May 25, 2016
At its Seattle headquarters, Hart Crowser named Kelly Eng human resources manager and hired Theresa Stubbs as a human resources specialist. In Honolulu, it hired Lisa Barnes as an administrative assistant. Eng has been with the firm 14 years. She has been a trustee for the Employee Stock Ownership Plan and created the ESOP education program. Stubbs holds a bachelor's in society, ethics and human behavior, and previously worked for Microsoft. Barnes was a legal and staffing assistant, and has a bachelor of fine arts in theatre from University of Southern California. Hart Crowser is an engineering, science and consulting firm.
In Seattle, HOK promoted Todd Buchanan to vice president and practice leader, Julia Cooper to senior associate and Levi Rippy to project architect; and hired Michelle Yan as a design professional, David Balas as a senior project architect and AJ Taaca as a senior architecture design professional. Buchanan will continue managing the Seattle office and working on aviation, justice, and science and technology projects, including WSU Tri-Cities Academic Center. Cooper has a background in workplace strategy and strategic planning. Her clients include Stanford Clinical Excellence Center and Change Healthcare. Rippy works on civic, justice and aviation projects. Yan, Balas and Taaca will support projects, including the San Francisco Traffic and Forensics Lab. HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.
Rice Fergus Miller hired Kristen Linn and Rachelle Freegard as architects. Linn works on adaptive re-use and housing projects. Freegard has over 25 years of architectural experience. She will manage community, civic and housing projects. Rice Fergus Miller is a Bremerton-based architecture, interior design and planning firm.
In Redmond, DOWL hired Adrienne Stutes as a senior biologist. Stutes has over a decade of experience examining the ecology and biology of aquatic environments, including nearshore and estuarine habitats. She has participated in EIS efforts, NEPA and SEPA reviews, and managed permitting for ports, municipalities and development groups. DOWL is a multidisciplined consulting firm with 25 offices.
Troy Bishop rejoined ALSC Architects as an architect and senior designer working in the Spokane office. Bishop has done educational and medical facility design. He is working on projects for Potlatch and Lake Pend Oreille school districts. ALSC provides planning and design.
In Tualatin, Ore., AKS Engineering & Forestry hired Taya MacLean as a senior biologist. In the Salem-Keizer office, it hired Janelle Poe as a civil engineering project manager. MacLean has 17 years of natural resources management experience and was with SWCA in Portland. She will do natural resources and FEMA National Floodplain Insurance Program compliance work. Poe has over 20 years of experience with engineering projects, including public works and land development and was with Boatwright Engineering in Salem. AKS provides civil engineering, forestry and surveying services.
May 18, 2016
B+H Architects hired Aaron Hayes as a project architect and Amanda Billberg as an interior designer in the Seattle interior design practice. Hayes will oversee project delivery. He has 17-plus years of experience, specializing in workplace design, and worked on Detroit School of Arts. Billberg will focus on workplace design. She has done projects for tech companies in South Lake Union, and was a BIM corporate liaison. B+H is a global design firm.
Glosten, a Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy, named John Springer president — the firm's fifth since its 1958 founding. Springer was hired 29 years ago and is responsible for strategic growth, business direction and client service. He has been manager of the Naval architecture group, operations director and on the executive management team. He replaces John (Jay) Edgar, who will become Glosten's director of research and development. The firm said Edgar was instrumental the acquisition of Massachusetts-based Noise Control Engineering and expanding production design, marine environmental and renewable energy services.
In Anchorage, Stantec hired Becca Carroll as a mechanical engineering manager and associate. In Bellevue, it hired John Gillespie as a senior project manager. In Lynnwood, it hired Nicole Messner as an electrical project designer, Maureen Hardman as a CAD technician, Debra Steventon as a project administrator and Gwen Matlock as an administrative assistant, all to assist the buildings group. Carroll will be a senior design leader for building projects. She has 12 years of experience, including on schools, libraries and the Alaska State Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory in Anchorage. Gillespie has over 31 years of experience. He manages sewer, water, stormwater and facility projects. His experience includes the Port Angeles Downtown Water Main and Sidewalk Reconstruction. Messner holds an electrical engineering degree from Texas Christian University. Her work is focused on health care and Navy projects, among them the new Everett Clinic in Shoreline. Hardman has four years of experience. She works on projects for medical centers, universities, airports and data centers. Her work includes Swedish Medical Center Northwest Tower. Steventon has over 35 years of experience coordinating, planning and supporting daily operational and administrative functions. Matlock has human resources and administration experience. Stantec provides consulting in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management and project economics.
Century West Engineering elected Joe Roshak president. Roshak has been with the firm for 28 years. He has been principal-in-charge and senior project manager on municipal and aviation projects in Oregon and Washington.
In Seattle, AHBL hired engineer in training Justine Brakefield as a project engineer in the structural engineering division and Craig Skipton as a project manager in the landscape architecture division. In Tacoma, it hired Ryan Kelsey and engineer in training Ryan Inouye as project engineers in the civil engineering division. In Tri-Cities, Craig Becker rejoined the firm as a chainman. Brakefield holds a master's in structural engineering and a bachelor's in civil engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Skipton has nine years of landscape architecture experience and will work on the Buckley park design. Kelsey holds a bachelor's in engineering management from Gonzaga University. Inouye has a bachelor's in civil engineering from Gonzaga. Becker is on the survey team. He will work on Abraham Event Center in Richland. AHBL provides civil and structural engineering, landscape architecture, community planning and land surveying.