Woolpert Construction Services LLC (WCS), Columbus, Ohio, named Robert Compton, PE, as its new president. Compton leads Woolpert's Columbus office and is responsible for developing the firm's national and international clientele. He brings more than 30 years of commercial and infrastructure construction experience to the firm and has extensive experience in conceptual design, estimating, feasibility, project analysis and management.
Also, Topcon announced several key promotions. Peter Wallace, former national sales manager of survey, was promoted to director of survey sales. Murray Lodge, former national sales manager of construction, assumed the position of director of construction sales. Steve Briggs, previously in the product group as senior manager for institutional accounts, moved to the sales department as networks and OEM sales manager.
Greenhorne & O'Mara Inc. (G&O), Laurel, Md., appointed Hugh H. Hughes, RLS, LS, as project director of surveys. Working from the Fairfax, Va. office, Hughes oversees survey projects and operations in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for private sector and federal, state and local government clients.