People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

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

Danyelle Williams joins Kwame Building Group as Human Resources Manager

Danyelle Williams
Danyelle Williams

Danyelle Williams has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as human resources manager. She is responsible for hiring, employee benefits, and managing the firm’s 401K and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Williams holds a Master of Business Administration from Webster University and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from Alabama A&M University of Huntsville, Alabama.

Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) is one of the nation’s top 15 pure construction management firms, dedicating 100 percent of its resources to project management services.

Nicholas Wester
Nicholas Wester

Nicholas Wester Joins HOK’s St. Louis Office as Landscape Design Professional

Nicholas Wester has joined HOK as a landscape design professional in St. Louis. Wester will be an integral part of the landscape architecture group and joins the project team working on the Davidson County Justice Center project in Nashville, Tenn.

Wester earned his degree in landscape architecture from Texas Tech University and his masters in landscape architecture from Texas A&M University. He was a 2016 recipient of the ASLA Student Merit Award at Texas A&M. Nicholas Wester is a resident of downtown St. Louis, MO. HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.

June 10. 2016

Spellman Brady Hires Robyn Gaynor 

Robyn Gaynor
Robyn Gaynor

Spellman Brady and Company is pleased to announce that Robyn Gaynor has joined its design firm as a Director of Contract Markets. Ms. Gaynor is responsible for client development and project management for the higher education, healthcare and hospitality markets.

Ms. Gaynor attended Southeast Missouri State University where she graduated with an Interior Design degree and minor in Interior Architecture. She brings 18 years of interior design experience to her position and has a proven track-record for managing multiple clients within the higher education, healthcare and hospitality markets. Spellman Brady & Company is a St. Louis–based interior design firm specializing in Healthcare, Higher Education and Senior Living environments.

Barry Oliver joins Hastings+Chivetta Architects as Contract Administrator

Barry Oliver
Barry Oliver

Barry Oliver, AIA, has joined Hastings+Chivetta Architects as a contract administrator. In his role, Barry will assist with the quality control review process and representing clients’ interests during construction. Barry has developed a thorough knowledge of specifications, building codes and construction contracts as well as the design and construction process through his work as a contract administrator, architect and project manager for over 33 years. His experience provides him with the ability to lead project teams from the bidding stage of a project to completion. He is currently working on Cor Jesu Academy’s student commons and performance gym and Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School’s new natatorium and stadium.

Barry earned a Bachelor of design and a Master of Arts in architecture from the University of Florida. HASTINGS+CHIVETTA ARCHITECTS, INC. provides architectural planning and design services to clients throughout the United States.

June 3, 2016

Bryan Herberg Joins McGrath As Project Engineer/Estimator

Bryan Herberg
Bryan Herberg

Bryan Herberg of Kirkwood, MO, has joined McGrath & Associates as a project engineer/estimator responsible for estimating, project scope development, subcontractor coordination and scheduling. Herberg has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Missouri-St. Louis/Washington University. He has six years of experience in mechanical contracting with a specialization in process piping installation.

McGrath & Associates is a 100 percent employee-owned general contractor and construction management firm

Mosby Building Arts New Hires and Expansions

The St. Louis remodeling firm hires a new Consultant, Administrative Assistant and Production Assistant, and expands customer service

Mosby Building Arts is pleased to announce the addition of Courtney Kinsella as Production Assistant, Morgen Nelson as Administrative Assistant, and Kyle Slaughter as Home Consultant. In addition, the customer service roles of Noël Powers and Todd Bachman have expanded in scope and title to Client Experience Coordinators.

Courtney Kinsella has a Bachelor’s of Liberal Studies and in her role as Production Assistant works with Mosby Production Managers to keep track of project hours and billings.

Morgen Nelson has a B.A. in Psychology and in her role as Administrative Assistant, she help the company run smoothly, internally, and serves as the external first point of contact as receptionist.

Kyle Slaughter has nearly a decade of experience in real estate and insurance renovation that he brings to his role as a Home Consultant. He works with homeowners to analyze and enact their best home improvement options.

With a title change to Client Experience Coordinators, Noël Powers and Todd Bachmann have assumed a broader range of customer service duties. From initial client intake to social media, events, client surveys and weekly service check-ins, they keep Mosby’s homeowners updated, engaged and satisfied throughout the entire remodeling process.

Mosby Building Arts continues to expand in all areas. For other open positions at Mosby Building Arts,visit their Careers page.


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