Feb 07, 2018
In Seattle, OAC Services hired Alex Hofto as a senior program manager, Krista Randolph as a human resources generalist, Michael Egejuru as a project engineer, Paula Welly as a marketing coordinator, Laine Paxton and Melissa Teichman as senior project managers, and Alana Schutt and Randy Maddox as project managers. In Olympia, it hired Christopher Kreifels and John Payne as senior project managers. In Silicon Valley, it hired Alex Thomas as a project engineer. Hofto will lead several hospitality projects in Seattle and other cities. He has a background in construction, and has led retail, commercial and hospitality TI projects. Randolph has 15 years of human resources experience and will provide HR support for the firm. Egejuru spent six years at Seattle Public Schools as a project specialist. He will serve Lake Washington School District and collaborate with teams on the bond program. Welly has over three years of marketing experience generating graphics and proposals in the construction industry. She will help position OAC EDU and lead major marketing initiatives for the Seattle and Olympia offices. Paxton has 10 years of experience, and will work on projects at Virginia Mason Medical Center. Teichman has 15 years of project and construction management experience, and a background in health care planning. She will lead the Evergreen Health infrastructure project. Schutt has more than 10 years of experience providing owner's representative services. She will lead project and construction management for high-profile commercial clients. Maddox will lead several projects for a high-tech client. He has 13 years of experience in project and construction management for mixed-use, commercial and health care projects. Kreifels has 26 years of experience, primarily on health care, senior care, education and commercial projects. He will support the Olympia office with projects for the Centralia School District. Payne has over 25 years of experience as an owner's representative, project manager and landscape architect. He will lead Centralia School District projects. Thomas will work on a software company's campus revitalization efforts in the San Francisco Bay area. He has two years of experience in construction, and worked on high-tech and commercial projects. OAC provides project and construction management, forensic architecture and engineering, building enclosure consulting, structural engineering and alternative project delivery.
ALSC Architects of Spokane hired Alexander Wolfe as an architectural intern, Jes Sink as a marketer and graphic designer, and Dan Phelps and Devin Barwinski as Revit specialists. Wolfe has a master of architecture degree from Washington State University. He is using his design and graphics experience on projects for Central Valley and Cheney school districts. Sink has design and graphic experience, and is working on marketing and assisting with project branding. Phelps has over 27 years in the industry. He is working on Airway Heights Community Recreation Center. Barwinski has an associates of applied science in architectural technologies from Spokane Community College, and is doing projects for Central Valley School District. ALSC provides planning and design services.
Seattle-based Cairncross & Hempelmann named Samantha Waltz a principal. Waltz is a member of the Corporate Finance and Business Transactions Group. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, formations and financing transactions. She joined the firm in 2010 after she graduated from Seattle University's School of Law.
Simon Bai was appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer at Lynnwood-based UniBank. Bai comes from Puget Sound Bank, where he was vice president of financial reporting and analytics. He has held key roles in finance, accounting, strategic planning and operations over the last 20 years. UniBank is a wholly owned subsidiary of U&I Financial Corp.
Feb 06, 2018
Lance Lamprecht was named office managing director of Andersen Tax's Seattle location and Susan Swartz has become regional managing director of the West Region. Lamprecht has nearly 30 years of experience on tax matters, with a focus on state and local tax planning, compliance and research. Swartz was office managing director for Seattle. She provides tax planning and compliance services to high net worth individuals, family groups and closely held businesses.
In Blaine, Semiahmoo Resort named Teresa Winfield associate director of sales. Winfield has 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, and was global sales director for Benchmark Hospitality International. She also has worked for MTM Luxury Lodging in Kirkland, Willows Lodge in Woodinville and The Edgewater in Seattle.
In Seattle, Lease Crutcher Lewis hired Won Moc as director of marketing, Chisulo Mulenga and Julie Schwer Edwards as project managers, and Jeremy Terry and Clint Aleong as project engineers. Moc has 13 years of marketing experience, with expertise in marketing strategy, branding, photography, graphic design and writing. Mulenga has seven years of construction experience, with a focus on office and tech tenant improvements. Schwer Edwards has more than 20 years of project management experience. Terry has seven years of project engineering experience, and is working on Peter Kirk and Margaret Mead elementary schools. Aleong has seven years of industry experience, with a focus on office tenant improvements. He worked on Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta prior to joining Lewis.
Matt Sanborn was promoted to vice president of business development for Skanska's building operations in Seattle. Skanska says Sanborn listens to customers and challenges project teams to innovate.
Walsh Construction Co. hired Abbi Quigg as front desk administrator, Margaret Haynes as project administrator, and Andrew Billings, Barbara Fearon and Alex Wright as project engineers. Quigg is working out of the company's Hoquiam office. Haynes, Billings and Wright are based in Seattle, and Fearon is in Tacoma. Walsh specializes in affordable mixed-use, multi-unit, special needs and student housing.
The Walsh Group hired Barry Pihowich as business group leader in Tukwila, where he oversees the company's Northwest transportation division. Pihowich has more than 30 years of industry experience, previously working as district manager and president/vice president for a major heavy-civil contractor.