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    Howard S. Wright Announces Seattle Leadership Promotions

    August 13, 2018

    SEATTLE – Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, has announced the Seattle promotions of Paul Snorsky to senior vice president, business unit leader and Jim Rowley to senior vice president of operations. The leadership updates support the company’s continued focus on innovation, operational excellence and talent investment.
    A Howard S. Wright veteran since 1996, Snorsky is the business unit leader for major projects. Some of his notable projects include the REI headquarters, Rollin Street Flats, Cornish College of the Arts Commons, and Washington State DES. Snorsky will maintain his business unit leadership responsibilities in his new role as senior vice president.
    Rowley joined Howard S. Wright in 2006 as a senior project manager. His long project resume includes several PACCAR and Microsoft projects, and the Providence Hospital in Olympia, Wash. Rowley serves as the Washington representative for the company’s national operations training team and is leading the local effort to bring technical operations training and oversight to the team.
    Howard S. Wright also announces the promotion of additional Seattle leaders:
    Eldon Kiel has been promoted to vice president of preconstruction. Kiel joined Howard S. Wright in 2014, previously serving as senior project manager and preconstruction director. Kiel has 20 years of experience and proven relationships with clients and partners. His responsibilities include directing and supervising all activities related to preconstruction, including conceptual estimates, bid estimates, and deliverables.
    Nancy Dean has been promoted to vice president of risk management for the Northwest. She has been with the company since 2006. In her role, Dean is responsible for risk management throughout the Northwest along with supporting the leadership and project pursuit teams.
    Doug Schumacher has been promoted to vice president. Schumacher started with Howard S. Wright in 2013 as a senior project manager, working in Portland, Ore. on the largest Intel project in the company’s history. In September 2014, he moved to Seattle where he has been a valuable member of the leadership team, while also leading tool and equipment operations for the Northwest.
    Matt Lambert has been promoted to vice president after joining us in 2004 as a project engineer. Lambert has served the Washington team as a project executive since 2013. His project experience is diversified between private and public work. Currently, Lambert is leading one of the company’s most significant corporate campus projects to date.