GATES Construction is pleased to announce the addition of Cora Harkins as Director of Business Development and Marketing. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland. Harkins has over 30 years of experience in business development and marketing, working for general contractors and national manufacturers of architectural products. As Director of Business Development and Marketing, Harkins is responsible for overseeing the business development and marketing support staff, developing corporate strategies, company promotion, GATES’ company-wide networking plan, expanding territories including Palm Beach Gardens and Sarasota as well as increasing market-share overall. Harkins will be based out of GATES Construction’s headquarters in Bonita Springs.