The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community.
Christine Goodman Rejoins Professional Installers, Inc as Sr. Project Manager.
Christine previously worked for PI from 2000-2004. Christine recently returned to manage projects for our large national accounts. In addition to her experience with Professional Installers, she has worked in both Facilities, and the Furniture and Design Departments for Washington University; Facilities Purchasing for St Charles Community College; and as a Sr. Account Executive for the St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball team. Christine received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL) in 1996. Christine’s furniture, facilities and account management experience make her a highly valuable asset to our team and to our customers!
September 2, 2016
Darrell Fielder joins McGrath as Field Safety Supervisor
Darrell Fielder of Augusta, MO, has joined McGrath & Associates as field safety supervisor. Fielder has five years of experience in the construction industry and has a Bachelor of Science in Safety Management from the University of Central Missouri. Fielder is ASP and OSAH 30 certified.
KAI Design & Build Welcomes Michael A. Scott, RA as Senior Project Architect
Michael A. Scott, RA has joined KAI Design & Build as a Senior Project Architect. Scott is a registered architect and brings more than twenty years of experience to KAI.
Scott is responsible for the production of construction documents and assists in the completion of design development documents. Scott also takes a leadership role as a liaison between clients and KAI’s multidisciplined team to ensure the successful execution of the construction-related documents during a project’s various phases. Scott holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from Kansas State University.
KAI Design & Build, founded in 1980, is a MBE-certified design and build firm headquartered in St. Louis with affiliate locations in Atlanta, Omaha, Dallas and San Antonio.
Annie Webb joins Hastings+Chivetta Architects as Administrative Assistant
Annie Webb has joined Hastings+Chivetta Architects as an Administrative Assistant. In her role, Annie will support the Director of Business Development, the firm’s regional offices as well as the Marketing Department. Annie is a highly-organized and thorough professional with extensive experience in the areas of relationship, data and financial management. She previously worked at Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School.
Annie earned a bachelor of arts in drama at Washington University in St. Louis in 2002 and a Professional Designation at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, CA in 2006.
Kevin Daut Added to Subsurface Constructors Team
Subsurface Constructors, Inc. is proud to welcome Mr. Kevin P. Daut, P.E. to our team. He will be serving as a Project Engineer of Ground Improvement Services, and his duties will include assisting in project bidding, takeoffs, plan drafting, project design, and management. Kevin joined Subsurface Constructors in August after serving as a Project Engineer and Materials Group Manager in the geotechnical consulting industry for over 9 years. Mr. Daut holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geological Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering, both from Missouri University of Science and Technology.
August 26, 2016
McCarthy Appoints Steve Miller as Central Division Safety Director
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces the appointment of Steve Miller to Safety Director of the firm’s Central Division, a reflection of McCarthy’s industry-leading commitment to safety in construction.
In this role, Miller will oversee all aspects of the Central Division’s ongoing commitment to creating the nation’s safest work environment for its employees, subcontractors and project partners. His duties include safety training, pre-project safety planning, injury and accident management, conducting project inspections, tracking reporting compliance, safety resource hiring and placement, and overseeing injury and accident management. He will also serve on McCarthy’s Central Division leadership team to drive advancements in safety management practices.
A 16-year industry veteran, Miller has spent the majority of his construction career with McCarthy. In 2006, he was promoted to Director of Safety for MC Industrial, an independent McCarthy company.
“During his tenure at McCarthy, Steve has played an integral role in both creating and getting buy-in to a culture where safety is the most important thing we do every day,” said John Buescher, President of McCarthy’s Central Division.
Miller is a member of the St. Louis Associated General Contractors Safety and Health Committee, the Association of Union Contractors Safety and Health Committee, the American Society of Safety Engineers, and the National Safety Council. He earned the Construction Health and Safety Technician certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Miller graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in safety management from Central Missouri State University.
HOK’s St. Louis Practice Adds Three Design Professionals
John Pirtle, Nicole Schepers, LEED GA, and Allison Zuck have joined HOK’s design team in St. Louis.
In his new role as design professional, Pirtle will join the team working the Davidson County Justice Center in Nashville, Tenn. He worked previously as an architectural intern at Grojean Architects in Cape Girardeau. Pirtle recently earned his master of architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has a degree in interdisciplinary studies with a focus in construction management and interior design from Southeast Missouri State University.
Schepers will contribute her design expertise as an interior design professional focusing on urban mixed-use projects. She joins HOK from Thalden Boyd Emery Architects, where she was an interior designer. Schepers earned her degree in interior design from Maryville University.
Zuck will also support urban mixed-use projects as a design professional. She brings previous experience as an architectural intern at FGM Architects in O’Fallon, Ill. Zuck earned her master of architecture and master of business administration from Washington University in St. Louis, as well as a degree in architectural studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.