LAS VEGAS (Sept. 14, 2011) – JBA Consulting Engineers, an international architectural, construction and engineering consulting agency, announces the appointment of Jim Gist as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSMO) and Vic Sibilla as the Director for the Orange County office. Jim comes to JBA Consulting Engineers with more than 15 years of experience in marketing, business development, and sales with a particular focus in the technology industry. Meanwhile, with more than 20 years of experience, Sibilla’s expertise lies in strategic advisory services for the hospitality, healthcare, aviation, theatrical, residential, educational and mixed-use and office market sectors.
As the CSMO, Gist has a dual role of overseeing JBA’s brand growth through communications and marketing, and is also responsible for securing contracted backlog of sales. Gist’s extensive background has prepared him to thrive in his current position of generating new sales leads in conjunction with managing all marketing support for JBA Consulting Engineers. Prior to joining JBA, Gist was the Vice President of Corporate Accounts at Control4 where he was responsible for managing the company’s hospitality business and oversaw the sales, design and deployment of all the in-room technology at City Center, Las Vegas, Nev. Gist also previously served as the National Sales Manager for the custom home control and automation solutions provider, AVAD.
With experience in indoor air quality and building automation systems controls for hotels, Sibilla’s most notable projects include the Hard Rock Hotel projects in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Tampa, Fla., Biloxi, Miss., and Las Vegas, Nev., as well as Las Vegas Sky and The Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center, Grapevine, Texas. He is registered as a professional engineer in 19 states and certified by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.
“As JBA continues to expand, we are pleased to welcome two professionals with such impressive backgrounds to our company’s senior management team,” said Dwayne Miller, CEO of JBA Consulting Engineers. “They are both a natural fit for their respective positions at JBA, and their industry knowledge will be a great asset to the company as we pursue and win ever-more prestigious projects.”
About JBA Consulting Engineers
JBA Consulting Engineers is an international architectural, construction and engineering consulting agency. Celebrating its 45th anniversary, JBA and its network of global Trusted Advisors™ provide unmatched technical expertise for the Resort & Entertainment, Hospitality, Performance Theatres, Aviation, Public Works, Education and Medical sectors. JBA is headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in New Orleans, Orange County (California), Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh City, Macau and Shanghai. To learn more about JBA Consulting Engineers please visit
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