Wilbur Smith Associates — Jimmy Mills, director of design-build programs and manager of the Mid-Atlantic Region for the Columbia, S.C.-based consulting firm, has been appointed vice president of the company. He is based in the firm’s Richmond, Va., office and is responsible for marketing and project oversight for design-build and public/private transportation projects. Mills also oversees the management of firm offices in Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
Rental Service — Kevin O’Brien has been named vice president of the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based provider of rental construction equipment’s Midwest Region. Previously, he served as controller of the region for the firm.
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly — Brian Whiston, president of the Springfield, Ill.-based engineering and project management firm, has been appointed CEO of the company. Whiston joined the firm in 1971 and was named president in 2001.
The Reusable Pallet & Container Coalition — Victoria Reinhart, the chairperson of the Ramsey County, Minn., Board of Commissioners and a member of the Twin Cities Solid Waste Management Coordinating Council, has received the 2004 Leadership Award from the Washington, D.C.-based organization. Reinhart received the award for her role in the creation of an advocacy program that urges businesses to use reusable transport packaging.