EngineersJoel DeYoung recently joined Kumar & Associates Inc.’s Denver office as a project scientist.

DeYoung has more than 14 years of experience in the environmental consulting field, extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and procedures and a strong background in environmental science.

Chad Van Kampen, a senior preconstruction engineer at The EnCon Cos., has earned LEED accreditation for Building Design and Construction. The new LEED credential is awarded to professionals who have demonstrated advanced knowledge in green-building practices and concepts while practicing in a specific field of interest.

He joined EnCon Cos. in 2005, bringing expertise in the preconstruction phase of precast construction.

Stan Hahn recently joined Beaudin Ganze Consulting Engineers Inc.’s Vail office.

Hahn has provided consulting services for several hospitality, commercial, residential, medical and educational facilities throughout the Front Range.

BGCE also welcomed Phil Sitges, an electrical engineer; Melanie Amend, CAD technician; and Joel Mekkes, mechanical engineer, to its Albuquerque office.

Jessica Jones, a sustainability engineer with Lakewood’s The RMH Group, is one of the 23 nominees received by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers for the New Faces of Engineering recognition program.

The program, part of National Engineers Week and co-sponsored by ASHRAE, promotes the accomplishments of young engineers by highlighting their engineering contributions and the resulting impact on public welfare.


Fentress Architects recently promoted the following individuals at its Denver headquarters: Agatha Kessler, principal; Carl Goodiel, associate; Jason Knowles, associate; and Peter Stavenger, associate.

Christie Philopoulos, a senior associate with Denver’s Gallun Snow, was recently promoted to principal.

Her current projects include Denver Health Medical Center, the State of Wyoming Combined Labs, Wyoming State Veterinary Labs, Natividad Hospital in California and Kroc Quincy Recreation Center in Illinois.

Susan A. Jorgensen was recently appointed as a vice president at Leo A Daly. She is the managing principal of the Denver office and responsible for leading health-care, higher education, science and technology, commercial and federal projects primarily along the Front Range.

A structural engineer registered in seven states, Jorgensen has managed the Denver office since it opened in August 2007.