The Voice for the St. Louis Construction Industry

 
 
Category archive

People - page 9

In Memoriam George L. Hensley, Jr.

in News/People

George Hensley, Jr., President of Hensley Construction, Inc., lost his courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, December 18.

A visitation was held on Wednesday, December 21 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Bopp Chapel, Kirkwood, MO.  A memorial service will be held on December 22 at 1 pm at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 243 W. Argonne Drive, Kirkwood, MO  63122, (314) 966-8600.

In lieu of flowers, Hensley Construction has designated http://tinyurl.com/Kick-It-for-cancer-research, a not-for-profit in support of cancer research, for memorial contributions,  or The Boys & Girls Club of St. Louis, Herbert Hoover campus www.bgcstl.org.

 

 

People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

in People
The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community.

John Hilmes, CPA, Joins Byrne & Jones Construction as CFO

John Hilmes

John Hilmes, CPA, has joined Byrne & Jones Construction to serve as its chief financial officer.  Byrne & Jones is one of the largest commercial paving companies in Metro St. Louis and has offices in Peoria, Ill. and Omaha, Neb.  The firm performs asphalt, concrete, sports, soil stabilization, micro surfacing and marine construction.

Hilmes has more than 30 years’ experience in finance. He will oversee all financial aspects Byrne & Jones, including accounting, cash management, financial statement preparation, budgeting, annual audit and review, payroll, and tax management.

Hilmes has a degree in accounting from University of Missouri-St. Louis and earned an MBA from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Ill.

Byrne & Jones Construction is one of the St. Louis area’s largest commercial paving contractors.

Kirby-Smith Machinery Names Woody Ferrell as Account Manager for Pipeline Services Division

Woody Ferrell

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading Komatsu distributor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Woody Ferrell as Account Manager – Pipeline Services Division.

Ferrell will focus on developing relationships within the Oil and Gas Pipeline construction industry, and represent Kirby-Smith nationally as the company expands its presence in the sector. As Account Manager for Kirby-Smith’s newly dedicated pipeline division, he will work closely with customers to understand their needs and create effective solutions. Ferrell’s sharp understanding of pipeline equipment applications and tireless effort to see his customers succeed made him a natural fit for the position.

Ferrell is a Co-Chair of the Membership Committee with the (DCA) Distribution Contractors Association, and has over 25 years’ experience in the construction equipment industry, bringing a wealth of sales and marketing expertise to his new position at Kirby-Smith. He recently held the position of Director of National Accounts Pipeline Construction with Volvo CE, where he spent the last four years developing their Pipeline Division. During his time at Volvo, Woody held roles as Region Manager, Product Manager and Vice President of Remarketing. Prior to this role, Woody worked with CNH where he developed and launched their heavy compaction line offering to asphalt paving industry. Woody has also spent several years in the rental industry as a field representative and managing a location.

December 2, 2016

McCarthy Promotes Ryan Moss to Project Director

Ryan Moss
Ryan Moss

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has promoted Ryan Moss to Project Director in the firm’s Central Division.

In this role, Moss will serve as the on-site director for the new Washington University East Expansion project scheduled to begin construction in spring 2017. The project will transform the east end of the university’s Danforth Campus and is one of the most significant construction projects in the university’s history.

Since joining McCarthy as superintendent in 2007, Moss has held leadership roles on several prominent education and healthcare projects. His project experience includes the Center for Global Citizenship and Spring Hall residential tower at Saint Louis University as well as numerous expansion projects at Mercy Hospital Jefferson campus, St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Anthony’s Medical Center and Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo.

“Ryan is a skilled project leader who has demonstrated his expertise in managing complex construction projects and successfully leading project teams,” said John Buescher, president of McCarthy’s Central Division.

Moss received his bachelor of science degrees in civil engineering and business from Washington University and earned his accreditation as a LEED Green Associate from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Greg Fix Joins Lawrence Group

Greg Fix
Greg Fix

Greg Fix recently joined Lawrence Group as senior director of client development. Fix brings more than 20 years of experience in managing relationships with key business partners and clients. He has worked with trusted healthcare and academic institutions to align project goals and implement strategic initiatives. Fix received his MBA from Saint Louis University and undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri in business logistics.

Lawrence Group is a building design, development, and project delivery firm headquartered in St. Louis.

December 2, 2016

Kim Von der Heyde joins McGrath as Project Engineer

kim-von-der-hye
Kim Von der Heyde

Kim Von der Heyde of Crestwood, MO, has joined McGrath & Associates as project engineer. She is responsible for estimating, project coordination, scheduling and cost reporting for pharmaceutical projects.

