Mr. Longchamps brings nearly thirty (30) years of construction
experience. Prior to founding ZIA Construction LLC, John worked for
various general contractors, the City of Miami Beach Building
Department as a Structural Inspector (4 yrs), several developers,
and , national and international banks (traveling all over the State
of Florida, Durham, NC, NYC, and the Bahama Islands (Grand Bahama and
Exuma) performing project management oversight and certifying approved
construction loan draws on multi-million dollar projects. Over the
last four years, John Longchamps has been involved in numerous real
estate and construction ventures which include: office buildings,
warehouses, apartments, townhouses, and multi-million dollar custom homes.
John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from the
Florida International University School of Engineering as well as an
Associates Degree in Arts in Architecture. Mr. Longchamps is Certified
in Florida as both a Licensed General Contractor (CGC062263) and a
Licensed Standard Building Inspector (BN4628: Structural). He resides
in Miami-Dade .
With a civil engineering degree and almost ten years of experience,
Ms. Regalado (Dilcia) is an integral part of the Zia Construction
team. Her important contributions are in the area of planning and
control of data and process improvements. Dilcia is responsible for
the development of project submittal logs, contacting suppliers and
subcontractors to obtain information for said submittals and during
the development of the project she ensures that all subcontractors are
provided with the latest scope of work and materials. Her greatest
strength is the detailed and clear conceptualization of projects for
future execution and more efficient production.
Dilcia previously served as Resident Engineer for various facilities
in Haiti. She supervised Project Construction of the Mamba Meds and
Foods for Kids factory (MFK), providing technical supervision in
foundry and polished concrete floors, installation of sheetrock walls,
and application of polyurethane foam insulation to both ceilings and
walls. She brings a well-rounded knowledge of Engineering and Building Construction.