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Jun 13, 2018

OAC Services










Ashley Johnson

Andrew Johnson

In Olympia, OAC Services hired Anjanet Collins as an assistant project manager. In Seattle, it hired Kaelin Sell as a marketing assistant, Morgan Woods as a project coordinator, Kathleen DesRosier as a senior project coordinator, Alec Weintraub as a senior project manager, Ashley Johnson as the operations coordinator, Kevin Smith, Carly Parkins and Claire Mueller as project engineers, and Drew Graham and Andrew Johnson as project managers. Collins will work on K-12 projects and construction management. She has nearly a decade of project coordination and management experience. Sell has two years of experience and will support marketing, public relations, business development and advertising. Woods has six years of experience. She is responsible for administration and organization skills for the construction management team and will support high-tech, corporate, municipal and hospitality clients. DesRosier has 20 years of experience and will provide administrative and organizational support for high-tech and corporate projects. Weintraub is on the education team. He has over 20 years of experience serving public and private clients and will work on Lake Washington School District projects. Ashley Johnson will help with administrative and organizational needs. Her 10 years of experience includes event planning, customer support, outreach and administration. Smith has three years of engineering and design experience. He will support corporate and high tech projects. Parkins has nearly five years of experience, and is on the education team. She will support Lake Washington School District projects. Mueller has over 10 years of experience and will work on high-tech and corporate projects. Graham, an engineer, will oversee a biomedical office project. He has over 10 years of experience and will contribute to the construction management team. Andrew Johnson is on the education team. He has four years of experience and will lead Lake Washington School District projects.

Schemata Workshop


Seattle-based Schemata Workshop promoted Marijana Cvencek to associate, and said staff member Sarah Haase has become a licensed architect. Cvencek won AIA Seattle's 2017 Young Architect Award. She has experience in multifamily construction and leads the Architecture in Schools program in the AIA Diversity Roundtable. Schemata provides architectural and urban design services.



Glosten, a Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy, appointed Morgan Fanberg as president. Fanberg succeeds John Springer III, and is the sixth president since the firm's founding in 1958. He will set the direction for Glosten, which he joined two decades ago. He led the marine engineering group, and was instrumental in expanding mechanical capabilities and developing the electrical engineering group. Under Springer's leadership, Glosten supported projects that included the refit of R/V Revelle for Scripps Institution of Oceanography and design of the M/V Guemes replacement ferry for Skagit County.



Jennifer Antos is the new executive director of Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance in Seattle. Antos has more than 15 years of experience in program management, nonprofit finance, events and customer experience, most recently at IslandWood, an environmental education organization on Bainbridge Island. She replaces Chris Curtis, who is working with the alliance on special projects through year end.

Pacific Science Center


Dennis Schatz, a 41-year veteran and senior advisor at Pacific Science Center, is president-elect of the National Science Teachers Association for 2018-19. Schatz is also field editor for NSTA's Connected Science Learning program. He will become president on June 1, 2019.

Conversion Logix

Two Bothell firms founded by Dave Pavlu are now one. Conversion Logix, founded in 2010 by Pavlu and Jeff Jobe, bought Ascendance Digital Media, founded in 2008 by Pavlu. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Conversion Logix is a digital advertising agency with a focus on multifamily housing, senior living and hotels. Ascendance provides digital advertising campaigns under AdsUpNow, focusing on the automotive industry and local retail.

Jun 12, 2018


George Geissler was appointed Washington state forester and deputy supervisor for wildfire at the Department of Natural Resources in Olympia. Geissler was director of forestry services and state forester with Oklahoma Department of Agriculture. He also worked in private forest management, and as a wildland firefighter and forester for the Forest Service in Idaho.


The Washington Coalition for Open Government added four members to its board: Rachel Alexander, a reporter with the Spokane Spokesman-Review; Casey M. Bruner, an attorney at Witherspoon Kelley in Spokane; Stephanie Olson, a litigation associate at Klinedinst Seattle; and Dale Phelps, executive editor of The News Tribune in Tacoma. The coalition is a government watchdog.


San Francisco tech company OneLogin opened a development center at 7530 164th Ave. N.E. in Redmond. It also raised an additional $22.5 million in financing to fund operations. The company develops access management software for private data centers and in the cloud.

Canyon Creek Cabinet Co.


Brett Kinney joined Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. in Monroe as mill plant manager. Kinney has more than 20 years of business operations experience in the construction industry.



Kent-based Novinium promoted Peter Christman to vice president of information technology. Christman helped develop Knomentous, the company's software used in the rejuvenation of underground cables for electric utilities, and a web portal that seeks to prevent manhole explosions and fires. He has over 18 years of IT experience.

Red Dot



Red Dot, a Tukwila-based manufacturer of mobile HVAC systems, promoted longtime sales managers Rick Freeman and Ryan Baker to department directors. Freeman is overseeing OEM sales in Tukwila. He has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive and manufacturing industries. Baker is leading the aftermarket sales group in Minnesota, which works with distributors to service fleet owners and operators. He has more than 25 years of industry experience.

CBRE Heery


In Portland, Sarah Schoening joined CBRE Heery's Program Management team. Schoening has over 35 years of experience as a program executive director, consultant, architect, project manager, and university faculty member in engineering and architecture. She focused on public education facilities programs for more than a decade.

Horizon Distribution

Yakima-based Horizon Distribution won a Bechtel Supply Chain Recognition Award at a ceremony last month in Virginia. Horizon was recognized for its work on projects with Bechtel's Nuclear, Security & Environmental global business unit. Horizon has been working at the Hanford Site for decades.

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