Jun 22, 2016
SRG Partnership promoted Aaron Pleskac, Keasa Jones, Bjorn Clouten and Steve Simpson to principal. Pleskac and Jones work in Seattle, and Clouten and Simpson in Portland. Pleskac has been a project manager and project architect since 2002. He is working on the expansion of Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. Jones is the designer for Seattle's North Precinct Police Station. Her clients have included Washington State University and Everett Community College. Clouten has 20 years of experience in project management, including higher education and civic projects. He has managed the Oregon State Capitol renovation. Simpson has designed projects for over 27 years, including higher education, libraries, museums and cultural. He is the primary designer on the Multnomah County Courthouse.
Seattle-based Hoshide Wanzer Architects promoted William J. Scales to principal and hired Sean Wilson as an intern. Scales joined the firm 13 years ago and has worked on residential, higher education, civic and retail projects. Wilson holds a bachelor's in architecture from UNC Charlotte and a master of architecture degree from Georgia Tech. He has steel fabrication and residential design experience.
The Watershed Co. of Kirkland promoted Hugh Mortensen to president and Dan Nickel to vice president, and Jennifer Creveling and Kenny Booth joined the board of directors. This completes a decade-long transition between co-founders of the 34-year-old environmental consulting firm and the second generation of ownership. Co-founder Bill Way will remain in an advisory capacity and co-founder Nancy Way is retiring. Mortensen is a senior ecologist and wetland scientist. He manages the natural resource practice, with work for cities and Snohomish County Airport. Nickel is an environmental engineer who manages environmental planning, including critical areas ordinances, habitat plans, shoreline plans, infrastructure permitting and shoreline restoration. He has led 40 shoreline master program updates. Creveling is a senior wetland/wildlife biologist. She manages projects with Puget Sound Energy and Sound Transit, providing critical areas assessment, mitigation planning and permitting. Senior planner Booth leads private development and infrastructure permitting, including public works and transportation projects for jurisdictions and engineering firms. Bill Way is a wetland scientist who started Watershed to design stream restorations when the field was in its infancy. Since then, wetland work, planning, permitting and landscape architecture have been added. Nancy Way is a marketer who has helped direct and grow the company.
Brook Jacksha joined civil engineering firm Pacland|Bellevue as an owner and principal. Jacksha has 18 years of civil engineering experience with a focus on campus projects and development in cities. He has worked on over 200 projects, including the University of Washington Husky Stadium renovation and the planned Seattle Sonics Sodo Arena. He will work on projects in cities.
Parametrix hired Matthew Collins as a senior consultant in Seattle, and Patrick Forza as a senior engineer in Puyallup. Collins has over 25 years of experience in construction and program management as a project owner, contractor and project manager, including work on the Elliott Bay Seawall. He will work on transportation, water/wastewater, environmental restoration and public facility projects. Forza has over 24 years of experience in transportation design and construction. His work includes Interstate-5 Mounts Road to Thorne Lane Corridor Improvements. Parametrix provides services in transportation, natural resources, community building, water solutions, and environmental engineering and science.
Jun 15, 2016
In Portland, DOWA-IBI Group promoted Tonie Esteban and David Johnson to senior associate, Kenneth Riddle and Rebecca Stuecker to associate, and Jennifer Gentry to marketing manager. Also in Portland, it hired Rebecca Seward as an architectural intern, Julie Condon as an architect and Marta Lilly as an interior designer. In Seattle, it promoted Jeremy Theodore to senior associate and hired Carl Laegreid as an architectural intern. Esteban has nearly 15 years of experience. Johnson has 20 years of experience designing educational, health care, corporate and commercial projects. Riddle has over 12 years of experience. Stuecker works on school design and is a leader of the committee on sustainability. Gentry has over 10 years of experience. She will help move the strategic plan forward. Seward has over seven years of experience in construction management and worked for Project H Design in California. She is working on Sunset Primary School for West Linn-Wilsonville School District. Condon has over 15 years of architectural experience. Lilly became interested in educational design while teaching. Theodore is an architect with a master's in engineering and prior construction experience. He is education practice lead for the Seattle office. Laegreid holds a master of architecture degree from Iowa State University and a bachelor of arts degree from Hastings College in Nebraska. DOWA-IBI Group focuses on K-12 projects in Oregon, Washington and California.
In Portland, Bassetti Architects promoted Joe Echeverri and Julie Flattery to senior associate. Echeverri is working on Roosevelt High School for Portland Public Schools and is project manager for City View Charter School in Hillsboro, Ore. Flattery is marketing director for the firm, which she joined in 2011. She has collaborated with the principals in developing a strategic marketing approach.
In Seattle, OAC Services promoted Chris Heger to associate and Phil Baker to senior project manager. Heger has over 25 years of experience in health care, biopharmaceutical and office projects. Baker has over 13 years of industry experience, with skills in estimating, project management, change order management and project engineering.
DCI Engineers hired Roxanne Grimm to lead a new division in the civil engineering department that will offer right-of-way consulting in Spokane and Seattle. Grimm is an associate principal and right of way division manager, and will work in the Spokane office. She was with Epic Land Solutions, and has worked with Spokane and the Washington State Department of Transportation. She is a mediator and real estate broker. DCI has offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Texas and Alaska.
Scott Harm of Power Engineers was elected to the executive council of the Western Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Harm is an architectural client relations manager in the facilities business development group of the global consulting engineering firm. The Western Council is the largest region in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Harm chairs the Washington State Board of Architectural Registration.