Eli Gilbert has been named senior research manager at the Phoenix office of Jones Lang LaSalle. Matt Kolano has also been hired at the financial services company as a research analyst. Gilbert and Kolano are charged with increasing research and analytical support for the firm's expanding lineup of Phoenix brokerage experts. Gilbert previously served as senior research analyst for the firm's San Diego office. He will divide his time equally between both offices. Kolano is a recent graduate of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, where he graduated with honors with bachelor's degrees in economics and finance.
John Halikowski, director of the Arizona Dept. of Transportation, has been appointed to the Transportation Research Board Subcommittee for National Research Council Oversight through January 2016. The subcommittee was created in 1982 to ensure that the research board meets National Research Council standards for objectivity and that its activities are appropriate for the council. Halikowski also continues to serve on the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' Standing Committee on Research.
Marian Enriquez has been elevated to the newly created position of manager of employee owner experience and diversity at Sundt Construction in Tempe, Ariz. Enriquez will be part of the general contracting firm's talent management team. In addition to maintaining employee-owner relations, her duties also include providing leadership on work force, equal employment opportunity and human resource and federal contracting compliance. Additionally, Enriquez will continue serving as Sundt's small business liaison officer and overseeing the company's subcontractor diversity program. Enriquez joined Sundt 11 years ago and has been promoted to roles of increasing responsibility. She holds a master's degree and a bachelor's degree in business management, both from the University of Phoenix .