Samuel Ferreri joined architectural and engineering firm PGAL, Boca Raton, Fla., as a principal. He has 36 years of industry experience and previously was a principal with SchenkelShultz Architecture, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Bob West has joined Suffolk Construction Co. in Miami as a senior project manager. With more than 25 years of commercial construction experience, West has been assigned to the construction firm's Miami Science Museum project.
Chet Cofield has joined Kajima Building & Design Group in Atlanta as an estimator. Cofield has more than 15 years of industry experience. Also, Hiroki Miyauchi was hired by Kajima's Atlanta office as an architect. Miyauchi has 15 years of design experience.
Anthony Fiorito was also hired as a senior project manager with Suffolk Construction. Fiorito, with 17 years of construction experience, will be working on the contractor's New River Yacht Club project in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Steven Sveda has been named director of electrical engineering at Heery International in Atlanta. With more than 35 years of engineering experience, Sveda has managed projects for the General Services Administration, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Social Security Administration, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Air Force. He will be responsible for the electrical engineering department's staffing, technical competency, quality control and business development.
Steve Nash has been promoted to the position of director of the warranty division at general contractor John S. Clark Co., based in Mount Airy, N.C. Nash, who joined the company in 1988, has 37 years of construction and project-management experience. Prior to this appointment, he served as senior vice president.
John Heinzel has joined design-build firm Stellar, Jacksonville, Fla., as vice president of refrigeration services. Heinzel most recently served as commanding officer for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast, headquartered in Jacksonville.
Stephen Pelham was promoted to vice president with engineering firm RS&H. Working from the firm's Atlanta office, Pelham coordinates RS&H's international marketing activities.
Drew Roark was promoted to vice president for RS&H, Tallahassee, Fla., where he is office leader for the transportation/infrastructure program.
Kimberly Holland, in Jacksonville, Fla., was promoted to vice president for transportation/infrastructure for RS&H. She leads the firm's highway group.