Jun 27, 2017
In Seattle, Walsh Construction Co. promoted Whitney Lake and Jens Perrin to estimators; Blake Flury and Jeromy Wood to assistant superintendents; Adam Dempsey to field operations coordinator; Justin Nieto to concrete trade superintendent; Fik Mulugeta and Marie Delano to project engineers II; Angella Hould to project manager; and Ahmed Zahid to lead IT technician. Lake started at Walsh in 2008 as a summer intern and rejoined the company in 2012 as a project engineer. Perrin joined Walsh in 2015 as a project engineer. Flury was a summer intern at Walsh in 2012, began full-time in 2013 as a project engineer and was promoted in 2014 to field operations coordinator. Wood began his career at RDF Builders in 2006 as a journeyman carpenter, and was promoted to crew leader in 2009 and foreman in 2013. Dempsey started at Walsh in 2014 as a project engineer. Nieto started his career at RDF Builders in 2002 as a journeyman carpenter, and was promoted to crew leader in 2003 and foreman in 2006. Mulugeta started at the company in 2013 as a project engineer. Delano began her career at Walsh in 2009 as a project administrator and was promoted to project engineer in 2012. Hould has been with the company since 2009, initially as a project engineer. Zahid joined Walsh in 2014 as an IT support technician.
In Kent, Novinium hired Branko Horvat as director of new product development. Horvat holds an MBA and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He spent the past 25 years in sales, marketing and engineering of mobile hydraulic equipment. Novinium is a supplier of underground electrical cable rejuvenation products.
Tensar International promoted Jordan Rabin to regional sales manager in the Pacific Northwest. Rabin previously was channel manager and technical sales representative in Southern California for Dow Chemical. He holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University. Atlanta-based Tensar makes geogrids and geopiers for ground stabilization and pavement and soil reinforcement.
Lynx Equity acquired Seattle-based G&W Commercial Interiors, a provider of commercial flooring and related services across the Pacific Northwest. G&W Vice President Steve Woodman became president post-sale, and will remain with the company for the foreseeable future. Toronto-based Lynx is a private equity firm focused on buying small and medium-sized businesses from owners looking to retire.
Jun 20, 2017
Walsh Construction Co. hired William “BJ” Kuester as superintendent; Val Fisher as part-time administrator; Dehaan Yobech as IT support technician; and Nelson Moon, Ujwal Joshi and Tanner Romo as project engineers. Kuester is working on a Tacoma Housing Authority project on Wright Street, Fisher and Yobech are supporting the Seattle main office, Moon and Romo are working on a residential project in Bellevue’s Spring District, and Joshi is working on the Arbora Court apartment project in Seattle.
Jun 13, 2017
The Seattle office of BNBuilders added Tony Castillo as project executive and Josh McGaffey as project manager. Castillo most recently worked at Lease Crutcher Lewis, but previously worked for BNBuilders' Bay Area office. He has worked on projects for technology companies such as Apple, Mozilla, Github and Tableau. McGaffey is experienced with healthcare, education and life science projects. He is working in the Special Projects group.
In Seattle, Jimale Technical Services moved from South Lake Union to Belltown. The company says the move will allow it to expand its project controls and construction management consulting services. The new address is: 2505 Third Ave., Suite 300 A, Seattle, WA 98121.