Dec 12, 2018
Seattle-based Olson Kundig named Daniel Ralls a principal. Ralls joins 11 other principals in the leadership group. He was hired in 2007 and has worked on local, regional and international residential projects. His work now includes residential, cultural, mixed-use, commercial and art installations, from the Northwest to Indonesia, the U.K. and Mexico. Olson Kundig provides architecture, exhibit design, interior design, urban design and landscape architecture.
In Seattle, Parametrix hired Rebecca Parker as a senior engineer. She has 12 years of experience in transportation project management and design for freeway, roadway and municipal projects. She was with CH2M as a civil design engineer and a member of the Seattle Waterfront Program in the Department of Transportation. She is on the Seattle transportation design team for Parametrix, which provides engineering, planning and environmental sciences.
Mukilteo-based University Mechanical Contractors promoted Donald Osborne-Moss to project manager in its major projects group. He has over four years of experience on high-profile projects for UMC. He is working on Onni 1120 Denny Towers in Seattle. UMC provides mechanical infrastructure for commercial, high-tech, institutional and industrial clients.
In Portland, FFA Architecture and Interiors hired Amanda Hansen as an interior designer, and Andrew Loia and Cristina Camacho as architectural staff. Hansen has a bachelor's in interior architecture from University of Oregon's College of Design, and interned with a Seattle interior design firm. At FFA, she has provided support on Beaverton Public Safety Center. Loia did a graduate research fellowship at UO's Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory, and worked for over eight years as a civil engineering designer and project manager in Boston. At FFA, he has provided architectural support on Chemeketa Community College Agricultural Complex. Camacho has an architecture degree and a master's in enterprise administration from ITESM (Tec de Monterrey). She worked for a Salem architectural firm for a year, and as a project manager for a San Francisco general contractor for five years. At FFA, she has assisted on projects for the National Park Service.
The Watershed Co. of Kirkland hired Alee McDonald as a marketing assistant and Alex Pittman as an environmental planner. McDonald will support marketing and the natural resources group with monitoring projects and technical writing. Pittman has over six years of experience in city planning and ecology. He will support the planning team with permitting, code review and technical writing and the natural resources group with wetland and stream delineations and monitoring projects. Watershed provides natural resources assessment, mitigation and restoration design, environmental planning and permitting, arborist and landscape architecture services.
Misty Ryan-Gonzales, an ICT designer in Stantec's Lynnwood office, earned a Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design certification, which helps discourage criminal activity through natural surveillance, natural access control, territorial reinforcement and maintenance. Ryan-Gonzales is Stantec's only CPTED certified professional in the region.
Dec 05, 2018
Seattle-based Caron Architecture promoted Archana Iyengar to senior architect and Marsha Mawer-Olson to senior project manager. Iyengar has led large residential projects, including Vivid Apartments on Queen Anne and Tacoma Town Center mixed-use development. Mawer-Olson will help lead Caron's mid-rise, multifamily and mixed-use team. She has managed and designed mid-rise apartment projects, and is working on the 2121 Fifth Ave. tower.
Seattle-based Johnston Architects promoted Alex Fraser, Kathy Justice and Michael Bowles to associate. Fraser leads the single-family team. He is project architect for Tesseract in Seattle, Chelan House in Lake Chelan and Pacifica House in Pacifica, California. Justice is on the multifamily team. She has over 20 years of experience in that sector on the West Coast. She is project manager for the 154-unit Rainier Central in Columbia City. Bowles is on the multifamily team. His background includes studying interior design at a Buddhist monastery and founding an interactive lighting design-build business. He is project manager for Lee Street Lofts, a four-unit row house, and Howe Street Development, two houses and a duplex, in Queen Anne. The firm provides architectural, interior design and planning services.
In Seattle, Confluence Environmental Co. hired Amy Groesbeck as a project biologist and Kelly Muething as a staff scientist. Groesbeck has eight years of experience in nearshore applied ecology, including shellfish management, research investigations and environmental monitoring plans for Northwest coastal communities. Muething has a master's in marine resource management and experience in projects involving aquaculture and eelgrass beds; estuarine field sampling; taxonomy; and data collection and management. They will do permitting and environmental documentation for marine and freshwater projects. Confluence specializes in natural resource services; restoration/mitigation; and regulatory strategy, compliance, and permitting.
Farallon Consulting hired Dan Capozzola as a principal and Catherine Rhode as a senior geologist in its Bend, Oregon office. Capozzola has 29 years of experience as a principal environmental scientist, including implementing innovative strategies in environmental consulting and brownfield redevelopment. Rhode has 29 years of environmental consulting experience and is a licensed geologist in Oregon, Washington and California.
Tom Garrett joined Stantec as a senior civil engineer in its transportation group in Anchorage. He has 20 years of experience, including project design for site development, road reconstruction and resurfacing, grading and drainage plans, retaining wall design and utility main extensions. He has done projects for the state, utilities, and the oil and gas industry at Stantec, a global engineering, architecture and consulting firm.