Chester Engineers, a Pittsburgh environmental engineering firm, has hired William Sukenik as senior vice president and national wet-weather practice leader. He had been a vice president at MWH Americas Inc., based in Atlanta. Chester Engineers ranks 268th on ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.


Greg Huston has been promoted to president of Slayden Construction Group, Stayton, Ore. An 18-year firm veteran, he was vice president of operations. Slayden also elevated general counsel Chuck Schrader to executive vice president and named vice presidents Scott Austin, Larry Gescher, Jeremy Lawson, Roger Silbernagel and Jeff Wall to the company’s board.

Kevin Eisenbeis is set to join engineer Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Mo., as associate vice president and director of bridge design, following the firm’s June 16 announcement that it would acquire Harrington & Cortelyou Inc., a bridge design firm also based there. He is the firm’s managing principal. Only the second by Burns & McDonnell since 1983, the purchase is slated to close by June 30, the firm says, and would add 12 employees to B&M’s 3,000-person staff.

Sheldon J. “Red” Mandell,

Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott, a Boston architect, has named Martha Rothman as a consulting principal. A former principal at architect Anshen + Allen and founder of Rothman Partners, she is a founder and fellow of the American College of Healthcare Architects.

Sheldon J. “Red” Mandell, chairman of Chicago demolition firm National Wrecking Co. and the first National Demolition Association president, has received the group’s lifetime achievement award. The group, which he helped found in 1973, has more than 1,000 member firms in North America.

NuScale Power, Corvallis, Ore., has hired Edward Wallace as senior vice president of regulatory affairs. Formerly president of GNBC, a nuclear-power consultant, he now leads licensing for NuScale’s modular nuclear-reactor design.