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Johnson Carlier hires two

Johnson Carlier announced Tina Bark-Roy and Kendall Chadwell have joined the company as director of client development and marketing director. Bark-Roy will be bringing a diverse background of entrepreneurship, global travel, hospitality sales and customer service to her new role. Chadwell has worked in the architecture, construction and engineering (AEC) industry for five years, focusing on strategic marketing tactics for the firm.

Together, Bark-Roy and Chadwell will be responsible for the 50-employee firm’s client retention activities, project research, pursuits and ensuring all of the companies marketing activities are led executed.

These two individuals were specifically sought out for their background and industry experience to push the company to the next level of competitiveness. Chris Johnson made the announcement saying, “ I am very excited about what these two women bring to our company. The strengths they bring position us well to  respond to the changing needs of our clients and the industry. We are very excited and optimistic about the future.“

Bark-Roy has a Bachelor of Arts degree from American University of Paris in France and is fluent in English, Spanish and French. As a former small business owner, she was responsible for customer sales and management, branding and client retention activities.

Chadwell is a graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in communications and experience with marketing for public and private market segments.

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Debbie Retterer Joins Johnson Carlier

Johnson Carlier announced today that Debbie Retterer has joined the company as director of business development. Formerly with Summit dck, Retterer’s background encompasses 18 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry — eight years specific to commercial construction.

Her responsibilities include development, coordination and implementation of a strategic marketing/business development plan and development of new and existing relationships to maintain and capture new opportunities. Debbie graduated from the University of Arizona with her bachelor’s degree in communications.

Bob Green, Brian Kleve, Matt Woodburn

Johnson Carlier Hires Three Project Managers

Johnson Carlier hired Bob Green, Brian Kleve and Matt Woodburn as project managers.

Green brings 30 years of construction industry experience, Kleve brings 14 years and Woodburn brings 23 years.

“Our ability to hire additional project managers is a positive indication that the commercial real estate industry in Arizona is expanding,” said Chris Johnson, Johnson Carlier’s CEO. “Bob, Brian and Matt bring tremendous real-world experience that will help serve our clients even better.”

Green has worked for several construction firms including McCarthy Building Companies, CORE Construction and Hunt Construction Group during his tenure.

He has been involved with the construction of a number of high-profile projects including the Arizona Center in Phoenix, Mayo Clinic, Bank One Ballpark (now known as Chase Field) in Phoenix and the Ambulatory Care Clinic addition at Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Phoenix.

Green is a member of the Project Management Institute Phoenix chapter. He earned a journeyman and construction certificate from Rio Salado College. A former Marine, Green lives in Scottsdale.

Prior to joining Johnson Carlier, Kleve served as a project manager for Sundt Construction and Wespac Construction.

Kleve has been involved with the project management of the Dial/Henkel headquarters in Scottsdale, Fountainhead Office Plaza in Tempe, Pima Emergency Communications and Operations Center in Tucson and The Mark, a six-story condo in Scottsdale.

Kleve earned a bachelor’s in construction management from Arizona State University. In addition, he earned a certificate as a professional constructor from the American Institute of Constructors and LEED accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council. Kleve lives in Phoenix.

Woodburn has worked for several construction firms including Kitchell Contractors and PCL Construction Services.

He has been involved with project management for Solana Solar Power Generating Station in Gila Bend, Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Bachmann Springs (master planned community) in Tombstone. and the University of Denver Performing Arts Center.

Woodburn earned a bachelor’s in construction management from Northern Arizona University. In addition, he earned a certificate as a professional constructor from the American Institute of Constructors and LEED accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council. He lives in Surprise.



Anthony Jeffers

Johnson Carlier Promotes Senior Project Manager to Vice President

Johnson Carlier promoted Anthony Jeffers to vice president of project development. He formerly served as senior project manager. As vice president of project development, Jeffers is focusing on growing key market sectors.

During his 23 years in the construction and architectural industry, Jeffers has served on teams managing projects for a broad range of industries overseeing $150M in the construction of schools, 35 auto dealerships in Metror Phoenix and Las Vegas, as well as correctional facilities such as the San Tan Justice Courts in Chandler.

“Anthony Jeffers brings the type of expertise that develops from years of hands-on experience. He also brings a construction background in a variety of projects that serve our clients well,” said Chris Johnson, CEO of Johnson Carlier. “In addition, Anthony is a thoughtful strategist. He’s mapping key growth markets for the company that will propel us throughout this decade.”

Prior to Johnson Carlier, Jeffers served as a senior project manager at Adolfson & Peterson Construction where he was responsible for the simultaneous construction of eight Target stores valued at about $50M.

He also successfully delivered fast-track projects. In 90 days, Jeffers helped oversee the $7M construction of six charter school buildings – at two different East Valley sites – for the American Leadership Academy.

