Apr 18, 2018
AHBL promoted structural engineers Drew McEachern and Ken Leland, and landscape architect Jason Morse to principal, and civil engineers David Nason, Bill Fierst and Erick Fitzpatrick to associate principal. McEachern joined the firm 20 years ago. His projects include the Advanced Technology Center at Bates Technical College. Leland has been with AHBL for 20 years, with work that includes Roosevelt Way Apartments in Seattle. Morse has 21 years of experience. He was promoted to director of landscape architecture in 2014, and has led the department through a period of unprecedented growth, with work that includes Centennial Garden at the Washington Park Arboretum. Nason spent the past 11 years of his 20-year career as a civil project manager in the Tacoma office. He is working on Birney Elementary for Tacoma Public Schools. Fierst has spent his 18-year career at AHBL working on education, federal and commercial projects. His work includes the 6th and Alder mixed-use project in Tacoma. Fitzpatrick joined AHBL in 2012. He has 12 years of experience and oversees civil engineering in the Spokane and Tri-Cities offices. He has worked on Liberty Lake Road for the city of Liberty Lake. AHBL provides civil and structural engineering, landscape architecture, community planning and land surveying.
Art Anderson Associates hired Madilynn Farmer as a drafter. Farmer will work in the marine and facility divisions, and assist in drafting related work. Art Anderson is a Bremerton-based multidisciplinary engineering services firm.
In Seattle, DKS hired Brian Chandler as director of transportation safety. The civil engineer and traffic operations engineer will expand transportation safety services. He has developed Strategic Highway Safety Plans in Connecticut, Maryland and Missouri, and led data analysis of the Clackamas County TSAP. DKS provides transportation planning, design and engineering services.
Sergio Sadaba joined Stantec as principal leading the buildings performance group in Seattle. Sadaba has over 20 years of experience designing high performance building systems. The engineer has worked on high-rise, commercial, retail, hospitality, residential, industrial, health care and railways projects, including Pertamina Energy Tower Campus in Jakarta. Stantec provides engineering and design services for buildings, transportation, water, waterpower and dams, and environmental services projects.
Jorden Cox, Carson Zednick and Tyler Buys joined Kirkland-based Dibble Engineers as design engineers. Cox has two years of residential and light commercial design experience. He has worked for CG Engineering, Jay Dee Contractors and WSDOT. Zednick has over three years of experience in structural engineering for residential, civil/site and commercial structures. He has worked at Sound Structural Solutions and Max J. Kuney Construction. Buys has over five years of structural engineering design experience. He was an engineer at A.V. Schwan and Associates, and Salmons P.C.
BergerABAM hired Michael Stanek as a senior project engineer and Eli Lundberg as a project manager in Federal Way, and Hai Dang as a project manager in San Diego. Stanek has over 12 years of civil engineering experience in the aviation and transportation industries. He recently did a feasibility study for a hangar in Renton. Lundberg has over 10 years of experience in civil engineering. He specializes in structural engineering and engineering services during construction, and has worked on marine, flood protection, navigation and hydraulic structures. Dang has over 15 years of civil engineering experience, including with the Coast Guard. He will be program manager for a contract with the Department of Homeland Security. BergerABAM provides civil and structural engineering, architecture, land use planning, natural resources, public involvement, landscape architecture, construction management and support, and underwater inspection services.
Apr 11, 2018
Ware Malcomb promoted Jonathan Thomas to regional director of the Seattle office. Thomas helped launch the commercial architecture studio in Seattle, and integrated the architecture and interior design studios to expand services. His experience includes design, master planning, and industrial, office, medical office, high tech, retail and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb provides planning, architecture, interior design, branding and civil engineering.
Benjamin Parco joined Mithun as a principal in the San Francisco office. He will lead ground-up and adaptive reuse corporate offices, and developer-led projects in the Northwest, Bay Area and beyond. He has 28 years of experience and previously was a design director in Gensler's Oakland office, where he co-led Facebook Courtyard, SFO Terminal 3, 222 Second Street (LinkedIn) and 215 Moffett Park Drive (Google). Mithun provides architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design and planning.
Cushing Terrell, the Seattle branch of national architecture and engineering firm, CTA Inc., promoted Chris Aageson to director of business development for CTA. Aageson was hired six years ago. He will continue to expand the team's retail and commercial presence in the Northwest. Cushing Terrell is working for Metropolitan Market, Whole Foods Markets, Uwajimaya and other retailers, corporations and developers.
HNTB appointed James Thomson a senior vice president. Thomson is based in Bellevue and works with clients in the West. His positions at HNTB have included Northwest district leader. He has delivered planning, design, program and project management and construction management on infrastructure projects, and worked on programs to modernize multimodal transportation networks. He is a co-chair on joint ventures that include Sound Transit's East Link and Lynnwood Link, and the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project in Southern California. HNTB is an infrastructure firm.
Seattle-based Rolluda Architects hired Andrew McKernan as a project architect and Edward Rose as a senior project manager. McKernan has a master's in architecture from Tulane University, and has worked on federal, county and institutional projects and office and fitness facilities. He is working on a Sound Transit operations and maintenance facility. Rose has a bachelor's in architecture and a master's in urban planning from the University of Washington, and has worked on transit and transportation facilities, housing and mixed-use developments. He will be project manager for Sea-Tac Airport renovation and expansion projects.
In Seattle, Integrus Architecture promoted project architects John Baldauf and Jeff Luedeman, and project managers Sara Wilder and Kim Young to associate. In Spokane, the firm promoted project manager Dave Buescher, structural engineer Andrea Hougen and project architect and interior designer Kandis Larsen to associate. Integrus provides architectural, structural engineering, interior design and security design services.
In Kent, Hermanson Co. hired Geoff Vestman as business development manager for its service department. The Washington State University graduate will lead the Preventative Maintenance Agreement salesforce to develop the service base, set and track sales targets, develop sales strategies, and refine the sales process. Hermanson provides mechanical construction, design-build engineering and service/maintenance.
ALSC Architects of Spokane hired Mark Irving as a project architect. Irving is a graduate of the University of Idaho, and is working on the Cheney High School modernization and expansion. ALSC provides planning and design, with an office also in Coeur d'Alene.