FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 5, 2006) – Mark Stevens, president of Stevens Construction Inc., has been elected to the Shady Rest Care Pavilion’s board of directors. As a board member, Stevens will head up the master planning for the renovation project of the facility’s existing buildings and assist with business development for the new facilities.

A Florida native, Stevens has managed or served as the project executive on more than 150 building projects with a combined value of more than $300 million. He has more than 20 years of construction experience and is the founder of Stevens Construction Inc. He holds a bachelor of science in building construction from the University of Florida, and is a state-licensed general contractor.

Stevens serves on the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Board of Directors, and also is the Chairman of the Commercial Contractors Council for the BIA.

Based in Fort Myers, Fla., Stevens Construction specializes in construction management, and also provides general contracting, design-build services and consulting services to architects, developers, contractors and owners. Other services include site and design team selection, budgeting, project scheduling, permitting, cost and quality control, and assistance with inspections, licenses and warranties. The company builds commercial and healthcare facilities. For information, visit www.stevensconstructioninc.com or call (239) 936-9006.