May 18, 2016
B+H Architects hired Aaron Hayes as a project architect and Amanda Billberg as an interior designer in the Seattle interior design practice. Hayes will oversee project delivery. He has 17-plus years of experience, specializing in workplace design, and worked on Detroit School of Arts. Billberg will focus on workplace design. She has done projects for tech companies in South Lake Union, and was a BIM corporate liaison. B+H is a global design firm.
Glosten, a Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy, named John Springer president — the firm's fifth since its 1958 founding. Springer was hired 29 years ago and is responsible for strategic growth, business direction and client service. He has been manager of the Naval architecture group, operations director and on the executive management team. He replaces John (Jay) Edgar, who will become Glosten's director of research and development. The firm said Edgar was instrumental the acquisition of Massachusetts-based Noise Control Engineering and expanding production design, marine environmental and renewable energy services.
In Anchorage, Stantec hired Becca Carroll as a mechanical engineering manager and associate. In Bellevue, it hired John Gillespie as a senior project manager. In Lynnwood, it hired Nicole Messner as an electrical project designer, Maureen Hardman as a CAD technician, Debra Steventon as a project administrator and Gwen Matlock as an administrative assistant, all to assist the buildings group. Carroll will be a senior design leader for building projects. She has 12 years of experience, including on schools, libraries and the Alaska State Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory in Anchorage. Gillespie has over 31 years of experience. He manages sewer, water, stormwater and facility projects. His experience includes the Port Angeles Downtown Water Main and Sidewalk Reconstruction. Messner holds an electrical engineering degree from Texas Christian University. Her work is focused on health care and Navy projects, among them the new Everett Clinic in Shoreline. Hardman has four years of experience. She works on projects for medical centers, universities, airports and data centers. Her work includes Swedish Medical Center Northwest Tower. Steventon has over 35 years of experience coordinating, planning and supporting daily operational and administrative functions. Matlock has human resources and administration experience. Stantec provides consulting in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management and project economics.
Century West Engineering elected Joe Roshak president. Roshak has been with the firm for 28 years. He has been principal-in-charge and senior project manager on municipal and aviation projects in Oregon and Washington.
In Seattle, AHBL hired engineer in training Justine Brakefield as a project engineer in the structural engineering division and Craig Skipton as a project manager in the landscape architecture division. In Tacoma, it hired Ryan Kelsey and engineer in training Ryan Inouye as project engineers in the civil engineering division. In Tri-Cities, Craig Becker rejoined the firm as a chainman. Brakefield holds a master's in structural engineering and a bachelor's in civil engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Skipton has nine years of landscape architecture experience and will work on the Buckley park design. Kelsey holds a bachelor's in engineering management from Gonzaga University. Inouye has a bachelor's in civil engineering from Gonzaga. Becker is on the survey team. He will work on Abraham Event Center in Richland. AHBL provides civil and structural engineering, landscape architecture, community planning and land surveying.
May 11, 2016
In Seattle, Mithun promoted Lisa Scribante and Jason Steiner to partner, Lana Lisitsa to principal and Rocky Flores to associate principal. Scribante joined the firm nine years ago and has led the design of workplaces in Silicon Valley for Fortune 500 companies, as well as hospitality and public projects in Seattle and nationally. Steiner is director of digital design, leading the integration of visualization, simulation and building information modeling. His projects include Weyerhaeuser headquarters in Seattle. Lisitsa is a project manager with 25 years of experience in education, commercial, hospitality and historic preservation projects. She joined Mithun in 2008, and worked on renovation of 1101 Second Avenue, a Seattle office building designed by Paul Thiry. Flores is a senior project architect with 23 years of experience on multifamily, commercial and corporate projects here and abroad. His projects include Anthem on 12th in Seattle.
In Seattle, DCI Engineers hired Jessica Tian as a structural designer and Kenneth Alcazar, Alex Mengistu and Jon Potter as project engineers. Tian is working on Marymoor Park Apartments in Redmond. She holds a bachelor's in civil engineering from China Agricultural University in Beijing and a master's in structural engineering and mechanics from the University of Washington. Alcazar is working on Elev8 residential project in Bellevue. He holds a bachelor's in architectural engineering from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Mengistu has a bachelor's in civil engineering from Washington State University. Potter is working on Woodin Creek Village in Woodinville. He holds a bachelor's in civil engineering from WSU. DCI is a civil and structural engineering firm, with offices also in Spokane, Portland, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Austin and Anchorage.
In Vancouver, AKS Engineering & Forestry hired Renee Summers as a project engineer and promoted Seth Halling to associate member. In Tualatin, Ore., the firm hired Gary Paul as a project surveyor, Brian Ballerini as a land development project manager, and promoted Mimi Doukas and Chuck Gregory to associate member. Summers has over 12 years of civil design and construction experience that includes earthen dams, interchanges, landslide mitigation and highway projects. She is working on stormwater design and site engineering for subdivisions in Clark County. Halling is an engineer and a land surveyor in training with over eight years of experience, including utility, street, education, corporate campus, commercial, industrial and residential projects. Paul has over 30 years of survey experience including condo towers in Portland's Pearl District. Ballerini has 18 years of land development and site design experience, and is completing subdivision feasibility studies. He was a project manager for Multnomah County. Doukas has 20 years of experience that includes mixed-use master plans, transportation, schools, residential, retail and senior living. She and Chris Goodell manage the land use planning team. Gregory has over 18 years of design and project management experience on sports parks, commercial, industrial, education and residential projects. AKS provides civil engineering, planning, surveying, landscape architecture, forest engineering, arborist and natural resource services, with an office also in Salem-Keizer, Ore.
In Seattle, WHPacific hired Jerry Liu as a project manager. Liu has over 22 years of experience in roadway design and traffic engineering. His projects have ranged from aviation sites to road work and include Elliott Bay Seawall in Seattle. WHPacific works on transportation, water resources, environment, development, facilities and energy projects.