Jan 10, 2018
Seattle-based HBB Landscape Architecture expanded its ownership team with Rachel Dotson, Merit Oviir and Monica Thompson, who join president Juliet Vong in leading the firm. Dotson has experience on parks and recreation, civic, mixed-use, education and military projects. Oviir designs parks and public spaces, streetscapes, trails and multimodal transit corridors. Thompson works on waterfront, parks and recreation, education and transportation projects. HBB has 15 landscape architects, urban designers and planners.
Seattle-based Meng Analysis hired Timothy Buckley as a principal. Buckley will lead value engineering and constructability studies, and do facility condition assessments. He has done educational, commercial, civic and government projects in his 27-year career. He received the 2012 Jeanie Sue Brown Award, AIA Washington Council's highest honor. Meng provides quality and cost performance consulting.
Structural engineering firm Swenson Say Faget hired Tim Mealy as a senior project manager, Scott Wible, Jordan Jones and Annie Monagle as staff engineers, and Scott Brown, Jason Black and Ponce Capati as senior CAD technicians. Mealy, Wible, Brown and Black work in Seattle and Jones, Monagle and Capati are in Tacoma. Mealy has 20 years of experience. He is working on the River Run apartment building in North Bend. Wible's work includes multifamily, commercial and retail TIs, hospitality and houses. Jones is a St. Martin's University graduate and is working on Puyallup Avenue apartments in Tacoma. Monagle graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2014 and is working on The Verdant multifamily project in Kirkland. Brown has 13 years of experience that includes the 4th Street mixed-use project in Bremerton. Black has 23 years of experience and is working on Seattle Public Utilities Drainage and Waste Water Warehouse renovation. Capati has been a CAD technician for 22 years, and is working on The Inn at Cannon Beach.
SCJ Alliance hired landscape architect Keith Jankovsky to its SCJ Studio in Seattle. He has worked on park, residential, resort hotel, senior living and master planned community projects. SCJ is a multidisciplinary consulting firm.
In Redmond, Otak hired Brad Shinn as corporate director of business development and marketing company-wide. Shinn has over 20 years of experience that includes project manager with a public involvement firm and roles in A&E firms. Otak provides engineering, architecture, urban design, planning and project management.
Architects West hired Julie Van Wormer as client development and marketing manager. She will do business development and relationship management in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon and oversee marketing, communications and public relations for the firm. She has over 20 years of experience in business development and marketing for architects and engineers, including five at Architects West. The firm provides architecture, landscape architecture/land planning and interior design.
In Portland, Farallon Consulting hired Chris Moody as a principal geologist. Moody has 23 years of environmental consulting experience, including as project manager or lead project geologist for remedial investigations/feasibility studies, sediment investigations and environmental studies.
Jan 03, 2018
Seattle-based landscape architecture firm Gustafson Guthrie Nichol promoted Makie Suzuki to senior associate, and hired Nanxi Dong and Helen Pierson as design interns. Suzuki has led design projects, and is working on Rainier Square in Seattle. Dong holds a master of landscape architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and has worked on gardens, community designs and regional plans. Pierson holds a bachelor of arts in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.
KMD Architects in Seattle hired Sharon Rhea as a senior interior designer and Aaron Yang as a job captain. Rhea was formerly with Johnson Braund. Yang is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura del Valles in Spain. KMD provides architectural, interior design, planning and contract administration services.
Build LLC promoted Bart Gibson and Sandy Ha to partner. Gibson is a project manager with over 20 years of experience in commercial, tenant improvement and residential projects, including Park Modern in Seattle's University District. Ha is an architect who focuses on housing design and permitting, as well as educational, commercial and mixed-use projects. She is working on 602 Flats on Capitol Hill in Seattle.
In Spokane, NAC Architecture hired Georgia Larsen as an architectural designer and Jessica Shoemaker and Kris Jeske as architects. Larsen is working on Moses Lake High School No. 2. She was with Stantec in Spokane. Shoemaker is working on the Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology renovation. She was with ZBA Architecture in Spokane. Jeske is working on Moses Lake High School No. 2. He was with ALSC Architects in Spokane. NAC provides planning, design, engineering, and capital facilities consulting services.
Ahtna promoted Timothy F. Gould to president of subsidiary Ahtna Engineering Services. Gould will oversee services nationwide, including construction; environmental studies, remediation, and compliance; and facility management. He has been vice president of AES and Ahtna Environmental since 2014 and has 27 years in the consulting and construction markets. AES is a federal and commercial contractor. Ahtna is one of 13 Alaska Native regional corporations.
Portland-based FFA Architecture and Interiors hired Tejara Brown as an interior designer, Kaylyn Berry as an architectural staff member and Tim Mitchell as a project architect/historic architect. Brown has six years of experience in the architectural industry. She is working on Goldendale Library's interiors. Berry has over four years of experience in the industry, and is working on the Lincoln City Police Facility. Mitchell has over 23 years of architectural experience. He specializes in historic preservation, and is working on Yosemite National Park projects, including Half-Dome Village Cabins.