March 2006 Virginia Engineers On The Move
Bury+Partners recently announced the following promotions in their Fairfax Office:
Tom Pickering, P.E., Director of Engineering for the firmâ€™s Fairfax office, has been named a principal in the firm. Mr. Pickering has a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at North Dartmouth. He has over 20 years of experience in civil engineering, with particular expertise in the retail and land development sectors.
Bury+Partners is also pleased to announce the naming of George Clausen, L.S.I.T, D.P.E., as an Associate in the firm. He has worked in the Northern Virginia area for over 20 years on numerous civil and survey projects. An experienced senior project manager, he oversees multiple projects for clients in both the public and private sectors.
Whitman, Requardt and Associates, LLP (WR&A) is pleased to announce the following promotions:
William J. Spyhalski, P.E. has been promoted to the level of Associate with the firm. He is responsible for the management and technical leadership of the Richmond office bridge and structure design staff. Mr. Spyhalski has over 21 years of experience in repair, rehabilitation, widening and new bridge design. He received his M. S. degree in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University and his B. S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky.
J. Andrew Landrum, P.E. has been promoted to the level of Associate with the firm. He manages the firmâ€™s office in Newport News. Mr. Landrum has over 30 years of experience on a wide range of civil and environmental engineering projects. He received his undergraduate and masters degrees from Old Dominion University.
WR&A is pleased to welcome Karl Kratzer as the Environmental Manager to the Richmond office. Mr. Kratzer brings over 20 years of NEPA compliance and documentation of environmental impacts as they relate to transportation facilities and commercial developments. He received his B. S. degree in Biology from Mary Washington College.
The Engineering Groupe, Inc., congratulates Billy Flynn and Ben Broker on their recent certifications as Licensed Land Surveyors in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Mr. Flynn, who works out of the companyâ€™s Woodbridge Headquarters office as a Project Manager, has been with The Engineering Groupe, Inc. since its inception 15 years ago. With over 17 years of practical experience in the fields of surveying and engineering, his technical expertise encompasses surveying, road design, water design, sanitary sewer design, site grading, stormwater management, erosion & sediment control and the use of computer-aided design and drafting systems, including AUTOCAD.
Mr. Broker, also based out of the Woodbridge Headquarters office working as a Senior Survey Computor, has over 21 years of surveying experience. He has been associated with The Engineering Groupe for the past seven years.
The Engineering Groupe would also like to welcome Mike Webb, P.E., who recently joined the company as a Project Manager. Mr. Webb brings 30 years experience in land development and municipal utility infrastructure including specifications and estimates for roadway improvements, storm drains, water systems, water wells, pump stations, water storage tanks, and sewer systems to the firm. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and has been registered as a Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia since 1981.
Hayes, Seay, Mattern and Mattern, Inc. (HSMM) announces that David G. Weatherly, P.E., electrical department head, and Georgana L. Turner, electrical design technician, have become Lighting Certified through the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions, a non-profit organization founded in 1991 to serve and protect the well-being of the public through effective and efficient lighting practice. Mr. Weatherly and Ms. Turner successfully completed the LC program and exam, which demonstrates to clients an acquired knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply lighting principles and techniques successfully.
Larry McKee, P.E., senior electrical engineer with HSMM, has become Lighting Certified through the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions. Mr. McKee successfully completed the LC program and exam.
HSMM announces that Joseph E. Caldwell, CPD recently received certification as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mr. Caldwell, assistant mechanical department head, earned his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University and received his Certified Plumbing Designer certification in 2004. During his 10-year association with HSMMâ€™s Roanoke regional office, he has designed plumbing and fire protection systems for a wide range of new and renovation projects.
HSMM announces the assignment of John H. Spyhalski, P.E., DBIA as Market Director for the Industry and Technology market segment. His in-depth knowledge of the fast-paced approach to design-build processes, along with over 20 years experience, make him uniquely qualified to lead the market segment. Mr. Spyhalski has a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky.
Mr. Spyhalski succeeds Fred L. (Ted) Petoskey, Jr., P.E., DBIA, who is retiring from HSMM after 20 years of service and 40 years in the engineering profession. He specialized in the planning, design, and construction of industrial and high technology facilities; he most recently served as Corporate Director of Design-Build. Mr. Petoskey, a senior vice president and director of the firm, joined the firm in 1985.
HSMM also announces the new assignment of Kristine S. Barker, CID as Interiors Studio Lead for its Virginia Beach office. Ms. Barkerâ€™s responsibilities include providing leadership for client development and service activities, as well as advancing the technical expertise of the studio to engage and impact marketplace, practice, and business initiatives. A graduate of Auburn University, she earned a Bachelor of Interior Design degree.
