Jun 03, 2020
DCI Engineers promoted Adam Jongeward to associate principal in the Portland office and Kelly Andersen to associate in Spokane. Jongeward joined DCI a decade ago and has been successful in project management. He has refined his technical knowledge about mass timber construction and expanded his project portfolio in designing structural systems for adaptive reuse, health care and higher education buildings. Andersen's design and project management experience spans more than a decade at the firm. Her portfolio includes mixed-use, remodels, higher education facilities, offices, athletic venues, hospitality and residential buildings. DCI is a civil and structural engineering firm.
In Seattle, KeyBank hired Tod Finley as a senior vice president and lender on the Washington Commercial Banking team. Finley comes from JP Morgan Chase, where he was executive director of the commercial banking team and developed relationships with companies having operating revenues between $20 million and $500 million.
Sarcos Robotics hired Jim Ryder as executive vice president and chief revenue officer in its Bellevue office. Ryder has over 20 years of experience as a sales, marketing and operations executive for various technology businesses, including Essen Bioscience, Advanced Microscopy Group, Clearwire Corp. and Nextel Partners. The company also hired Dr. Denis Garagic as chief scientist of advanced systems and AI for its subsidiary Sarcos Defense in Salt Lake City, and promoted Tom Jackson to executive vice president and general manager of Sarcos Defense. Salt Lake City-based Sarcos Robotics makes full-body exoskeleton robots for industrial and military applications.
Tacoma-based US Post Acute Care formed an alliance with Cosan Group to improve care for high-risk patients using management and analytics tools. Cosan's clinical administrators use evidence-based risk assessments, chart reviews and remote interviews to create a snapshot of patients' health status between clinical visits. US Post Acute Care provides management services for post-acute clinics.
Tacoma-based blue collar staffing firm PeopleReady won a gold Stevie award for its JobStack app, a 24/7 staffing solution that fills a job every 9 seconds. The award was part of the 18th Annual American Business Awards program. PeopleReady is a TrueBlue company.
Kirkland-based Wave Broadband and related companies RCN Telecom Services and Grande Communications pledged $100,000 to Feeding America to support local food banks in their service areas. Wave provides fiber and broadband services in Washington, Oregon and California. RCN serves areas of Massachusetts, Chicago, Pennsylvania, New York City and Washington, D.C. Grande operates in Texas.
In Seattle, Parametrix hired Jenna Anderson as a senior engineer in the transportation design group. Anderson was with Murraysmith. She has 12 years of civil engineering and project management experience focused on municipal utility, fish passage and roadway improvement projects. She is working with clients in the Puget Sound region, including the city of Federal Way on its City Center Access project. Parametrix provides engineering, planning and environmental sciences.
Kathi Williams, associate principal with Rolluda Architects, successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America's education, training and certification testing program to achieve the design-build industry's designation as a nationally certified associate design-build professional. Williams has worked on transit, educational, industrial, health care, mixed-use and housing projects. Seattle-based Rolluda provides architecture, interior design and planning services.
The Riley Group, a Bothell-based environmental consulting and geotechnical firm, promoted Logan Chinn, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Wratten and Collin McCracken to project geologist. Chinn passed the Washington licensed geologist exam. He oversees and inspects field activities to ensure compliance with contractual obligations. Wratten has over three years of geotechnical experience with concentrations in construction monitoring oversight and laboratory testing. McCracken received his geology license in Washington. He manages residential and commercial projects, from proposals through construction.
In Spokane, NAC Architecture hired Jada Endicott, Michael Wade and Angelo Uhl as architectural designers. Endicott is working on Selah Primary School in Yakima County and the Spokane Falls Community College Building 17 renovation. She was with Katerra in Spokane and has a master of architecture degree and a bachelor of interior design degree from the University of Idaho. Wade is working on the Whitworth University Health Sciences Building in Spokane and the Belvedere High School modernization in Los Angeles. He was with DGC Architects in Ellsworth, Maine, and has a bachelor of architecture degree from Syracuse University. Uhl is working on Northwest Middle School and Whitworth University Health Sciences Building in Spokane. He was with Uptic Studios in Spokane, and holds a bachelor of architecture degree from the University of Idaho. NAC provides planning, design, engineering and capital facilities consulting services.