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Walsh Construction Co. Names Elizabeth Rinehart as New General Manager


Rinehart brings more than 18 years of industry experience

Construction Co.
(WALSH) announces that Elizabeth Rinehart has been
named as the new general manager of WALSH's Washington-based operations.
Rinehart, a 13-year employee, succeeds Bill Reid who will remain with
the company as WALSH's president for the Washington region.

With more than 18 years' experience in the construction industry,
Rinehart has established a reputation for her commitment to building
sustainable and affordable neighborhoods. Her work has helped provide
new housing and services for individuals, families and seniors across
King County.

"Elizabeth has demonstrated she is the leader that will help us expand
our ability to consistently deliver high quality and high performing
buildings in service to our clients," said Bill Reid, president of WALSH
Washington. "She not only has deep experience in sustainable
construction but also has a strong personal commitment to serving her
community, which, at WALSH, is a highly valued leadership

Rinehart has taken the lead on a number of ambitious projects, including
Sparc Apartments at the Spring District in Bellevue, the LEED Gold YWCA
Family Village at Issaquah and the award-winning Greenfire Campus, a
prominent green project in Seattle designed to LEED Platinum and Gold.
Additionally, Rinehart currently serves as WALSH's representative on the
Housing Development Consortium, working to provide affordable housing in
Seattle and King County alongside non-profit organizations in the
region. She is also involved as a member and volunteer with CREW Seattle
& Sound, NAWIC, Habitat for Humanity and the YWCA Seattle|King|Snohomish.

"I am honored to represent a company that has a legacy of building value
for our clients and our community," said Rinehart. "It's an exciting
opportunity to continue building upon the incredible foundation that the
WALSH family has created in the Puget Sound region and beyond."

Rinehart is the first woman to serve as general manager at WALSH;
however, she joins 12 other women at the company serving as department
and project managers. Of its 121 non-trade employees throughout
Washington, women make up 40 percent of department heads and project
managers and 29 percent of the total workforce. These numbers exceed
industry averages of 31 percent and 9 percent, respectively.


Walsh Construction Co. is a general contractor specializing in
affordable, mixed-use, multi-unit, special needs, senior housing and
student housing as well as building renovation and historic
preservation. The company is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and has
offices in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington.

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