Philadelphia-based construction manager Hill International has appointed Drew Jeter president for the Americas region. Jeter succeeds Michael V. Griffin, who retired after 39 years with Hill. Jeter oversees the operations of Hill’s Northeast, MidAtlantic, Southeast, Southern, Western and Latin America regions. His experience includes leading the development and delivery of facilities and infrastructure programs in public and private sectors around the world. Jeter previously worked at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.—formerly CH2M Hill Cos. Ltd.—in a variety of roles, most recently as vice president of program management. Before joining CH2M, Jeter served as a civil engineering officer in the U.S. Air Force for 23 years, attaining the rank of colonel.
Washington, D.C.-based Waterways Council Inc.’s board of directors has elected Tracy R. Zea as the council’s new president and chief executive. Zea had been WCI’s vice president for government relations, advocating for WCI’s goals for authorization and appropriations legislation. Zea joined WCI in 2015. He had been a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee staffer. He succeeds Michael J. Toohey, who retired in February as president and CEO. Deb Calhoun, WCI senior vice president, had served as interim president and CEO from February until Zea assumed his new posts July 8.
Dan Koprowski has joined Mott MacDonald as vice president and principal project manager. Based in the company’s Arlington, Va., office, Koprowski had been executive director of civil works for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He will support Mott MacDonald’s work with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and other programs and projects.
Mott MacDonald also has hired Michael Hall as a vice president and principal project manager. He will lead the firm’s design team on the Interstate-64 Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project, working from the project office in Norfolk, Va.
Zenairee García Cividanes joined Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS as project architect. She previously was a senior job captain at Lessard Design Inc. Her experience is in the design and construction of commercial, institutional and government-funded projects.
The firm also hired Casey Huntington. The 2019 University of Maryland graduate completed her master of architecture degree and a master of real estate development degree with an urban design certificate.
Brown and Caldwell has hired Dr. Randall Watts as industrial water senior process engineer in Philadelphia. The former longtime Merck employee specializes in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
Dewberry has hired Robert Victor as an operating unit manager to lead the firm’s MidAtlantic engineering operations. Victor, who is based in Fairfax, Va., most recently worked at HDR, where he led the transportation group for northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He also was deputy transportation group manager for the MidAtlantic region. Victor oversees a staff of more than 350 in 11 offices.