California People: Updates About Construction Professionals for February 2015
succeeds Anne-Merelie Murrell as CEO of Giroux Glass Inc. in Los Angeles. Lomedico previously served as the glass and curtain wall fabricator's treasurer, controller and chief financial officer. She has worked in construction finance and accounting for nearly 25 years. Murrell, who will continue as chairman of the board, became CEO when she purchased Giroux Glass in 1991.
Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Lalloway was unanimously selected as the chairman of the board of directors of the Orange County Transportation Authority. Lalloway previously served as the board's vice chairman and replaces Shawn Nelson, who remains on the board. A lawyer who began his career in the Philadelphia office of the U.S. Attorney, Lalloway later went into private practice and moved his offices to Irvine, where he currently practices family law.
Douglas Fredericks has joined Psomas to lead the firm's structures group in Los Angeles. He will deliver projects including bridges, retaining walls and wastewater treatment plants.
Fredericks spent more than 25 years at CH2M Hill, last serving as a senior bridge engineer. He is the immediate past president of the South Natomas Transportation Management Association and chairs the APWA California's government advocacy committee.
was appointed as a chief operating officer for Skanska. He will relocate to the firm's Riverside office and oversee all Skanska USA Civil operations in the Western region. A 12-year veteran of the firm, Fusco previously served as senior vice president and general manager of Skanska's Northeast region, where he oversaw construction of the Second Avenue Subway and expansion of the No. 7 subway line in New York City.
Skanska also promoted Michael Smithson, James Bailey and Tim Wilson to senior vice president. Smithson will work out of the Los Angeles office. Bailey is relocating from Phoenix to Riverside. Wilson will head Skanska's new Southern California district office, which includes metropolitan San Diego.
Professional Service Industries Inc. has promoted Eric Fraske to branch manager of its Cypress office. He previously served as the environmental and geotechnical department manager. Fraske has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Michigan State University.
PSI also promoted Derek Kane to manager of its Oakland construction services department. He was originally hired as a manager-in-training in 2014.
Dewberry has hired Robert Davis as regional manager of the energy solutions group in the Costa Mesa office. With nearly 30 years of experience in the energy sector, Davis was previously an independent energy solutions consultant.
Dewberry also added Alan Korth as justice practice segment leader in the Sacramento office. With more than 30 years of experience as an architect, Korth's portfolio includes health care, corrections, public safety and higher education projects. Prior to joining Dewberry, Korth was a regional project principal at HDR.
Jonathan Bagnall has joined McShane Construction Co. as vice president of the Southern California regional office in Irvine. Formerly with Snyder Langston and Turner Construction Co., Bagnall brings more than 13 years of construction industry experience to his new role of growing the firm's portfolio in industrial, office, health care and multifamily projects.