M/E Insider: Recent New Hires and Promotions
January 25, 2007

By Staff
Appeared in Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Syska Hennessy Group, Los Angeles, named Ann Banning-Wright, LEED® AP, managing director of its Los Angeles office. In her new position, she will oversee more than 160 employees. Banning-Wright also serves as the firm’s chief strategy officer, and serves as a member of Syska Hennessy’s Management Advisory Council. The firm also announced the formation of a Green Critical Facilities Committee. The committee plans to incorporate sustainability and environmental awareness within data centers without sacrificing reliability. Members include: Cyrus Izzo, P.E., SVP and director of the National Critical Facilities Group; Terry Rodgers, CPE, ASHRAE TC9.9, committee chair of the National Commissioning Group; David Callan, P.E., LEED AP, vice president of Sustainable Design and High Performance Building Technology Group; Christopher Johnston, P.E. , vice president and Syska chief engineer for critical facilities; Steve Escalante, P.E., critical facilities, west; Jeffery Kirchner, P.E., technology design group; Patricia Pearson, critical facilities, southeast; Carlos Petty, P.E., critical facilities, northeast; Vali Sorell, P.E., ASHRAE TC9.9, critical facilities, southeast; Whitney Stone, P.E., LEED AP, critical facilities, west; Carol Walker, corporate strategic planning, marketing and communications.