Feb 02, 2016
The Seattle office of Andersen Construction promoted Craig Holt to project executive; and hired William Maibusch as project executive, Luis Martinez as senior project manager, Michelle Bungay and Tyson Byers as project managers, Patrick Kirby as estimator in the Special Projects Division, and Spencer Buescher as project engineer. Holt has more than 30 years of construction experience, specializing in healthcare projects. Maibusch, CCM, LEED AP, has 35 years of construction experience with healthcare, industrial, educational and office projects. Martinez, LCCP, has 16 years of industry experience and is an advocate of the lean construction process. Bungay is a 16-year construction veteran, with past roles as Special Projects Division operations manager and purchasing manager. Byers, LEED GA, has been working in construction for eight years. Kirby, CPE, has more than 20 years of industry experience. Buescher recently earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Washington State University.
Bill Classon joined Saybr Contractors to lead the Tacoma-based company's Building Division. Classon has more than 25 years of project management experience in the commercial building industry. Saybr specializes in building construction, site development, fuel system services and remediation systems.
The Associated General Contractors of America named the Oregon State University AGC chapter as the second best collegiate construction association in the country. The OSU chapter was cited for its workforce development programs and service: it created the first high school AGC student chapter in the nation at ACE Academy in Portland. Iowa State University was named the top student chapter and California State University Chico was third.
Jan 26, 2016
Rafn Co. promoted Steve Stroming to project executive, Christopher Imbeau to marketing director and Kurth Connell to assistant project manager/building information modeler; and hired Miles Taylor as service tech manager. Stroming has been with Rafn for 24 years and previously was senior project manager. He also is on the board of the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation. Imbeau has been at Rafn for eight years and is now directing all marketing and communication initiatives. He is a Certified Professional Services Marketer, past president of SMPS Seattle, and has 15 years of marketing experience. Connell, a nine-year employee, is working on a large mixed-use project in Wallingford, and is leading Rafn's in-house BIM efforts. Taylor previously owned a general contracting firm
Rathdrum, Idaho-based Bay Shore Systems hired Debby Keegan as marketing manager. Keegan previously worked in marketing in the business-to-business sector. Bay Shore makes foundation drilling and earth retention equipment, including the LoDril drilling attachment for excavators.
Seattle-based Global Diving & Salvage hired Mike Brown as vice president of energy services in its Houston office. Brown has more than 38 years of experience in the offshore oil and gas industry, beginning his career as a commercial diver.
Sumner-based Wayne's Roofing was named 2015 Subcontractor of the Year by Washington Patriot Construction. The award was voted on by Washington Patriot staff.