Oct 29, 2014
Freiheit & Ho Architects hired Bradley Brown, Erin Brouillette and Sarah Edwards as architectural designers, and Hillary Orr as a receptionist. The commercial architectural and interior design firm is based in Kirkland.
Swenson Say Faget structural engineering firm hired Francesca Renouard and Joanna Klimczak as staff engineers. Renouard interned with Swenson Say and is now working on Ascona Apartments in Seattle. She holds a bachelor's in civil engineering from the University of Washington and a master's in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Klimczak interned at Coughlin Porter Lundeen, Walsh Construction and Donohue and Associates. She holds a bachelor's in civil engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a master's in structural engineering from the University of Washington. She is working on Arete Apartments in Kirkland. Renouard is based in Seattle and Klimczak in Tacoma.
In its Edmonds headquarters, Landau Associates hired Carlo Evangelisti as a senior engineer, Celene (Christensen) Blair as a staff geologist and Tony MacDonald as an office technician. It also hired Della Fawcett as a senior project geologist in Portland. Evangelisti has 12 years as a geotechnical engineer in transportation, utilities, mixed-use development and public works projects. Blair has a background in biogeochemical relationships in fresh water ecosystems and volcanic eruption-ecosystem interactions. MacDonald has over 20 years of experience in automotive maintenance. He will maintain fleet vehicles and environmental groundwater and air monitoring equipment, and manage field and lab supplies. Fawcett has over seven years of experience in soil and groundwater remediation, subsurface investigation and environmental site assessment. Landau provides geotechnical and environmental engineering, remediation, permitting and compliance services.
Elliott Bay Design Group hired Jeff Kelton as a field liaison engineer in Ketchikan, Alaska. Kelton is a naval architect and marine engineer with more than 38 years of experience, including in naval and commercial ship design on the West Coast, Gulf Coast and Japan. He was project manager and co-author of the marine elements in the 1997 Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan. EBDG is a Seattle-based naval architect and marine engineering firm, with an office also in New Orleans.
Trindera Engineering hired Florence Snow as an accounting assistant. Snow has a bachelor's in accounting from Eastern Washington University and over 15 years of experience. Trindera is an electrical and control systems engineering and consulting firm with offices in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Spokane.
Parsons appointed Goran Sparrman as area manager for Seattle. He will guide business development, political advocacy, staffing and operations. Sparrman, an engineer, was interim director and deputy director at Seattle Department of Transportation, and managed 700 employees across eight divisions and an annual budget of $400 million. Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical and management services firm.
MacKay Sposito, a Vancouver-based consulting firm specializing in energy, public works and land development, hired Kris Strickler as director of transportation. Strickler is a civil engineer and has over 15 years of leadership experience. He worked at Oregon Department of Transportation and was project director for the Columbia River Crossing. He also was assistant area engineer for Washington State Department of Transportation.
Harrison Design Landscape Architecture hired Janice Chen as a landscape designer. Chen worked as an intern with Seattle Parks and Recreation. She is a landscape designer on Trolls Knoll Park in Fremont. She holds a bachelor of landscape architecture from the University of Washington. Harrison provides master planning and landscape architecture.