Von der Heyde has 14 years of experience in construction project coordination and is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Business & Arts. She is LEED AP, BD&C certified.

McGrath & Associates is a 100 percent employee-owned general contractor and construction management firm specializing in commercial, health care, industrial, institutional and pharmaceutical construction projects since 1983. 

Haberberger Welcomes Steve Batey & Shawn Thompson 

Haberberger is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members. Shawn Thompson, of Webster Groves has joined as virtual construction and technology manager, and Steve Batey, of St. Louis,  has been hired as an estimator.

Shawn Thompson
Shawn Thompson

Thompson joins Haberberger with over 18 years of experience in the mechanical contracting field. His background experience includes work across several different industries on a variety of projects that include sports venues, hospitals, energy plants, industrial facilities, high-rise buildings, schools and many other commercial projects. In his new role as virtual construction and technology manager, Thompson will be responsible for the implementation and development of Building information modeling (BIM) and construction technology at Haberberger, working in partnership with Haberberger’s team of project managers and field staff.

Steve Batey
Steve Batey

Batey, who previously worked at Haberberger as a project manager and estimator, has returned after nine years.  He brings a wealth of estimating experience in the industrial, advanced technology, commercial and healthcare markets, with projects ranging in cost from $50,000 to $100 million. Originally from Richmond, Va., Batey relocated to the St. Louis area after serving several years as the mid-Atlantic division lead estimator for Southland Industries. Batey studied construction management and engineering at J.S. Reynolds Community College located in Richmond.

Haberberger, Inc. is a 68-year-old mechanical contracting company that offers complete HVAC installation, customized maintenance programs, process piping and piping fabrication, and refrigeration and energy management services to a variety of industrial and commercial customers.

Megan Banks Promoted to Assistant Project Manager At S. M. Wilson

Megan Banks
Megan Banks

Megan Banks has been promoted to Assistant Project Manager at S. M. Wilson & Co.  She will be responsible for helping Project Managers organize, schedule, plan, control and deliver construction projects.  Megan is currently working\ on the company’s Millikin University construction project and Maplewood Fire Station.

Megan began her career as an intern at S. M. Wilson four years ago and has been a Project Engineer for the past three years.  She previously worked on several high-profile projects, including projects for BJC HealthCare and Blessing Hospital and The Orion high rise development in the Central West End.

Earlier this year, Megan was one of 20 African-American professionals under the age of 40 to be honored at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 6th Annual Salute to Young Leaders.  She was recognized for her excellence in work and in her commitment to community building through service to others.

Megan holds a B. S. in Construction Management from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She also completed the OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety and Health Certification for the Construction Industry.

S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis.  S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area.  The company posted $305 million in 2015 revenues, and ranks 220th in Engineering News-Record’s 2016 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson .com.

November 25, 2016

PDS Hires Landscape Designer

Trevor Schmitt
Trevor Schmitt

Trevor Schmitt has joined the Planning Design Studio team as a Landscape & Urban Designer. Trevor received his Bachelors of Landscape Architecture from Ball State University with a minor in Construction Management.

Most recently Trevor worked as a Landscape Design consultant for a regional Landscape Contractor, consulting with Clients to assess their wants and needs regarding their property; developing comprehensive landscape plans; and managing landscape crews to complete the construction of his design projects.

PDS is an employee owned design firm offering professional consulting services to public and private clients. For more information visit www.planningdesignstudio.com

 

David Hackett Announces Retirement

in News/People

Manchester Hackett & Associates, Inc. is announcing the retirement of an industry veteran. David Hackett, the founder of Manchester Hackett & Associates (formerly David Hackett & Associates), will be retiring December 31, 2016 after 56 years in the building products industry. He started his career as a draftsman for Winco Ventilator in 1960. Over the next 11 years he worked in the metal door and frame business, metal roof deck business, and skylights as part of a multiline representative agency. In August 1971 he formed David Hackett & Associates, which ultimately became Manchester Hackett & Associates, Inc. in 2004.

Manchester Hackett & Associates will continue to operate under the current ownership of Rich Manchester, along with Dan Groos, Sales Associate; Jackie Natsch, Project Manager; and Sandy Gymer, Administrative Assistant.

People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

in People
The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community.

 

McCarthy Promotes Ryan Moss to Project Director

Ryan Moss
Ryan Moss

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has promoted Ryan Moss to Project Director in the firm’s Central Division.

In this role, Moss will serve as the on-site director for the new Washington University East Expansion project scheduled to begin construction in spring 2017. The project will transform the east end of the university’s Danforth Campus and is one of the most significant construction projects in the university’s history.

