Leica Geosystems has named Valerie Richardson vice president of construction for North America. She was previously vice president of strategic marketing and customer support.

Kathy Glisson, formerly of Alamo Foam, has started her own consulting firm, EIFS and Stucco Inspections and Consulting in San Antonio. Glisson, a certified EIFS professional (eifsgirl@sbcglobal.net) will be concentrating on commercial construction inspection. She has more than 15 years experience working in the EIFS and stucco industry.