Van Zelm Fills Chairman, CEO Slots with Promotions
The Connecticut firm also names a new president and COO. Also, Norman Rosenfeld joins Stonehill & Taylor.
Bissera Antikarov has joined FXFowle Architects, an architectural, interior design, planning, and urban design firm based in New York, as senior planner.
Hans Van Winkle has joined Hill International, a construction consulting firm, as president of project management in its headquarters in Marlton, N.J. In addition, Hill promoted Ronald Emma to senior vice president and chief accounting officer; Catherine Emma to senior vice president and chief administrative officer; and Maurice Masucci to senior vice president in charge of construction claims operations.
Jeffrey Stern has been named executive vice president and director of U.S. operations for Reliance Construction Group, a construction management services firm in Parsippany, N.J.
Rafael Mejia and Kenneth Sirower have joined DMR Architects, an architectural firm based in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., as project architects.
Thomas Bartolomei has joined Burns and Roe Enterprises, an engineering, procurement, and construction organization in Oradell, N.J., as vice president of sales and marketing for the power and industrial division.
Joseph Zemaitis has joined Kushner Cos., a real estate organization headquartered in Florham Park, N.J., as part of its land acquisitions team.
Ihor Bojcun has joined as manager of the Princeton, N.J., office of O’Donnell & Naccarato, a structural engineering firm based in Philadelphia.
Deborah Pease, Eric Sweet, and Jerome Bobak have been named associate vice president at Cannon Design, an architectural services firm based in Grand Island, N.Y.
Glenn Zagoren has been named senior vice president at the Developers Group, a sales and marketing services firm in Brooklyn serving real estate developers.
Jill Walsh, John Dolan, and John Torre have been named principals at O’Dea, Lynch Abbattista Consulting Engineers of Hawthorne, N.Y.
Norman Rosenfeld has joined Stonehill & Taylor Architects of New York as a consulting principal. Rosenfeld had previously headed Rosenfeld Architects LLC, which specialized in acute care medical facilities.
Roland Harris has been named senior vice president of construction and project management for the Mohegan Sun casino and resort in Uncasville, Conn. He has been a member of the Mohegan Tribal Council and MTGA Management since 1995.
Robert Hickey has been appointed chairman and Thomas Wunder appointed CEO of van Zelm Engineers of West Hartford, Conn. Hickey had previously served as president and CEO and Wunder was COO. Van Zelm also promoted Steve Krawczynski to president and COO; Joseph Camean to vice president and principal-in-charge of the power and utility group; Susan Labas, the marketing director, to senior associate; Mark Felgate to senior technical associate and head of the electrical department; Craig Parker to associate; and Thomas Aitkin to engineer.
Daniel Harazim, Moray Newton, Kurt Lavaway, and Todd Schaefer have been promoted to associate by the S/L/A/M Collaborative, an architectural and planning firm based in Glastonbury, Conn. Harazim focuses on sustainable design, Newton on the independent school practice, Lavaway on implementation of firmwide technical standards, and Schaefer on the health care and education design markets.
James Butterfield and John Flanagan have been promoted to associate principal at Hillier Architecture, an architectural firm based in Princeton. The firm also promoted Ron De Villa, James Jenkins, Sung Won Lee, David Midthassel, and Jonathan Zane to associate.
HONORS AND APPOINTMENTS
Dennis Padron of New York-based Halcrow HPA has received the John G. Moffatt-Frank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award for contributions to the port engineering profession by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Amy Peterson has been appointed acting president of Nontraditional Employment for Women, a nonprofit organization that trains women for jobs in the building trades and in the utility and transportation industries.
Edward Barnes was posthumously awarded the 2007 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal by the organization’s New York chapter.
Allan Kehrt has been named Architect of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Barry Bannett, founder and chairman of the Bannett Group, a design-build services firm based in Cherry Hill, N.J., has been named to the Design-Build Institute of America’s national board of directors. In addition, the firm’s Scott Bannett, Gary Bannett, and Anthony Sirizzotti also have been certified as Designated Design Build Professionals by the DBIA.
John DeBouter has been named president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 164 in Paramus, N.J.
HDR, an architecture-engineering consulting firm based in Omaha, Neb., has acquired Daniel Frankfurt PC, an architecture and engineering firm based in New York. In addition, the firm’s HDR-LMS division and the New York City Economic Development Corporation won a Phoenix Award for their efforts to revitalize the Fulton Fish Market in New York City. The Phoenix Awards is run by an organization of the same name in Mechanicsburg, Pa., to recognize successful brownfields redevelopment initiatives.
DMJM Harris, a transportation and infrastructure design and construction management company headquartered in New York has acquired Egis-Semaly, the New York office of a France-based engineering firm that specializes in design of transit infrastructure.
Navigant Consulting, a dispute, financial, and regulatory consulting firm based in Chicago, has acquired SoundBuild, a New York-based construction consulting firm.
MRM Architecture, Venezia and Associates, and Tomaino, Tomaino Iamello & Associates, all of which are based in New Jersey, have announced the formation of Design Ideas Group, which will be based in New Brunswick, N.J., and have offices in Deal and North Brunswick.
Stantec, an engineer, architect, and project management firm based in Edmonton, Alberta, is set to acquire New York-based Vollmer Associates, an engineering firm, in a deal set to close next month.
Seaboard Weatherproofing and Restoration, a restoration construction firm based in Port Chester, N.Y., has received an award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation for its restoration work on 90 West Street, a Cass Gilbert-designed office tower in New York converted into residential apartments.