Hayward Baker announces recent staff changes

  • Apr 25, 2019
  • Hanover, MD

Hayward Baker, Inc., North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, announces a number of new staff changes. 

Darrell Easterling was promoted from Structural Support Operations Manager to Structural Support General Superintendent with a focus on business in the Carolinas. In this role, he will continue to oversee Southern Region shop operations. He sits in the Greensboro office

Brian Freilich started at Hayward Baker in March 2013 as a Design Engineer and was recently promoted to Senior Engineer. Freilich brings an innovative approach to geotechnical and ground improvement design procedures, which provides a commercial advantage to the company's in-house design-build capabilities. In his new role, he will continue to be a differentiator for the company working on projects throughout the Gulf Coast region, as well as assisting with challenging projects throughout the country. Freilich is located in the Houston office and can be reached at 281-668-1870 or via email.

Cyrus Jedari joined the team as a Geotechnical Design Engineer and will focus on the design and quality of ground improvement in Florida. He has Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering with experience in large-scale project and onsite field operations. He sits in the Tampa office and can be reached at 813-884-3441 or via email.

Shawn Jungwirth transferred from Keller (Canada) to Hayward Baker, assuming the role of Business Development Manager. He sits in the Houston office where he will assist in the pursuit of ground improvement and earth retention techniques in southern Texas and Louisiana. With over 23 years of experience in civil construction and project management, he began working for Keller in 2005 and served as the Regional Manager for Southern Alberta six years before relocating to Texas. Jungwirth can be reached at 281-668-1870 or via email.

David Kirschner was promoted from Project Manager to Business Development Manager where he will focus on the Carolinas. He began his career with Hayward Baker in Greensboro in 2000 as a Drafter and has since successfully performed several roles within the company while becoming an industry expert in multiple techniques, including deep foundations and earth retention. Kirschner sits in the Greensboro office and can be reached at 336-668-0884 or via email.

Matt Redfern was promoted from Project Manager to Operations Manager. In his new role, he will oversee operations for all structural support product lines throughout California. With over 14 years of experience in heavy civil construction and project management, he has been with Hayward Baker nearly five years. He sits in the San Diego office.