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February 1, 2012
Farallon Consulting promoted Ken Scott to project scientist. Scott has eight years with the firm. He performs construction observation, drilling and well installation, tank assessment, and water quality monitoring and analysis. Issaquah-based Farallon provides environmental consulting.
Hart Crowser hired 14 people in the Northwest. In Seattle, it added Brad Helland as a senior associate, Payan Ole-MoiYoi as a geoscientist, Andrew Wade as a geologist, Lisa Hoffman as a project administrator in the finance department, Vanessa Johnson as a project assistant, and Madan Karkee and Brice Exley as geotechnical engineers. In Edmonds, it hired Hans Hurn as a biologist and Karis Pratt as a project assistant. In Portland, it added John Lawes as a geologist and Tim Blackwood and Greg Landau geotechnical engineers. In Vancouver, it hired Dan Trisler as geotechnical engineer and Sue Sooter as a project assistant. Helland specializes in contaminated sediment management and has worked in government and private industry for 19 years, including 10 with the state Department of Ecology. Ole-MoiYoi has five years of experience in geotechnical and environmental engineering and is supporting the SR 99 bored tunnel project. Wade has 11 years of experience on geotechnical projects. Hoffman has worked at engineering and science firms for 15 years. Johnson has a biology degree from St. Martins University. Karkee is returning to Hart Crowser and has 29 years of experience, including database system development for seismic hazard evaluation of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. Exley is supporting the SR 99 tunnel project. Hurn has experience in fisheries science and marine birds. Lawes has 18 years of experience on geotechnical projects. Blackwood has 18 years of experience, with a background in geologic hazards and sustainable practices. Landau has 12 years of experience, with a background in energy projects, transportation, dams and levees. Trisler has 17 years of experience on transportation and development projects. Sooter has been in office administration for 21 years. The environmental and engineering firm is based in Seattle.
EHS Design hired Danielle Nevils as an interior designer and Roberto Ramirez and Megan Murdock an intern architects. Nevils has three years of experience in library, corporate, housing and public works projects. Ramirez has six years of experience in health care, hospitality, housing and tribal projects. Murdock has four years experience in theaters and restaurants, and is working on the Washington State Convention Center renovation. EHS is an interior design and architecture firm located in Seattle.
Element Solutions hired Letitia Wheeler as a senior environmental project manager. Wheeler is a biologist and ecologist with 15 years of experience in environmental services and land use planning, including SEPA and NEPA documentation. The applied science, engineering and surveying company is based in Bellingham.
PacLand promoted Nick Taylor to associate. He has been with the firm for four years and has more than seven years of experience in civil engineering, transportation design, planning, and project management in the Northwest. PacLand provides engineering and planning.
January 25, 2012
Davis Langdon, an Aecom company, has changed leadership in its Seattle and Washington, D.C., offices. David Hudd, director and leader in Seattle will relocate to Washington, D.C., to help expand there. Chris Cole will become associate director in Seattle, taking over as office leader from Hudd. Under Hudd's leadership, Davis Langdon Seattle worked on more than 700 projects in the Northwest in the past 10 years. His clients included Vulcan and the University of Washington. Cole worked with Davis Langdon in Seattle from 2003 to 2005. He has 21 years of experience in project management and project controls. He has worked in the pharmaceutical, industrial, commercial, education, health care and aviation sectors, and his clients have included Microsoft and the General Services Administration.
Harris & Associates promoted Dave Breen to vice president and Northwest area manager, and hired Scott Hodgins as manager of business development. Both are in the Bellevue office. Breen will lead business development, project management and regional operations. He has 35 years of engineering and construction/operations management experience. Hodgins has managed design and construction of more than $1.4 billion of public and private work in the Northwest. He will help Harris expand services and add new market sectors. The firm provides construction management and civil engineering services.
Glumac hired Drit Shoemaker as director of business development to help it expand in Seattle. Shoemaker previously worked at Callison as a marketing specialist with the global retail and corporate interiors practices, and as a marketing manager overseeing practice groups worldwide. Prior to that, he worked for Dakine and in public relations for Nyhus Communications.
GeoEngineers promoted David Phelps to principal. Phelps has been a consulting geotechnical engineer since 1993 and works in the Tacoma office. He was the geotechnical project manager for Cheney Stadium and the Murray Morgan Bridge rehabilitation. GeoEngineers is an earth science and technology consulting firm.
The Blueline Group hired Brian Denney as a CAD designer. Denney has seven years of experience as a CAD manager and 15 years experience with single-family subdivisions and commercial developments. Blueline provides civil engineering and land development consulting.
January 18, 2012
Sparling, a Seattle technology consulting and electrical engineering firm, promoted Timothy Janof to principal, Spencer L. Bahner to associate principal and Michael W. White, Scott Rose and Tara Damschen to associate. Janof is an electrical engineer with more than two decades in the industry. He focuses on data centers. Bahner has 30-plus years of radio system experience and a background in wireless data technologies, trunked radio systems, simulcast, paging, microwave networks, radio signaling, internal reradiating systems and telemetry. White is an electrical project manager for health care, educational and commercial projects, with 19 years in the industry. He works out of Portland, and his projects include Sacred Heart Medical Center. Rose is director of business development, focusing on California and the Southwest. He has 20 years of management experience and works out of San Diego. Damschen is a project manager with more than eight years of experience in consulting on architectural acoustics, mechanical systems noise control and environmental noise assessments. She works out of Seattle, and her projects include University of Washington's Paccar Hall.
