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November 28, 2012
ESM Consulting Engineers hired Zack Lennon as survey manager in the main office in Federal Way. Lennon spent eight years with CLC Associates, three as survey department manager in Spokane. He has been based in the Northwest for most of his career. ESM provides civil engineering, surveying, planning, GIS, mobile data collection and landscape architecture.
Johnson Braund promoted Diana Wogulis Keys to director of housing design and implementation. Keys joined the firm in 1996 and has been a lead project manager and designer on housing projects. Her experience includes single-family, multi-family, mixed-use, hotels and community master planning. She is working on Tukwila Village, with nearly 400 housing units, commercial/retail spaces and health care facilities. Johnson Braund provides architectural design, interior design and planning.
November 21, 2012
Schacht Aslani Architects hired Sarah Marshall as an intern architect. She has worked at GGLO, SRG Partnership and the Integrated Design Lab. Marshall has an interest in sustainable design and educational projects. She is working on a technical training facility for Seattle City Light.
Jason L. Mattox re-joined HDJ Design Group in the Tri-Cities as an associate principal, primarily managing design for residential and commercial projects. Mattox has 9-plus years of civil engineering experience with residential, commercial and public works projects. He has also managed roadway, drainage and stormwater projects, sewer and water and irrigation systems, and has experience in permitting for government agencies.
Seattle structural engineering firm Swenson Say Faget re-hired Joe Dixon and Julie Schickling. Dixon was one of the firm's first employees from 1995 to 2001. His career includes housing, commercial and civic work. He is working on residential projects in Seattle. Schickling was at the firm from 2005 through 2007. She has provided drafting for engineers and architects, and has experience with technical illustration and graphic design. She is working on multifamily and mixed-use projects.
Otak hired Neil Schaner and Kaela Mansfield as water resource analysts and engineering designers in Kirkland. Schaner previously was a graduate research assistant with the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Washington. He holds a master's in civil engineering from the UW and a bachelor's in civil engineering from the University of Cincinnati. Mansfield previously was a civil engineering/construction inspection intern for Redmond. She holds a bachelor's in civil and environmental engineering from the UW. Otak is an engineering, urban design, architecture and planning firm.
Stephen Hannan, a civil engineer with Ridolfi, has passed the registered engineer exam, and Eric Buer, a geologist/geomorphologist, is now a licensed hydrogeologist in Washington. Seattle-based Ridolfi provides engineering and consulting services for natural resources, environmental cleanup, habitat restoration, waste management and energy efficiency.
November 14, 2012
Seattle-based Weber Thompson named Amanda Keating and Jeffrey Reibman as principals. Also, it promoted Todd Mayne to senior associate and Marc Furst to associate. Keating started at Weber Thompson in 2005 as a project manager in the mid-rise multifamily team. She manages large projects, including 400 Boren in South Lake Union. Reibman joined the firm in 2004 as a project manager. He works on urban multifamily, mixed-use and senior housing, and is managing a project on Capitol Hill's former BMW site. Mayne has worked at the practice for more than 10 years. He is providing construction administration on the 815 Pine high-rise in Seattle. Furst has been with the firm since 2005 as designer and coordinator on mid- and high-rise developments. He is working on a project at the former Petco site in West Seattle. Weber Thompson provides architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and community/urban design.
PCS Structural Solutions Seattle and Tacoma offices have added three stockholders to the team. Bret Maddox, associate principal, has been with PCS for 20 years, and focuses on educational projects. He is working on Chinook Middle School and the Capital High School fitness addition. Jason Collins, associate principal, has worked for PCS for nine years, focusing on education and health care. His projects include the University of Washington/Bothell Phase 3 expansion, Kirkland Public Safety Building and Peace Island Medical Center. Ted Ryan has been with PCS for 11 years. He is working on the Franciscan Medical Pavilion, Tacoma Housing Authority Hillside Terrace and other residential projects. PCS is a 45-year-old structural engineering firm that works on educational, health care, commercial and residential projects.
November 7, 2012
Magnusson Klemencic Associates promoted Andy Frye to chief operating officer. Frye has worked in project management for 15 years at the firm. He has a background in steel and concrete high-rise design, specializing in office and residential projects, and has supervised design of more than 6 million square feet of space in the past five years. His projects include The Infinity in San Francisco and 300 North LaSalle in Chicago.
Environmental Science Associates hired Nicole Czarnomski as a geomorphologist and hydrologist in its Northwest water group in Portland and Shannon Stewart as a principal technical associate in the energy practice in San Diego. Czarnomski holds a Ph.D. and has 11 years of experience in the Northwest and Southwest. She has worked with federal and state agencies on restoration of public lands. Stewart was the Bureau of Land Management's solar energy program lead in Washington, D.C. She participated in the geothermal programmatic EIS, the Arizona restoration design energy program EIS, oil and gas leasing reform, and other policy efforts. She also was a senior policy analyst for the Bonneville Power Administration. ESA is an environmental consulting and planning firm, and has an office in Seattle.
