Wight & Company announces three hires
Expands team and adds staff to work on the UNO project.
October 30, 2012
Wight & Company, which is involved in architecture, engineering and construction solutions for the built environment, has expanded its team with the addition of three professionals, including:
- Thomas Williams, PE, AVS brings more than 30 years of experience in transportation to his new role as senior project manager at Wight. He has worked on a wide variety of projects during the course of his career for a number of high-profile organizations, including the CTA, METRA, Utah Transit Authority, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the City of Orlando, among others. Williams’ experience includes facilitation of value engineering studies for highway and transit projects, feasibility studies, interchange planning and design, and preparation of environmental documents. He is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, Project Management Institute, and Society of American Value Engineers/SAVE International. Williams holds a Bachelor’s of Science in civil engineering from Cornell University.
- Christine Dumich joins Wight’s interiors team as a senior interior designer. She is a LEED AP-CI with international experience, having worked on projects in both China and the United Arab Emirates. Before joining Wight, Dumich was an associate at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLP where she focused on corporate, institutional and government projects ranging from 5,000 to three million square feet. Earlier in her career, she held positions at Powell/Kleinschmidt, Leo A Daly Co. and Hobart Heron Architects. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in architecture from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in architecture from the University of California-Los Angeles.
- Jason Perez brings 10 years of experience as a project engineer and manager to his new role at Wight. He will be working with Wight’s UNO team on the construction of the new UNO Soccer Academy located at 5050 S. Homan in Chicago. Perez has extensive knowledge of K-12, high-rise and tenant build-out projects. He comes to Wight from Turner Construction Company, where he served in a number of roles, including project manager, project engineer and engineer/superintendent, on a wide variety of construction projects in Illinois and Toronto. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor’s of Science in electrical engineering. +