Hewitt hired staff architects Russ Adams and Sony Purba. Adams has 13 years of experience in design and sustainability and will work on Third and Cedar, a high-rise residential project. Purba has 14 years of experience in mixed-use design. He is working on Green Lake Village, with apartments, a grocery store and retail. Hewitt is a Seattle-based architecture, landscape architecture and urban design firm.
Brown and Caldwell hired Heather Thomas to oversee marketing in Washington, Western Canada and Alaska, and support offices in Idaho, Hawaii and Guam. She will be based in Seattle. Thomas previously was at Alexandria Sanitation Authority, where she was communications manager for a wastewater treatment plant in Virginia. Brown and Caldwell is an environmental engineering firm.
Art Anderson Associates, a Bremerton engineering services firm, named Ralph E. Duncan vice president of marine and Sean M. Hoynes vice president of facilities. Duncan, an engineer, will lead the naval architecture and marine engineering programs. He has 30 years of experience in the marine industry and is supervising shipyard support for extension of Kitsap Transit's Admiral Pete and design of a new Admiral Pete sister ship. Hoynes will lead the facilities architecture and engineering practice. He is a mechanical engineer with 30 years of experience. He is leading a number of projects that support U.S. Navy strategic missile facilities.
January 11, 2012
KMD Architects hired Rob Swartz as principal and market sector leader for corporate architecture with the aim of expanding its corporate practice. Swartz will work primarily in Seattle and San Francisco. He was previously at NBBJ as a principal leading business development in Europe, the Middle East and India. He has been a broker and real estate advisor on leasing and dispositions. In architecture, his projects have included Reebok International Headquarters in Canton, Mass., and the Starbucks World Headquarters in Seattle. KMD provides architectural services for health care, academic, commercial and corporate sectors.
DCI Engineers promoted Brian DeHaan to design manager in the structural division, and Justin Hancock and Jason Peterson to senior structural CAD designers. DeHaan's projects have included Fairchild Fitness Center in Airway Heights. He manages teams on projects involving conveyor equipment and mining crusher stations. Hancock oversees drafting production and is working on the WSU Martin Stadium expansion. Peterson has 13 years of experience in computer aided drafting. His projects have included Gonzaga University's McCarthy Athletic Center in Spokane. DCI is a civil and structural consulting engineering firm headquartered in Seattle.
SRG Partnership promoted Cheryl Harmon and Eric Wilson to principal, Stan Jaworowski and Aaron Pleskac to senior associate, and Nathan Messmer to associate. Harmon, the firm's business manager, has 27 years of experience, including a background in public accounting and private industry. Wilson has 22 years of experience that includes higher education projects, including the Washington State University Veterinary Research Medical Building. Jaworowski has 14 years of experience that includes higher education and community college work, such as Everett Community College Student Fitness Center. Pleskac has nearly a decade with SRG, where he has worked on public projects such as Bellevue City Hall. Messmer has been with the firm for five years. His projects have included South Puget Sound Community College's Building 23. SRG provides programming, planning, architecture and interior design, with offices in Portland, Seattle and San Francisco.
Andrew Krzysiek has become a partner at Bellingham-based Zervas Group Architects, where he has worked most of the last 12 years as a project manager/architect. He spearheaded design of the LEED gold Whatcom Educational Credit Union Loan Center in Bellingham and the WECU Ferndale branch. He is working with the Jansen Foundation to turn the former Lynden City Hall into an arts center.
Core Design hired Michael Moody and Dean Furr as project engineers to help on residential and commercial projects. The firm provides civil engineering, planning, surveying, landscape architecture and urban design.
Mead & Hunt promoted Damon Smith to business unit leader of Northwest aviation. Smith is a senior airport planning and design engineer in Vancouver, and will manage staff in four offices. He leads commercial, reliever and general aviation airport improvement projects. The firm is working on projects with the Washington State Department of Transportation and Puget Sound Regional Council. It provides architecture, engineering, airline service consulting, planning, environmental, construction administration and program management.
Brown and Caldwell hired Brian Gasseling as a principal designer, Ellen Milne as a graphic designer and Mary Treacy as marketing coordinator III, all in Seattle, and Matt DeBoer as a senior engineer in Tacoma. Gasseling has 25 years of experience in product design, industrial piping and project management. He previously worked at Chemithon. Milne has 10 years in the AEC industry, including design of concepts, templates and descriptive graphics for marketing and business development. She previously worked at Sellen Construction. Treacy has done marketing and business development in architecture and engineering, management consulting and interactive agencies. DeBoer has 11 years of experience in water/wastewater facilities, outfall modeling and design, and field studies on water quality assessment. He worked at Cosmopolitan Engineering. Brown and Caldwell is an environmental engineering firm.