Jun 30, 2015
The Seattle office of Andersen Construction hired Neal Schaefer as senior superintendent, Lisa Conom as project coordinator in the Special Projects Division, Mike Irwin and Jose Munguia-Arias as superintendents, and Tiffany Spadaro as BIM/VDC manager. Schaefer has 30 years of industry experience and is managing field teams at the Kinects Tower project. Conom has 13 years of experience in project management, administration and estimating. Irwin has nearly 40 years of experience. Munguia-Arias has 10 years of industry experience and is in charge of concrete modeling. Spadaro has been in construction for about 13 years, focusing on BIM/VDC for the last eight years.
The Seattle office of Mortenson Construction hired Mike Sangeorzan as senior project engineer and Dillon Reller as field engineer. Sangeorzan is working with the University of Washington Tacoma campus project team. He is a graduate of Colorado State University. Reller is supporting the Tilt49 office and apartment tower project team. He holds a bachelor's degree in construction engineering technology from Montana State University.
Matt Lessard, president of Wilcox Construction, is the newest member of the AGC Education Foundation board executive committee. Lessard holds bachelor's degrees in construction management and business administration from Washington State University. In March Lessard and his wife, Suzanne, established a scholarship endowment for WSU construction management students. Brad Neudorfer of Auburn was the first recipient.
Drivers for Smokey Point Distributing won the highest-level safety award from Great West Casualty Co., a Nebraska-based insurer of truckers and fleets. It is the fifth consecutive year the drivers have won the award, which requires one or fewer at-fault accidents over 1 million miles driven. Smokey Point has a local terminal in Arlington.
Jun 23, 2015
Swinerton Builders Northwest hired James Walmsley as superintendent and Ryan Reese as project engineer; and promoted Mike Davis to senior estimator, Steve Goff to project manager and Melinda Dumadag to administrative manager. Walmsley has 14 years of construction experience and is working in the company's Healthcare Group. Reese is supporting new construction and tenant improvements. Davis joined Swinerton in 2013 as a senior project manager and transitioned into estimating. Goff has been with the company since 2006 as an assistant project manager for tribal and multifamily projects. Dumadag joined Swinerton in 2011 as a project coordinator.
Ryan Healy joined PCL Construction Services in Seattle as business development manager. Healy has 15 years of experience in operations and business development, preconstruction services, general contracting, and design-build commercial development.
Eric Forner joined the Construction Law practice group at Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker in Seattle. Forner also practices in the areas of business and real estate, commercial litigation, government contracts, insurance and surety, and estate planning and probate. He holds a law degree from the University of Washington. Prior to law school, he worked for a Seattle-based subcontractor as an estimator and project manager.
Gary Bernardez joined Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping as chief operating officer at the company's Denver headquarters. Bernardez has 29 years of experience in the construction and industrial services industries. Brundage-Bone has local operations in Kent.
Bellevue-based Rafn Co. is the Associated Builders and Contractors' first Certified Green Contractor in Western Washington. The program recognizes construction companies that implement green practices and principles in the workplace, including headquarters, branch offices and jobsite office complexes.
Sumner-based Wayne's Roofing won a top safety and claims management award from the Associated General Contractors of Washington. Wayne's surpassed the $1 million refund mark due to its safety and light-duty work efforts.