Aguirre Roden Hires VP in Austin; KBR Names Group President
Aguirre Roden announced Taylor Dueker, AIA, has been named vice president for its Austin office. In his role, Dueker will be responsible for professional design services, business development and project management. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in art and design from MIT and master’s of architecture from MIT.
KBR, Houston, announced the appointment of Mark S. Williams as group president overseeing KBR’s Government & Defense, Infrastructure & Minerals, and Power & Industrial Business Units. Williams has more than 25 years experience in the government and defense sector. Williams joinsed KBR from Jacobs Engineering, where he most recently served as group vice president of Jacobs’ Northern Europe Region and Managing Director of the Dutch and German Corporations serving the oil, gas and chemicals private sector industries. Williams previously served as senior vice president in Jacobs’ Aerospace and Defense Sector.
Williams holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and systems analysis, and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He served four years active duty as a security policeman in the U.S. Air Force.
Shield Engineering Group, Fort Worth, has selected Craig Barnes, P.E., as its president. Barnes holds a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering from Texas Tech University, and a master’s degree from Texas Christian University.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc. announced that Chuck Larosche, PE, has been promoted to principal of the Austin office.
Key Construction Texas LLC in Fort Worth announced that it named Steven Donnelly as its director of Business Development.
FKP Architects in Houston announced the promotion of chief financial officer Nann Pearce to principal. Pearce is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a bachelor’s of science degree in personnel and accounting. The firm also announced the promotion of Marty A. Huie, AIA, to senior associate and Hilary J. Thomas, IIDA, LEED AP, to associate in the Dallas office. Huie is a graduate from Louisiana Tech University with a bachelor’s of architecture. Thomas is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s of science in interior design.
Closner Equipment Co., Schertz, announced that Marty Rodrigues has joined the company as territory manager.
Hardin Construction Co., Austin, has announced the promotion of Matt Hoglund to construction manager.
TLC Engineering for Architecture announced that Erik Camacho, EIT, LEED AP, has joined its Dallas office as a mechanical engineer. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
MHC Kenworth in Dallas announced Dominick “Nick” Vermet has joined the company as manager of Texas Regional New Truck Sales.
WALTER P MOORE, Dallas, announced that Yingqin “Elaine” Jin, P.E., has joined the firm as team senior engineer – director of Bridge Engineering.
TDIndustries has promoted Tasos Banos to vice president of preconstruction in the Houston office. He earned his bachelor’s of science degree in construction science and management from Kansas State University.
HDR Inc. has added Rod Kelly as principal transit engineer, based in Dallas.