Nov 18, 2020
Redmond-based GeoEngineers hired Jon Rodriguez as chief financial officer. Rodriguez has over 30 years of financial management experience in the A/E/C industry. He started his career as a business consultant and worked at design industry firms, mastering financial management and planning. As CFO or senior financial leader, he has experience in environmental remediation, consulting engineering, government contracting, regulatory outsourcing, design-build construction, program management, construction management, materials testing, inspection services and technology. He has overseen finances, business planning, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, and helped shape firm strategy. Most recently, he was based in Seattle as CFO at a national environmental science and engineering firm. GeoEngineers is a consulting firm of engineers and earth scientists.
In Seattle, CollinsWoerman hired David Spangler as a specification writer, Chris Finch as a project manager, Kevin Hunt as a technical architect, and Ellen Kume, Salman Afsari and Will Allen as architectural designers. Spangler has over 30 years of architecture, design, construction contract administration, project management and specification writing experience. He has worked on high-rise, mixed-use commercial, education, industrial, residential, retail and healthcare projects. Finch has over 25 years of experience focusing on healthcare projects. Hunt has over 15 years of experience, focusing on providing building assessments, forensic investigations and other pre-construction services. He has taught as adjunct faculty at the NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego. Kume has over two years of industry experience with project types that include medical, residential, senior facilities, hospitality and master planning. She holds a master of architecture degree with a specialization in urban architecture and urban design from the University of Oregon. Afsari has a range of experience in all phases of the building industry with over six years of experience in design, construction and BIM operating. Allen holds a bachelor of architecture degree from the California Polytechnic State University. He has worked on interior hospital renovations in the Bay Area including Stanford Health, UCSF and Kaiser. CollinsWoerman is a Seattle- and Spokane-based architecture, interiors, planning and sustainability firm.
Nov 12, 2020
Seattle-based Rolluda Architects hired Richard Murray, Alberto Serrano and Princess Coleman as project designers and Jonathan Berk as marketing coordinator. Murray holds a bachelor of architecture degree from the University of Tennessee. He is working on the Filipino Community Village and the new Fa-Sheng Temple, both in Seattle. Serrano holds a bachelor's in architecture from Far Eastern University in Manila. He has experience in residential, retail, hospitality, transportation and civic projects. He is working on municipal projects in Everett for Snohomish County PUD, Enatai Park in Bellevue and an operations facility for CenturyLink in Gig Harbor. Coleman has a bachelor of film and television degree from Savannah College of Art and Design and a master of architecture from the University of Washington. She previously worked for Rolluda Architects as an intern in summer 2018 when she led the firm's submission for the Seattle Design Festival. She is working on a multifamily project for Mt. Zion Housing Development. Berk has an associate of science degree with a focus on physics from Seattle Central College. His duties include coordination of proposal development in response to RFQs, coordinating presentations for shortlists and interviews and contributing to Rolluda's social media and website development. He will also head up the firm's data management system.
Kirkland-based industrial planning and project management service provider, Facility Planning Services, promoted Steven Fisher to project manager-lead designer and hired Chris Matthews as project manager-project engineer. Fisher joined FPS in 2018, re-teaming with its founder Michael Frei to continue a 25-year history working together on industrial planning projects. Fisher has 28 years of experience planning for fleet maintenance, supply chain and manufacturing operations. He is supporting planning activities with Alaskan Copper and Brass, Fujifilm SonoSite and Gordon Truck Centers. Matthews has been planning, designing and managing industrial facility projects for over 12 years. He is supporting projects with Snohomish County PUD and Lake Washington School District. FPS offers industrial planning services for manufacturing, warehousing and maintenance operations in the Pacific Northwest.