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January 23, 2013
DCI Engineers appointed Carey Goetz and Donald Tuttle shareholders and promoted Goetz to chief financial officer and Tuttle to principal in charge of business development. Both work in the Seattle office. Goetz has been DCI's controller for 2.5 years. He has more than 23 years of accounting experience, including ten years in the aerospace industry and work in the construction field. He is responsible for internal accounting and financing and maintaining strong relations with financial institutions, CPA firms, and legal advisors. Tuttle has been DCI's director of business development for three years. He has more than 25 years of experience and an extensive network in the A/E/C industry. Previously he was the CMO for Karlsberger Architects in Columbus, Ohio and director of business development and marketing at MulvannyG2 Architecture in Bellevue. He will help position the firm's seven offices locally, regionally and nationally, contribute to DCI's strategic direction and growth, and do client development. DCI is a civil and structural consulting engineering firm based in Seattle, with offices also in Spokane; Portland and Eugune, Ore.; San Diego and Irvine, Calif.; and Austin, Texas.
Swenson Say Faget hired structural engineer Pete Krebs in its Seattle office. He has experience in commercial, health care, hospitality and mixed-use projects that include Microsoft's Redmond Ridge and Skagit Valley Hospital. He will do project management, client development and design and analysis of concrete, steel, masonry and wood structures. He is working on the Fairfield Inn in The Dalles, Ore., and two local residential remodels. Swenson Say Faget is a structural engineering firm. It also has a Tacoma office.
January 16, 2013
Mithun promoted Jason Steiner, Lana Lisitsa and Marcy Good to associate principal. Steiner is director of digital design, guiding the visual design team in integrating digital modeling, performance analysis and visualization into projects. Lisitsa was project manager for parking and tenant improvements at Polyclinic Madison Center. Good is director of technology, shaping the IT organization and integrating systems with the merger of Mithun and San Francisco-based Daniel Solomon Design Partners. Mithun provides planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture and interior design.
Tacoma-based Helix Design Group hired Kevin Ireton and Matt Ebersole to the design staff, and Maryellen Hill and Katie Jennison to the administration staff. Helix provides architecture, interior design and graphic design.
Meng Analysis hired John Boatman as cost manager for estimating and analysis. He has 20 years of experience in construction. He will use his experience with USACE, GSA, K-12, higher education and public works clients. The Seattle-based firm provides quality and cost performance services, including value analysis, constructability reviews, commissioning, facility condition analysis and cost estimating.
LRS Architects promoted Janice Goo to senior associate and Jason Tand to associate. Goo joined the firm in 2003. She is an architect in the housing studio with a portfolio in hospitality, medical, commercial and retail. Tand joined the firm in 2006. His portfolio includes government, retail, mixed-use, office, housing, educational, industrial and recreational projects. LRS provides building design, tenant improvements and interior design. It has offices in Portland and Shanghai.
IA Interior Architects promoted Karen Dahlstrom and Josh Khanna to senior associate, and Patrick Chatfield to associate in the Seattle office. The global architectural firm focuses on interior architecture and workplace strategies.
January 9, 2013
DCI Engineers, a civil and structural consulting firm, hired nine people in Seattle. Eric Pope, Ethan Ramberg, Brad Maier, Luke deBarathy, Patrick Heye and Patrick Rice are structural project engineers. Samuel Aguilar de Amador is a structural CAD designer, Joseph Glaser is structural project manager, and Jami Parks is a marketing coordinator. Pope produces calculations and sketches, and marks up drawings and reviews shop drawings. He is working on Holgate Apartments in Seattle. Ramberg supports senior engineers in designing structures. He is working on Seattle area commercial projects. Maier coordinates with the design team on structural systems. He is working on the FedEx ground distribution center in Seattle. DeBarathy does structural calculations, analysis and drawings, and provides construction support. He is working on the North Lot twin towers in Seattle. Heye holds a bachelor's in architectural engineering from Cal Poly. His work includes projects in California and Washington. Rice holds a bachelor's in civil engineering from Northwestern University and a master's in civil engineering from the University of Washington. He is working on an active adult living complex in Saskatchewan. Amador has 10 years of structural drafting experience. He is working on the second phase of White Pine Lodge in Sandpoint, Idaho. Glaser has 24 years of engineering experience and is working on housing in the region. Parks has seven years of hospitality/resort marketing experience. She provides marketing materials and helps in public relations and business development.
