Title: Co-Owner, President
Company: JA and M Developing Corporation
Location: Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States
Annie Mecias-Murphy, Co-Owner at JA and M Developing Corporation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in general contracting.
Dr. Mecias-Murphy was initially inspired to pursue her career in construction because of the idea of the ‘American Dream.” However, when she arrived to the states, she grew to understand the importance of an education and decided to pursue a degree with hopes of becoming a business owner in the near future. After studying English, political science and theology, Dr. Mecias-Murphy earned a Doctor of Philosophy from Barry University in 2007.
At the start of her career, Dr. Mecias-Murphy worked as a laborer, before moving up the ladder into carpentry. Since 2005, Dr. Mecias-Murphy has excelled as the co-owner of JA & M Contractors, a general contracting firm serving central Florida. A full service contracting company, JA&M Contractors provides turnkey shell services in the areas of concrete, masonry, structural steel, rough carpentry, and stucco. Additionally, the company assists in value engineering, municipality work, and luxury residential projects. She attributes her professional success to her drive and the work ethic that her parents instilled in her. Additionally, she considers her education to be one of her greatest assets, both on a personal and professional level.
Civically, Dr. Mecias-Murphy remains active in the Metro Life Church, and considers her faith to be a cornerstone of her success. Looking toward the future, Dr. Mecias-Murphy hopes to run for local public office while continuing expanding her business. Recognized regionally for excellence in construction, she has been honored as the 2016 Woman of the Year. Moreover, Dr. Mecias-Murphy is a member of the board of directors of the Pembroke Pines Boys & Girls Club.
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