On the move at NAI, Vantage West, Ware Malcomb, Sundt, Platinum Living

Business News | 12 Jun |

NAI Horizon brings back industry veteran Mike Myrick

NAI Horizon continues to grow its Phoenix office with the hiring of industry veteran Mike Myrick, CCIM.

Myrick, who specializes in leasing and sales of office and industrial properties, returns to NAI Horizon after almost four years at Marcus & Millichap. He previously worked at NAI Horizon from 2012 to 2015.

Myrick has been involved in more than 500 million square feet of agency transactions and more than $1 billion in leasing and investment sales transactions. He currently acts in an advisory capacity to a large national financial institution and has also worked for one of the largest private equity funds.

Vantage West promotes Keysha Webb

Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, announced today the promotion of Keysha Webb to Vice President-Retail Delivery. In her new role, Webb is responsible for developing and driving a value-added service delivery model that includes Digital Banking, Member Solutions Center, Retail Sales, and Deposit Operations. These high-volume channels will focus on optimizing the Member experience through innovative technology, systems, and solutions.

Since joining Vantage West in 2011, Webb assumed key roles in various departments across the organization including Internal Audit, Branch Administration, and Digital Commerce. During each career progression in the past 8 years, she demonstrated knowledge, experience, dedication, and leadership qualities as each new position brought on greater responsibilities.

Prior to her new position, Webb as AVP-Retail Solutions successfully led the credit union’s first Digital Banking Conversion this April with outstanding results. Vantage West now has a more robust Online and Mobile platform benefiting more than 106,000 Members who are currently signed up for Digital Banking services. She also implemented a 24/7 service model for Member phone support.

Ware Malcomb announces new civil engineering manager

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Matthew Kuehn has joined the firm as Civil Engineering Manager in the Phoenix office. In this position, Kuehn is responsible for the overall growth and management of Ware Malcomb’s civil engineering services in the Phoenix office.

“Matt’s expertise in both engineering design and business management will be invaluable as we expand Ware Malcomb’s civil engineering services in Phoenix and beyond,” said Chris Strawn, Ware Malcomb Principal, Civil Engineering. “We look forward to Matt’s leadership supporting the growth of Ware Malcomb’s civil engineering services,” added Tom Jansen, Ware Malcomb Principal, Civil Engineering. Jansen and Strawn are responsible for the leadership and expansion of civil engineering services firmwide.

Ware Malcomb’s Civil Engineering team specializes in land development projects, with a focus on efficient design practices ensuring successful project outcomes. The team has worked on office, industrial, healthcare, public, institutional, retail, restaurant, mixed-use, multi-family, residential and subdivision projects.

“Matt is well-positioned to lead our expansion of civil engineering services,” said Kevin Evernham, Principal of Ware Malcomb’s Phoenix office. “His expertise and team leadership will be an excellent addition to Ware Malcomb’s architecture and interior design services in Phoenix.”

Sundt hires Josh Carmichael

Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) recently hired Josh Carmichael as its new human resources manager. He will oversee a team that provides support to the company’s operations and support groups in the areas of employee relations, employee engagement and compliance.

“We’re thrilled to have Josh join our team,” said Nicole Calamaio, Vice President of Talent Management. “His previous experience will be beneficial as his team focuses on the employee experience.”

Carmichael brings over a decade of experience in human resources to his new role. Most recently he served as a director of human resources for a heavy industrial construction company where he developed their human resources functions and team. Previously he worked in human resources at two different construction companies where he provided support to business units of over 2,500 employees and worked in recruiting, reporting and employee relations.

Carmichael holds a bachelor’s in communication studies from Sam Houston State University and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Wendy Topf Miller joins Platinum Living Realty

Platinum Living Realty, an independent luxury real estate brokerage with four offices across Arizona, announced that Wendy Topf Miller has joined their brokerage. Based out of Platinum Living Realty’s DC Ranch office in Scottsdale, Miller will have access to the brokerage’s tools and coaching to further assist her clients in achieving their real estate goals. Having lived in Scottsdale on and off since 1976, Miller has watched the Valley grow and is knowledgeable of its premier residential areas.

“We are thrilled to welcome Wendy to Platinum Living Realty,” said Michelle Macklin, co-owner of Platinum Living Realty. “Wendy’s diverse background gives her the skills and mindset to help her clients reach their real estate goals.”

“After 30 years in sales and nonprofit development, I have found my passion,” said Miller. “Joining Platinum Living Realty will allow me to grow my passion and help Valley residents buy and sell their homes and achieve their real estate dreams.”

Karla Osmun joins Platinum Living Realty

Platinum Living Realty also announced that Karla Osmun has joined their brokerage. Based out of Platinum Living Realty’s DC Ranch office in Scottsdale, Osmun brings eleven years of experience to assist those looking to buy or sell a home. Daughter of a residential real estate agent, Karla sees real estate as a life-long passion.

“We are thrilled to have Karla join Platinum Living Realty,” said Michelle Macklin, co-owner of Platinum Living Realty. “Karla has a keen eye for bringing together buyers and sellers and creating win-win deals, and she will serve our clients well.”

“I am dedicated to realizing the real estate visions of families and investors,” said Osmun. “Joining Platinum Living Realty will increase my ability to help my clients achieve their goals, I look forward to taking advantage of all the tools and resources that they provide.”

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