Kevin Wallace has been named leader for the Kansas City, Mo., office of HNTB, which also serves as headquarters for the architect-engineer. Wallace, who most recently served as office leader for HNTB's Overland Park, Kan., office, is focusing on clients in the Kansas City area as well as those in proximity to HNTB offices in St. Louis and Omaha, Neb. Since joining HNTB in 1992, Wallace has overseen several large interchange projects.


Richard T. Kaczkowski has been named manager of structural engineering and mechanics with CTL Group, a Chicago-based enterprise that performs laboratory testing and consulting for an array of clients, including those involved in buildings, energy and transportation. Kaczkowski has more than 26 years of experience in problem investigation, forensic engineering, field and lab testing and repair design.






Amy Berg has been named president of S.M. Wilson & Co., a St. Louis-based construction manager, general contractor and design-build firm. She succeeds Scott Wilson, who held the post since 1990 and currently serves as CEO for the firm. Project manager Mark Winschel was promoted to director of business development, and project executive Bill Wagner was promoted to vice president. Tom Kaiman, who leads the firm's federal government and military construction division, and project manager Rob Warner have both been promoted to share the responsibility of director of operations, while project manager Mark Cochran has been promoted to director of field operations.


Michael Lubbers has been named creative director with Darien, Ill.-based designer and builder Wight & Co. Lubbers, who works in Wight's Chicago office, joined the firm in 2008 as senior designer. A registered architect and LEED Accredited Professional, he has played a significant role in several recent projects at the company, including the College of DuPage's Seaton Computing Center in Glen Ellyn, Ill., and the Adler Planetarium Sky Theater transformation in Chicago.