HNTB Corp. recently appointed Len Becker, vice president, as the firm’s west Florida office leader, based in Tampa. In this role, Becker leads four offices and two traffic management centers. Becker formerly served as HNTB’s Michigan office leader.

Also, in its Lake Mary, Fla., office, the firm hired Juan Carlos Arteaga as senior director of the Southeast division’s aviation architecture practice, with a title of associate vice president. In this role, Arteaga serves as HNTB’s architect of record managing large aviation terminal projects, including a recently announced contract at Orlando International Airport. He formerly served as deputy director of capital improvements and regulatory compliance for the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Dept.

Mike Digman has relocated from Gilbane Building Co.’s Houston location to Orlando, where he will lead the firm’s quality program for the Florida region. He previously served as a Gilbane project engineer for the firm’s ExxonMobil Campus project. He will implement quality policies and procedures and deploy training for the region.

MWH Global announced the promotion of Alton Hobbs to the position of vice president and client service manager for the company’s Atlanta office. Hobbs is a 5-year veteran of MWH Global.

Michael Allen has been appointed as a principal for Mulkey Engineers & Consultants. Allen, a 13-year veteran of the company, manages the firm’s land development group in Cary, N.C. Allen has more than  24 years of related experience with site/civil and land development projects.

Mulkey also announced the appointments of Michael Baer and Alexander Stone as associate principals. Baer, who serves as Mulkey’s building structures group manager in the Charlotte office, has more than 17 years of engineering design, structural project management and construction management experience.

Stone, who has 20 years of industry experience, serves as transportation group manager in the firm’s Roswell, Ga., office.

Additionally, in its Cary office, Mulkey hired Mike Hoeft as a project manager for the buildings structures group. Hoeft has more than 15 years of industry experience, having worked in the academic, residential, commercial, medical and government sectors.

Jason Neill has joined Batson-Cook Construction, Atlanta, as the contractor’s director of risk management.  He has 12 years of related experience in construction operations, safety, loss prevention and risk management.

Ryan Cos. US recently promoted Mike Harryman to the position of regional vice president of construction for the Southeast region. In his new position, Harryman will be responsible for overseeing cost estimating, budget preparation, scheduling, preconstruction and construction activities as well as subcontractor selection. Harryman, who is based in Ryan’s Tampa office, originally started with the company in 1998, when he joined the firm as an intern.

Engineering and environmental sciences consulting firm Jones Edmunds and Associates, Gainesville, Fla., named Greg Perrine to vice president. In addition to serving as the firm’s utilities director, Perrine will provide quality assurance and quality control on utilities projects.

Also, the firm’s construction engineering and inspection subsidiary, JEAces, promoted David Weintraub and Stephen Haney to the positions of vice president.

Weintraub, a veteran of 12 years of service in the U.S. Air Force, will lead construction engineering and inspection for Florida Dept. of Transportation District 2 projects. Haney, a senior project engineer for JEAces for 14 years, will lead the firm’s bridge rehabilitation projects.  

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