Ralph Gifford has been named chief operations officer of Albany, N.Y.-based A/E Einhorn Yaffee Prescott. He is based in the firm's Boston office. Joseph Galea has joined EYP's New York City office as managing principal.
Doug Parris and Bill Sanford have been made partners of Seattle-based architect NBBJ.
New York City-based A/E HLW has appointed Andrew Talbot as managing director of its London office.
Geoffrey Lisle and Henry Stellema have been named principals at architect BSA LifeStructures, Indianapolis.
WDG Architecture, PLLC, Washington, D.C., has appointed Frederick Hammann as a principal.
Atlanta-based architect Lord, Aeck & Sargent has opened a branch office in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Mark Bahr, formerly executive VP, has been named vice chairman of construction manager Barton Malow Co., Southfield, Mich.
San Francisco-based URS Corporation has expanded its planning and development practice with the acquisition of consultant Trkla, Pettigrew, Allen & Payne, Chicago.
Michael Fink has been named a VP in the civil engineering unit of A/E A. Epstein and Sons International. The company also opened an office in San Antonio.
Jerry Krusinski has been named president and CEO of Krusinski Construction Co., Oak Brook, Ill.
New principals at Detroit-based A/E Harley/Ellis are Peyman Ramin and Arthur F. Smith.
M-E Engineers Inc. of Denver has acquired Vogel Taylor Engineers, a New York City mechanical/electrical consultant.
Architect Ware Malcomb, Irvine, Calif., has appointed four new principals: Matthew Brady, Ruth Brajevich, Gary Drew and Kerri Anne Wilson.
Dennis Pieprz is the new president of A/E Sasaki Associates,Watertown, Mass.
PBM Concrete, Rochelle, Ill., has been merged into concrete precaster J.W. Peters, Burlington, Wis.