Since joining McCarthy as superintendent in 2007, Moss has held leadership roles on several prominent education and healthcare projects. His project experience includes the Center for Global Citizenship and Spring Hall residential tower at Saint Louis University as well as numerous expansion projects at Mercy Hospital Jefferson campus, St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Anthony’s Medical Center and Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo.

“Ryan is a skilled project leader who has demonstrated his expertise in managing complex construction projects and successfully leading project teams,” said John Buescher, president of McCarthy’s Central Division.

Moss received his bachelor of science degrees in civil engineering and business from Washington University and earned his accreditation as a LEED Green Associate from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Greg Fix Joins Lawrence Group

Greg Fix
Greg Fix

Greg Fix recently joined Lawrence Group as senior director of client development. Fix brings more than 20 years of experience in managing relationships with key business partners and clients. He has worked with trusted healthcare and academic institutions to align project goals and implement strategic initiatives. Fix received his MBA from Saint Louis University and undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri in business logistics.

Lawrence Group is a building design, development, and project delivery firm headquartered in St. Louis.

December 2, 2016

Kim Von der Heyde joins McGrath as Project Engineer

kim-von-der-hye
Kim Von der Heyde

Kim Von der Heyde of Crestwood, MO, has joined McGrath & Associates as project engineer. She is responsible for estimating, project coordination, scheduling and cost reporting for pharmaceutical projects.

Von der Heyde has 14 years of experience in construction project coordination and is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Business & Arts. She is LEED AP, BD&C certified.

McGrath & Associates is a 100 percent employee-owned general contractor and construction management firm specializing in commercial, health care, industrial, institutional and pharmaceutical construction projects since 1983. 

Haberberger Welcomes Steve Batey & Shawn Thompson 

Haberberger is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members. Shawn Thompson, of Webster Groves has joined as virtual construction and technology manager, and Steve Batey, of St. Louis,  has been hired as an estimator.

Shawn Thompson
Shawn Thompson

Thompson joins Haberberger with over 18 years of experience in the mechanical contracting field. His background experience includes work across several different industries on a variety of projects that include sports venues, hospitals, energy plants, industrial facilities, high-rise buildings, schools and many other commercial projects. In his new role as virtual construction and technology manager, Thompson will be responsible for the implementation and development of Building information modeling (BIM) and construction technology at Haberberger, working in partnership with Haberberger’s team of project managers and field staff.

Steve Batey
Steve Batey

Batey, who previously worked at Haberberger as a project manager and estimator, has returned after nine years.  He brings a wealth of estimating experience in the industrial, advanced technology, commercial and healthcare markets, with projects ranging in cost from $50,000 to $100 million. Originally from Richmond, Va., Batey relocated to the St. Louis area after serving several years as the mid-Atlantic division lead estimator for Southland Industries. Batey studied construction management and engineering at J.S. Reynolds Community College located in Richmond.

Haberberger, Inc. is a 68-year-old mechanical contracting company that offers complete HVAC installation, customized maintenance programs, process piping and piping fabrication, and refrigeration and energy management services to a variety of industrial and commercial customers.

Megan Banks Promoted to Assistant Project Manager At S. M. Wilson

Megan Banks
Megan Banks

Megan Banks has been promoted to Assistant Project Manager at S. M. Wilson & Co.  She will be responsible for helping Project Managers organize, schedule, plan, control and deliver construction projects.  Megan is currently working\ on the company’s Millikin University construction project and Maplewood Fire Station.

Megan began her career as an intern at S. M. Wilson four years ago and has been a Project Engineer for the past three years.  She previously worked on several high-profile projects, including projects for BJC HealthCare and Blessing Hospital and The Orion high rise development in the Central West End.

Earlier this year, Megan was one of 20 African-American professionals under the age of 40 to be honored at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 6th Annual Salute to Young Leaders.  She was recognized for her excellence in work and in her commitment to community building through service to others.

Megan holds a B. S. in Construction Management from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She also completed the OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety and Health Certification for the Construction Industry.

S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis.  S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area.  The company posted $305 million in 2015 revenues, and ranks 220th in Engineering News-Record’s 2016 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson .com.

November 25, 2016

PDS Hires Landscape Designer

Trevor Schmitt
Trevor Schmitt

Trevor Schmitt has joined the Planning Design Studio team as a Landscape & Urban Designer. Trevor received his Bachelors of Landscape Architecture from Ball State University with a minor in Construction Management.

