Sheina Hughes is the new operational leader in the Northwest region for Stantec. A University of Alberta graduate, Hughes is relocating from Phoenix, where she most recently was a senior principal in Stantec’s transportation practice. Her professional career includes working in both the U.S. and Canadian operations at Stantec, but also serving as the city engineer in Chandler, Ariz., when the city hosted the $5-billion Intel expansion. In her new role, Hughes is responsible for client development and support, operations management and service delivery within all business lines in the region.
In Alaska, Mark Parrott has joined Stantec’s Fairbanks office as a senior mechanical engineer. He is a two-time graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has more than a dozen years of in-state professional experience. Parrott will focus on military and utility projects in his new role. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers; and the National Fire Protection Association.
GLY Construction has taken further steps related to its management transition, promoting Ted Herb to president and Mark Kane to chief operating officer. Jim Karambelas continues as chief executive officer and Steve Peterson as chief financial officer. In a related move, Bryan Haakenson and Tim Campbell have been promoted to principal. Herb has worked in a variety of roles in the company; as executive vice president of operations, he focused upon elevating safety, profitability, performance, recruitment, training and alternative business strategies. Kane will take on a greater oversight role for preconstruction and estimating services.
Murphy McCullough has been promoted to executive vice president and regional manager for commercial development operations in Seattle for Skanska. A 24-year industry veteran, McCullough has spent the past six years with the firm, assisting on teams that created Alley 111 in Bellevue as well as the Brooks Sports and Tommy Bahama’s headquarters in Seattle. McCullough will oversee all development activities including land acquisition and divestment. He is currently leading Skanska’s 38-story 2+U development project in Seattle.
Jonathan Thomas has been promoted to regional manager in the Seattle office of Ware Malcomb. He will help lead the overall growth and management of the office as well as join the firm’s Pacific Northwest regional leadership team for the Pleasanton, Calif.; San Francisco; and Seattle offices. Thomas joined Ware Malcomb in 2010 in the firm’s Denver office, moved to the Irvine headquarters in 2011 as a project designer and in 2015 was promoted to studio manager and leader of Ware Malcomb’s new commercial architecture team in Seattle.
David Segal has joined PBS Engineering and Environmental and will lead the firm’s new office in Issaquah, Wash. Segal is an engineer with more than 20 years of experience in public works engineering, construction management, hydrology, site design and roadway engineering. The office will primarily serve the eastside communities, including Bellevue. The Issaquah office is the sixth in Washington state for the Portland, Ore.-based firm.