Posted: 2/2/2021 | Print Friendly Version

For Immediate Release 

Missouri Botanical Garden Announces New Vice President of Facilities and Construction 

The Missouri Botanical Garden has named Deniz Piskin as its new Vice President of Facilities and Construction at the Missouri Botanical Garden. 

Piskin comes to the Garden from Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois, where he serves as the Director of Facility Operations. In that role, he oversees all preventative and corrective maintenance activities for a licensed 500-bed Medical Center encompassing over 3 million square feet distributed throughout 30 facilities. 

Since 1999, Piskin has also served in the U.S. Naval Reserve where he is currently the Commanding Officer of a 600+ personnel Construction Battalion providing professional facilities engineering services and management at all Navy & Marine Corps facilities worldwide. 

Piskin has an MBA from Southern Illinois University and a BSCE, Structural Engineering/Construction Management from the University of Illinois. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer, Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and Certified LEED Accredited Professional, Building Construction & Design, U.S. Green Building Council. 

Piskin will begin his new position at the Garden on February 16.