Seattle-based Jensen Maritime Consultants hired naval architect Jianjun Qi into its New Orleans office. Qi has a decade of naval architecture, marine engineering and shipyard experience, including design of fishing vessels in Asia. He previously worked at Incat Crowther, of Morgan City, La., and Derecktor Shipyard in Bridgeford, Conn. Jensen is a naval architecture and marine engineering firm owned by Crowley Maritime.
DLR Group promoted Lawrence T. Yuan to principal, Sean P. Avery, Matthew S. Glassman, Erica Loynd, Daniel W. Murray, Sheri O'Brien and Jason P. Tornquist to senior associate, and Timothy C. Ganey, Megan K. Schoch and Joseph H. Zody to associate. Yuan is an architect with 35 years of experience in architecture, design leadership and business development. He provides executive management of the firm's international practice in Asia. Avery is an electrical engineer who has worked with DLR for six years. His background is in energy efficient design and lighting, including solar installations for football stadiums. Glassman has been an architect with DLR for six years, working on corporate, higher education, justice and K-12 projects. Loynd is an architect with 10 years of experience, focusing on integrated design and sustainable design. Her work includes the SCORE Jail and research on net-zero corrections centers. Murray, an architect for 10 years, is focusing on corporate facilities, including for Google and Boeing. O'Brien has seven years of experience as an architect for corporate, higher education, justice and K-12 clients, including the remodel of Meadowdale Hall for Edmonds Community College. Tornquist is a structural engineer with seven years of experience designing in seismic zones. His work includes the SCORE Jail. Ganey is an architect with 17 years of experience, including K-12 facilities. He is working on Joplin High School in Joplin, Kansas. Schoch is an architectural designer whose projects include Boeing's Everett Delivery Center. Zody, an architect, leads business development and client services for the senior living practice. DLR provides architecture, engineering, planning and interior design in the U.S. and China.
GeoEngineers hired Ben Moore as a CAD technician in Tacoma and Scott Turner as HR coordinator and Darby Ewing as data services coordinator in Redmond. GeoEngineers is an earth science and technology consulting firm headquartered in Seattle, with offices nationwide.
October 24, 2012
Tim Zier has joined Farallon Consulting as general manager. Zier's 35 years of senior management experience includes serving as controller/business manager at Tandem Computers and CFO at Logitech. He founded Turn Off the TV, a Northwest retailer of games and educational products, and was in financial and operational consulting with Tatum Partners. Issaquah-based Farallon provides environmental consulting, with offices in Seattle and Bellingham.
Otak engineering, urban design, architecture and planning firm elected Nico Vanderhorst to the board of directors. Vanderhorst is a principal working out of the Kirkland office, where he leads the transportation and infrastructure team in Washington, Colorado and Arizona. He has been with Otak for 17 years.
October 17, 2012
Schacht Aslani Architects promoted Jean Stolzman to associate. Stolzman has been a project manager since 2010, and was previously at Robert R. Coffee Architect + Associates. She is working on the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and the Lower Columbia College master plan.
Kimber Leblicq is the new membership and communications director at AIA Seattle. She has more than 10 years of experience at Pacific Northwest nonprofits. Prior to joining AIA Seattle, she was development officer at NatureBridge, director of membership and development at Seattle Audubon Society, and corporations and foundations director at Seattle Children's Theatre.
Mahlum architecture firm named Kurt Haapala as a principal and Brian Jonas, Rene Berndt, David Perzik and Nancy Harmon as associates. Haapala has nearly 18 years of experience in architecture, has co-authored white papers on the 2030 Challenge, and he lectures on higher education projects. He was project lead for Ackerman Hall at Western Oregon University, a LEED platinum residence hall. Jonas is part of the firm's higher education studio. Berndt is in the pre K-12 education studio. Perzik is in the health care studio, and Harmon is controller.
Jacobs Associates civil engineering firm promoted Bob Baldwin and Joe Schrank to associate in the Seattle office. Baldwin has provided project management for 15 years for developers, contractors and a large public owner, as well as software consulting. Schrank has 12 years of experience in rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering, focusing on railroad tunnel rehab, trenchless pipeline crossings and geotechnical field investigations.
Otak hired JR Goodman as a civil engineering designer in the Kirkland office. He has experience in roadway and utility design for municipal projects. He was with Myers Engineering, Consulting Engineers in Oklahoma City. He is working on projects for Island County, Redmond and the University of Washington. Otak provides urban design, architecture, planning and engineering.