Darren Lee has been working with HEERY International since May of 2014 and is currently acting as the senior construction manager on the Portland Public Schools new Faubion Elementary School, scheduled for completion in the summer of 2017. Prior to working with HEERY, Darren spent 25 years as an Owner’s consultant with his own consulting firm and 10 years as a construction project manager for the State of Oregon assisting public school districts and private entities build and remodel private facilities and public educational facilities at various locations throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Jason is a senior project manager for HDR Engineering. He is a civil and structural engineer with experience in construction management transportation infrastructure. He has extensive experience leading multi-discipline teams responsible for construction of freight rail, roadway and rail bridge structures, municipal facilities, and maintenance and operations facilities.
Sarah Espinosa is a project manager for TriMet Capital Projects and Construction Division. She is a professional civil engineer with 12 years of experience on projects in the Portland and Metro areas. Her project experience spans both private development and public works with a strong background in design and a current focus on construction. Sarah has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Portland.
Nik Gervais joined Turner Construction in 2005, after he graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Civil Engineering. Prior to his engineering education Nik worked has a carpenter and land surveying technologist in British Columbia and Alberta. Nik has 17 years of experience in the construction industry, he has worked on a wide range of large, medium, and small projects throughout the entire West Coast. Highlight projects include the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego California, the Hudson’s Bay Company Flagship Store in Vancouver BC, and the Simple Bank Headquarters locally here in Portland Oregon.
From Portland, OR, Mike is a project manager for Oregon Health and Science University. In utilizing past experiences within many disciplines inclusive of heavy civil, high-tech environments, energy plants, and commercial, my commitment to excellence in construction management has promoted taking the opportunity to be further involved in improving the future generation and current professional industry by bettering myself first for those to follow in my wake.
Kallen brings over eleven years of experience in the industry to her position as project development manager for Mortenson Construction. Having joined the company in 2014, she leads the business development efforts in the Oregon and Southwest Washington marketplace. Kallen is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with customers, designers and engineers in the higher education, environmental, hospitality, municipal and corporate markets to identify and pursue new work. Trust, communication and commitment to meeting customer expectations are Kallen's most important attributes.
Tony is a project manager for Heery international with experience ranging from building remodels, new construction and major site construction - including both public and private sectors such as k-12 educational facilities, healthcare, and corporate. Tony brings a positive, solution-minded approach to projects and team relationships. His management skills improve communications between the contractors, owners and team members. Tony has worked as a management professional for 13 Years and has more than 20 years experience in the construction industry.
Seth Henderson is a principal at Urban Asset Advisors, a Portland based mixed-use, multifamily developer, where he fulfills the duties of vice president of project management. Seth brings more than twenty years of project management experience from public agency, high tech, healthcare, and multifamily residential projects, with experience as a general contractor, construction manager, owner’s representative, operations manager, and developer. A Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and Project Management Professional (PMP), Seth received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.
Andre Tolme is a principal construction manager for MWH Constructors. He currently serves as the program construction manager for the Willamette Water Supply Program, a $1.2B program serving the Tualatin Valley Water District, the City of Hillsboro, and other regional water agencies in Washington County. Andre’s past project experience includes work on water storage reservoirs and dams, wastewater treatment facilities, water and sewer pipelines, hazardous waste remediation programs, and transportation and refinery projects. He is a licensed civil engineer and his 20+ years of experience have come on projects in Oregon, Washington, and California. Andre has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.
Eric is an engineering project manager for the Port of Portland. He manages projects throughout the Port's portfolio including aviation, marine, dredge, and development projects covering a range of types and sizes. Prior to his employment with the Port, Eric worked 17 years as an engineering consultant in the transportation infrastructure industry on a variety of projects in the Pacific NW and Alaska. Eric graduated from Portland State University and the University of Washington with degrees in Civil Engineering.
Amy Fimbel brings over nine years of experience in the industry to her position as a project manager in TriMet’s Capital Projects & Construction Division. Amy joined TriMet in 2012 and played an integral part in the construction of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project which resulted in the new MAX Orange Line. Her focus has since turned to managing numerous “State of Good Repair” projects on TriMet’s existing system. Amy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Elmira College in 2005, while also winning two NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Championships. Originally hailing from British Columbia, Canada, Amy has been living in Portland, Oregon with her husband since 2007.