MidAtlantic People: Construction business updates for August 2018
B.H. “Chip” Scott II has been appointed president at Grunley Construction Co., a Rockville, Md.,-based general contractor. Scott succeeds Kenneth M. Grunley, who will continue as chief executive. Scott joined the $400-million company 14 years ago as a project executive and most recently was senior vice president of operations. Grunley also promoted George Rusk to senior vice president of preconstruction. The company elevated Kenneth Terry to vice president of operations and Mark Laudo to vice president of preconstruction. Adam Grunley, Kenneth Grunley’s son, was recently named vice president of strategic development.
Michael J. Konieczka was named president and chief operating officer of Wagman Construction Inc., a heavy civil, general construction and geotechnical company. Konieczka, who will continue to be based at the firm’s York, Pa., headquarters, has been its executive vice president for the past two years. He has worked in the higher education, health care, commercial, senior living, hospitality and multifamily residential markets. Konieczka is a member of the Lean Construction Institute.
Steve Mackey has joined RS&H as transportation leader for Northern Virginia. Based in the transportation engineering and construction-management firm’s Vienna, Va., office, Mackey also heads its MidAtlantic north bridge group. Mackey, who previously worked for Hardesty & Hanover LLC, Prime AE and TRC Cos., recently was design manager for the $227-million main-span replacement of the historic Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C. He also was in charge of reviewing all bridge plans and bridge cost estimates for the concessionaire on the Interstate 95 Express Lanes project. That project added high-occupancy toll lanes on I-95 between Washington and Fredericksburg, Va. Mackey also was bridge manager for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, a 23-mile expansion of the existing Metrorail system in Northern Virginia.
Macro, a Chalfont, Pa.-based transit and public safety radio and communications systems consulting engineering firm, has named Roger Evans director of business development. Evans’ work in operations will focus on controls, communications, security, safety and intelligent transportation systems. Before joining Macro, Evans was vice president for business development at Parsons Corp., where he led business development for the transportation group systems sector in North America. Macro is a division of St. Louis-based consulting and design firm Ross & Baruzzini.
Meredith Clark has been promoted to vice president at Philadelphia-based Urban Engineers. She also serves as the firm’s director of human resources. Clark will manage talent acquisition, benefits administration and planning, performance management, policy compliance, employee relations and employee retention.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates has hired Jeffrey Levine as an associate principal. Levine specializes in slate and metal roof systems. In 2006, he founded Ardmore, Pa.-based Levine & Co., a roof consulting and architectural conservation firm. With Levine’s move to WJR, Levine & Co. has ceased operations. WJE also hired Julie Palmer as project associate. Palmer, who specializes in historic buildings, had worked for Levine & Co. since its inception.