Ronald Oakley has been appointed
chief executive officer of the Americas business encompassing
Bovis Lend Lease, Actus Lend Lease, Capital and Real Estate
Services and the remaining Real Estate Investments business.
He is based in New York, N.Y. Oakley had worked at Fluor Corporation
since 1979 where his most recent position was as group executive
of government. He was responsible for all federal services
units including Department of Energy, Department of Defense,
Department of State and other federal agencies.
Albert Kroll, commissioner
of the New Jersey Department of Labor, was named "Construction
Man of the Year" by the Building Contractors Association
of New Jersey in recognition of his efforts to advance the
goals of the construction industry throughout the state.
Sudhir S. Jambhekar, AIA, principal
at Fox & Fowle Architects, presented a lecture at the
Urban Design Research Institute in Mumbai, India. An architect,
urban design and planner, Jambhekar has served as the lead
designer on projects such as Manhattan's Second Avenue subway
line and the Lehman College Communication Center.
Charles Thornton, Ph.D., P.E.,
co-chairman of The Thornton-Tomasetti Group, was selected
by Professional Services Management Association to receive
its second annual Leonardo da Vinci Award, which recognizes
special individuals who have achieved notable levels of excellence
in the architecture and engineering profession.
Richard E. Drewes, P.E., P.P.,
a senior executive vice president of Schoor DePalma, has been
awarded with the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers
2003 Municipal Project of the Year Award. The award was presented
to Drewes for the company's work on the new Deptford Township
Municipal Soccer Complex.
The Thornton-Tomasetti Group promoted several staff members
in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Three vice presidents
were promoted to senior vice president: Yevsey
Lenchner, P.E., and Edward G.
Shelomis, P.E., L.S., in the New York, N.Y. and Trumball,
Conn. Offices, respectively. In the New York office, Narinder
Chhabra, P.E., was promoted.
Daniel J. Smith, P.E., has
rejoined URS (formerly O'Brien Kreitzberg) as vice president,
dispute resolution services, northeast region. He will be
based out of the New York, N.Y. office.
James F. Case was named director
of healthcare and principal of Swanke Hayden Connell Architects.
He will oversee the design teams for all healthcare programs
in the New York office.
Cannon Design hired two new associate principals - John
C. Sobiecki, AIA, and W.J. Patrick
Curley, AIA. With 18 years experience, Sobiecki will
focus his efforts on enhancing the firm's college and university,
healthcare, and primary and secondary education practices
in New York. With over 20 years experience, Curley will focus
on enhancing the firm's college and university practice in
the greater New York and New Jersey metropolitan areas.
Kevin M. O'Donnell, P.E. was
promoted to associate and assistant manager of the Mount Laurel,
N.J. office of Dewberry. He joined the company in 2001 as
manager of the civil department. As assistant branch manager,
he will assist in the office's administration in addition
to providing technical oversight.
Patrick Lynch, P.E., C.E.M.,
president of O'Dea, Lynch, Abbattista Consulting Engineers,
has earned his Certified Energy Manager designation from the
Association of Energy Engineers.
Lyle Shute, P.E., as associate
mechanical engineer with O'Dea, Lynch, Abbattista Consulting
Engineers, P.C. has received his Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design certification from the U.S. Green Building
Sean M. Donohue has joined
FAI Management, Inc. as senior claims analyst. Formerly a
senior associate with KPMG LLP, Donohue will focus on construction
claims, dispute resolution, claims avoidance, project controls
Gregory Bitsko, P.E., P.P.,
has joined Schoor DePalma as the new bridge department manager.
He will be responsible for supervision of all bridge improvement
projects for the company's public sector clients and leadership
of co-owners in the bridge department.