John Michael Stroud

was promoted to president of J.B. Henderson Construction Co. in Albuquerque. He has been with the company for 24 years, first as a laborer and pipefitter, then moving up to estimator and project manager. Most recently, Stroud was the firm's Rio Rancho area manager. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of New Mexico. He has served as project manager on key projects including UNM's Pete and Nancy Domenici Hall and buildings for Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Ray Moyers and Rick Jay have joined Johnson Carlier as senior superintendents.The two bring a total of 55 years of construction experience to the Tempe, Ariz.-based general contracting firm. Moyers has worked for 25 years on a wide range of projects, including commercial, hotel and high-end custom homes. Jay is affiliated with the U.S. Green Building Council, Arizona Builders' Alliance and the Arizona chapter of the Associated General Contractors.



Roz Lipskey has been elevated to CEO of Jokake Construction Services in Phoenix. She joined the firm in 1998 as a project manager and became president in 2005. She holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Allegheny College and a master's from Kent State University.

Casey Cartier was named president, filling the role vacated by Lipskey. He previously served as division manager of Ryan Cos. US Inc.'s Southwest regional office in Phoenix He holds dual bachelor of science degrees from Northern Arizona University.


Justin Dent was elevated to project director for McCarthy Building Cos.' education services team in Tempe, Ariz. His previous role was as project manager at the general contracting firm, where he's been employed since 1999. He has worked on numerous commercial and health care projects, including the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix and Sandia Casino in Albuquerque. He holds a bachelor's degree from Oregon State University.

Nicolas Sfeir was promoted to Southwest division leader at Southland Industries in Las Vegas. He has been with the mechanical contractor for the past 12 years and is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Thomas Barrett has joined SWCA Environmental Consultants as cultural resources program director. He will manage client relationships and projects, develop new business and mentor staff on cultural resources management for the firm's Albuquerque and Durango, Colo. offices. He earned a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of New Mexico.