Most recently Trevor worked as a Landscape Design consultant for a regional Landscape Contractor, consulting with Clients to assess their wants and needs regarding their property; developing comprehensive landscape plans; and managing landscape crews to complete the construction of his design projects.

PDS is an employee owned design firm offering professional consulting services to public and private clients. For more information visit www.planningdesignstudio.com

 

People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

in People
The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community.

Kim Von der Heyde joins McGrath as Project Engineer

kim-von-der-hye
Kim Von der Heyde

Kim Von der Heyde of Crestwood, MO, has joined McGrath & Associates as project engineer. She is responsible for estimating, project coordination, scheduling and cost reporting for pharmaceutical projects.

Von der Heyde has 14 years of experience in construction project coordination and is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Business & Arts. She is LEED AP, BD&C certified.

McGrath & Associates is a 100 percent employee-owned general contractor and construction management firm specializing in commercial, health care, industrial, institutional and pharmaceutical construction projects since 1983. 

Haberberger Welcomes Steve Batey & Shawn Thompson 

Haberberger is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members. Shawn Thompson, of Webster Groves has joined as virtual construction and technology manager, and Steve Batey, of St. Louis,  has been hired as an estimator.

Shawn Thompson
Shawn Thompson

Thompson joins Haberberger with over 18 years of experience in the mechanical contracting field. His background experience includes work across several different industries on a variety of projects that include sports venues, hospitals, energy plants, industrial facilities, high-rise buildings, schools and many other commercial projects. In his new role as virtual construction and technology manager, Thompson will be responsible for the implementation and development of Building information modeling (BIM) and construction technology at Haberberger, working in partnership with Haberberger’s team of project managers and field staff.

Steve Batey
Steve Batey

Batey, who previously worked at Haberberger as a project manager and estimator, has returned after nine years.  He brings a wealth of estimating experience in the industrial, advanced technology, commercial and healthcare markets, with projects ranging in cost from $50,000 to $100 million. Originally from Richmond, Va., Batey relocated to the St. Louis area after serving several years as the mid-Atlantic division lead estimator for Southland Industries. Batey studied construction management and engineering at J.S. Reynolds Community College located in Richmond.

Haberberger, Inc. is a 68-year-old mechanical contracting company that offers complete HVAC installation, customized maintenance programs, process piping and piping fabrication, and refrigeration and energy management services to a variety of industrial and commercial customers.

Megan Banks Promoted to Assistant Project Manager At S. M. Wilson

Megan Banks
Megan Banks

Megan Banks has been promoted to Assistant Project Manager at S. M. Wilson & Co.  She will be responsible for helping Project Managers organize, schedule, plan, control and deliver construction projects.  Megan is currently working\ on the company’s Millikin University construction project and Maplewood Fire Station.

Megan began her career as an intern at S. M. Wilson four years ago and has been a Project Engineer for the past three years.  She previously worked on several high-profile projects, including projects for BJC HealthCare and Blessing Hospital and The Orion high rise development in the Central West End.

Earlier this year, Megan was one of 20 African-American professionals under the age of 40 to be honored at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 6th Annual Salute to Young Leaders.  She was recognized for her excellence in work and in her commitment to community building through service to others.

Megan holds a B. S. in Construction Management from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She also completed the OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety and Health Certification for the Construction Industry.

S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis.  S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area.  The company posted $305 million in 2015 revenues, and ranks 220th in Engineering News-Record’s 2016 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson .com.

November 25, 2016

PDS Hires Landscape Designer

Trevor Schmitt
Trevor Schmitt

Trevor Schmitt has joined the Planning Design Studio team as a Landscape & Urban Designer. Trevor received his Bachelors of Landscape Architecture from Ball State University with a minor in Construction Management.

Most recently Trevor worked as a Landscape Design consultant for a regional Landscape Contractor, consulting with Clients to assess their wants and needs regarding their property; developing comprehensive landscape plans; and managing landscape crews to complete the construction of his design projects.

PDS is an employee owned design firm offering professional consulting services to public and private clients. For more information visit www.planningdesignstudio.com

 

People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

in People
The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community.

PDS Hires Landscape Designer

Trevor Schmitt
Trevor Schmitt

Trevor Schmitt has joined the Planning Design Studio team as a Landscape & Urban Designer. Trevor received his Bachelors of Landscape Architecture from Ball State University with a minor in Construction Management.

Most recently Trevor worked as a Landscape Design consultant for a regional Landscape Contractor, consulting with Clients to assess their wants and needs regarding their property; developing comprehensive landscape plans; and managing landscape crews to complete the construction of his design projects.

