Bill Steele
Bill Steele

Sundt Construction also named Dustin Murphy as a project engineer. He has been with the company since 2007, responsible for project procurement, forecasting, contracts, scheduling and estimating.

Sundt Construction also hired Steve Byrne as a project manager in its Texas district. He will serve as the contractor's higher education market sector champion, focusing on such institutions as the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, the University of Houston, North Texas State University and Texas Tech University. Before joining Sundt, Byrne had been head of the system office of facilities planning and construction and senior lecturer in the construction science department for Texas A&M.

Perkins+Will has hired Julié Gauthier as interiors discipline leader for the Houston market. She has 16 years of experience in that city and has acted as project designer for several large area corporations, including Shell Oil, Gulf States, Toyota Corp. and Sysco Corp.

Architect-interior design firm Corgan has promoted three employees in Dallas to associate. Mark Cardwell, who joined the firm in 2006, focuses on corporate office and mission critical work. Jason Hanna has specialized in data center projects for U.S. and overseas clients since joining the firm in 2004 as a student intern. He is also co-captain for Hearts and Hammers, a nonprofit group that helps low-income homeowners repair their homes. Jill Vessels joined Corgan in 2004 as an interior designer. She was elected last year to the Associate Leadership Council of the The Real Estate Council of Dallas.

The Beck Group has hired Richard Doherty as leader of the firm's federal government efforts. A 26-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he served most recently with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, where he managed more than $1 billion of design and construction projects.

The Beck Group has hired Denton Wilson as leader of its health-care group. He has more than 20 years of health-care experience, nine in architecture and development and 12 working for a hospital construction owner. Wilson previously managed more than $500 million in projects for Texas Health Resources before joining Beck. He has been a champion of integrated project delivery for the Arlington, Texas-based health-care builder and within the market sector.

The Beck Group has hired Marc Robertson as preconstruction director. He has 20 years of industry experience, most recently serving as preconstruction director at McCarthy Building Cos. Robertston also served as an executive vice president at Core Construction.

Warrior Grouphas named Jim Snyder as director of operations. He has more than 30 years of experience in field supervision, project management, preconstruction and operations management. Snyder's past project experience involved a variety of large multistory federal and commercial facilities, including multiple award-winning projects.

Warrior Group also named Susan Johnson as chief development officer responsible for the business development and marketing departments. She will be in charge of developing Warrior Group's corporate business development strategy along with its market segment-specific strategies. Johnson also will oversee all branding, advertising and marketing initiatives. She has more than 20 years of experience in strategic development, sales, marketing, IT and operations. Previously, Johnson served as chief marketing officer at Adolfson & Peterson Construction, where she led marketing and business development across all company regions.

Sundt Construction has named as manager of preconstruction services in the firm's Texas district. His responsibilities include managing preconstruction efforts and estimating local and state projects. During his nine years with Sundt, Steele served as senior estimator and preconstruction project manager at the company's headquarters prior to joining its San Antonio office.