Monday, August 1, 2011

Virginia Grebbien has Been Promoted to President of Parsons Water & Infrastructure Inc.

The Sheet Metal Workers International Association has announced that Joseph Nigro will become president of the Washington, D.C.-based union, which has 150,000 members in construction and shipbuilding work, it says. Nigro's elevation from secretary-treasurer follows the July 1 retirement of Michael Sullivan, who had led the union for 12 years.

Forrester Construction Co., Rockville, Md., has named Michael A. Bednarczyk as senior vice president of project management operations. Bednarczyk joins the contractor from Clark Construction, Bethesda, Md., where he was senior vice president. Forrester ranks at No. 152 on ENR's list of the Top 400 Contractors.



John Fumosa has joined Providence, R.I.-based contractor Gilbane Building Co. as vice president and New Jersey district manager. He was vice president and general manager in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia for Turner Construction.

Sean Stewart has been named executive director of the Nevada Contractors Association, Las Vegas. His appointment follows the April 15 death of Jack Schaefer, who was 64 and had cancer. Stewart had been executive vice president and general counsel of the Southwest region for Aggregate Industries Management Inc., a Rockville, Md., materials firm.

Donnelly Mechanical Corp., New York City, has promoted Toni Tallerico to vice president of construction sales from director of estimating. Tallerico has been with the specialty contractor for 12 years.



Gareth Lifton has been named global leader for asset management of engineer-architect CH2M Hill Cos., Denver. Based in Calgary, Alberta, he had been senior principal management consultant in the company's utility management solutions practice.

Cindi Spangler has joined the Finishing Contractors Association as its Midwest vice president and safety specialist. Based in St. Louis, she was previously safety director for T.J. Wies Contracting. FCA is an association of union contractors headquartered in Bethesda, Md.

Lori Luchak has been named president of the American Composites Manufacturers Association. Luchak, who succeeds Monty Felix, is president of Miles Fiberglass & Composites, Portland, Ore., and a board member of the Arlington, Va.-based group's 850 manufacturers.

Aon Risk Solutions, an Aon Corp. unit, has named

David Langman as senior vice president in its Atlanta-based construction services group. He had been managing director and construction practice leader at Marsh and principal and chairman of Johnson & Higgins' construction group.