May 27, 2015
The Seattle office of BNBuilders hired Jeremy Jones as senior superintendent and Sean Gossett as senior estimator. Jones has more than 20 years of experience with residential and commercial high-rises, schools and civic projects. He holds a bachelor's degree in construction engineering from Montana State University. Gossett has more than 16 years of experience with higher educational buildings, data centers, healthcare facilities and residential towers. He is a Central Washington University alum.
The Seattle office of Abbott Construction hired Matt McKeeby as project manager and promoted Katie Carrera to the newly created position of human resources partner. McKeeby has 10 years of construction experience and is focusing on healthcare projects. Carrera joined Abbott in 2014 as human resources coordinator. She is managing benefits and performance reviews, tracking safety compliance and handling various other HR matters.
Monroe-based Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. hired Patrick Foltz as assembly manager. Foltz spent nearly 25 years working at the largest cabinet manufacturer in North America, starting as a cabinet builder and working his way up to general manager of a manufacturing plant.
Arizona Polymer Flooring, a manufacturer of flooring products and concrete coating systems, promoted Mark Haen to sales representative for the Rocky Mountain region, which covers Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Montana and Idaho. Haen is focusing on industrial and decorative concrete projects. He joined the Glendale, Arizona-based company in 2013 as a technical sales representative.
May 19, 2015
The Seattle office of Mortenson Construction hired Mary Johanson as project accountant, Terry Sanders as field engineer, Greg Radom and Josh Pategas as project managers, Jason Haden as MEP project manager, Sarah Dreger as integrated construction manager, Aaron Kearns as field engineer and Carlos Garcia as summer intern. Johanson has 10 years of AEC industry experience and holds a bachelor's degree in finance and marketing from Western Washington University. Sanders is a graduate of Central Washington University and is working on a water treatment plant at Chambers Creek. Radom previously worked at DBM Contractors and holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from British Columbia Institute of Technology. Pategas worked at Stacy and Witbeck for 12 years. Haden is supporting several Mortenson operating groups. Dreger previously lead the virtual design group for McKinstry and holds a bachelor's degree in MIS management and operations. Kearns holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from Brigham Young University. Garcia is working with the estimating group. He is studying construction and facilities management at BYU.
Bayley Construction hired Roland Persson and Jon Sellar as project managers, and Todd Illy and Claudia Estrada as project engineers. Persson has more than 35 years of experience in commercial, public works and tenant improvement projects. Sellar has more than 15 years of industry experience and is working on Cedar Park Elementary in Seattle. Illy has experience with retail and medical projects, and is working with Persson on a project at the Washington State Convention Center. Estrada is a recent graduate of Portland State University and is working on the Gateway Mall in Oregon.
Joel Andersen was named president of Portland-based Andersen Construction. He follows in the footsteps of his grandfather and company founder, Andy Andersen, and his father, David Andersen, who is CEO and board chair. Joel started in the company's estimating department while in high school, and was as a project engineer while earning a bachelor's degree in construction management at Oregon State University. In 2008 he opened Andersen's Seattle office.
Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington hired Katie Anfinsen as membership development manager. Anfinsen took over from Wendy Novak, who became chapter president in April. Anfinsen spent eight years in Whitefish, Montana, where she worked at Whitefish Mountain Resort and First Interstate Bank. She holds a bachelor's degree in recreation and tourism management from Central Washington University.
Seattle-based Process Heating Co.'s Lo-Density storage tank heater won a Top 30 Editor's Choice Award from Asphalt Contractor magazine. The heater was chosen as a preferred product based on feedback from asphalt construction equipment owners and end users.