MidAtlantic People: Construction business updates for June 2018
Anthony Ferruccio has joined Harrisburg, Pa.-based Gannett Fleming as a senior vice president and construction services business line director. He leads program and construction management, risk management of alternative delivery and construction engineering inspection services. Ferruccio, who had worked for CH2M and Jacobs, has worked on high-profile, multibillion-dollar programs such as the $43-billion Metrolinx transit capital expansion in Toronto. Following Hurricane Katrina, he had a lead consultant and project delivery technical adviser role in support of the Army Corps of Engineers hurricane protection office’s inner harbor navigational canal surge barrier design-build and construction management program in New Orleans.
Dewberry has promoted Jean O’Toole to business unit manager in the firm’s Fairfax, Va., office. O’Toole manages the office’s daily operations. She specializes in large-scale facilities, renovations in occupied buildings and existing conditions assessments. Her portfolio includes the Pentagon Visitor Screening Facility and Fort Bragg Conference and Catering Center.
Dewberry also has promoted Shawn Harden to senior associate in the firm’s Danville, Va., office. Harden is the civil and economic development department manager and is responsible for leading a team of engineers in the layout and design of industrial parks and commerce centers. In addition, the firm has hired Steve Tarallo as an associate vice president and manager of the water/wastewater practice in its Baltimore office. Tarallo has worked on a wide variety of water and wastewater engineering projects. Curtis Sanno has been promoted to senior associate in Dewberry’s Mechanicsburg, Pa., office. He is the bridge structures department manager and has experience in preliminary design and preparation of final plans, specifications and estimates for bridge elements, including prestressed concrete superstructures and reinforced concrete structures.
Richard JP Renaud has been named director of building envelope performance for Quinn Evans Architects. Renaud leads the firm’s services in environmental and energy performance assessments as well as the design and detailing of building enclosures. He has managed historic preservation projects and provided building forensics and technologically advanced envelope work on several landmark preservation and restoration projects. He recently worked on the building envelope analysis of the 687,000-sq-ft National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
Stephen Beacham has been named principal and director of design for interiors in HOK’s Washington, D.C., office. Beacham specializes in large multidisciplinary projects in a variety of markets, including corporate, commercial, health care and aviation.
Ward W. McCarragher has joined the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) as vice president of government affairs. He was majority and minority chief counsel for the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. He also was minority counsel for the surface transportation and economic development and public buildings subcommittees. McCarragher helped negotiate, draft and support legislation such as the 1998 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21) and the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. McCarragher replaced Robert Healy, who retired after 29 years at APTA.