PND Engineers hired Christopher Kokesh as a senior geotechnical engineer in the Seattle office. Kokesh has seven years of experience in geotechnical investigations and design. He holds a master's in geotechnical engineering/soil mechanics and a bachelor's in civil engineering from The Ohio State University. PND is a marine, civil, coastal, structural and geotechnical engineering firm.
FSi consulting engineers promoted Kevin Chadwick, Thomas Anderson and Ben Roush to associate. Chadwick is a mechanical engineer who has experience in mechanical systems for maintenance, manufacturing and industrial buildings, and led design of a robotic painting facility for aircraft wings. Anderson has 15 years of experience designing mechanical systems for industrial, transit, utility and aviation facilities. He is providing mechanical engineering for the United Airlines Concourse at Sea-Tac. Roush has experience in LEED design and energy upgrades, as well as mechanical systems for civic buildings, schools and wineries. He is working on energy and DDC upgrades for Seattle Public Schools. Seattle-based FSi provides mechanical engineering.
Parametrix hired George Culbertson to lead the energy practice. He has utility experience, including technical services for permitting, engineering, procurement and construction projects for high voltage systems. He will focus on expanding services, with an emphasis on energy infrastructure. Previously, he managed an engineering and construction business at Pike Energy Solutions. Parametrix provides planning and environmental sciences.
January 2, 2013
Sparling hired Andrew Botts and Kan Lee as project designers, electrical engineering in its Lynnwood office. Botts has more than eight years of experience with large security system design, power and lighting systems and water treatment plants. He is working on Seattle-Tacoma International Airport laptop power stations. Lee holds a bachelor's in electrical engineering from the University of Washington. He is working on UW Medical Center operating rooms. Sparling provides electrical engineering, technology and audiovisual consulting, acoustical and lighting design.
Arup's Seattle office hired David Okada as a senior mechanical engineer. He is a sustainability consultant with 10-plus years of experience delivering green buildings, including three LEED platinum certifications, two AIA COTE Top Ten awards and three projects tracking net zero energy performance.
FFA Architecture and Interiors hired Bethanne Whalen as an interior designer. Whalen has experience on tenant improvements, and programming and space planning projects in the Portland area. She is working on TI and interiors projects. Portland-based FFA provides architecture, planning, historic preservation and interior design.
Sam Yaghmaie joined WHPacific as construction manager in the Bothell office. Yaghmaie has 29 years of experience in geotechnical consulting for water and wastewater facilities and conveyance systems, transportation, transit, tunnels, dams, ports, high-rises, and power facilities. He previously worked at CDM Smith and Harris & Associates.
Floyd|Snider hired Ken Preston as a constructability specialist. Preston has 30-plus years of experience in construction estimating, negotiations, and construction supervision for waterfront development and remediation projects. He will provide constructability consulting services to waterfront landowners, architect/engineering firms and environmental consulting firms as an independent line of business. He will also consult on Floyd|Snider cleanup and redevelopment projects. Preston had worked with General Construction, now Kiewit, since 1976. Floyd|Snider is an engineering and environmental consulting firm.
Professional Service Industries hired Melissa Leone as a project geologist in Mountlake Terrace. Leone holds a bachelor's in geology and geophysics from the University of Missouri–Rolla and a master's in geological sciences from Michigan State University. PSI is an engineering, consulting and testing firm.