PDS is an employee owned design firm offering professional consulting services to public and private clients. For more information visit www.planningdesignstudio.com

November 4, 2016

Ken Kruse Elected President of  Home Builders Association (HBA) of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri

Ken Kruse
Ken Kruse

Ken Kruse, president of Payne Family Homes, has been elected the 83rd  president of the Home Builders Association (HBA) of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri. The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry.

November 4, 2016

Preston Scott, RA, LEED AP BD+C, Becomes Registered Architect 

Preston Scott
Preston Scott

Hastings+Chivetta Architects is pleased to announce that Preston Scott, RA, LEED AP BD+C, has become a Registered Architect in the state of Missouri. Preston joined the firm in 2014 as a Junior Architectural Designer after graduating from the University of Notre Dame where he majored in Architecture. He currently serves as Architect for the University of Louisville’s Student Activities Center Renovation and Addition.

HASTINGS+CHIVETTA ARCHITECTS, INC. provides architectural planning and design services to clients throughout the United States. 

Richard Kinsey Recently Joined HBD Construction, Inc. as Project Engineer

Richard Kinsey
Richard Kinsey

HBD Construction, Inc. is a general contracting and construction management firm, headquartered in the city of St. Louis.  HBD has strong experience in historic renovations and construction of senior living facilities, retail, office buildings, parking facilities, healthcare and multi-unit residential projects.

Oculus Inc. Adds Marketing Assistant

Sarah Kreider
Sarah Kreider

Oculus Inc., a full-service architecture and interior design firm, is pleased to announce the addition of our new Marketing Assistant, Sarah Kreider.

Sarah brings over eight years of experience working as a Marketing Coordinator and Graphic Designer at a boutique photography studio where she assisted the marketing needs and provided administrative support. Her duties consist of developing and maintaining marketing information systems, assisting in preparation of proposals, marketing correspondence and marketing material, and researching target markets and potential clients. Her skills include implementation of public ¬relations campaigns, preparation of brochures and mailings. Sarah’s job related software skills include experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To compliment Ms. Kreider’s work experience, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from McKendree University.
“We are thrilled to have Sarah join the St. Louis office,” said Lisa Bell-Reim, Oculus Inc. President.  “She has an outstanding work ethic and a creative flare for graphic design and should prove to be a great asset to our team.”

Oculus Inc. is a nationally, WBE-Certified, full-service architecture and consulting services firm with offices in St. Louis & Dallas.

Richard Paist Joins Integrated Facility Services (IFS) 

Richard Paist
Richard Paist

Richard Paist of Springfield, Missouri, has joined Integrated Facility Services (IFS) as Senior Project Engineer. Paist is working on multi-family and senior living projects in Kansas City, MO, and Stillwater, OK, for IFS, a St. Louis-based HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm.

Paist has more than 40 years of experience in industrial, commercial and government construction projects. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Geneva College and studied Mechanical Engineering at Drexel University.

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) is a full-service HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm with more than 240 professional and trade employees.

 

People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

in People
The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community.

Ken Kruse Elected President of  Home Builders Association (HBA) of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri

Ken Kruse
Ken Kruse

Ken Kruse, president of Payne Family Homes, has been elected the 83rd  president of the Home Builders Association (HBA) of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri. The HBA is a local trade association of more than 600 member firms representing the residential construction industry.

November 4, 2016

Preston Scott, RA, LEED AP BD+C, Becomes Registered Architect 

Preston Scott
Preston Scott

Hastings+Chivetta Architects is pleased to announce that Preston Scott, RA, LEED AP BD+C, has become a Registered Architect in the state of Missouri. Preston joined the firm in 2014 as a Junior Architectural Designer after graduating from the University of Notre Dame where he majored in Architecture. He currently serves as Architect for the University of Louisville’s Student Activities Center Renovation and Addition.

HASTINGS+CHIVETTA ARCHITECTS, INC. provides architectural planning and design services to clients throughout the United States. 

Richard Kinsey Recently Joined HBD Construction, Inc. as Project Engineer

Richard Kinsey
Richard Kinsey

HBD Construction, Inc. is a general contracting and construction management firm, headquartered in the city of St. Louis.  HBD has strong experience in historic renovations and construction of senior living facilities, retail, office buildings, parking facilities, healthcare and multi-unit residential projects.

Oculus Inc. Adds Marketing Assistant

Sarah Kreider
Sarah Kreider

Oculus Inc., a full-service architecture and interior design firm, is pleased to announce the addition of our new Marketing Assistant, Sarah Kreider.

