Lynn Good Named Duke Energy CEO in Pact with State Regulators; Tampa Bay Water Gets New GM
Lynn Good has been elevated to president and CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy, the largest U.S. electric utility. Formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer, she succeeds James Rogers, who remains chairman until December, when he is set to retire. Good is one of eight women CEOs of the 200 U.S. investor-owned utilities. She also was group executive and president of Duke Energy's commercial businesses group, responsible for Midwest non-regulated generation, international and renewables work.
Barry Bridger has joined Dillon Consulting Ltd., Toronto, as a partner in St. John's, Newfoundland. The role follows the 750-person engineer-planner's June 18 acquisition of Bridger Design Associates, a St. John's-based structural and marine engineer that he founded and led.
Peter H. Anderson has joined Geosyntec Consultants, Atlanta, as a principal. Based in Boston, he will lead the firm's air practice. He is formerly a principal partner at consultant ERM. Anderson is a board member of the Environmental Business Council of New England and vice chairman of its air and climate-change committee.
CTLGroup, an engineering and materials-science firm in Skokie, Ill., has named Timothy Tonyan as interim president and CEO. He succeeds Jeffrey Garrett, who has resigned to pursue other interests, the firm says. Tonyan was the vice president and group manager of CTLGroup's materials consulting practice and head of its energy-and-resources practice group. Chairman Gregory Scott says the firm is conducting a search for a permanent successor.
John Ruffalo has joined the board of engineer MMM Group Ltd., Thornhill, Ontario, as chairman. He is CEO of OMERS Ventures, the venture arm of the Ontario Municipal Employee Retirement System, one of Canada's leading pension funds.
Julie Skeen has joined David Evans & Associates in Denver as a vice president and firm-wide director of transit and rail services. She was a senior program manager at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., where she also served as deputy program manager for the $5-billion FasTracks transit program's support contract. FasTracks is a major expansion of rail, light rail and bus rapid transit in an eight-county area of Denver.
Brown & Caldwell, Walnut Creek, Calif., has elevated Senior Vice Presidents Jay Patil and Cindy Paulson to firm-wide roles as director of client services and director of technical services, respectively. Paulson's position is newly created. Marc Damikolas is promoted to senior vice president and business-unit manager for California, replacing Patil. Robert Ash also is a new senior vice president and the firm's enterprise risk manager. Vice President Jeffrey Theerman now leads an expanded group at the design firm.
Sam Mansour has joined engineer TranSystems in Santa Ana, Calif., as senior vice president and client manager for its passenger and freight-rail practices in the western region. He was regional vice president for Kimley-Horn and Associates in California. Mansour is a board member of the American Council of Engineering Companies and past president of the Railway Association of Southern California.