Jul 22, 2014
Seattle-based PSF Mechanical hired John Gundlach as project executive, Kimberly Precour as permit specialist and Melissa Riler as controller. Gundlach has 40 years of experience that covers sheet metal work, project management, estimating and design engineering. Precour has more than 15 years of administrative experience, and holds a paralegal certificate from Seattle Central College. Riler has 16 years of accounting experience, and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with a major in accounting from Gonzaga University.
Monroe-based Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. appointed Deena Eckroth as HR director. Eckroth has more than 15 years of human resources management experience in the manufacturing industry, including employee recruitment, development and retention. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources certification.
Quantum Windows & Doors appointed Melissa Benton as president. Benton has been with the Everett-based company since 2003 and has worked in operations and production. She previously was director of client services, where she led sales, engineering and administrative teams. Quantum specializes in custom wood and aluminum-clad windows and doors for residential, commercial and historic projects.
Dallas-based Roofing Supply Group opened a branch in Woodinville that is led by Todd Severson, who is also the Seattle Branch manager. Arik Moe is assistant manager in Woodinville. RSG, a national wholesaler of roofing supplies and related materials, also operates a branch in Spokane.
Jul 15, 2014
General contractor Lease Crutcher Lewis promoted Drew Carlson to superintendent, and hired Pinkal Patel as staff accountant and Margaret Wong, Adam Thompson, Jason Aldrich and Cole Fite as project engineers. All work in the Seattle office. Carlson joined the company in 2001 and is working on tenant improvements at Century Square. Patel holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Central Washington University. She works with accounts receivable and financial analysis. Wong holds bachelor's degrees in architecture and construction management from the University of Washington, and is working on a seismic upgrade for Boeing in Tukwila. Thompson, LEED AP BD&C, was worked as a laborer, project engineer and assistant superintendent. He holds a bachelor's degree in construction engineering technology from Montana State University, and is working on pre-construction for the 1321 Seneca condo tower. Aldrich, LEED Green Associate, recently earned a bachelor's degree in construction management at Central Washington University and is working on the Union Stables renovation. He started in construction as laborer in 2009 and interned at Lewis in 2013. Fite holds bachelor's degrees in construction management in the areas of commercial residential and heavy highway from Oklahoma State University. He is working on an electrical upgrade at North Boeing Field.
Adolfson & Peterson Construction's Pacific Northwest Region hired Mike Skuski as project manager. Skuski holds a master's degree in engineering management from the University of Missouri Rolla and a bachelor's degree in surveying and geographic information science from the University of Akron. He has eight years of management experience and three years in the construction industry. He is working on an anaerobic digestion plant for Novus Energy in Oregon.
Tacoma-based Korsmo Construction hired Haley Huntington as marketing coordinator. Huntington recently earned a bachelor's degree in business administration with a minor in communication from Pacific Lutheran University. She was general manager of the PLU's MediaLab internship program, where she oversaw marketing and multimedia projects, pitched new business, and co-produced an Emmy-nominated documentary film.
Electrical contractor Sequoyah Electric hired Evan Gilsdorf as a project management intern. Gilsdorf recently completed his junior year at the University of Washington in the construction management program and will be working with Sequoyah's estimating department for four weeks before shifting into project management.
The board of Vancouver, B.C.-based Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers appointed Beverley Briscoe as chair. Briscoe succeeds Robert Murdoch, who is near the mandatory age limit for the board. Murdoch will continue as a director on the board for the rest of the year. Briscoe has been a director of Ritchie Bros. for more than 10 years and recently was deputy chair.
Irons Brothers Construction recently opened a 1,600-square-foot “Design + Build Center” in Shoreline and celebrated its 15th anniversary. The company was founded by Joseph Irons. It specializes in renovating older homes.