Granite Construction Inc. has named Kyle T. Larkin executive vice president and chief operating officer. Formerly senior vice president and manager of the construction materials operations, Larkin joined Granite in 1996 as an estimator in Reno, Nev. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Teri Marsh returns to HNTB Corp.’s Bellevue, Wash., office as project manager for rail and transit projects. She leads transit design and manages value engineering, risk assessment and contract review for Sound Transit. Marsh previously worked in HNTB’s Los Angeles office as a rail and transit project engineer after having worked in the Seattle office for more than three years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Arizona and has served local chapters of the Women’s Transportation Seminar. Michael Shannon returns to HNTB’s Bellevue office as a project director, where he will work with the Washington State Dept. of Transportation, Sound Transit, Port of Seattle and the Seattle Dept. of Transportation. Shannon previously worked in HNTB’s Orlando office as a project manager for 12 years and, most recently, served as Florida Dept. of Transportation’s District Five secretary and chief executive of SunRail, Orlando’s commuter rail system. Shannon holds a master’s degree in engineering management from Marshall University Graduate College and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from West Virginia Institute of Technology.
Brian Azzopardi, project manager at Blach Construction, was appointed to the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California’s state board of directors. Azzopardi’s experience includes managing projects from mixed-use and workplace to K-12 and higher education. Azzopardi also serves as district chairman of AGC CA’s Santa Clara District.
Emad Ehsani joins Dewberry as a project manager in the firm’s Rancho Cordova, Calif., office, where he will support the firm’s California transportation business. Ehsani previously worked at BKF Engineers as a project manager. He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Sacramento State University.
Allan Tanjuaquio joins WSP USA in Orange, Calif., as a senior vice president and construction services lead for the West, which includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Guam. Tanjuaquio’s previous work includes oversight of nearly 150 employees and 36 projects in Southern California and the Southwest region in road and highway, bridge and tunnel, rail and transit, ports, aviation, and water and wastewater markets. His clients included the Federal Highway Administration, ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the county of Los Angeles, San Francisco International Airport and Caltrans, where he worked for two decades. He is a graduate of California State University-Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
Darin Schoolmeester joins KTGY Architecture + Planning’s Irvine, Calif., office as a principal. With more than two decades’ experience in managing business development and design for multifamily, urban infill and mixed-use developments, Schoolmeester most recently worked as principal at Studio T-Square and MVE + Partners Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He also is an active member of the American Institute of Architects and the Urban Land Institute and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
Leslie Moulton-Post, president and chief executive of Environmental Science Associates (ESA), has become a board member for the Water Education Foundation, which raises awareness of water issues in California and across the Colorado River Basin. Moulton-Post’s experience includes work on water, wastewater, recycled water, floodwater and one-water projects across the state.
Charlie Foushée was promoted to vice president at Skanska USA Commercial Development in Seattle, where he will develop land acquisitions, design, construction management, leasing and divesting. Foushée joined Skanska in 2016; he previously worked as development manager at Talon Private Capital. He holds a degree in international business from Seattle University.
Jessica Carps was named chief operating officer at Skyline Enterprises, where she serves on the company’s board. Carps, who previously worked as Skyline Construction’s chief financial officer, will oversee corporate infrastructure and employee stock ownership. Carps began her career in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1996 after attending the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
WSP USA hired Robert Ostermiller as a senior transportation program director for the Northwest, where he will execute a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and permitting strategy. Ostermiller most recently worked at Parsons Corp. as program adviser on major infrastructure programs. Ostermiller holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Oregon Institute of Technology and an MBA from Southern Oregon University. He is certified by the Construction Management Association of America and the Design Build Institute of America.
Jason Majzoub has been named senior area manager for WSP USA’s transportation team in California’s Inland Empire and Orange County, where he will lead all transportation markets, support diversification and growth, and maintain client relationships. Majzoub’s 35 years of experience includes work on projects related to the Interstate 405 improvement, the Interstate 405/State Route 22 connector and freeway ramps at San Francisco International Airport. He is a graduate of California State University, Fresno, with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in structural engineering and construction management.