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Aug 15, 2018

Environmental Science Associates


Environmental Science Associates hired Adrienne Centano as director of communications, based in Seattle. Centano is on the corporate management team and oversees communications, launching new tech tools and sharing the firm's work. She has two decades of marketing and communications experience, most recently with Zegrahm Expeditions in Seattle. ESA provides project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, and regulatory compliance.










In Tacoma, AHBL hired Heather Perkins as human resources manager, Michael Gilbert as a chainman, James Stuart as a marketing coordinator, and Ella Anguiano, William Thompson, Steve Nickison and Claire Hovde as project engineers. In the Tri-Cities office, it hired MillieAnne VanDevender as a land use planner. Perkins has 18 years of experience providing human resources in the technology sales and senior housing industries, with a focus on employee wellness, innovative onboarding and people management. Gilbert came to AHBL from another firm and will be on the survey team. Stuart spent the last five years with a general contractor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He will focus on new work and external marketing. Anguiano is in the civil engineering group. She has a biosystems engineering degree from the University of Arizona and worked at a septic system design company in Colorado. Thompson has a bachelor's in civil engineering from the University of Washington and is in the civil division. He interned for two years with Washington State Department of Transportation. Nickison holds a bachelor's in civil engineering from Marquette University. He is in the civil group. Hovde has a bachelor's in civil engineering from Washington State University, and is in AHBL's civil department. VanDevender has experience in architecture, urban planning and project management. She has been involved at AHBL on comprehensive plan updates for the city of Connell and Franklin County.





In Seattle, PAE promoted Scott Kuyper to project manager and Brock Soderberg and Carmen Cejudo to associate. Kuyper has been with Luma, a PAE division, since 2013. He has over 16 years of lighting design experience and helped develop LEED AP standards for the Neighborhood Development Accreditation with Green Building Certification Inc. Soderberg has been with Luma since 2015. He has over a decade of lighting experience, and is working on Nike and Facebook projects, and the Sea-Tac International Arrivals Terminal. Cejudo was hired in 2015. She is working on the historic renovation at 419 Occidental Ave. in Seattle and 88 Bluxome Street Towers in San Francisco. PAE provides mechanical and electrical engineering, building analysis, commissioning and technology system design.





In Seattle, Floyd|Snider hired Scott Adamek as a senior environmental engineer and geologist, and Emily Jackson and Adia Jumper as environmental engineers. Adamek was with CDM Smith/AGI Technologies. He has over 28 years of experience in engineering, construction and geology on industrial, public and federal projects. He's also worked on remediation sites following the Washington State Model Toxics Control Act and the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regulations. Jackson has 10 years of experience on environmental remediation and site redevelopment. She has done ecological and human health risk assessments, upland remediation and redevelopment, sediment dredge and cap design, hazardous waste management, construction cost estimating, permitting, and construction management. Jumper has a bachelor's in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky. The civil engineer is providing technical support in field and remedial investigations and feasibility studies.

Aug 08, 2018

Osborn Consulting







In Bellevue, Osborn Consulting hired Kristy Warren, Ric Brown and Terrence Hew as project engineers, Jacob Romero and Aleksandra Slatala as GIS and CAD designers, and Kara Nguyen as office coordinator. Warren has 10 years of experience in municipal water and wastewater utility design, water resources, and environmental remediation. Brown has over eight years of experience designing and planning services for water systems, stormwater, sanitary sewer, and environmental remediation projects. Hew has three years of experience in civil engineering project design and management. Romero has three years of GIS and AutoCAD experience, including transportation planning, geographic technologies, cartography and statistics for geography. Slatala has a bachelor's and a master's in chemical and process engineering and over five years of AutoCAD experience. Nguyen oversees project invoices and contracts.








In Seattle, Hewitt hired Jackie Argueta as marketing coordinator, Kathryn Christensen and Robin Croen as landscape architects, and Adam DiPaola, Atif Khwaja and Sarah Bonser as architecture staff. Argueta worked on animations and illustrations for the documentary “A Brief History of Time Travel,” collaborated with artists on music videos and provided art direction and multimedia design for local businesses. Christensen has landscape architecture and urban design experience. She is assisting with landscape architecture on several mixed-use projects in Seattle including Center Steps, Tower Steps and 111 Westlake. Croen has a master of landscape architecture from the University of Washington, and is working on Heritage Square Master Plan in Walla Walla and urban design plans near Seattle Center. DiPaola is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Architecture + Allied Arts. He is working on Capitol Hill Station's transit-oriented development that broke ground in June. Khwaja has five years architectural design experience on public and private projects in Seattle, Afghanistan and Pakistan. He is working on preliminary engineering for light rail to downtown Redmond and the future Ballard-West Seattle light rail extension. Bonser holds a master's in architecture from The Ohio State University. She is working on Hinoki, an affordable housing development in Yesler Terrace, and projects for Snohomish County Public Utility District #1. Hewitt provides architecture, landscape architecture and urban design.

