Past ACI President Ellis heads Pankow Foundation

Sources: Charles Pankow Foundation, Vancouver, Wash.; CP staff

The Charles Pankow Foundation, a leading benefactor for research advancing cast-in-place or precast concrete engineering and practice, has appointed Anne Ellis, P.E., FACI, F.ASCE, as executive director. Founder of Ellis Global and past American Concrete Institute president, she previous served as a special advisor to the Foundation Board to rally support for collaborative innovation in architecture, engineering and construction. 

Ellis succeeds Mark Perniconi, P.E., who is pursuing other opportunities. “We’re grateful for Mark’s deep contributions to the Foundation,” says Board President Richard Kunnath, P.E., crediting him especially with building “many strong and vital coalitions throughout our industry to further the Foundation’s mission.”