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NewsMakers Belechak Named COO at dck Worldwide dck Worldwide, parent company of dck pacific construction, has named Joe Belechak as its first chief operating officer. Belechak joined dck in October 2012. As COO, he will have complete responsibility for all company operations and will continue working across dck to increase its ability to deliver operational excellence and value to dck customers. “I have enjoyed becoming a part of the dck team, learning and working with the organization,” Belechak says, “and I see great possibilities for additional growth and success in our future. It is an honor to be part of the dck team and the achievement of excellence.” Previously, Belechak was senior vice president of nuclear fuels for Westinghouse Electric Company and served as the company’s vice president of strategy. He currently resides in the Pittsburgh area with his wife and children. Nordic PCL’s Stinson Honored Josh Stinson, special projects manager at Nordic PCL Construction Inc., has been named to the “Top 20 Under 40 in 2013” by Engineering News Record California. The annual competition cel- ebrates young professionals in California and Hawaii who embody construction excellence, leadership, career progress and community involvement, while creating landmark projects in their regions. “Josh’s selection to this prestigious list comes as no surprise,” said Glen Kaneshige, Nordic PCL president. “His willingness to support and develop his staff with the resources necessary to ensure their success combined with his attitude of doing whatever it takes to exceed the client’s expectations are key to his success.” Stinson joined PCL in 2005 as a preconstruction manager and formed Nordic PCL’s Special Projects Division in 2008, which he has expanded into a nearly $40 million department. The division caters to clients with general contracting needs who require the capabilities, resources and financial stability of a large contractor, but also seek the personal attention of a smaller company. Stinson’s projects include The Queen’s Medical Center, Four Seasons Resort in Hualalai, Royal Hawaiian Center, JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa and Hawaiian Airlines Ticket Lobby and Crew Center. Hughes Promotes Vanderboom Nicholas “Nick” D. Vanderboom has been promoted to senior vice president of develop- ment at The Howard Hughes Corporation. Vanderboom and his team will continue to focus on such developments as the transformation of the 60 acre Ward Centers to Ward Village and the recently announced luxury condominiums, ONE Ala Moana. Vanderboom, who was a tight end on two national championship football teams at USC, previously was vice president of development. Prior to joining the company in 2010, he served as vice president of development for TPMC California. As an independent real estate consultant, he worked with Forest City Enterprises on mixed use development projects in California, Nevada, Texas and Hawaii. AEP Span Names Isle Rep Tim DelMonte has been named by AEP Span as outside sales representative for the Hawaii and Southern California regions. He will focus on sales and technical support of building construction customers ranging from contractors to fabricators to erectors, covering a wide range of end-use applications. AEP Span, a division of ASC Profiles, a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueScope Steel, manufacturers architectural metal roof and siding products. April’s ‘Sweepsteaks’ Winner Lynnette Langsi, who works for Frank Coluccio Construction Co. in Campbell Industrial Park, was perusing Building Industry and came across the photo of the magazine’s monthly “Sweepsteaks” winner. “She looked so happy,” says Langsi, “so I thought, ‘Why not give it a try?’ ” Langsi, of Kapolei, immediately went online and entered her name into the monthly drawing—and won! The prize: a $100 gift card to Hy’s Steak House. The contest continues in the June issue of Building Industry. To enter go to | 49

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Industry Magazine - May 2013

Military Tribute
HVAC Variable Systems
Makai Ocean to install turbine generator
Guam dock repairs complet
Maui crews get sealcoat training
Edith Kanakaole Stadium ready for actio
Ness Turf Equipment opens doors in Kapolei
Spotlight On Success: Kapiolani Medical Center parking garage
Concept To Completion: Kahuku Hauoli Hale
Hot Topic, with Karin Holma Insurance?
Contracts Awarded
Low Bids
Best Practices: You’ve Got the Job … Now What?
New Products

Building Industry Magazine - May 2013