Kevin VandebergKevin Vandeberg, former Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority director of operations, has joined Goodwyn Mills Cawood as aviation manager in Huntsville, Ala., where he will be responsible for project oversight, area management and strategic plan development for Southeast aviation clients.


Jennifer MillerFreese and Nichols Inc. has hired Jennifer Miller as its Georgia stormwater services leader in Atlanta. Miller has spent more than 20 years managing and supporting a variety of stormwater, water quality, permitting and water management projects. She previously served as a technical lead for the Georgia’s Surface Water Availability Assessment, which aided in the implementation of the state water plan.


Dan WobbyMoss Construction has named Dan Wobby as chief financial officer. Since joining Moss five years ago, Wobby has headed the company’s business strategy and marketing efforts. Wobby assumes the duties of CFO from Bruce Moldow, who has acted as both CFO and chief legal officer for several years. Moldow will continue as CLO and continues to have oversight of the risk management functions.


Dewberry announced the promotion of seven employees in its Raleigh office. Named to the position of associate vice president were Jessica Robbins, a program manager with the firm’s design-build practice, and Alex Harwell, who works as Southeast health care market segment leader for engineering services. Both have more than 20 years of experience.

Promoted to senior associate were Patrick Wade, a project manager for the firm’s asset management group, and Troy Windom, a manager in the federal and automation systems group.

Also in Raleigh, Dewberry named Beth Steffens, Kristen Puryear and Joe Estrada as associates. Steffens serves as the Raleigh office’s site/civil department manager; Puryear is a project manager for the health care mechanical, electrical and plumbing group; and Estrada is the firm’s energy market segment leader.

Dewberry also announced three promotions in its North Florida offices. Jonathan Sklarski was promoted to associate vice president in Panama City; Justin Ford to associate vice president in Blountstown; and Josh Baxley to associate in Port St. Joe. All three serve as branch managers.


George HachemGeorge Hachem, an associate principal in Syska Hennessy’s Raleigh office, will now lead the engineering firm’s life sciences practice nationally, the firm announced. Previously, Hachem had served for nearly the past four years as site leader for the Raleigh office. In his new role, he will promote the firm’s life sciences capabilities across the U.S.

Nick CaronnaAlso in Raleigh, the firm named Nick Caronna to assume the role as Raleigh site leader. An associate partner, Caronna previously served as Syska’s practice area lead for research and life sciences in the Eastern region.



Nick EllisIntegrated engineering and design firm SEPI Inc., Raleigh, announced the promotion of Nick Ellis to president. Ellis joined the firm in December 2019 as senior vice president and business manager. A 25-year AEC industry veteran, Ellis previously served as managing director of commercial real estate service firm Savills. Prior to that, he had worked for Kimley-Horn and Associates for 21 years, including as chief financial officer and treasurer.

Founder and CEO Sepi Saidi will continue guiding the firm, which recently expanded its operations into Florida and South Carolina via acquisitions.


Joey SmithCharleston, S.C.-based Frampton Construction Co. announced the promotions of Joey Smith,  Phillip Marino,  Alex Seglem and Leigh Anne Conto. Smith, who joined Frampton in 2019 as director and now leads the Charlotte office, was named vice president. Marino, formerly senior preconstruction manager, now serves as director of preconstruction, working from the Charleston office, where he first started in 2015. Seglem was promoted to senior project manager in the Charleston office. Conto, with 10 years of accounting experience, was named senior project accountant.

Toni MooreThe company also hired Toni Moore as culture and community manager. In this new role within the company, Moore will serve Frampton’s Charleston and Charlotte offices to enhance community relationships, personnel development and overall company culture.


Julian RozoJulian Rozo has been named Florida operations manager for Jacksonville, Fla.-based Superior Construction. A company veteran of more than 20 years, Rozo will support operations throughout Florida by assisting division managers.


Robert BrodskyJacksonville, Fla.-based Stellar, an integrated design, engineering and construction firm focused on the refrigeration and mechanical services markets, announced that Robert Brodsky has rejoined the firm as divisional vice president for the thermal and roofing division. He brings with him 30 years of industry experience, including 20 years with Stellar as a project manager and division manager.

Stellar also promoted Gabe Crafton from assistant general counsel to chief legal officer. He will lead the firm’s legal/risk group.