Sarah brings over eight years of experience working as a Marketing Coordinator and Graphic Designer at a boutique photography studio where she assisted the marketing needs and provided administrative support. Her duties consist of developing and maintaining marketing information systems, assisting in preparation of proposals, marketing correspondence and marketing material, and researching target markets and potential clients. Her skills include implementation of public ¬relations campaigns, preparation of brochures and mailings. Sarah’s job related software skills include experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To compliment Ms. Kreider’s work experience, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from McKendree University.
“We are thrilled to have Sarah join the St. Louis office,” said Lisa Bell-Reim, Oculus Inc. President.  “She has an outstanding work ethic and a creative flare for graphic design and should prove to be a great asset to our team.”

Oculus Inc. is a nationally, WBE-Certified, full-service architecture and consulting services firm with offices in St. Louis & Dallas.

Richard Paist Joins Integrated Facility Services (IFS) 

Richard Paist
Richard Paist

Richard Paist of Springfield, Missouri, has joined Integrated Facility Services (IFS) as Senior Project Engineer. Paist is working on multi-family and senior living projects in Kansas City, MO, and Stillwater, OK, for IFS, a St. Louis-based HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm.

Paist has more than 40 years of experience in industrial, commercial and government construction projects. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Geneva College and studied Mechanical Engineering at Drexel University.

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) is a full-service HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm with more than 240 professional and trade employees.

 

People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

in People
The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community.

Preston Scott, RA, LEED AP BD+C, Becomes Registered Architect 

Preston Scott
Preston Scott

Hastings+Chivetta Architects is pleased to announce that Preston Scott, RA, LEED AP BD+C, has become a Registered Architect in the state of Missouri. Preston joined the firm in 2014 as a Junior Architectural Designer after graduating from the University of Notre Dame where he majored in Architecture. He currently serves as Architect for the University of Louisville’s Student Activities Center Renovation and Addition.

HASTINGS+CHIVETTA ARCHITECTS, INC. provides architectural planning and design services to clients throughout the United States. 

Richard Kinsey Recently Joined HBD Construction, Inc. as Project Engineer

Richard Kinsey
Richard Kinsey

HBD Construction, Inc. is a general contracting and construction management firm, headquartered in the city of St. Louis.  HBD has strong experience in historic renovations and construction of senior living facilities, retail, office buildings, parking facilities, healthcare and multi-unit residential projects.

Oculus Inc. Adds Marketing Assistant

Sarah Kreider
Sarah Kreider

Oculus Inc., a full-service architecture and interior design firm, is pleased to announce the addition of our new Marketing Assistant, Sarah Kreider.

Sarah brings over eight years of experience working as a Marketing Coordinator and Graphic Designer at a boutique photography studio where she assisted the marketing needs and provided administrative support. Her duties consist of developing and maintaining marketing information systems, assisting in preparation of proposals, marketing correspondence and marketing material, and researching target markets and potential clients. Her skills include implementation of public ¬relations campaigns, preparation of brochures and mailings. Sarah’s job related software skills include experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To compliment Ms. Kreider’s work experience, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from McKendree University.
“We are thrilled to have Sarah join the St. Louis office,” said Lisa Bell-Reim, Oculus Inc. President.  “She has an outstanding work ethic and a creative flare for graphic design and should prove to be a great asset to our team.”

Oculus Inc. is a nationally, WBE-Certified, full-service architecture and consulting services firm with offices in St. Louis & Dallas.

Richard Paist Joins Integrated Facility Services (IFS) 

Richard Paist
Richard Paist

Richard Paist of Springfield, Missouri, has joined Integrated Facility Services (IFS) as Senior Project Engineer. Paist is working on multi-family and senior living projects in Kansas City, MO, and Stillwater, OK, for IFS, a St. Louis-based HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm.

Paist has more than 40 years of experience in industrial, commercial and government construction projects. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Geneva College and studied Mechanical Engineering at Drexel University.

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) is a full-service HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm with more than 240 professional and trade employees.

October 21, 2016

Ben Moore joins Integrated Facility Services (IFS) 

Ben Moore
Ben Moore

Ben Moore of Wildwood has joined Integrated Facility Services (IFS) as Commercial Account Representative. Moore is responsible for tenant finishes on IFS projects. He has a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) is a full-service HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm with more than 240 professional and trade employees.

New Hires at Hastings+Chivetta Architects

Alyssa Jackson
Alyssa Jackson

Alyssa Jackson, NCIDQ, has joined Hastings+Chivetta Architects as an Interior Designer. In her role, Alyssa works with Project Managers, Architects and Construction Administrators in selecting furniture, materials and finishes for projects. She also creates presentation boards for client meetings and provides construction documentation and specification review services. Alyssa is currently working on the interiors for Missouri State University’s Taylor Health and Wellness Center and Oberlin College’s Health and Wellness Center.

