Southeast People: Construction business updates for November 2017
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Moss has promoted John Bowden to senior vice president. Bowden, with four decades of construction management experience, was previously vice president. He will be responsible for planning, business development and project development as well as management of both the Tampa and Orlando offices.
Pond announced that it has hired Kristopher Erwin as senior project manager for its aerospace division. Located at the firm’s Atlanta’s headquarters, Erwin has 15 years of experience with engineering, programming and management of aerospace projects. A graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, Erwin previously worked as part of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s Consolidated Rental Agency Complex project.
The firm also added Brad Jones to its Atlanta office, hiring him as senior project manager for its transportation and community development division. Jones has more than 20 years of experience as a landscape architect and project manager with a focus on parks, urban plazas, streetscapes and greenway trails.
In addition, Doug Swift has joined Pond’s Atlanta office as quality control director for its construction division. Swift previously held a senior leadership role with the U.S. Air Force, where he has more than 25 years of experience in the planning, engineering and construction of military installations in the U.S. as well as numerous construction projects throughout the Middle East. For the last two years, he served as inspector general and director of compliance of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center.
David Kosterno was named a vice president in the Miami office of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. Kosterno will head the Miami office’s mechanical department. He has more than 30 years of experience in the building services industry. He was operations manager for the MEP/sustainability group at SOM. “David brings a diverse background that includes design of multiple building types in a host of international locations,” says Jeff Black, senior vice president.
Dewberry hired John Adams as a vice president and transportation department manager in its Raleigh office. His responsibilities include client communications and technical services oversight. Adams’ 24-year career as a transportation engineer includes experience with transportation planning, freeway facility systems planning, corridor studies, roadway design and traffic operations.
Tony Dembickie has been promoted to director of project management for Woodstock, Ga.-based contractor Primus. Dembickie’s leadership on recent complex projects, such as PFG and Nestle, helped earn him recognition as the firm’s Premiere Project Manager.
The firm also announced the hiring of Theresa Ciatto as director of safety. Ciatto’s previous experience includes developing and implementing OSHA compliance programs for contractors and manufacturers.
Cardno Inc. has hired Jeremy VanWyk as a civil engineer in its Charlotte office. VanWyk will assist in the design and development of construction documents, engineering calculations and permitting packages. The firm also hired Ed Call as a senior project scientist in its Tampa office. He has more than 15 years of experience in environmental permitting.