W. Stuart Lewis

MidAtlantic Engineering Partners, a civil, environmental, and marine engineering and surveying firm, has elevated W. Stuart Lewis to partner. Lewis leads the Hamilton, N.J., company’s marine services division.

Afiya Lahens has joined STO Building Group, New York City, as its diversity, equity and inclusion manager. She previously worked as vice president of talent and diversity at Citigroup Inc. and in human resources at Catalyst Inc., a nonprofit advocacy group for women in the workplace.

Raymond Daddazio, a senior consultant and former president at Thornton Tomasetti, has been named chairman of the design firm’s nonprofit foundation. He succeeds company founding principal Richard Tomasetti, who becomes chairman emeritus. Daddazio had been foundation vice chairman, with a key role in developing its fellowship program, which funds student research in building engineering, design and technology.

HNTB Corp. has named Tom Scerbo Northeast division sales officer and senior vice president. In this role, he oversees client infrastructure needs in its eight-state region. Based in New York City, he returns to HNTB after eight years at AECOM.

Kris Kolluri, a former New Jersey transportation executive, was approved on May 16 as CEO of the Gateway Development Commission that will oversee planned construction of a new Hudson River rail tunnel and replacement Portal Bridge in New Jersey. The approval came from commission board of directors. Construction permits for Gateway are in place, but the project still requires billions in federal funds. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on July 5 signed a cost-sharing agreement to cover the states’ portion of the estmated $14-billion Gateway project. Nominated by the two governors, Kolluri most recently was president & CEO of Camden Community Partnership Inc., an economic and development nonprofit.

Megan Mooney

LeChase Construction Services LLC has hired Megan Mooney as regional director of business development based in Armonk, N.Y. She previously worked as business development analyst for energy infrastructure at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP.

The Lane Construction Corp., Cheshire, Conn., has named Ignacio Botella as president and CEO. He has been managing U.S. operations for Lane’s parent firm, Italy-based contractor Webuild, since 2018 as deputy general manager of global operations and Americas executive director. Botella also had held management positions at global contractors Ferrovial and OHL Construcción. Lane accounted for nearly 16% of Webuild’s revenue in 2021, the firm says.

Crystal DeNatale has returned to Holmdel, N.J.-based Hylan as chief financial officer. She had been chief administrative officer at Century America LLC. DeNatale will oversee financial operations for Hylan, which specializes in communications engineering, construction and infrastructure services. She was the firm’s controller and CFO from 1994 to 2004.

Victor, N.Y.-based O’Connell Electric Co. promoted Thomas W. Parkes to CEO, succeeding Victor E. Salerno. A fourth-generation union electrician, Parkes began his company career as an apprentice, advancing to general foreman and project manager before joining the executive team as president and chief operating officer. Michael Parkes now is the firm’s chief operating officer, elevated from power group vice president.

Larissa James

Larissa James has been named to lead the asset management and business advisory group at WSP USA. Former New York City-based manager of the group’s Northeast and Southeast regions, she will lead its national team that is responsible for advancing business and asset performance of cross-sector infrastructure clients.

Travis Noyes has been elevated to the newly created position of chief operating officer at Haley Ward Inc., a 44-year-old Bangor, Maine, engineer-consultant. He formerly led its engineering division, which now is reorganized into three technical service lines. Scott Miller has been promoted to municipal infrastructure director, based in Maynard, Mass., and Brian Milisci to land development director, based in Leominster, Mass. The firm also plans to name a building design director to oversee structural engineering, MEP and architectural disciplines.

Gilbane Building Co. promoted Chris Cornick to vice president and business unit leader for New Jersey. He most recently directed business development in the state. Cornick succeeds Dan Shea, who is set to retire.

Bronx, N.Y-based Simone Development Cos. hired Matthew Holst as chief operating officer. He was managing director of architecture, construction, marketing and design at property manager Fisher Brothers and also had been senior vice president at SL Green Realty Corp.

Terri Finucane

Terri Finucane, principal at design firm S/L/A/M Collaborative, Glastonbury, Conn., has been named board of directors chair. An interior designer, she oversaw the formation, management and growth of the firm’s interiors studio and now is national market leader for its corporate science and technology practice. Gregory Coles, a firm principal in Los Angeles, was named president. The outgoing president, Robert Pulito, and the outgoing chairman, Richard Connell, will remain board directors.

Boston design firm SGA announced an internal transition. Now leading it as equal majority owners are CEO Adam Spagnolo; John Sullivan, president of architecture; and Gable Clarke, president of interior design. Spagnolo launched SGA’s New York City office, where he is based. Sullivan has led large commercial, technology, life sciences and academic projects. Clarke will also manage SGA’s human resources unit. Al Spagnolo, former SGA president and founding partner, becomes chairman, while founding partners Bill Gisness and Jeff Tompkins leave SGA, the firm said. Michael Schroeder remains a minority partner. SGA also elevated Matthew Fickett, Joe Mamayek, Brooks Slocum, Brian Slozak and Eric Svahn to principal.


Manchester, Conn., engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill promoted Jamie Brätt to community development business line leader and vice president. She is former director of planning and economic development for the city of Hartford.

PC Construction, South Burlington, Vt., has elevated firm veterans Eve Norris and Dan Nawrocki to be senior vice presidents. She is corporate business unit leader for its national buildings group and executive leader of its estimating department, while he leads the contractor’s water and wastewater market unit. Named as vice presidents are Ian MacDougall, who will lead its MidAtlantic and metro Washington, D.C., region, and Waymon Pardue, new head of its Southeast region.

James Wrisley

Columbia, the North Reading, Mass.-based construction management firm, hired James Wrisley as project executive. He was a construction executive at Bozzuto and is past chairman of the Associated General Contractors Young Contractors Council.

Cambridge, Mass.-based design firm SMMA announced three new board of directors members: Lorraine Finnegan and Jennifer Howe, who are company principals and vice presidents, and principal Michael Pardek, who was elevated to vice president and director of design. Ryan Farias, principal and director of marketing, also was elevated to vice president.

Greg McIntyre has been elected as an external board of directors member at Westfield, Mass.-based Tighe & Bond Inc. He is a former president of the state and local government client sector and of the global water business group at CH2M and also a former company board director.

Kitchen & Associates, a Collingswood, N.J., multidisciplinary design firm, has promoted Matthew Bartner to be managing principal. Formerly principal and director of operations, he succeeds Stephen L. Schoch, who will remain a principal of the firm.