Nick Benedico, a senior transportation manager for Gannett Fleming, Orlando, has been named a vice president. Benedico has more than 25 years of experience in the Florida transportation industry.


Christine Haddock was recently promoted to senior scientist for Stantec's Florida transportation group in Tallahassee. Haddock has 19 years of related experience, ranging from marine biology research to transportation environmental processes and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance support.

In Stantec's Tampa office, Jack King was named a senior project manager for the transportation group. He has 35 years of related experience.

The firm also hired Andy Egan in its Charleston, S.C., office as a transportation designer. Egan's experience includes positions with the South Carolina Dept. of Transportation and the Cobb County, Ga., Dept. of Transportation.

Also, Kevin McKeen was hired as a senior transportation engineer. McKeen has more than 20 years of civil and transportation engineering experience.


David McPherson has joined HDR in Charlotte as a principal conveyance project manager. A specialist in large diameter pipeline and pump station design, McPherson is internationally recognized as a specialist in the design of hydraulic transient control systems and appurtenances. Before joining HDR, he served as principal and director of the Conveyance Services Group at Alan Plummer Associates Inc. McPherson most recently worked as project manager and principal engineer for the design of 15 miles of 108-in.-dia pipeline for the Tarrant Regional Water District/Dallas Water Utility Integrated Pipeline project in Texas.

Scott Currens was promoted to division manager of DeAngelis Diamond's Sarasota, Fla., office. Previously director of Sarasota operations, Currens has 18 years of health care construction experience, the previous four with DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group.

Mechanical contractor Comprehensive Energy Services, Orlando, recently hired Elvis Quinones as a project manager. He has 15 years of industry experience.

Mackenzie Carolan joined the Orlando office of Gilbane Building Co. as business development manager. She has extensive marketing and business development experience and most recently worked as business development and pro- posal manager for Hensel Phelps.