Feb 13, 2018
Carey Smith was promoted to director of community relations, a new senior position at Lease Crutcher Lewis. The contractor also announced Mark Boden and Brian Arnold were promoted to senior VDC coordinators, and Bree Brewer to cost engineer. Smith previously was director of marketing. She is now focusing on external relationships, business development, industry involvement and community engagement. Boden joined Lewis as a consultant in 2012. He is working on the Rainier Square redevelopment project. Arnold joined Lewis in 2015. He is supporting projects for Martin Selig Real Estate in Belltown and Ballard. Brewer has been with Lewis since 2014 and is studying for a construction management certificate at the University of Washington.
The Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors elected Dan Kuney as 2018 board president. Kuney has served on the board since 2011 and his company, Max J. Kuney Co., has been an AGC member since 1930. Other officers for 2018 are John Madden of Inland Asphalt Co., first vice president; Hollis Barnett of Garco Construction, second vice president; and Judy Rapp of PayneWest Financial Group, treasurer. Rich Wells of Ginno Construction is a new board member.
In Spokane, Bouten Construction Co. hired Christian McCuen as project engineer. McCuen previously worked at Sellen Construction in Seattle, and as an intern and project engineer at Granite Construction Co. He holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from the University of Washington.
Stoneway Concrete plants in Seattle and Renton have been certified under the National Ready Mix Concrete Association's Green-Star Program. Stoneway says the plants are the first in the Pacific Northwest to earn that certification.
Feb 06, 2018
In Seattle, Lease Crutcher Lewis hired Won Moc as director of marketing, Chisulo Mulenga and Julie Schwer Edwards as project managers, and Jeremy Terry and Clint Aleong as project engineers. Moc has 13 years of marketing experience, with expertise in marketing strategy, branding, photography, graphic design and writing. Mulenga has seven years of construction experience, with a focus on office and tech tenant improvements. Schwer Edwards has more than 20 years of project management experience. Terry has seven years of project engineering experience, and is working on Peter Kirk and Margaret Mead elementary schools. Aleong has seven years of industry experience, with a focus on office tenant improvements. He worked on Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta prior to joining Lewis.
Matt Sanborn was promoted to vice president of business development for Skanska's building operations in Seattle. Skanska says Sanborn listens to customers and challenges project teams to innovate.
Walsh Construction Co. hired Abbi Quigg as front desk administrator, Margaret Haynes as project administrator, and Andrew Billings, Barbara Fearon and Alex Wright as project engineers. Quigg is working out of the company's Hoquiam office. Haynes, Billings and Wright are based in Seattle, and Fearon is in Tacoma. Walsh specializes in affordable mixed-use, multi-unit, special needs and student housing.
The Walsh Group hired Barry Pihowich as business group leader in Tukwila, where he oversees the company's Northwest transportation division. Pihowich has more than 30 years of industry experience, previously working as district manager and president/vice president for a major heavy-civil contractor.