Jan 12, 2021
General contractor Hensel Phelps promoted Shannon Gustine to vice president and district manager, and appointed Scott Bills as director of operations of the Pacific Northwest Region. Gustine maintains oversight of all operations in the Pacific Northwest and now sits on the company's board. Bills has worked for Hensel Phelps for the last 20 years, most recently providing executive oversight on complex progressive design-build projects. Hensel Phelps' local office, in Bellevue, is working on projects for the Port of Seattle, Sound Transit, University of Washington and Kaiser Permanente.
Scott Blaine is the new president of Goodfellow Bros., a heavy-civil construction company with corporate offices in Wenatchee and Hawaii. At Goodfellow, Blaine was CFO for four years and senior vice president for six years prior to that. In his new role, Blaine will continue to evolve the company's business strategy, look for new growth and manage daily operations. He is based in Wenatchee. Goodfellow also has offices in Oregon and California.
Longstanding commercial door and hardware distributors Contract Hardware and Evergreen Construction Specialties merged into a new company called Kinship Group, headquartered in Auburn. Kinship serves the commercial construction industry with specification writing and consulting, new construction project management, end-user support and direct sales, installation, keying, pre-installation and account management. The new company covers the Pacific Northwest, Mountain West and Alaska, with accounts across North America. It has branches in Everett and Midway, Utah.
General contractor Skanska launched its Vendor Diversity Portal, giving small and diverse firms access to local and national procurement opportunities. The portal can be found at https://tinyurl.com/SkanskaVDP.
Jan 05, 2021
Mechanical contractor Stirrett Johnsen promoted Lorraine Erickson, David Atkinson, John Mullins and Tyler Cowgill to its corporate leadership team. Erickson is CFO and has been with the company for 13 years. She also oversees contract administration and HR policies. Registered mechanical engineers Atkinson and Mullins are account executives, operating with clients as single-source contacts, from project inception through completion. Cowgill has been with the company for 16 years, progressing from apprentice to corporate production manager. He also is a trustee on the South Sound Plumbers and Pipefitters Education Committee. Stirrett Johnsen is based in Silverdale and has an office in Renton.
Balfour Beatty, which operates in the Northwest as Howard S. Wright, promoted Portland-based executive Troy Dickson to president of the Northwest region. Dickson has been with the company for 23 years, holding leadership roles including vice president of operations for the West region of Balfour Beatty and most recently as senior vice president and Oregon manager. He replaces former Northwest president Dan Peyovich. Balfour Beatty provides general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private clients across the U.S.