S&B James Construction Management has named Terry Mackey and Allen Purdy to vice president roles.

S&B James Construction Management has named Terry Mackey and Allen Purdy to vice president roles.

Mackey recently oversaw construction of the Armed Forces Reserve Center for the Kingsley Air National Guard. He managed construction of the Kingsley Air Traffic Control building, Kingsley flight simulator building, Jackson County Fire District No. 3 buildings, La Clinica Central Point Health Clinic, and Medford Women's Health Center.

During his 23-year career, Mackey has managed several well-known corporate projects in the Rogue Valley, including the Lithia Chrysler, Jeep Dodge dealership. He is the construction manager for the $15 million domiciliary and kitchen remodel projects at the Department of Veterans Affairs center in White City.

Purdy joins S&B James with more than 23 years in the commercial construction industry. Purdy was a senior project manager with Webcor Builders, where he worked on the recently completed $210 million seismic retrofit of the Memorial Stadium at the University of California at Berkeley.

His project credits include the $125 million, 4,196-bed California State Prison at Delano, Calif., and a $285 million, 254-bed replacement hospital for Kaiser in Vallejo, Calif. He was a senior project manager for Flintco Inc. From 2006-09, he ran his own general contracting business, and previous to that he was a senior project manager for McCarthy Building Cos. He is a South Medford High School graduate and earned a degree in construction management from California State University at Chico.


Former Medford resident Amber Henningsen Post has been named managing director of J.R. Simplot Co.'s operations in China.

Post will oversee global communication across business lines and building and maintaining strategic business relationships, both in China and across the world. She also will lead the development of in-country teams. Post joined Simplot in 2005 as vice president and treasurer at the firm's corporate office in Boise, Idaho.

Post was born in Hong Kong, and her father, grandfather and great-grandfather all had businesses in Hong Kong and Shanghai. When she was 8, Post and her parents relocated to Medford, where her mother, Flora Henningsen, still resides.

Post holds two bachelor's degrees from Oregon State University and a Master of Business Administration from Seattle University. She is a certified public accountant and a certified treasury professional, and has attended the Wharton School of Business Pension Fund and Investment Management Executive Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining the Simplot Co., she served as treasurer for Alaska Airlines in Seattle.


The William V. Deatherage Chapter of the American Inns Of Court, a national organization that promotes professionalism, civility, ethics and legal skills — primarily in the courtroom — has named its board for 2013-14: President, Tracy McGovern; vice president, Tim Gerking; secretary-treasurer, Mark Clarke; at large members, Kelly Andersen, Dom Campanella, Robert Grant, Beth Heckert, Christopher Missiaen and Justin Rosas.

The local chapter was formed in 2012 by a group of Southern Oregon lawyers and judges.


Wells Fargo Private Bank has hired G. Michael Rivera of Klamath Falls as a vice president and financial adviser.

Rivera provides financial planning services to high-net-worth clients in Medford and Klamath Falls.

Rivera was previously a financial adviser at JP Morgan Securities for three years.

He began his career as a financial adviser at Edward Jones, where he was employed four years before moving to JP Morgan Securities.

Rivera served as an executive board member for Junior Achievement for two years. He can be reached at 541-273-7376.

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