Dennis Dunne, 1936-2010

Dennis Dunne, a pioneer of California’s prison building program in the 1980s, died Feb. 12, 2010. The San Francisco native was 74.

Oldcastle Veterans Move Up Company Ladder

Precast concrete manufacturer Oldcastle promoted Daniel Nyce and Doug Bruhns.

James W. Brown

Southern Folger Detention Equipment Co. hired James W. Brown as director of sales and marketing. Brown, who previously worked at Norment Security Group, has 18 year’s experience in the detention industry.

Ed McGee

Louisiana-based precast concrete manufacturer Fibrebond Corp. hired Ed McGee as business development manager. McGee, who brings 23 years of correctional industry experience to his new position, will work out of the firm’s headquarters in Minden.

Tom Fitzwater

Management & Training Corp., a private correctional and detention facility operator and programming services provider based in Centerville, Utah, named Tom Fitzwater Northeast regional vice president. Fitzwater, a 30-year veteran of the company, will oversee the management of seven of MTC’s Job Corps residential education and career program centers in Delaware, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania. 

Jose Lara Gomez

Mechanical engineer Jose Lara Gomez, EIT, LEED AP, and electrical engineer Manuel Mollinedo, PE, transferred from AECOM’s Coral Gables office in Florida to the Virginia Beach office.

Larry Hartman

Larry Hartman, AIA, vice president at HDR Architecture Inc., was appointed to the American Corrections Association Facility Design Committee. Hartman has more than 20 years of experience in the justice market and is also chair for the AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice national conference.

William Echols, Jr.

Detention equipment manufacturer and hollow metal fabricator Trussbilt, hired C. William Echols, Jr., AIA, as regional marketing manager. Echols, formerly managing principal with architectural firm Durrant and senior vice president of Facility Group, will lead marketing efforts in the Southeastern region of the United States.

Peter Bachmann

JCJ Architecture hired Peter Bachmann, AIA, to serve as studio director at the firm’s New York office. Bachmann has more than 20 years of experience.

Doug Boyd

HMN Architects, a full-service architecture and interior design firm headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., hired Doug Boyd as associate principal for its justice practice. Boyd, former chief architect for the state of Missouri, has extensive experience across all project phases in the construction of jails, state prisons and mental health facilities.