December 26, 2012
GGLO promoted David Cutler and Kimberly Frank to principal, Alicia Daniels Uhlig to principal/director of sustainable design, Ted Panton to design director/senior associate, Lauren Kuester to director of business development, Hal Eden, Marieke Lacasse, Wendy Lamb and Steve Nordlund to senior associate and Bria Greer, Brandon J. Kelly, Kelley LeBlanc, Wonsik Lee, Jennifer Ross and Winnie So to associate. Cutler leads GGLO’s planning and urban design team. His work includes Seattle Housing Authority’s Yesler Terrace development master plan. Frank joined GGLO more than 15 years ago as an interior designer. She has worked on multifamily, hospitality, commercial, retail, senior living and higher education projects. She is working on Ava University District. Uhlig is an architect with more than 15 years of experience. She has worked on projects seeking advanced levels of sustainability, including the Capitol Hill EcoDistrict. Panton has a background in design and management of community-based urban mixed-use projects, with a focus on resolving environmental and entitlement issues. Kuester joined GGLO in 2008. She will lead marketing and business development and help execute the strategic plan. Eden has worked on a variety of projects, and has an interest in accessibility, adaptive re-use, and art integration. He is working on AMLI Ballard Jacobsen. Lacasse has more than 15 years of experience designing parks, streetscapes, gardens and community places. She is working on the Yesler Terrace master plan. Lamb has been project architect and project manager on multifamily, mixed-use, and senior living projects. Her work includes Atria Valley View in Walnut Creek, Calif. Nordlund has experience in residential, hospitality/restaurant, retail, military, civic, and educational projects. He is project architect for the Via6 apartment complex in Seattle. Greer is working on AMLI South Lake Union Bargreen and Alley 111 in Bellevue. Kelly has designed for higher education, student housing, condos, commercial, retail, office, and health care. His projects include Garfield North. LeBlanc has more than 12 years of experience in multifamily, hospitality, affordable housing and senior housing. She is working on Tacoma Housing Authority’s Hillside Terrace. Lee has a background in multifamily, mixed-use, and large-scale urban developments, and is working on Via6. Ross joined GGLO in 2004, and has been involved in retail, hospitality, senior housing, multifamily and mixed-use projects. She is working on Hillside Terrace. So joined GGLO 12 years ago and has worked on multifamily, senior living and mixed-use developments. Her projects include AMLI Ballard Jacobsen.
December 19, 2012
DCI Engineers civil and structural consulting firm promoted four engineers in the Seattle office: Phillip Johnson to associate, Paul Rogness to associate principal, and Daniel Yeager and Justin Bettner to senior project managers. Amy Pugh was promoted to director of marketing. Johnson has 9.5 years of structural engineering experience with mixed-use, residential and office projects. Rogness has 13 years of structural engineering experience with multifamily, hospitality, office tower and mixed-use buildings. His works includes the W Hotel in Hollywood, Calif. Yeager has seven years of structural engineering experience, including residential, office, mixed-use, industrial and parking structures. His work includes the 20-story Alto Apartments in Seattle. Bettner has nine years of structural engineering experience with multi-use buildings, retail, hospitals and steel-trussed conveyor systems. His work includes the Northwest Hospital cardiac expansion in Seattle. Pugh joined DCI in 2006 as a marketing coordinator and was promoted to marketing manager three years later. She has received awards for marketing campaigns. DCI also has offices in Oregon, California and Texas.
Reid Middleton, an Everett-based civil and structural engineering, planning and surveying firm, promoted Suzanne Brendle and Katy Brawner to project engineer and Lance Lum to senior engineer in the structural projects group. It hired Leah Curulla as marketing coordinator, and named Erika Welborn a technical editor. Brendle works on civic, aviation, military and educational projects. She was on the Whatcom Middle School team. Brawner focuses on the aviation, civic, health care and military sectors. She worked on the new Delta Sky Club at Sea-Tac. Lum has been a civil and structural engineer with the firm for 12 years and now heads the Hawaii operations. He has experience on new and rehabbed structures, and has focused on federal and military markets. Curulla has nine years in A/E marketing. She previously worked with Sparling/Candela. Welborn, the firm's marketing coordinator for eight years, is now a technical editor who reviews specifications and technical papers.
BHC Consultants, a local engineering, planning and code compliance consulting firm, hired Jim Gross as a senior engineer for water and wastewater municipal engineering. Gross has more than 20 years of civil and environmental experience ranging from planning to design of water distribution and wastewater treatment projects. He is project manager for North Perry Avenue Water District near Bremerton.