Alamo Iron Works in San Antonio announced the appointment of Francis “Duffy” Shea as president of the company. In this position, he will be responsible for all aspects of AIW’s steel and industrial supply business. Shea has over two decades of experience in the industrial marketplace and supply distribution.

LJA employees earn Professional Engineer’s Licenses from the state of Texas.
LJA employees earn Professional Engineer�s Licenses from the state of Texas.

LJA Engineering Inc. announced that five employees in the firm’s Houston office recently received Professional Engineer’s License from the State of Texas. They are: Jared Ciarella, PE, Sean Wallace, PE, Mehdi Nezami, PE, Jeff Ebersole, PE and Amanda Carriage, PE, CFM.


Corgan in Dallas announced new associates to add to its team of professionals. Ryan Connell, Sangeetha Karthik, and Ann Franks were promoted to associate.

HOK in Houston added Dennis Peck as Marketing and Business Development director. Peck earned a bachelor’s of science degree in architecture from The University of Texas, Arlington and completed two years study in planning at UTA.


M&M Manufacturing Co. in Fort Worth announced the hiring of Jeff Baker as sales representative in the Commercial Products Group covering the Houston area.

Parsons Brinckerhoff in Austin named Joseph Cantalupo area manager in its Austin office. Cantalupo is responsible for the overall operations of the office, including developing and supporting staff, and serving clients in the central and south regions of Texas. Cantalupo holds a master’s of regional planning degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a bachelor’s of science in geology from the State University of New York at Cortland. In the Dallas office, Roddy Boggus has been named a senior vice president. In his new position, Boggus will serve as aviation market leader, responsible for managing the firm’s planning, engineering and construction services for airports nationwide. Boggus holds a bachelor’s of architecture degree from Texas Tech University.

STG Design announced that Thomas Kemp joined the Austin office as an architect. Kemp received his bachelor’s of architecture from the Ball State University and his bachelor’s of science in architecture from the University of Michigan.


Marmon Mok in San Antonio announced that it has promoted Carlos Moreno to partner. Moreno earned a bachelor’s of architecture and a bachelor’s of science in environmental design at Ball State University and his master’s of architecture.

Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Inc. of Houston announced the promotion of Ellis Landreth to the position of chief estimator for the Gulf Coast region.

Rice & Gardner Consultants added Robert Barrera, Jr., to its Houston engineering firm as vice president of Program Management. Barrera received his bachelor’s of science degree in building construction from Texas A&M University.


HOLT CAT in San Antonio announced the promotions for Garrett Countryman, James F. Hughes, Eric Burke, and Susan Nufer. Countryman was named transportation manager. Countryman will be responsible for managing HOLT’s heavy equipment transportation operations. James F. Hughes is now vice president and general manager, Power Systems Division. Hughes earned a bachelor’s of science in industrial technology from Western Illinois University. Hughes will be responsible for leading all power systems commercial engine and ‘on highway truck’ sales and support operations. Eric Burke has been named financial operations controller and Susan Nufer as dealership operations controller. Burke and Nufer will work closely with each other while having responsibility for different financial functions within the organization. Burke is a graduate of Texas Lutheran University and is a licensed CPA in Texas. Nufer is a graduate of Texas State University and is licensed as a CPA in the State of Texas.

Friedrich Air Conditioning in San Antonio, announced that Chuck Campbell joined the executive team as vice president, marketing and sales. Campbell earned a bachelor’s of science degree in marine engineering at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. and a master’s degree in business administration at Penn State University.

Hill & Wilkinson in Dallas announced that David Huse, Billy Large and Kirk Woltman have been promoted to vice presidents of their respective operating groups within the company. David Huse, LEED AP was named for the manufacturing, mission critical, and building envelope/renovation groups. Huse graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s of science in building construction and a bachelor’s of environmental design (architecture). Billy Large was named vice president of the healthcare and senior living groups. Large graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s of science in construction engineering technology. Kirk Woltman was named vice president of the aviation group. Woltman holds a bachelor’s of science degree in social science from Harding University.