MILFORD, MA – Consigli Construction Co., Inc. Project Manager Ricky Gala was recently named a Worcester Business Journal 40 Under Forty honoree in its annual recognition of rising stars and outstanding leaders of Central Massachusetts who share a commitment to success and a passion to strengthen their communities.
Gala began his career at Consigli, and over the last seven years has risen to the level of Project Manager. His passion and focus is building efficient and exemplary hospital facilities and he has been involved in some of Consigli’s larger projects. He served as the Project Manager for the creation of a new 78,000 square-foot addition at Milford Regional Medical Center; and more recently helped lead the team on the 2020 campus refresh project at UMass Memorial Hospital which won a prestigious Vista Award for best renovation project from ASHE (American Society for Health Care Engineering) of the American Hospital Association.
“Ricky is the definition of a go-getter, a quality that is highly valued by clients and those who work with him. Throughout his career he has identified opportunities to use his skillset to insert himself into the roles and responsibilities of a Project Manager and take projects to the next level – more importantly, putting the clients’ needs first,” said Consigli Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Brian Hamilton.
Gala is also active in his community through volunteer work. For the past five years he has been actively involved in Working for Worcester, a community initiative designed to better the city’s recreational and family spaces. He is also passionate about teaching and preparing the next generation of STEM leaders, which moved him to get involved with Girls Inc. of Worcester. The non-profit organization’s central goal is empowering and inspiring girls and young women in the opportunities available for them in engineering and construction fields.