South Sound Business People

•  Korsmo Construction in Tacoma has recently hired

Sherry Eshenbaugh

as a virtual design and construction manager. She will develop building information models during construction projects. She has master’s degrees in architecture and construction engineering management, and has more than 30 years of experience.


Nicholas Dosch

has been hired at staff engineer in the Tacoma environmental remediation group of Landau Associates. He has a master’s degree from Oregon State University and bachelor’s degrees from University of Wisconsin — Madison. He previously worked for the U.S. Geological Survey on a project related to the Long Island Sound.


Lance Levine

joins Landau Associates as a senior project engineer in the Olympia geotechnical group. He has 16 years experience and has a bachelor’s degree from Montana Tech of the University of Montana. He previously worked on the Army Reserve Center geotechnical investigation at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Harrison Preparatory School in Lakewood.

The law firm of Gordon Thomas Honeywell in Tacoma has announced staff promotions.


Eric Gilman

has been named a partner with the firm and will continue to represent clients in the areas of plaintiff employment, personal injury, civil rights, business and commercial litigation.


Shelly Andrew

has also been named a partner and will continue to focus her practice on employment, commercial and real estate litigation.


Reuben Schutz

has been promoted to senior associate. He focuses on environment law and general litigation.


Abigail Caldwell,

with the firm since 2013, has also been promoted to senior associate. She works from the Seattle office of the firm in the defense litigation group focusing on construction defects, asbestos litigation and insurance defense.

Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer

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