Harvey M. Floyd, senior vice president of KCI Technologies Inc., a Sparks, Md., engineer, has been promoted to transportation discipline manager for the firm. He was chief client services officer and headed KCI’s mid-Atlantic transportation market in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

S. Michael Tahan has joined Hill International Inc., Marlton, N.J., as senior vice president and head of the Southern California highway, bridge and water infrastructure practice for its project management group. The position follows Hill’s Nov. 10 acquisition of Ontario, Calif.-based TCM Group Inc., of which he had been vice president. Tahan continues to lead TCM, whose 50 employees now join Hill. The parent has 2,600 employees. TCM provides project and construction management services, says Hill.

Dan T. Houk, president and CEO of Wilbert Precast Inc., Spokane, Wash., has been elected chairman of the National Precast Concrete Association, based in Carmel, Ind. He has been an NPCA member since 1977. J. Daniel “ Dan ” Barbour, vice president of Barbour Concrete Co., Independence, Mo., received the Robert E. Yoakum Award, the sector’s top honor, says NPCA.


C.W. Driver, a Pasadena, Calif., contractor and construction manager, has named Tan D. Warren director of business development. She formerly worked in the health-care business development division of architectural firm RTKL Associates in Los Angeles. Driver’s market inclsudes education, health-care and entertainment.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the Milwaukee, Wis.-based trade group for the off-road equipment sector, has inducted two indivuals into its Hall of Fame for 2010, it says. Named are Jim Gorman, chairman of The Gorman-Rupp International Co., Mansfield, Ohio, and the late Hans Liebherr Sr., founder of the equipment company that became global Switzerland-based giant Liebherr International AG. Gorman is cited for innovation in construction pumps and equipment for controlling water pollution. Liebherr, who died in 1993, pioneered crane, industrial equipment and hydraulic technology.


SchenkelShultz Architecture, Fort Wayne, Ind., has elevated Michelle M. Chandler and Daniel C. Laggan to principal. Both are based in Orlando, Fla. An eight-year company veteran, Chandler is director of business development for central Florida. Laggan, a project manager, joined the firm in 2007. Carlos R. Roche and Cathy Roche have been promoted to associate principal. SchenkelShultz ranks no. 375 on ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms, reporting $27.8 million in 2009 revenue.