PEOPLE & FIRMS
Mergers and acquisitions.Graef, Anhalt, Schloemer & Associates Inc., a multidisciplined, Milwaukee-based engineering firm, has acquired Beer Gorski & Graff, a structural engineer in Chicago. Owners Paul Gorski, Howard Graff and John Dasoqi are now principals of the merged firm.
Baltimore-based Hughes Associates Inc. has acquired an interest in Industrial Loss Control, a fire engineering company based in Milan, Italy. The company also opened a New York regional office, headed by Timothy R. Collins, senior engineer and director.
Joseph R. Loring & Associates Inc., a New York City-based mechanical and electrical engineering consulting firm, is undergoing a change in ownership. Company President Ronald W. Mineo and Vice Chairman Barry L. Maltz are purchasing the firm from founder Joseph R. Loring, who continues as chairman and CEO.
BHDP Architecture has opened an office in Columbus, Ohio. Tom Sens is director of architecture.
New York City-based Kallen & Lemelson Consulting Engineers LLP opened an office in Morristown, N.J.
Up and away. Noah Long, president of Atlanta-based Rosser International Inc., has become chief executive and serves as chairman of the executive committee. Richard Little, chief engineer and board member, is chairman of the board.
Thomas F. Gunkel of Minneapolis-based general contractor M.A. Mortenson Co., is president and chief operating officer of the firm.
Todd Korte, CEO of St. Louis-based design/build and construction management firm The Korte Co., replaced Vern Eardley, who retired.
Steve Apple has been named the new chief operating officer and a board member of Seattle-based
Callison, a design services firm.
Thomas E. Goemaat has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Boston-based Shawmut Design and Construction. Shawmut's founder, former president and CEO James S. Ansara, is chairman.