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    Two senior project managers hired in Washington State

    February 10, 2014


    SEATTLE – Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, hired Eldon Kiel and Andy Brown as senior project managers for the Washington State Division. Kiel will be working with Howard S. Wright’s Healthcare Executive, Chris Martindale, to service clients in the Pacific Northwest. Brown will be responsible for leading preconstruction and construction projects through-out the region.

    Eldon Kiel brings over 15 years of construction industry experience to Howard S. Wright.  In his previous position, Kiel was the senior project manager for several projects in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellevue with an emphasis on biotech/healthcare. His clients include Virginia Mason Medical Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Kiel attended the University of British Columbia where he earned a BASc Degree in Civil Engineering and currently serves as a Board Member for the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, Pacific Northwest Chapter.

    Andy Brown has over 23 years working in the construction industry, 14 of which have included working for Howard S. Wright as a project manager in Guam, Portland, and Seattle. Brown is an expert in high-rise residential and mixed-use construction as well as management of construction for a high-tech client with facilities locally and nationally. Brown attended Oregon State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration/Construction Engineering Management.

     “The expertise and credentials of these two seasoned professionals will be a tremendous asset to our team and organization,” said Dan Peyovich, division president for Howard S. Wright in Washington State. “They will play a key role in our mission to continue to meet and exceed the needs of our clients and business partners.”