TDIndustries, Dallas, has promoted Andrew Kobe to senior vice president of its process solutions group. Kobe joined TD as an intern in 2008. He worked with the engineering team before taking leadership of preconstruction and sales for process solutions in 2015. Two years later, he assumed responsibility for the full business unit. Randee Herrin has been selected to oversee TD’s combined virtual design and construction and manufacturing groups out of TD’s Houston office. Herrin joined TD as an assistant project manager 24 years ago and was most recently the senior vice president of TD’s Houston office’s new construction team.
Eurico R. Francisco, a former vice president of RTKL, has joined CallisonRTKL’s Dallas health care practice as a vice president and leader of the health care design studio. He has more than 30 years of experience in architecture and urban planning.
Tony Loyd has been named vice president and Houston executive at AECOM. In his new role, Loyd will focus on providing clients with full-service solutions in the transportation, water, energy, education and health care industries. Loyd previously served as market sector leader for Jacobs’ buildings and infrastructure business unit.
Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing announced a series of promotions and new hires across its Texas offices. In Houston, Tommy Hernandez has been promoted to vice president of human resources, and Amador Hurtado and Donald Gautier have been promoted to general superintendents. In Austin/San Antonio, Brett Schropp and Michael Stover were promoted to project managers. Austin Bartlett was promoted to field operations manager in Dallas.
New hires in Houston included Garret Lawless and Orlando Rivera as project coordinators, Patricia Pineda as an administrator, Josh Carrillo and Kelby Wickline as project estimators and Lilly Supplee as a business development associate.
In Austin, Victor Vasquez was hired as a superintendent, and Jimena Antuna Moreno was hired as a human resources recruiter.
E.E. Reed Construction, Houston, announced the promotion of Robert Burelsmith to vice president. Previously a senior project manager, Burelsmith has been with the company for 25 years and also oversees the safety program.
Brian White was promoted to vice president. Previously a senior project manager, White has been with E.E. Reed for 22 years and also leads the firm’s sustainability program. Other new hires included Chance Peterson as a project manager and Brandon Box as an assistant project manager.
David Boss has joined HNTB Corp. as vice president in the firm’s strategic infrastructure advisory practice, based in the Plano, Texas, office. Prior to rejoining HNTB, Boss was a P3 technical manager for a construction and development company where he helped develop and implement some of the largest P3 projects in the U.S. to date. Boss began his career with HNTB through a co-op program while studying at Purdue. After graduation, he joined HNTB’s Dallas office, where he worked for eight years as a project engineer.
Pape-Dawson Engineers Inc., Dallas, has promoted Zubin Sukheswalla to vice president. Sukheswalla joined Pape-Dawson in 2018 and has more than 16 years of civil engineering experience in public works planning and quality management. David Martinez was promoted to associate vice president. Martinez started with the company in 1994, and his experience includes design and preparation of construction plans and specifications for water, street, utility and drainage improvement projects.
Ellen Mitchell-Kozack has joined Leo A Daly as vice president, chief sustainability officer, based in the Dallas design studio. In this role, she leads strategic initiatives in sustainable design worldwide. She was previously senior vice president, director of sustainability at HKS, where she led the firm’s design green studio and founded Citizen HKS, an impact initiative focused on leveraging sustainable design to address the growing humanitarian needs of communities around the world.
Raba Kistner Inc. has welcomed Gary Hodges as its new vice president and Houston marketplace leader. Prior to joining the firm, Hodges served as associate vice president, construction services at CP&Y in Houston. Chris Shultz, who has served as Houston marketplace leader since 2018, is returning to Raba Kistner’s corporate headquarters in San Antonio, where he continues his executive responsibilities as president and chief operating officer for engineering and testing.
Randall Daniel has been elevated to principal in the Dallas office of SmithGroup. Daniel brings nearly 20 years of professional architectural experience to his new design leadership role, with significant work for higher education, health care, cultural and government clients.
WSP USA has hired Andrew Brennan as a vice president and director of strategic initiatives for alternative delivery projects in the Texas/Mountain region. Based in the firm’s Houston office, Brennan will manage the pursuit and execution of alternative delivery projects. He previously served as senior director for Texas transportation design-build projects for a global engineering services firm.
Brown and Caldwell, Houston, has hired Jean Youngerman as senior principal, environmental science. She brings to the company a 33-year track record of managing environmental monitoring and regulatory programs for municipalities, private industries and government agencies.
Tricia Thibodeaux recently assumed leadership of Fluor’s corporate health, safety and environment organization, based in Fluor’s Sugar Land, Texas office. In her 26-year career with Fluor, Thibodeaux has held diverse positions at construction sites and execution centers globally, including roles in engineering, project management, engineering management, project controls and strategic sourcing. Most recently, Thibodeaux served as senior project director in Fluor’s energy and chemicals business group.
McCarthy Building Cos., Houston, has hired Jonathan Schmaltz as business development director for the heavy civil marine industrial group. Schmaltz brings more than 14 years of heavy civil marine industrial construction experience to McCarthy. Condon Verble has also joined the firm as general superintendent for the heavy civil marine industrial group. Verble has over 25 years of bridge, heavy civil and marine construction experience.
Gensler announced the appointment of six new principals to its south-central region: in Austin, Kirk Funkhouser, Lance Hosey and Luis Santi; in Dallas, Lillian Giering and Cherrie Wysong; and in Houston, Johnny Kousparis.
Talley Riggins Construction Group has hired James Eastham as project executive. Eastham has more than 22 years of experience managing large-scale projects, implementing digital initiatives and spearheading award-winning safety programs.
Manhattan Construction Co. has appointed Rob Cullison as director of business development in Houston. Cullison will be responsible for overseeing new business acquisition and strategic account management for Manhattan’s Houston office, which opened in 1942.
Anne Macklin has been promoted to director of people operations at Ryan Gootee General Contractors LLC, Metairie, La. Prior to joining RGGC, Macklin worked in marketing for The Walt Disney Co.
Skanska has hired Sean Murphy as regional senior safety director overseeing Skanska USA Building’s environmental, health and safety programs in Texas, Tennessee, Ohio, Florida and Georgia. Murphy is based in Houston.