Nahle as transportation, aviation principal
Stantec recently hired Andy Nahle to serve as a principal in its transportation practice and lead of its California aviation services.
Bringing nearly 27 years of industry experience to the position – including 20 years with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration – Nahle will be focused on further developing a regional presence with the company’s established aviation sector niche.
Based from Stantec’s Los Angeles office, Nahle will identify business development opportunities throughout California to support the aviation industry in the construction management, project management and engineering disciplines.
Nahle has served with National Association of Air Traffic Controllers as the organization’s president and National Legislative Committee Chairman. Additionally, he has served as chairman for the Air Transport Technical Group for the American Society of Civil Engineers, Los Angeles Section.
HOK in Los Angeles adds Seeger, promotes Bruce
Chuck Seeger has joined the Los Angeles office of HOK office as vice president and director of planning and landscape architecture. Seeger will lead the master planning, urban design and landscape architecture practice at HOK Los Angeles and will work across HOK’s 23 offices, including overseas locations.
With more than 25 years of experience in master planning and urban design in the corporate, institutional, retail/entertainment/mixed-use and community planning markets, Seeger’s responsibilities at HOK Los Angeles will include cultivating new business relationships, managing current clients, coordinating community outreach efforts and gaining approvals for entitlements.
Meanwhile, HOK reports that James R. Bruce, Jr., vice president and senior aviation planner, has been promoted to regional leader, aviation and transportation. In his new position, Bruce will serve as the aviation and transportation sector leader in Los Angeles, overseeing HOK’s diverse portfolio of ongoing projects, including the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center and the 12-year modernization of the Honolulu International Airport.
T.Y. Lin hires Cornell as associate vp and aviation director
T.Y. Lin International has named Steven B. Cornell , P.E., associate vice president and west region aviation director.
Cornell, who will be based in San Diego, is responsible for TYLI’s aviation line of business in the West. The aviation LOB provides complete planning, design and project management services for aviation facilities that range in size from major international air carrier airports to regional airports and general aviation facilities.
Cornell brings over 26 years of engineering knowledge and extensive aviation industry expertise to TYLI. He joins the company from the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, where he was most recently the director in charge of the $1.0 billion Terminal Development Program. Prior to his position with SDCRAA, he worked as an aviation consultant, providing planning, design, program, and construction management services for private, public, and military airport clients at facilities around the world.
Gafcon promotes Duveen
Construction management and consulting firm Gafcon Inc. has promoted Robin Duveen , a 20-year construction industry veteran, to vice president of operations.
Duveen, who has been with Gafcon for 13 years, has served as project executive for Gafcon’s Irvine office as well as division manager for Gafcon’s Los Angeles office. He also served as Gafcon’s program manager for the $335-million Sweetwater Union High School District bond program.
Based in Gafcon’s downtown San Diego headquarters, Duveen will manage operations within Gafcon’s corporate office, branch offices and project sites.