Dec 16, 2014
Seattle-based Venture General Contracting hired Jennifer Creighton as senior project manager, Scott LaMar as project manager, Josh Dupar and Crystal Ward as project engineers, Shane Carlson as senior superintendent, and BJ Lemon and Brian O'Neill as superintendents. Creighton has 16 years of experience with residential, historic renovation, laboratory and commercial shell-and-core projects. LaMar has more than 15 years of experience with commercial shell-and-core construction, historic building renovations and tenant improvements. Dupar has eight years of experience with commercial and residential projects. Ward has more than 10 years of local real estate experience, including managing TIs and historical renovations. Carlson has spent more than 30 years building commercial, residential, historic renovation, healthcare and laboratory projects. Lemon has nearly 10 years of experience with historic renovations, laboratories, TIs and residential projects. O'Neill has spent more than 25 years building local TIs, healthcare and historic renovation projects.
The Rush Companies of Gig Harbor hired Deanna Dargan as marketing director, and its Rush Commercial division hired Philip Wucinich as project manager and Jeff Wieser as project engineer. Dargan previously worked at BCRA and The Rescue Mission. She has 15 years of marketing and communications experience, and holds a bachelor's degree in English from Central Washington University. Wucinich came from AJ Brown Inc., and has more than 35 years of commercial construction experience. His projects are the Navy Federal Credit Union branch in Bremerton and the Madison Park office building in Sumner. Wieser came from Andersen Construction. He holds a bachelor's degree and a construction management certificate from the University of Washington. He is working on the Proctor Station project in North Tacoma. Rush anticipates up to 15 percent growth next year.
The Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington next week is moving to the Bellefield Office Park. The new offices are in Suite 116 of the Arbor Building, 1621 114th Ave. S.E., Bellevue. Phone and fax numbers remain the same, but could be down during the move.
Dec 09, 2014
Walsh Construction Co. promoted Derek Johnson to project manager, and hired Michael Simpson as project engineer and Claudia Coogan as subcontractor accounts payable specialist. Johnson joined the company in 2007 as assistant superintendent, and was promoted in 2010 to superintendent. His new duties are estimating, value engineering, job costing and schedule monitoring. Simpson recently completed a career with the U.S. Army. Coogan has more than 15 years of construction accounting experience.
Randy Weaver joined Adolfson & Peterson Construction as regional safety manager. Weaver has 15 years of experience in health and safety for the construction industry. At A&P, he is managing safety and health requirements for the Pacific Northwest region, and serving on the national safety committee.
Dec 02, 2014
The Master Builders Association of Pierce County named Rick Miller as executive officer. Miller previously was chief operating officer at the MBA of King and Snohomish Counties. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from the University of Montana School of Business Administration, and is a Certified Management Accountant. MBA of Pierce County is a nonprofit trade association with more than 650 builder and associate member companies.