Apr 24, 2019
Seattle-based Miller Hayashi Architects promoted architects Ellen Hagen and Tyler Laskowski to associate. Hagen was hired in 2011. Her current work includes the new Kent East Hill YMCA. Laskowski joined Miller Hayashi in 2012. He is working on renovation of the Bellevue College Student Athletics building and a new Integrated Care Center in Edmonds. The firm provides architecture, interiors and master planning.
ZGF Architects appointed Victoria Nichols as a partner in Seattle and Sharron van der Meulen, Solvei Neiger and Vladimir Pajkic as partners in Portland. Nichols is an architect with over 20 years of experience managing the planning, programming and design of health care projects. Her clients have included Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, which ZGF said are ranked Nos. 2, 5 and 6 on U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Children's Hospitals. Van der Meulen has 35 years of interior design experience and has been an integral part of winning and executing some of ZGF's most successful projects, including Randall Children's Hospital and corporate headquarters for Stoel Rives and Hanna Andersson. Neiger has three decades of experience on health care and institutional projects, including the Cincinnati Children's Medical Center Critical Care Building, and the soon-to-open Oregon Health & Science University Center for Health and Healing Building 2. Pajkic has international- and U.S.-based experience on high-profile projects, including mixed-use, museum, high-rise, and hospitality, as well as master planning. His current projects include Brandywine Realty Trust in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and Proper Hotel Portland.
In Spokane, NAC Architecture hired Rodrigo Rada as an architect, Tiffany Bronowski as an architectural designer, Angel Meegan as a project accountant, Natalie Curtin as an interior designer, Marci Schreiber as an interior designer and associate, John Vega as a construction administrator, David Sabry as an IT systems administrator and Chris Howard as a desktop support specialist. Rada is working on the Beijing National Day School Changping K-9 School in Beijing and the Beijing National Day School Future Science City K-12 School. He was with SmithGroup in Phoenix. Bronowski is working on Central Valley Horizon Middle School in Spokane Valley and Walla Walla Community College Recreation Center. She was with Russell Page Architects in Spokane. Meegan is a CPA and worked for Moss Adams in Spokane. She holds a master's degree in taxation from Gonzaga University and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of North Texas. Curtin is working on the Lewis and Clark High School addition in Spokane and Welch Residence Hall at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. She was with Uptic Studios in Spokane. Schreiber is working on the Walla Walla Community College Recreation Center and Missoula International School in Missoula, Montana. She was with ZBA Architecture in Spokane. Vega is working on Eastmont Elementary School projects in East Wenatchee and the Riverfront Park Pavilion renovation in Spokane. He was a project manager with Palm Springs Unified School District in California. Sabry oversees the technical design, development, installation and maintenance of all technology systems in NAC's offices. He was with Flynn BEC, formerly Cobra BEC, in Spokane. Howard is responsible for day-to-day technical support to employees' systems, software and hardware installations, as well as configuring and troubleshooting. He was with the U.S. Air Force. NAC specializes in planning, design, engineering and capital facilities consulting services.
Issaquah-based Farallon Consulting hired David Teter, Ph.D., in its Oakland office. An engineer, he has over 25 years of experience providing environmental science and engineering services, including litigation support. He also has done environmental due diligence, remedial design and supported construction projects. The environmental consulting firm provides engineering, due diligence, regulatory compliance and permitting, remedial investigations and feasibility studies, sediment services and vapor intrusion investigation and mitigation.
Apr 17, 2019
Seattle-based Johnston Architects promoted Genevieve Theriault to associate and Amber French to principal. Theriault joined JA in 2017 in the multifamily and interior design teams. She has done housing, workplace, educational, master planning and commercial projects. She is project architect for Oak Tree Village, a 15,000-square-foot clubhouse for a senior community in Lacey. French was hired 2015 on the multifamily team. She has worked on housing, TI and education projects. She is project architect on the 42-unit Maple Leaf Flats near Green Lake and the 72-unit Metro Line Flats in the Yesler Terrace area. Both apartment projects will be done soon. Johnston provides architectural, interior design and planning services.
In Seattle, NAC Architecture promoted Cheryl Jacobs to associate principal, Sarah Finis and Julia Wrigley to senior associate, and Jason Bentley, Melia Blankenship, Bingram Lai, Garrett Nelli, Jose Rios and Emily Spillar to associate. Jacobs is an architect whose work has ranged from health care facilities to learning environments, and who is now working on The Evergreen State College's new Student Wellness Services Center. Finis is an interior designer for learning environments. She worked on the Student Union for the University of Providence in Great Falls, and is working on its new University Center. Wrigley is NAC's corporate graphic designer. She develops and maintains brand guidelines, creates branded templates for firm-wide collateral and communications pieces, and maintains visual consistency and brand application. Bentley is an architect on the student housing team with a background in mixed-use housing. He recently completed design for phase 1 of Bellevue College's first on-campus student housing, and is working on housing for Colorado School of Mines. Blankenship is an architect who coordinates teams on complex projects. She is working on Snoqualmie Valley School District's 250,000-square-foot Mount Si High School replacement, and a state-wide higher education facilities study for the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Lai is an architectural designer with over 12 years of experience working with public and educational agencies in the Northwest. He has a background in modernization and historic renovation of occupied facilities, and is working on the adaptive reuse of Pacific Charter School Development's Impact Puget Sound Elementary School. Nelli is an architect working on Seattle Public Schools' new Wing Luke Elementary. He won AIA Seattle's Emerging Professionals Travel Scholarship in 2017 to research public interest design. Rios is an electrical engineer on education and health care facilities. He is working on La Center School District's new middle school, The Evergreen State College Student Wellness Service Center and projects for Western State Hospital. Spillar is an interior designer with a background in early childhood education who works on learning environments. She is working on Puyallup School District's new Dessie Evans Elementary, and Mount Si High.
Blueline hired Jake Drake as a permit technician, Daniel Robben as a project landscape architect and Brett Justinen as an engineer/construction inspector on public works projects. They work in Kirkland, Tukwila and Mill Creek, respectively. Drake has seven years of experience in the health care industry. He will help coordinate permits and be a liaison between clients and local jurisdictions. Robben has been a landscape architect at several firms, including most recently Cascade Design Collaborative for six years designing schools and parks in the Seattle area. Justinen has a bachelor's in civil engineering from Walla Walla University and experience as a project manager/engineer for Mac Engineering in Snohomish County. Blueline provides civil engineering, land use planning and landscape architecture.
Exeltech Consulting of Lacey hired Paul Matera as construction management director. He has 30 years of experience as a special inspector, and construction, quality and lab manager. He most recently owned a quality management system auditing consulting firm. His experience includes streets, utilities, parks, schools, housing, commercial buildings and telecom facilities. Exeltech provides planning, environmental permitting, civil and structural engineering, landscape architecture and construction management.