Alyssa earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from The Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg in Schaumburg, IL.

Lisa Moon
Lisa Moon

Lisa Moon has joined Hastings+Chivetta Architects as a Project Accountant. In her role, she will provide project financial analysis, billing and general accounting services for the firm.

Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree in Merchandising and Business from Illinois State University in 1998 and she is currently pursuing an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.

HASTINGS+CHIVETTA ARCHITECTS, INC. provides architectural planning and design services to clients throughout the United States. 

October 14, 2016

HOK Adds Architect, Accountant 

Ken Kuhn
Ken Kuhn

Ken Kuhn has joined HOK in St. Louis as a project accountant. In his new role, Kuhn will work with project teams to analyze project cost reports and review project status for profitability and invoicing.

Prior to joining HOK, Kuhn was a billing manager at Husch Blackwell in St. Louis, with previous experience at ConAgra Foods. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Martha Martinko
Martha Martinko

Martha Martinko, AIA, NCARB, has joined HOK in St. Louis as an architect. She will join the team working on the design of a mixed-use and residential high-rise development in Kansas City.

Prior to joining HOK, Martinko worked as an architect at Oates Associates in Collinsville, Illinois, with previous experience at Image Architects and Eggemeyer Associates Architects. She earned her Master of Architecture from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.

Kaintz Joins Tarlton Corp.

Christopher Kaintz
Christopher Kaintz

Tarlton Corp., a St. Louis-based general contracting and construction management firm, hired Christopher Kaintz, LEED AP BD+C, as a project manager.

Kaintz has more than nine years of industry experience including procurement, value engineering, contract administration, on-site management and financial closeout for numerous high profile, multi-million dollar projects. With his previous employer Turner Construction Co., Kaintz managed renovation projects in Chicago including The Franklin lobby, 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory) and the Merchandise Mart 14th Floor showrooms. He also was responsible for the Kraft Foods Group Inc. campus renovation in Northfield, Ill., and for several projects at the University of Chicago and the Art Institute of Chicago.

With Tarlton, he is serving on teams managing work for the U.S. General Services Administration in the Robert A. Young Federal Building and at 4260 Forest Park Ave. for the Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis’ Central West End.

Kaintz became a LEED AP® in 2008, a designation granted by the U.S. Green Building Council® upon completion of rigorous study and participation in green building projects. He earned the Building Design + Construction specialty in 2011. Kaintz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

Flooring Industry Council of St. Louis Elects New Officers

Tim Schoolfield, owner, Country Side Carpets, O’Fallon, MO, has been re-elected president of the Flooring Industry Council of St. Louis for 2016-2017.

Re-elected as officers were Brian McGee, vice president, and C.J. Kuldell, treasurer.  Dave Zickel was added to the board and elected secretary.  Keith Throm was re-elected as an associate director.

People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

in People
The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community.

Richard Kinsey Recently Joined HBD Construction, Inc. as Project Engineer

Richard Kinsey
Richard Kinsey

HBD Construction, Inc. is a general contracting and construction management firm, headquartered in the city of St. Louis.  HBD has strong experience in historic renovations and construction of senior living facilities, retail, office buildings, parking facilities, healthcare and multi-unit residential projects.

Oculus Inc. Adds Marketing Assistant

Sarah Kreider
Sarah Kreider

Oculus Inc., a full-service architecture and interior design firm, is pleased to announce the addition of our new Marketing Assistant, Sarah Kreider.

Sarah brings over eight years of experience working as a Marketing Coordinator and Graphic Designer at a boutique photography studio where she assisted the marketing needs and provided administrative support. Her duties consist of developing and maintaining marketing information systems, assisting in preparation of proposals, marketing correspondence and marketing material, and researching target markets and potential clients. Her skills include implementation of public ¬relations campaigns, preparation of brochures and mailings. Sarah’s job related software skills include experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To compliment Ms. Kreider’s work experience, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from McKendree University.
“We are thrilled to have Sarah join the St. Louis office,” said Lisa Bell-Reim, Oculus Inc. President.  “She has an outstanding work ethic and a creative flare for graphic design and should prove to be a great asset to our team.”

Oculus Inc. is a nationally, WBE-Certified, full-service architecture and consulting services firm with offices in St. Louis & Dallas.

