Paul Morris has joined the Atlanta BeltLine Inc. (ABI) as the organization's new president and CEO. Morris has almost 30 years of management experience throughout the U.S. and Canada related to transportation, urban redevelopment, natural resource management, public parks and the development of corporate and institutional facilities.
Previously, Morris served as deputy secretary for transit with the North Carolina Dept. of Transportation. ABI is the organization responsible for implementing the Atlanta BeltLine urban redevelopment project.
Craig Kirkwood has joined SchenkelShultz Architecture's Orlando office as an aviation planner and designer. Previously a principal and project director with KBJ Architects, Kirkwood has more than 25 years of aviation design experience, including working on projects for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.
In his new position, Kirkwood will be assisting SchenkelShultz's design efforts for ongoing projects at the Orlando International Airport.
Matthew Jordan has joined Tampa Bay Water as the new general manager for the Clearwater, Fla.-based regional water supplier. Jordan succeeds Gerald Seeber, who left the agency for a position as city manager with the town of Temple Terrace, Fla.
Jordan previously served as CEO of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority in Wilmington, N.C. Prior to that, he served as director of public works and utilities for the city of Gastonia, N.C. He is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina.
Brian Mulligan has joined Johns Creek, Ga.-based national builder W.H. Bass Inc. as vice president of business development and marketing. Mulligan, who has more than 30 years of industry experience, previously served as director of business development for Atlanta-based Evergreen Construction.
H. Jessie Brewer has joined LeChase Construction Services of Durham, N.C., as vice president. He will focus on growing the firm's business throughout the Southeast.
Brewer previously served as an executive vice president for Pirtle Construction Co. in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Prior to that, Brewer worked as an executive with Skanska USA Building.
S. Bijoy Ghosh has been named a vice president for the Atlanta office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, where he will serve as a senior engineering manager for the firm's national water practice. Ghosh has 25 years of related industry experience.
Michelle Kendall has been named area manager for the Orlando office of Parsons Brinckerhoff. A vice president, Kendall previously served as the firm's area manager in Nashville.
In Charlotte, PB announced that Jason Gorrie has been named traffic engineering manager and Ron Tober has been hired as a senior adviser for transit policy and strategy. Gorrie will manage transportation projects, perform analyses for transportation facilities and plan construction phasing for design-build projects. Tober previously served as the CEO of the Charlotte Area Transit System.
In Tampa, PB named Patrick Stanford as a senior supervising engineer. A 19-year veteran of the Florida Dept. of Transportation, he will manage highway projects in the Jacksonville, Fla., area.
James Brunetti has joined the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office of Calvin, Giordano & Associates as a senior vice president and director of design services. Brunetti will manage the firm's engineering, surveying and landscape architecture division. He previously worked as a senior project engineer with Con Edison in New York City.
John Goodner has been promoted to the position of Florida operations manager for Hoar Construction, Orlando. In his new position, he will oversee all administrative and project operations.
Goodner has been with Hoar Construction for the last seven years and previously worked as a project manager in the company's Birmingham, Ala., office.
Werner Reinefeld has joined Miller Legg in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as a senior engineer.
Reinefeld has 28 years of industry experience in the areas of earthwork, road systems, hydraulic systems and modeling, water and wastewater facilities, and sewer systems.
Plaza Construction, Miami, recently promoted Christopher Buscaglia to director of special projects. Buscaglia has 18 years of design and construction experience with commercial, retail, hospitality and residential projects.
Greg Perrine has joined the Tampa office of engineering firm Jones Edmunds & Associates as director of utilities. Perrine has more than 30 years of civil engineering experience.