Gregs G. Thomopulos, P.E., Chairman & CEO of Stanley Consultants of Houston, was elected president of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers for a two-year term. FIDIC represents globally the consulting engineering industry. Thomopulos has been on the organization’s executive committee for six years. His election marks the first time in 20 years that a U.S. citizen holds the position, which only three other Americans have held in FIDIC’s nearly 100-year history.

Dynamic Lighting Solutions in Pearland announced Robert C. Horswood joined the company as utility sales representative, Eastern Division. He graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Heldenfels Enterprises Inc. in San Marcos announced the appointment of Brian Estes as director of Business Development.

Structura Inc. of Austin promoted Aaron Mullins to project manager. Mullins earned his degree in civil engineering from Purdue University.

Andrews Myers Coulter & Hayes in Houston announced that shareholder William Andrews has been elected treasurer for the 2009-2010 Governing Council of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Andrews is a cum laude graduate of the University of Houston Law Center.

Schuler Shook announced Jefferey F. Knox joined the Dallas office as senior lighting designer.

Brown & Gay Engineers in Houston announced that Mike Garrison, PE, was named to manage its transportation practice in North Texas.

Mark Jones, vice president of Constructors & Associates in San Antonio, has been elected a board member for the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.

BRAVE / ARCHITECTURE of Houston announced the addition of Alejandro Colom as associate principal. He received his bachelor’s of architecture from the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston and a master’s of science in architectural studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Apex Cost Consultants hired John V. Anderson, AIA, LEED AP, in Dallas as a senior vice president. Anderson holds a bachelor’s of architecture from Kansas State University. Also, Heather Moss joined the company as a senior business development/marketing coordinator. Moss holds a master’s in liberal arts from Texas Christian University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix.

Halcrow Inc. hired Wade Battles to head up its Houston office as vice president and regional manager.