Aug 29, 2018
In Seattle, BCRA hired Nicole Remy as an associate in the architecture team and Robin Geotina as a project manager. In Tacoma, it hired Shannon Cannell as an accounting assistant and Joseph Chung as an associate in the architecture team. Also, the firm added Jeni Enslin, director of staff resources, and Jim Wolch, senior associate architect, as shareholders. BCRA said broadening ownership is part of a long-term strategy of investing in new leaders. Remy holds a bachelor's in geodesign from the University of Southern California. She was a BCRA intern, and is working on Starbucks and Taco Time projects. Geotina has 20 years of experience, with a focus in environmental and sustainability design, and has managed retail projects for CallisonRTKL and JLL. Cannell has 12 years of experience and a bachelor's in accounting from the University of Oregon. Chung holds an architectural studies degree from Washington State University. He has been providing architectural support on education, retail and parks and recreation projects. BCRA provides architecture, interior design, civil engineering, structural engineering, land use planning and landscape architecture.
In Spokane, Century West Engineering hired Josh Van Wie as a project manager. He has six years of experience at engineering consulting firms in western Washington and Texas, working on water resources and site development projects. He has a bachelor's in civil engineering and master's in hydrology and water resources science from Washington State University.
In Bellevue, Freiheit Architecture hired Angela Van Duzen, Kelsey Jancola and Melanie Baron as architectural designers and Morgan Warner as an architectural intern. Van Duzen holds a master of architecture from Portland State University. She has four years of experience and is working on commercial and multi-family projects. Jancola has a master of architecture from Washington State University and two years of experience. She is working on commercial and TI projects. Baron has a bachelor of architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and is working on retail and senior living projects. Warner is pursuing a master's of architecture at the University of Washington. She is working on national restaurant redesign projects. Freiheit is a commercial architecture and interior design firm.
Seattle-based Rolluda Architects hired Monica Mancera Aranda as a project architect and Helena Sanjuan Villanueva, Michael Freund, Eleanor Shull and Princess Coleman as project designers. Aranda has a bachelor's in architecture from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. She is working on a community center stabilization project for Seattle, and Seattle City Light's North Service Center. Villanueva has a bachelor of architecture from Universidad Politecnica de Cataluna's Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura del Valles in Barcelona. She participated in the rehabilitation of Palau de la Musica Catalana, a World Heritage Site. She is working on projects for Boeing and King County Solid Waste. Freund has a bachelor's in architectural studies from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is working on Tukwila School District's Showalter Middle School and Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link Extension 185th station and garage. Shull studied architecture in Florence and is pursuing a bachelor of architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She is working on gender-neutral restroom remodels for Seattle Municipal Tower. Coleman has a bachelor of film and television from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is pursuing a master of architecture at the University of Washington. She is working on Rolluda Architects' submission for the 2018 Seattle Design Festival.
In Seattle, DLR Group added Kyla Peterson (interiors) and Julie Reynolds (architecture) to its design staff. The firm provides architecture, engineering, interiors, planning and building optimization.
Aug 22, 2018
In Seattle, PCS Structural Solutions promoted Steve Farvour and Kevin Rothrock to senior associate and Brent Olson to project manager. In Tacoma, it promoted Kirk Keppler and Wes Neeley to senior associate, Dan Tappel to associate, and Abigail Messegee, Evan Olszko, Jon Thorpe and Tanner Reijm, all hired in 2016, to project engineer. Farvour joined the firm 19 years ago. He has been project manager on commercial, educational and residential projects. His recent work includes UW Denny Hall, and he is working on Magnolia Elementary School. Rothrock has over 16 years of structural engineering experience and specializes in hospitality and housing. Recent projects include Tacoma Art Museum and Tacoma Convention Center Hotel. Olson has been a project engineer. He is working on Queen Anne Elementary School in Seattle and Highline High School in Burien. Keppler has been with PCS for 21 years. He has worked on institutional, commercial and educational projects, and is working on Emerald Queen Casino in Fife and Foster High School in Tukwila. Neeley was hired 17 years ago. He has experience on institutional, educational and commercial projects, and is working on Webster School for Seattle Public Schools and Tehaleh Elementary for Sumner School District. Tappel is working on Madison Elementary School in Mount Vernon and the APA Tacoma Lab Expansion. Messegee is working on Tehaleh Heights Elementary School and Washington High School in Tacoma. Olszko's current projects include Skyview Middle School and Canyon Creek Elementary School in Woodinville. Thorpe is working on Stanwood High School and Puyallup's new Southwest Elementary School. Reijm is working on Foster High School, and Birney Elementary School in Tacoma. PCS is a structural engineering firm, with an office also in Portland.
In Seattle, DCI Engineers promoted Matthew Amrhein to senior project manager, and Danielle Jacobs and Amy Pugh to associate principal. Amrhein has 10 years of engineering experience. At DCI, he has managed Madison Centre in Seattle, and provided design and construction support for residential, TI, mixed-use and commercial projects. Jacobs has a decade of experience designing post-tensioned concrete, conventional concrete, steel, and cold-formed steel, and wood framing systems. She has managed TI, renovation, office, retail and mixed-use projects, and is working on Georgetown Crossroads in Seattle. Pugh has been director of marketing for over five years, leading an eight-person team. She oversees communications strategy, branding, market analysis, RFQ/RFP responses, and community outreach events. She is Seattle Chapter president of the Society for Marketing Professional Services.
In Seattle, Schnabel Engineering hired Stephen Benson and Stephen W. Goodin as senior vice presidents. Benson is a senior civil engineer specializing in hydroelectric and other water resource projects. He was a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission independent consultant for Part 12 dam safety inspections and evaluations of 28 hydroelectric facilities. Goodin has a background in geological engineering and rock mechanics, and in geotechnical investigation and soils engineering. His design and construction consulting experience includes concrete and embankment dams, spillways, tunnels, powerhouses, nuclear power and nuclear waste repositories. The men have worked elsewhere together, and will mentor staff and be senior technical resources for projects. Benson also will assist with business development. Schnabel participates in planning, study, design and construction of geotechnical, dam and tunnel engineering projects.
IA Interior Architects promoted Lisa McCabe to senior associate in the Seattle office. IA provides architectural design and planning and workplace strategy.