Jun 21, 2017
Seattle-based Quantum Consulting Engineers hired Colton Litzenberger as a staff engineer. He has a bachelor's in civil engineering from Montana State University and five years of experience. He focuses on TIs and high-end housing. Quantum provides structural engineering.
Seattle-based Johnston Architects promoted Megan McKay to partner. McKay has worked on libraries, mixed-use and multifamily developments. She joins Mary Johnston as the second female partner at Johnston Architects, which provides architectural, interior design and planning services.
In Redmond, Otak hired Garrett Anderson as an engineering designer and water resource analyst, Bob Mileti as a structural designer and Joe Kraft as a land surveyor. Anderson is an engineer-in-training with experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and design. He is working on drainage projects. Mileti is an engineer intern with four years of structural experience on bridge inspection, rehab design and load rating projects. He is working on a trail bridge for the Department of Natural Resources. Kraft has experience with ALTA/ACSM land title, boundary and topographic surveys; right-of-way research and plans; and final plats. He is working on 180th Street Southeast for Snohomish County. Otak is an urban design, architecture, planning and engineering firm.
Stantec promoted Bill Butler, Chris Gdak and Maureen Jackson to principal, Chris Ruiz and Tim Tobin to senior associate, and Paul Erskine, Daryl Fonslow, Mike Lemasa and Darold Woodward to associate. Butler is senior counsel. He has over 40 years of experience in management, legal administration, strategy, public company issues and corporate governance. Gdak is a senior project manager. He leads an environmental team in the western U.S. that specializes in brownfield projects. Jackson is an electrical engineer with over 28 years of experience, with an emphasis on commercial and health care projects. Ruiz focuses on water and wastewater projects. He has 20 years of experience and provides project management, plan review and construction observation for public and private clients. Tobin is a project manager and engineer specializing in municipal water, sewer and storm drainage projects. He has 22 years of experience. Erskine is an electrical project manager and engineer with over a decade of experience. Fonslow is an electrical engineer, project manager and LEED designer with over 10 years of experience. Lemasa is a land surveyor and senior project surveyor who has over 32 years of experience. Woodward is a senior project manager and electrical engineer focusing on water, wastewater, power generation and industrial facilities. He has over 29 years of experience. Butler, Gdak, Ruiz, Tobin, Lemasa and Woodward work in Bellevue. Jackson works in Lynnwood, and Erskine and Fonslow are in Seattle. Stantec provides engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, construction services, project management and project economics.
OAC Services promoted Heather Hill to senior project coordinator in the construction management group. Hill has over 20 years of industry experience. Her work has included Microsoft projects, for which she has provided project team support, including financial and administrative assistance.
Jun 14, 2017
In Seattle, OAC Services hired Jon Shepherd as a senior project manager, Kurt Williams as a staff engineer, Grace Wong as an architect/engineer and Chris Priest as a marketing coordinator. Shepherd is in construction management. He has over 20 years of experience in high-rise multifamily mixed-use, office, school and TI projects. Williams is in the building enclosure/forensic architecture and engineering group. He has over 11 years of experience in building construction and aerospace. He does construction defect analysis, damage assessments and structural repair design. Wong is in the BE/FAE group. With over 11 years of experience, she does forensic investigation, assessment and repair design of existing structures. Priest has over 10 years of experience in marketing writing and coordination services for architectural, engineering, planning, survey and construction management companies.
In Seattle, Ankrom Moisan Architects promoted to associate Lauren Jones, Wendy Lamb, Katie McGough, Frances Nelson and Joe O'Toole in the architecture department, Amanda Morono and Rachel Osborne in the interiors department and Bridget Carson, Cate Chase, Nadia Tan and Phuong Truong in the firm services department. Carson is a BIM specialist and Chase is a marketing coordinator. Tan is an office coordinator and Truong is a construction administration specialist. Ankrom Moisan provides architectural, interior design, urban design and branding services, with offices also in Portland and San Francisco.
Jun 13, 2017
Jason Wilson, the chef-owner of Miller’s Guild, will open a new restaurant, The Lakehouse, and a cocktail bar called Civility & Unrest on Thursday in the W Bellevue hotel, which is part of Lincoln Square’s expansion in The Bellevue Collection. The Lakehouse design was inspired by the area’s early settlements, lake homes and small farms. Civility & Unrest is at street level below The Lakehouse, and was designed as a modern speakeasy. Both are owned by Wilson, and run by him and his El Gaucho Hospitality partners. Wilson will provide room service for W Bellevue, and services for the luxury apartments above W Bellevue and Lincoln Square South.