Jane Hilboldt has been named central regional director with Women Construction Owners and Executives USA, an organization representing women owners and executives in the construction industry. Hilboldt, who is one of six regional directors for WCOE, is chairman and CEO of Hilboldt Curtainwall Inc., St. Louis.
William F. Baker, a partner with Chicago-based architect/engineer Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, has received a 2011 Outstanding Projects and Leaders Lifetime Award for Design from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Baker, who is a structural engineer, is best known for developing the buttressed core design of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. He also has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his leadership in the development of innovative structures for high-rise buildings.
Steve Heynes has joined Neenah, Wis.-based general contractor Miron Construction as senior project manager. Heynes will focus on industrial projects for Miron at a regional office in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
M.A. Mortenson Jr.,chairman of Minneapolis-based general contractor Mortenson Construction, has received AGC Minnesota’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is periodically presented to industry members whose careers exemplify distinguished industry leadership, knowledge and commitment. Kendall Griffith , a vice president at Mortenson, was also recently named to AGC’s 2011 board of directors.