years of experience in healthcare, ranging from interior design, project management, and relocation planning, Amy brings a unique skill set to SSOE. She specializes in acute care, outpatient, and diagnostic interior design. She is also experienced in providing comprehensive services such as furniture, finishes, equipment planning, interior signage, and artwork coordination. Dedicated to involvement with the advancement of the interior design industry, Amy is active in the International Interior Design Association, serving on the Alabama Chapter Board of Directors since 2017, where she currently serves as the Board President. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from Virginia College, Birmingham Campus and is a Registered Interior Designer in the state of Alabama. She will be working out of SSOE’s Birmingham, Alabama office.

Alex Costakis, PE, Mechanical Engineer, joins SSOE with five years of experience in HVAC systems engineering for the healthcare, entertainment, and hospitality industries. He specializes in design, Revit / AutoCAD drafting, construction support, and client relationship management. Alex has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida and recently became a Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Florida. He will be working out of SSOE’s Huntsville, Alabama office supporting the Birmingham team with their healthcare endeavors.

SSOE has more than 40 years of experience delivering projects in the Southeast U.S. to clients in the automotive, manufacturing, chemical, food and beverage, healthcare, and commercial industries. Their diverse pool of engineering, architectural, and construction management professionals in four Southeast U.S. offices—Atlanta, Birmingham, Huntsville, and Nashville—is complemented by more than 20 additional SSOE offices across the U.S. and in four countries worldwide. For more details, click here.

About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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