Apr 25, 2017
Woodinville-based Synergy Construction hired Stan Uhlig as senior project manager. Uhlig is a civil engineer with over 50 years of design and construction experience in commercial, industrial, retail, office, infrastructure and mixed-use facilities. He also authored two books on federal construction.
Ella Sandquist joined Bayley Construction on Mercer Island as director of business development. Sandquist has more than 10 years of experience in business development and project management. She is leading Bayley's marketing team and developing new business opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.
Kennewick-based Apollo Mechanical appointed Jerry Bender as manager of the Montana Division. Bender has more than 35 years of management experience in the mechanical contracting industry, at both the corporate and project level. Apollo has offices in Spokane; Portland; Seattle; Denver; Bend, Oregon; and Missoula, Montana.
Apr 18, 2017
The Seattle office of Lease Crutcher Lewis promoted Eric Holzer and Brandon Van Slyke to project managers; and hired Brian Sandstrom as project manager, Morgan Engelhardt as BIM detailer, and Jim Luebeck, Racquel Jensen, Tyler Thornton and Thomas Hackett as project engineers. Holzer has been with Lewis since 2006. He holds a bachelor's degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Washington. Van Slyke started in construction in 2008 and joined Lewis in 2014. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the State University of New York in Geneseo. Sandstrom, a LEED Green Associate, has five years of construction experience and holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from the UW. Engelhardt has interned with Lewis since 2016. She holds a certificate in BIM from VDCI and an associate's degree from Pima Community College. Luebeck earned an associate's degree in construction management at Pierce College. He has over 30 years of concrete and marine construction experience. Jensen holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from Washington State University. Thornton earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from WSU. Hackett started in construction in 2010 and earned a bachelor's degree in construction management at WSU.
Bellevue-based Quadrant Homes promoted Bonnie Geers to senior vice president of community development and Jeff Miller to director of acquisitions and multi-family development. Geers has been with Quadrant for nearly 18 years. In her new role, she is leading teams dealing with land acquisitions, land development, construction, government and public affairs. Miller has over five years of experience and has spearheaded land acquisitions for multiple future Quadrant communities.
Firestone Building Products Co. acquired Seattle-based Gaco Western, a provider of silicone roofing systems, waterproofing, spray foam insulation and other building products. The deal, which closed April 3, includes all assets and operations held by Gaco, including its Wisconsin manufacturing facility. Indianapolis-based Firestone says it will be business as usual at Gaco.