Rice Fergus Miller




Bremerton-based Rice Fergus Miller promoted Alex Smith and Sean Moyano to associate, and Suzanne Pontecorvo to principal. Smith is an architect in the fire and emergency studio. Moyano is a designer in the hospitality studio. Pontecorvo is a project manager in the senior living studio. Rice Fergus Miller is an architecture, interior design, planning and visualization firm.

Aug 01, 2018

Hart Crowser









At its Seattle headquarters, Hart Crowser hired Amanda Hultz as a geologist and Mike Shaljian as a hydrogeologist. In Honolulu, it hired Karl Bromwell as a principal environmental scientist, Faith Caplan as a senior associate environmental planner, Shyun Ueno as a geologist, and Simone Simbeck, Brittany Cody and Matthew Fong as environmental scientists. Hultz holds a bachelor's from Western Washington University. She is working on highrise development and landslide repair, and supporting the in-house geotech lab. Shaljian holds a master's from Washington State University. He will work on environmental investigations. Bromwell has over 30 years of environmental consulting experience in Hawaii. He has worked on stormwater permitting and environmental impact statement/environmental assessment planning, Phase I and II environmental site assessments and ecological appraisals, and managed large on-call contracts. Caplan has over 25 years of environmental impact statement, National Environmental Policy Act, environmental planning and permitting experience. Her work has ranged from Hawaii Environmental Policy Act projects to a $25 million environmental impact statement for military actions in the Pacific. Ueno holds a bachelor's in geology and geophysics, and is working on geotechnical investigations for building and roadway foundations, and geologic hazards such as rockfalls. Simbeck has 12 years of experience in stormwater management and environmental monitoring, investigation and compliance. She has managed multicultural projects, been a marine environmental dredging specialist for Koniambo Nickel SAS in New Caledonia, owned an environmental consultancy in New Zealand, and worked for Washington Department of Ecology's marine monitoring unit. Cody has six years of experience in stormwater permitting and Phase I and II environmental site investigations, and is a inspector for sediment and erosion control. She has a background in database management, technical data compilation, and making complex data easily understandable. Fong has a bachelor's in natural resources environmental management from the University of Hawaii and a background in soil and water sampling, and environmental compliance for geothermal and stormwater projects. Hart Crowser is an engineering, science, and consulting firm.

Elliott Bay Design Group



In Seattle, Elliott Bay Design Group hired Alina Shrestha as a naval architect and John Moser as a marine engineer. Shrestha joined EBDG as a contractor in 2017. She is an engineer and researcher with experience in vessel repair, design and analysis, material planning, construction management, regulatory compliance and inspection. She will be responsible for design, construction and repair of vessels. Moser is a Texas A&M University at Galveston graduate who was a firefighter and emergency responder in Central Texas. He will develop analyses, drawings and technical reports and provide engineering support to project managers. EBDG provides naval architecture, marine engineering and production support services.



In Seattle, McKinstry promoted Allen Range to chief technology officer. Range will lead the company's enterprise technology team while partnering with business lines to integrate technology to better serve clients. He was senior director of IT operations. McKinstry is a national design, build, operate and maintain firm.



In Redmond, DOWL hired Lizzie Zemke as a wetland scientist. Zemke has nearly 30 years of experience in Washington that includes securing environmental permits for infrastructure projects, wetland and plant ecology, ecological restoration, and sustainability strategy. She has managed environmental projects for federal, state and local clients.

Rice Fergus Miller


Rice Fergus Miller, a Bremerton-based architecture, interior design, planning and visualization firm, hired Anita Rossen as health care practice leader in its health care, hospitality and housing for seniors studios. Rossen is a health care specialist who has done facilitation, planning, and design for Seattle's Children's Hospital, and BC Women's and Children's Hospital in Canada.



In Anchorage, Stantec hired Dean Cimmiyotti as Alaska survey manager. Cimmiyotti has 40 years of experience on public and private projects, including over 25 years in project management. Besides surveying, he has a background in photogrammetry and lidar acquisition and mapping. Past clients include the Municipality of Anchorage. Stantec provides engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, construction services, project management, and project economics.

Farallon Consulting


In Irvine, Farallon Consulting hired Brian Kahl as a senior geologist. Kahl has over 30 years of experience managing environmental liabilities, evaluating environmental impacts, and implementing remedial solutions in the public and private sectors. For the past eight years, he has focused on emerging technology applications for chlorinated solvent–related site investigations, vapor intrusion assessments, and remediation.

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