Jun 25, 2019
In Seattle, Lease Crutcher Lewis promoted Chad Simon to yard operations manager, Grant Wright to superintendent, and Jason Aldrich and Dan Kathman to area superintendents. Simon has been with Lewis since 2003, starting as a laborer and moving to the yard a year later. Wright has been with the company since 2013 and in construction since 1982. Aldrich began his career as a carpenter and joined Lewis as a project engineer in 2014. Kathman, LEED GA, began his career as a laborer and carpenter, and joined Lewis in 2013 as a project engineer.
General contractor Swinerton opened an office in Spokane led by Jeremiah Shakespeare with support from Joshua LaSharr. Shakespeare has 18 years of experience building a variety of projects, with a focus on healthcare. LaSharr is helping with community and trade partner outreach. Swinerton has been building in Spokane for almost a decade mostly through its Bellevue office. It recently finished the Spokane Tribe Casino and Highway 2 roundabout. The new address is: 1005 W. Ninth Ave., Spokane, WA 99204.
Jun 18, 2019
Hunter Burke was promoted to health, safety and environment manager for Graham Construction & Management’s Buildings Northwest sector. Since joining Graham as a senior HSE coordinator, Burke helped elevate Graham’s safety culture and assisted project teams with pre-planning, critical incident response and L&I investigations.
Jun 11, 2019
Three long-time leaders at Lease Crutcher Lewis — Shannon Testa, Brian Aske and James Furlan — were promoted from project executives to directors. Each is a director for a specific market sector. The change frees up executive vice president Jay Sorensen and vice president Bill Gormley to focus more on company-wide operations and continuous improvement.