New York-based Deborah Berke Partners has elevated eight long-time principals at the firm to the level of partner. The new partners—Noah Biklen, Stephen Brockman, Kiki Dennis, Ameet Hiremath, Rhoda Kennedy, Arthi Krishnamoorthy, Terrence Schroeder, and Caroline Wharton Ewing—have been instrumental in realizing the firm’s most significant projects and in leading the steady growth of the practice since its founding more than 30 years ago.
Engineering consulting firm Thornton Tomasetti has announced a leadership change in its executive team. With the new appointments, the firm plans to drive innovation and strengthen the organization and its delivery of services.
Offsite construction company Katerra has acquired UEB Builders, a general contractor specializing in commercial and residential projects, and Fortune-Johnson (F-J) General Contractors, a construction company specializing in multifamily residential projects.
Architecture and interior design firm Chicago Design Network has promoted Simon Paca and Brandon Simak, LEED AP, as new partners. The two join firm principals David McCarty, Deborah Winchester, and Edwin Linn.