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California team grows with new senior vice president

California team grows with new senior vice president

Skanska hired Robert Flory as a senior vice president/account manager for USA Building in our Oakland, Calif., office.

USA Building promotions in California, Oregon and Texas

USA Building promotions in California, Oregon and Texas

In California, Raul Rosales was promoted to vice president/account manager; in Oregon, Jeff Fisher was promoted to senior director of business development; and in Texas, Chris Hillyer was promoted to vice president of preconstruction for the state and Linh Le was promoted to preconstruction executive director for Houston.

ENR Top 20 Under 40 honorees in Oakland and Phoenix

ENR Top 20 Under 40 honorees in Oakland and Phoenix

The strength of our people can be seen in that both Oakland’s Greg Roth and Phoenix’s Kevin Connor were named to their respective Top 20 Under 40 List by ENR California and ENR Southwest. Roth and Connor – and the other winners – represent the “best of the best” in design and construction, and they were selected in part based on their industry leadership and their community involvement.

Officially opening to the public, these projects showcase our construction excellence

Officially opening to the public, these projects showcase our construction excellence

This month, these four major Skanska projects officially open to the public: Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Mass.; Fulton Street Transit Center in New York City; Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del.; and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation’s San Carlos Center near San Francisco. Together representing extraordinary craftsmanship, advances in building processes and technology, mastering extremely tough site conditions, and our teams’ ingenuity and hard work, the projects represents Skanska at our best.

To support our growth, we’ve hired and promoted leaders in California and Indiana

To support our growth, we’ve hired and promoted leaders in California and Indiana

In Los Angeles, USA Building has hired Mark Montoya and David Selna as vice presidents/account managers, and Kim Grant as vice president of operations. In Oakland, Building hired Kelly Eastman as marketing director. In Evansville, USA Civil promoted Scott Ambrose to vice president of operations.

Two key projects reach completion milestones

Two key projects reach completion milestones

Two of our key projects recently reached completion milestones: Florida Polytechnic University’s $60 million Innovation, Science and Technology Building – designed by renowned architect Santiago Calatrava – and the $163 million San Carlos Center medical clinic near San Francisco, our first true integrated project delivery undertaking.

USA Building promotes Matt Frey and Ellen Mair

USA Building promotes Matt Frey and Ellen Mair

Houston’s Matt Frey has been promoted to vice president of business development for Texas. Also, Oakland’s Ellen Mair has been promoted to a new role of director of research and analysis, in which she will be responsible for supporting and advising USA Building leadership and business development teams with market and trend analysis, surveys and strategy development.

USA Building names new regional safety, preconstruction leaders

USA Building names new regional safety, preconstruction leaders

USA Building has hired Jennifer McMullen as vice president of environment, health and safety for its western region, as well as Dale Kopnitsky as vice president of preconstruction for its Washington, D.C., metro office.

Being recognized for our safety commitment

Being recognized for our safety commitment

Skanska’s strong safety performances in both California and New Jersey have recently been recognized. In New Jersey, our vivarium project for drugmaker Merck & Co. received the Construction Users Roundtable’s Safety Excellence Award. Also in the Garden State, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development awarded our Newark Energy Center team a merit award. And in California, the Construction Employers’ Association awarded Skanska its President’s Safety Award.

Healthy side effects of health care reform

Healthy side effects of health care reform

In this op-ed piece, Jeff Lage, USA Building vice president in Oakland, discusses opportunities and changes that might impact construction and development under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).