Richard Paist Joins Integrated Facility Services (IFS) 

Richard Paist
Richard Paist

Richard Paist of Springfield, Missouri, has joined Integrated Facility Services (IFS) as Senior Project Engineer. Paist is working on multi-family and senior living projects in Kansas City, MO, and Stillwater, OK, for IFS, a St. Louis-based HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm.

Paist has more than 40 years of experience in industrial, commercial and government construction projects. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Geneva College and studied Mechanical Engineering at Drexel University.

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) is a full-service HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm with more than 240 professional and trade employees.

October 21, 2016

Ben Moore joins Integrated Facility Services (IFS) 

Ben Moore
Ben Moore

Ben Moore of Wildwood has joined Integrated Facility Services (IFS) as Commercial Account Representative. Moore is responsible for tenant finishes on IFS projects. He has a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) is a full-service HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm with more than 240 professional and trade employees.

New Hires at Hastings+Chivetta Architects

Alyssa Jackson
Alyssa Jackson

Alyssa Jackson, NCIDQ, has joined Hastings+Chivetta Architects as an Interior Designer. In her role, Alyssa works with Project Managers, Architects and Construction Administrators in selecting furniture, materials and finishes for projects. She also creates presentation boards for client meetings and provides construction documentation and specification review services. Alyssa is currently working on the interiors for Missouri State University’s Taylor Health and Wellness Center and Oberlin College’s Health and Wellness Center.

Alyssa earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from The Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg in Schaumburg, IL.

Lisa Moon
Lisa Moon

Lisa Moon has joined Hastings+Chivetta Architects as a Project Accountant. In her role, she will provide project financial analysis, billing and general accounting services for the firm.

Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree in Merchandising and Business from Illinois State University in 1998 and she is currently pursuing an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.

HASTINGS+CHIVETTA ARCHITECTS, INC. provides architectural planning and design services to clients throughout the United States. 

October 14, 2016

HOK Adds Architect, Accountant 

Ken Kuhn
Ken Kuhn

Ken Kuhn has joined HOK in St. Louis as a project accountant. In his new role, Kuhn will work with project teams to analyze project cost reports and review project status for profitability and invoicing.

Prior to joining HOK, Kuhn was a billing manager at Husch Blackwell in St. Louis, with previous experience at ConAgra Foods. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Martha Martinko
Martha Martinko

Martha Martinko, AIA, NCARB, has joined HOK in St. Louis as an architect. She will join the team working on the design of a mixed-use and residential high-rise development in Kansas City.

Prior to joining HOK, Martinko worked as an architect at Oates Associates in Collinsville, Illinois, with previous experience at Image Architects and Eggemeyer Associates Architects. She earned her Master of Architecture from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.

Kaintz Joins Tarlton Corp.

Christopher Kaintz
Christopher Kaintz

Tarlton Corp., a St. Louis-based general contracting and construction management firm, hired Christopher Kaintz, LEED AP BD+C, as a project manager.

Kaintz has more than nine years of industry experience including procurement, value engineering, contract administration, on-site management and financial closeout for numerous high profile, multi-million dollar projects. With his previous employer Turner Construction Co., Kaintz managed renovation projects in Chicago including The Franklin lobby, 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory) and the Merchandise Mart 14th Floor showrooms. He also was responsible for the Kraft Foods Group Inc. campus renovation in Northfield, Ill., and for several projects at the University of Chicago and the Art Institute of Chicago.

With Tarlton, he is serving on teams managing work for the U.S. General Services Administration in the Robert A. Young Federal Building and at 4260 Forest Park Ave. for the Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis’ Central West End.

Kaintz became a LEED AP® in 2008, a designation granted by the U.S. Green Building Council® upon completion of rigorous study and participation in green building projects. He earned the Building Design + Construction specialty in 2011. Kaintz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

Flooring Industry Council of St. Louis Elects New Officers

Tim Schoolfield, owner, Country Side Carpets, O’Fallon, MO, has been re-elected president of the Flooring Industry Council of St. Louis for 2016-2017.

Re-elected as officers were Brian McGee, vice president, and C.J. Kuldell, treasurer.  Dave Zickel was added to the board and elected secretary.  Keith Throm was re-elected as an associate director.

In Memoriam William R. Montgomery

in News/People
William R. Montgomery
William R. Montgomery

February 28, 1930 – October 14, 2016

The AGC of Missouri recently noted the passing of one of its past presidents and offered its condolences to the family of William R. Montgomery.  Mr. Montgomery was President of the former AGC of St. Louis in 1992 and was truly dedicated to the construction industry and the AGC.

To view arrangements, click here.

1 7 8 9 10 11 15
Go to Top