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June 22, 2022



ALSC Architects of Spokane promoted Kim Phelps in the main and Sheila Boyce to the principal partner. As ALSC’s Director of Engineering Design, Phelps consistently provides leadership and mentorship to teammates, collaborates with general contractors, and creates beautiful architecture for clients. She earned her bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Idaho and is a member of AIA Spokane. She is also a graduate of the class of 2021 from Leadership Spokane.

Boyce is an experienced interior designer who focuses on serving ALSC’s healthcare customers. She brings extensive experience in the planning and design of medical and dental projects. Boyce is committed to using a collaborative approach to create cost effective creative design solutions. Her education includes California Polytechnic University (Architectural Studies) and an Associated Arts degree (Interior Design) from the Art Institute of Seattle. She is ASHE certified.


Erin Spaulding was promoted to head of communications in the Seattle office. Since joining the company, Spaulding has established her role as a corporate brand strategist and storyteller, contributing various copy, video content, social media posts and photography for several marketing campaigns, as well as digital and printed material. His achievements include videos highlighting staff for the “DCI is ME” Instagram account, The Grand promotional video, the company’s sustainability brochure and numerous internal communication platforms. She has published articles in Modern Steel Construction and STRUCTURE magazines. She is a member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services, Washington Chapter and an FAA certified drone pilot.




Holmes expands his Seattle team with three new members; Elisa Chen, Evan Speer, and Dan Bech. Chen, a senior structural engineer, joins Holmes with a decade of industry experience. She brings a wealth of knowledge in new and existing cultural work as well as skyscraper design and creative renovations/upgrades.

Speer, a structural project engineer, has a fresh take on seismic design informed by his time in Nepal. Passionate about historic preservation, adaptive reuse and renovations, he will strengthen Holmes’ existing building portfolio. Bech, Senior and Technical Manager, is moving to Seattle after more than 17 years with Holmes in San Francisco and New Zealand. With over 20 years of industry experience, his areas of expertise include existing buildings, nonlinear analysis, performance-based engineering, and code writing. Bech leads the design strategy on some of Holmes’ most complex projects.



Herrera welcomed its first outside member to its Board of Directors, Amy Marasco. With over 30 years of experience in environmental policy and management, Marasco is a nationally recognized expert, working with clients on effective strategic planning, marketing, communications and organizational redesigns. She coaches leaders from the public, private and associative sectors in the development of business and communication strategies, mergers and acquisitions and organizational and cultural transformations.

Marasco is currently president of ReThinkIt Associates, a small, women-owned management consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, communications, and organizational effectiveness. She is also known for her mentoring work with small businesses and MWBEs. Marasco co-founded and served as CEO of a 350-person IT and environmental management company. In this role, she managed multimillion-dollar U.S. federal government contracts with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Departments of Transportation, Energy, Defense, Agriculture, and Interior. She has also led high profile acquisitions, successfully negotiating the sale of a $50 million business to a Fortune 100 company. In addition to her experience as a management and organizational consultant, Marasco is the founder of The Nature Generation, a non-profit environmental organization committed to educating young people about environmental stewardship. She also served as Vice Mayor of the City of Hillsboro, Va., where she focused on award-winning infrastructure projects including pedestrian safety and transportation, drinking water, storm water and water. worn out.

Herrera also hosted Lisa Moore to the team as Director of Human Resources based in the company’s Seattle office. Moore brings 15 years of human resources experience, working with organizations in the United States and abroad to execute business strategies and meet individual needs. Throughout his career, Moore has worked in multiple industries including air conditioning, finance, government relations and technology. She brings extensive knowledge of best practices in human resources, including compensation and benefits, recruitment, onboarding and employee relations.




KPG Psomas Seattle office welcomed Sean Dolan as a transportation planner, and their Tacoma office promoted Jake Williams and Drew Halverson in management positions. Dolan earned a master’s degree in transportation planning and is a member of the Seattle Chapter of Young Transportation Professionals. He is passionate about expanding community access to safe and efficient mobility options and works on projects under the Safe Routes to School program; currently he is supporting the City of Fife with grant writing efforts.

Williams rose from project manager to head of the building services department. Along with his bachelor’s degree in construction management from Washington State University, he brings over 13 years of experience in the construction industry. He currently manages a roadway improvement project, Prune Alley Street on Orcas Island.

Halverson has been promoted to director of the marketing department after two years at KPG Psomas as a senior marketing specialist. He earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising from Marquette University in Wisconsin, and in addition to more than 20 years of professional graphic design experience, he brings a skill set for photography and videography.


Promote Tacoma-based Pacific Civil & Infrastructure Justin Sartell to the Vice President/Senior Project Manager. Sartell has over 18 years of experience in the civil construction industry, with experience ranging from the expansion of highways and airport runways, to major underground utility installations, to industrial pumping stations. water and waste water. While continuing in his project management duties, Sartell has additional leadership responsibilities, including planning for PCI’s continued growth.



Bonneville Seattle announced the new “Bump & Stacy” show, weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Seattle Sports. Michael Bumpus was a wide receiver at Washington State University before embarking on a pro career with the Seattle Seahawks and BC Lions. Bumpus spent 5 years as the head football coach at Monroe High School and now hosts the Seahawks’ pre-game, post-game and halftime shows and as an analyst for television for the PAC12 network. Stacy Rost is a native of SeaTac, Washington and a graduate of the University of Washington. She began her media career in 2014 and joined Seattle Sports as a staff writer and Seahawks Insider in 2017. She has spent the past three years as a talk show host with Seattle Sports and produced daily reports on Seahawks Insider. Seattle Sports is the flagship radio station of the Seattle Mariners and the Seattle Seahawks. Additionally, Seattle Sports programming can be heard in Spokane, Tri Cities and Yakima, Moses Lake and Wenatchee as part of the Seattle Sports Radio Network. Founded in 1964, Bonneville currently operates radio and television stations, local websites, podcasts and other digital distribution assets in six markets across the western United States. Based in Salt Lake City, Bonneville is a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, a for-profit branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Portland-based Eclypsium, an enterprise firmware security company, announced five new appointments to its leadership team with hires in research, sales and marketing. The company was also recently named a Global Infosec winner for “Best Firmware Solution” by Cyber ​​Defense magazine. The new recruits are: Richard Wajsgras, President of Federal Sales and Global Channels and Alliances; Arielle Robison, vice president of marketing; Nate Warfield, Director of Threat Research and Intelligence; Mark Finke, sales manager for North America; and Paul Asadoorian, firmware security evangelist. Eclypsium also announced the addition of Ramy Houssaini to its strategic advisory board. He brings over two decades of global leadership experience building and leading enterprise technology, cybersecurity, privacy and data management programs. Houssaini was the first global head of cyber and technology risk for BNP Paribas, where he currently serves as group chief privacy officer.

The City of Puyallup will launch its Concerts in the Park summer series on June 25 at Bradley Lake Park located at 531 31st Ave S, Puyallup. The event will feature three bands, starting at 1 p.m. See for the full concert schedule. Concerts are subject to cancellation due to weather. Movies in the Park will premiere at Bradley Lake Park at dusk on July 15, July 29, August 12 and August 26. The films are free and no ticket is required.


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