“I am excited to take on this new leadership role at Johnson Carlier. The company is quickly driving forward and poised for growth in key markets,” Jeffers said. “Johnson Carlier’s history as a family-operated business in the Valley for more than 90 years and its unique focus on the client’s needs makes it a rewarding place to work.”

Jeffers is involved with the Arizona Builders’ Alliance and graduated from the organization’s leadership development forum. He has also been active with Valley Partnership and NAIOP.

Jeffers is one of the technical qualifying parties for the firm’s contractor license in Nevada and Utah. The firm also is licensed in Arizona, Colorado and Texas.

Jeffers earned a bachelor’s in business management from the University of Phoenix and a master’s in construction management from Arizona State University. He is fluent in Danish after living in Denmark for two years to serve a church mission.

Jeffers and his family live in Gilbert.

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Johnson Carlier Names Moyers and Jay to Team

Johnson Carlier announced that Ray Moyers and Rick Jay have joined the company as Senior Superintendents. The two bring 55 years of experience to the family-owned construction firm that has been building Arizona since 1921.

They will each be responsible for the supervision of field construction, performance of subcontractors, verification of shop drawings, quality assurance as well as owner and subcontractor communications.

They will also assist in the planning and scheduling of all construction, update construction progress reports, monitor quality control, safety programs and coordinate all other activities at the job site.

“Our strength at Johnson Carlier is our supervisors and their focus on every aspect of what happens in the field,” said Chris Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Johnson Carlier. “Rick and Raymond bring a wealth of experience and expertise to our team and provide our clients with the highest customer service that ensures safety and timely project completion.”

In a career spanning 25 years, Moyers has deep experience in a range of construction projects including commercial, charter schools, hotel and high-end custom homes.

Jay is affiliated with the U.S. Green Building Council, Arizona Builders’ Alliance and Associated General Contractors of America.

For more information on Johnson Carlier, visit their website at www.johnsoncarlier.com.

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Johnson Carlier Hires 3 Construction Superintendents, Marketing Coordinator

Tempe-based Johnson Carlier, Inc. has hired three construction superintendents and a marketing coordinator to accommodate business growth as the economy improves.

The new hires are a continuation of the company’s expansion activities that began last year with the addition of five new team members. “We are encouraged by what we see and hear from our development clients,” said Chris Johnson, Johnson Carlier CEO. “As their businesses grow, so does ours. Our desire is to continue building our team with seasoned professionals who will help lead us into the next cycle of economic prosperity.”

Charles Hawk II comes to Johnson Carlier with more than 30 years of construction management experience spanning four states. He joins the company from Exxel Pacific in Seattle, where he held the position of senior superintendent. He also has served in supervisory roles for construction companies in Arizona, Illinois and Georgia. Hawk holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Arizona State University, as well as numerous licenses and professional certificates. He is a charter member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

Angel M. Valledor brings 26 years of construction management experience to the Johnson Carlier team, and has overseen a number of high-profile transportation, hotel/casino, high-rise residential and retail projects throughout his career. Prior to joining Johnson Carlier, he was a superintendent with The Weitz Company in Phoenix, where he managed several sections of guide way construction for the Sky Train project at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Valledor earned a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering technology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.J.

Shane Boswell is a 10-year veteran of the construction industry who has supervised and built numerous commercial and luxury residential projects throughout metro Phoenix. Most recently, he was a superintendent for Smith Construction Management LLC (formerly Swisher Construction Company Inc.) in Glendale, where he oversaw scheduling, subcontractor coordination, quality control and assurance, and project safety, among other job duties.

Nicole Roy is Johnson Carlier’s new marketing coordinator. She joins the company from Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. in Phoenix, where she held a similar position. She also spent two years with a local creative agency after graduating from ASU with a bachelor’s degree in global business and management.

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Best Education Project 2011

Sedona-Oak Creek Red Rock High School Performing Arts Center

Sedona-Oak Creek Red Rock High School Performing Arts CenterDeveloper: Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District
McCarthy Building Companies
23,000 SF
995 Upper Red Rock Loop Rd., Sedona
August 2010

Red Rock High School’s new Performing Art Center combines sustainable building strategies and state-of-the-art technology for students and the community, while embracing the character of Sedona-Oak Creek. The arts center is the final portion of the construction and renovation project initiated by the school district and the community to expand educational and cultural resources. The 750-seat performance hall is on target to earn LEED Gold status. The project also includes a 850 KW solar component, which is among the largest school-related solar plants in the Southwest. The project also features the use of natural light, including large windows and skylights.

Honorable Mention: Mesa Community College Red Mountain Campus

Honorable Mention: Mesa Community College Red Mountain CampusNew Saguaro Building and Palo Verde Renovation

Developer: Maricopa Community Colleges
Johnson Carlier
36,995 SF
7110 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa
August 2010