Paul Stephens has been named senior principal technical specialist with the Chicago office of engineer Parsons Brinckerhoff. In his new role, Stephens is serving as quality task lead for the Illinois Dept. of Transportation's $1.6-billion Chicago-to-St. Louis high-speed rail program, for which PB is serving as program manager. Stevens has more than 20 years of experience in the application of quality standards for the design and construction of large transportation projects.

Jim Mansfield has joined Menasha, Wis.-based electrical engineer Faith Technologies as automation and process controls group manager. Mansfield has nearly 30 years of experience with automated systems. Prior to joining Faith, he was with Barry-Wehmiller International, a St. Louis-based supplier of manufacturing technology and services.


HOK Kevin Staten
Kevin Staten



John Welch RJN Group
John Welch



Tracie Fisher PSI
Tracie Fisher


Mike Haller has been named president of Detroit-based contractor Walbridge Group while retaining his position as president of the firm's industrial division. After serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer with the firm, Vince DeAngelis has been named executive vice president and chief administrative officer. In addition, Tom Dyze has been promoted to executive vice president and chief risk officer after serving as Walbridge's executive vice president and chief legal counsel, and John Rakolta III has been promoted to group vice president and chief financial officer after serving as assistant vice president, new business development and corporate strategy.


R.A. Smith Kevin Rey
Kevin Rey



Pinnacle Contracting Matt Anderson
Matt Anderson


has joined architect-engineer HOK as a design professional with the firm's St. Louis office. Among other activities, Staten is working to prepare drawings and assist in document preparation for area projects, including a proposed stadium for the National Football League's St. Louis Rams. Staten graduated from University of Kansas with a master of architecture degree in 2015. He completed an internship at HOK's St. Louis office in December 2014. has joined Wheaton, Ill.-based engineer RJN Group Inc. as senior project manager. Welch, who previously served as city engineer with Highland Park, is focusing on solutions for aging infrastructure in northern Illinois. In addition to infrastructure, Welch has extensive experience in floodplain management and municipal capital improvement programs. has been promoted to manager in Professional Service Industries Inc.'s environmental services department in Columbus, Ohio. Previously a staff geologist, Fisher has experience in planning and managing an array of geotechnical related projects. She earned her bachelor's degree in geological sciences from Ohio State University and has been with PSI since 2011. has joined Brookfield, Wis.-based engineer R.A. Smith National as a civil engineer in the firm's land development services division. Rey brings more than three years of experience to the firm, having engaged in project management and coordination, pavement rehabilitation and design, construction monitoring and client management. He holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University. has joined St. Louis-based contractor Pinnacle Contracting Inc. as a project manager. In his new role, Anderson is responsible for all phases of construction, including estimating, value engineering and safety. He previously was with The Weitz Co. in Kansas City, Mo.