Sep 13, 2017
Rice Fergus Miller promoted Ed McManamna to principal, Hope Zorrozua and Lorie Limson Cook to associate principal, and Dean Kelly, Mike Wright, Adita Nelson, Ivi Gabales and Parisa Mills to associate. The 46-person architecture, interior design and planning firm is based in Bremerton.
Ware Malcomb promoted Cindy Kang to director, interior architecture and design in Seattle. Kang has over 25 years of experience, including over 20 at Connell Design Group in Mountlake Terrace where she was design manager and vice president. In 2014, CDG became part of Ware Malcomb and Kang was studio manager of the interiors team in Seattle. Ware Malcomb is an international design firm.
Magnusson Klemencic Associates hired Bonnie Barcellos as human resources manager. Barcellos has 11 years of experience in human resources, and a background in training and professional development. Seattle-based MKA provides structural and civil engineering services worldwide.
NAC Architecture promoted Brian Love and David Shaffer in Seattle, and Jack Schneider in Spokane to associate principal. Love is an architect with over 10 years of experience. He is working on the Wing Luke Elementary School replacement in Seattle. Shaffer is an architect who is working on the Tillicum Middle School replacement in Bellevue. Schneider is an electrical engineer and manages the Spokane office electrical engineering department. He is working on the Spokane Community College Main Building renovation. NAC provides planning, design engineering, and capital facilities consulting services.
BCE Engineers promoted Jeff Hardwick to associate. Hardwick has been with the firm for over 14 years, starting as an intern. He has experience in mechanical engineering and construction administration.
In Federal Way, Century West Engineering hired Don Barclay as a project manager. He works on expanding the firm's aviation business in Washington. He has over 28 years of civil engineering experience focused on airports in the Northwest. The engineering services consulting firm specializes in aviation and municipal projects.
Ecova, a Spokane-based energy and sustainability management company, named Mathias Lelievre president and chief executive officer. Ecova's interim president and CEO, Martin Sieh, will continue as chief operating officer. Lelievre was head of Engie's Green Mobility Program, and also served as advisor and deputy chief of staff for the French Minister for Industry and then Economy from 2012 to 2014, in charge of industry, energy and mining sectors.
First Financial Northwest of Renton bought four branches from Opus Bank in Smokey Point, Lake Stevens, Clearview and Woodinville, along with $75 million in customer deposits. The bank also has branches in Bellevue, Mill Creek, Edmonds and The Landing in Renton, and said it expects to have 10 by the end of the year.