Nov 25, 2014
Schuchart hired Mark Brock and Jeff Boker as project managers, Kalin Magruder as assistant project manager and Tim Braunschweig as project engineer. Brock has more than 25 years of experience managing projects and is working in the company's Industrial Division. Boker has 27 years of construction experience and is working in the Tenant Improvement Division. Magruder is also working in the TI Division. She holds a bachelor's degree in planning and environmental policy from Western Washington University, and is enrolled in the University of Washington's construction management certificate program. Braunschweig has experience in heavy-civil construction and holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from Washington State University. He is working in the Building Division.
The Seattle office of Abbott Construction hired Trisha Crozier as administrative assistant and Michael Hawpe as superintendent, and promoted Steve Jarvis and Charlie Gwinn to project executives. Crozier previously worked in the judicial system. She is the receptionist and supports the office in a number of tasks. Hawpe is assisting Abbott's California office with a project at Simi Valley Hospital for the next three months before settling in Seattle. Both Jarvis and Gwinn have more than 20 years of industry experience and are focusing on client relationships and work acquisition.
ESC Automation promoted Dale Stone to general manager of the U.S. western region, where he oversees operations, sales and business development. Stone has more than 30 years of experience in the building automation, mechanical servicecontracting and energy reduction industries. Canada-based ESC operates branch offices in the Seattle and Portland markets.
Scott Sty joined the project management team of Sequoyah Electric's New Construction Division, and John Harder joined as senior project manager in the Special Projects Division. Sty previously worked at Sequoyah as a field supervisor from 2008-13. Harder has more than 35 years of electrical industry experience.
Seattle-based Ballard Hardware & Supply Co. changed its name to Ballard Industrial in a re-branding effort. The company was founded in 1952 by Lyle Hartje and Jim Freyberg. It distributes equipment and supplies to the marine, manufacturing, construction and process industries.
Nov 18, 2014
The Seattle office of Lease Crutcher Lewis hired Chris Burris as senior estimator and Melissa Morrier-Turk as people services manager; and promoted Geoff Anderson to director of preconstruction services and Matt Hays to senior proposals manager. Burris spent more than 13 years in estimating and construction management with third-party estimating/CM firms. He is a Certified Cost Professional and holds bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering from the University of Washington. Morrier-Turk has 18 years of human resources experience and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Central Washington University. Anderson has managed the company's estimating and preconstruction team for five years, and previously was a project manager. He has 21 years of industry experience and holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the UW. Hays has been with Lewis for 18 years.
International property and construction consulting firm Rider Levett Bucknall hired Steve Kelly to lead its Seattle office as associate principal. Kelly has more than 27 years of cost management experience, working on projects such as the Seattle Central Library and University of Washington Business School.
The Gig Harbor office of Watts Constructors hired Alan Barber as proposal manager and Heather Omega as office manager. Barber is a retired Air Force officer with experience preparing business proposals for major Department of Defense installations. Omega holds a bachelor's degree in information technology from Kaplan University and has more than six years of experience in executive office management.
Kirkland-based ProDims hired Michele Terney as marketing and business development specialist. Terney has 20 years of marketing management experience with architectural, engineering and construction firms in the Seattle area. ProDims provides project and construction management services.