Jan 27, 2015
Seattle-based Schuchart hired Lynde Eller and Jeff Reinbold as project managers; Greg Tisler and Casey Armstrong as superintendents; and Chisulo Mulenga and Margie Pauley as assistant project managers. Eller works in the Industrial Division. She has 14 years of industry experience, and holds a bachelor's degree in environmental science from Purdue University. Reinbold, a graduate of Brigham Young University, is enrolled in the construction management certificate program at the University of Washington. He works in the Tenant Improvement Division. Tisler works in the Building Division, and has more than 30 years of experience. Armstrong also has more than 30 years of industry experience. He works in the TI Division. Mulenga assists in project management in the TI Division. He holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from Washington State University. Pauley also works in the TI Division. She is a University of Washington graduate with several years of project coordination experience.
Sellen Construction promoted Todd Lee, Dave Ratzke and Dan Barrett to executive vice presidents; Bill Badger, Brad Hayes and Dave Scalzo to project directors; Adam Lorenz to chief estimator; and Chris Angus to director of preconstruction. Lee is also director of operations for project management; Ratzke is director of operations for preconstruction; and Barrett is in charge of strategy and corporate development.
The Associated General Contractors of Washington named Senator Ann Rivers Legislator of the Year. Rivers is a Republican from La Center in Clark County.
Minnesota-based M.A. Mortenson Co. named David Mortenson chairman and board chair, and promoted Dan Johnson to president and Tom Wacker to chief operating officer. The move was part of a long-planned leadership transition for the family-owned construction and development services company. Other leaders are CEO Tom Gunkel and CFO Sandy Sponem. David Mortenson led the company's Seattle office for several years.
Jan 21, 2015
Vancouver, B.C.-based RDH Building Sciences promoted two and hired four in its Seattle office. Neil Warburton and Kyle Silliker, both senior project engineers, were promoted to the new position of associate. Warburton is a building science engineer for new and existing buildings. Silliker consults on enclosures for new and existing buildings, and rehabilitation projects. RDH hired Dave Fox, Jason Acosta and Alexis King as engineers in training, and Dan Sowell as building enclosure/architectural CAD drafter. Fox has six years of industry experience and holds a bachelor's degree in architectural engineering from Penn State University. Acosta holds a degree in architectural engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder. King holds a degree in environmental engineering from the University of Waterloo. Sowell holds a degree in architecture from Ball State University.
Berger Dodge joined Lease Crutcher Lewis as chief financial officer at the Seattle headquarters, where he reports to CEO Bart Ricketts. Dodge holds a bachelor's degree from Boston University, and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of Washington. He has 18 years of finance experience, including five years as CFO at Todd Shipyards and three years as senior vice president of finance at Vigor Industrial. Former Lewis CFO Philo Hall, who stepped down last month, remains on the company's board as corporate secretary.
Rush Commercial hired five at its Gig Harbor offices, and formed Sound Tools and Equipment as a separate business to rent equipment solely to Rush Commercial. Gary Wirkkala is managing the new business as equipment and tools coordinator. He has experience in vehicle, equipment and tool tracking, as well as maintenance and certification. Other new hires are: Mark Schrader, superintendent; Chad Johnson, assistant superintendent; and Andrew Krzyzanowski and Jason Parks, project engineers. Schrader has more than 10 years of experience in commercial construction. He is working on the 106-unit Keelson apartments in Ballard. Johnson previously was at High Country Contractors and Developers. He working on a 29,000-square-foot medical office in Puyallup. Krzyzanowski comes from Lennar. He is working on a 12,000-square-foot commercial project near the Outlet Collection in Auburn. Parks spent 10 years with Target Corp. building and renovating stores. At Rush, he is working on an expansion at Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles.
Equipment superintendent David Green retired from Federal Way-based DBM Contractors. Green started with DBM in 1986 after working with an equipment dealer that sold and serviced DBM equipment. He is succeeded by Davin Miller, who has worked with DBM's equipment fleet for more than 25 years.