People/Firms

August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions. Architectural firms DTS Shaw Associates of Boston and Perkins & Will have merged. Perkins & Will has opened an office in Dallas with Doug Demers as principal.

Detroit-based A/E Albert Kahn Associates Inc. has formed Kahn Manufacturing Solutions Inc., which specializes in manufacturing and industrial engineering.

The San Diego-based architectural firm Austin Veum Robbins Parshalle has opened a Los Angeles office following the acquisition of Los Angeles-based Siegel Diamond Architecture.

Stein White Architects and Nelligan Architects, both of New York City, have formed Stein White Nelligan Architects LLC.

Irvine, Calif.-based Ware & Malcomb Architects Inc. has changed its name to Ware Malcomb.

Harriman Associates, an A/E firm in Auburn, Maine, has opened a Portland, Maine, office.

Roger Godwin, formerly of Godwin & Associates, has joined Gensler as managing director of its Atlanta office. Godwin & Associates is closing.

On the move. Marilyn J. Taylor is chairman of New York City-based A/E Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP and H. Guy Leibler is president. Three new partners include Thomas P. Kerwin, Mark Sarkisian and Jaime Velez.

Jeffry S. Wengroff has been named chief executive officer of Wantagh, N.Y.-based J.M. Dennis Construction Co. Corp. Stephanie A. King has joined Hart-Weidlinger as director of risk analysis for the Santa Monica, Calif.-based structural engineering division of Weidlinger Associates, headquartered in New York City.

Melinda Lyle is a principal and director of marketing of Washington, D.C.-based A/E Ai.

Lois Rosenbum has been named a principal of Albany, N.Y.-based A/E Einhorn Yaffee Prescott.

Architect Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates of New York City named Stephen Rustow and Lloyd Sigal senior associate principals.

Honolulu-based architectural firm AM Partners has named Yasuo Uesaka as principal.

David H. Gibbs, treasurer of contractor Owen-Ames-Kimball Co., is president of the Construction Financial Management Association.

John H. Tabor has joined Fort Wayne, Ind.-based SchenkelShultz Architecture as managing principal of its Charlotte office.

William J. Gilbane Jr. has been named executive vice president of Gilbane Building Co., Providence, R.I.

Charles Bateh has been named senior vice president of Vestcor Construction Services Inc. and Vestcor Structures Inc. Will Morgan is controller of developer Vestcor Cos., all in Jacksonville, Fla.

Bruce R. Clark, president and chief executive officer of Irvine, Calif.-based Leighton and Associates, has been named chairman of the California Seismic Safety Commission.

         
 

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