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AGC Houston Welcomes Back Tamara Hancock
AGC Houston welcomed back Tamara Hancock in September
2015, after having left the chapter in December 2012. As Executive
Administrator, Tamara supports CEO/President Jerry Nevlud, with
a focus on chapter governance, government affairs and diversity,
and supporting industry liaison groups such as the AIA/AGC Joint
Committee and the AGC/CEFPI Task Force. Tamara is also responsible for the chapter's market data research and development.
She brings 15 years of prior AGC Houston experience, including
a diverse background in association management. Welcome back!
Balfour Beatty Construction
In September, Balfour Beatty Construction announced the
promotions of the following employees:
rahul Dutta to Operations Director for the Houston office. A
14-year Balfour Beatty Construction employee, Dutta brings invaluable experience in executing successful projects, ensuring operational
excellence and delivering value-based solutions for all stakeholders.
Lee Gibson to Senior Project Manager for the Houston office.
Gibson has been with the company for 15 years and specializes in
K-12 construction. In his new role, he will serve as the senior point
of contact for our education projects.
Charlie Newton to Assistant Project Manager in the Houston
office. Charlie has been in the construction industry for four years
and previously served as a Senior Project Engineer.
David Ladewig to Business Development Manager. In addition
to enhancing the company's brand in Houston, David will help drive
development of the commercial, education, healthcare, aviation,
municipal and multifamily markets.
Welcomes C. J. Waller, Jr.
Cherry Companies welcomed
C. J. Waller, Jr. to its team.
Formerly President and CEO
of L&W Excavators, Waller is
Houston native and graduate
of the University of Houston in
Tellepsen's Bill Peel Honored
as Outstanding Alumnus of
Texas A&M's College of Architecture
William L. "Bill" Peel, Jr., Executive Vice President and
Chief Development Officer at Tellepsen, was honored as an
Outstanding Alumnus of Texas A&M's College of Architecture
on October 23, 2015.
Less than one percent of the college's 15,000-plus former
students have been recognized as outstanding alumni, the highest honor bestowed by the college to former students. Among
Peel's major successes are the $700 million redevelopment and
expansion of Memorial City and a $247 million merger of two
leading healthcare design/
construction and development companies.
These are two of the
many successful projects
Peel has led as an executive and senior manager
in a wide range of organizations, including international design/engineering
firms, management consulting, real estate investment
and development compa- William L. Peel, Jr., right, receives the
College of Architecture at Texas A&M
nies, during his four-decade University Outstanding Alumni Award from
Dean Jorge Vanegas on October 23, 2015.
Peel graduated from the university in 1974.
Balfour Beatty Construction's 10th Annual Night of Comedy Raises $76,000 for Charities
Balfour Beatty Construction comedians performed to a packed house on
September 22 and 23, 2015 at the Improv Comedy Showcase and Restaurant,
raising more than $76,000 in proceeds to benefit the Memorial Hermann Medical
Missions and the Faith in Practice charitable organizations.
This was the 10th year of the Night of Comedy, which features team members performing standup comedy routines. This unique event originated in
2005-as the brainchild of Senior Project Manager Patrick Stuart Stanley-and
has cumulatively raised more than $1,000,000 for charity. The North Texas
division also hosted its Night of Comedy on August 6, for the fifth year in a
row, raising $21,000 for local charities in the Dallas area. Photos courtesy of
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Cornerstone - Winter 2015
From the Chairman of the Board, Bill Scott, III
Meet Your New Board of Directors
Upskill Houston: The nation’s first business-led, community-wide, integrated effort to increase the “middle skills” workforce.
Berger Iron Works Receives AIA Houston Artisan of the Year Design Award
Great Apes Return to Houston: W. S. Bellows Construction Corp. takes on a unique journey to create the Houston Zoo’s African Gorilla Forest
Target Budget Design: Providing Value with Cost Certainty
Index of Advertisers/Advertiser.com
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