HSMM announces two new additions to its recently opened Hickory, NC office. Scott Bell, P.E., PLS, and Amy Icenhour Douglas have joined the staff as design engineers.
Mr. Bell received his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has extensive experience with civil engineering for residential, commercial, and institutional projects.
Ms. Douglas has recently completed an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she also received her B.S. degree in Geology.
Dewberry has announced several promotions of senior staff located in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area:
Raymond Holdener, P.E., a senior associate with Dewberry affiliate TOLK, Inc. in Fairfax, has recently been named vice president. Mr. Holdener has been with the firm for more than 20 years, and has extensive experience in the design and project management of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire/life-safety systems.
Rick Ritner, P.E., a mechanical engineer with TOLK, Inc., has been named vice president. Mr. Ritner has more than 25 years experience as a professional engineer and contractor. He has been responsible for the design and management of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire/life safety systems for numerous new construction projects as well as renovation and tenant improvement projects.
Kevin McNiff, P.E., LEEDâ„¢ AP, a project manager with TOLK, Inc., has recently been named senior associate. Mr. McNiff has more than 13 years experience in the commercial engineering field and has been responsible for both the management and design of millions of square feet of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
Eric Parlet, P.E., an electrical engineer with TOLK, Inc., has been named senior associate. Mr. Parlet has more than 20 years experience in electrical engineering for a variety of corporate, commercial, institutional, and government facilities.
Richard A. Riviere, a senior construction inspector in Fairfax, has been named senior associate. Mr. Riviere has more than 21 years of construction administration experience and has worked on several of the Washington regionâ€™s largest transportation infrastructure improvement initiatives.
Grant M. Smith, P.E., CFM, an associate and department manager with Dewberryâ€™s Federal Programs operating unit in Fairfax, has been named senior associate. A certified floodplain manager, Mr. Smith is a professional engineer with more than 30 years experience. Since joining Dewberry, he has assumed significant responsibility on FEMA contracts, to include managing delivery of Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) in support of FEMAâ€™s flood insurance program.
Timothy A. Blak, PLS, CFM, a project manager and remote sensing specialist in the Fairfax, VA, office has been named associate. Mr. Blak has more than 18 years experience in the geomatics industry.
Catherine R. Bohn, CFM, a project manager and senior GIS specialist in the Fairfax office has been named associate. With more than 12 years experience, Ms. Bohn has extensive knowledge in providing on-site GIS support and training to federal, state, and local clients.
Denice Bracey, a contracts manager in the Fairfax office with more than 20 years experience, has been named associate.
David Frank, CLA, project manager for land development services in the Winchester office, has been named associate. Mr. Frank has more than 12 years experience in land development design.
Iraj Golshan, P.E., a senior structural engineer in the Fairfax office has been named associate. Mr. Golshanâ€™s career in engineering has spanned more than 40 years and includes the design of major building and civil infrastructure projects.
Mark Heinrich, P.E., a mechanical engineer with TOLK, Inc., has recently been named associate. Mr. Heinrich has 10 years experience in the design of mechanical systems for base building, tenant, and renovation projects.
Steven K. Kuntz, P.E., a transportation engineer in the Fairfax office, has been named associate. Mr. Kuntz has eight years experience and has played a key role on several infrastructure initiatives in the Washington metropolitan area.
Laurel E. McGinley, P.E., a project manager in the Fairfax office has been named associate. Ms. McGinley has 10 years experience in the geotechnical and environmental engineering and emergency management profession.
Jason R. McNamara, a senior project manager with Dewberryâ€™s Emergency Management, Disaster and Mitigation Services division in Fairfax, has been named associate. Mr. McNamara has more than 12 years experience in homeland security and emergency management prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Brian M. Tanner, P.E., CEM, GEB, LEEDâ„¢ AP, a project manager with TOLK Inc., has been named associate. Mr. Tanner has more than 10 years experience with both the design and project management aspects of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
Dewberry has announced the following promotions of senior staff in its Richmond, VA office:
David Maxwell, P.E., associate and branch manager, has been named senior associate. Mr. Maxwell has more than 12 years experience, and manages an office that specializes in municipal water/wastewater, transportation, and land development engineering.
Robert â€œSkipâ€ Notte, P.E., a project manager with almost a decade of experience, has been named associate. Mr. Notte specializes in the design and management of water and wastewater facilities and land development projects.
Karen Brill, PS, an associate and director of surveying in the Ranson, WV, office has been named senior associate. Ms. Brill has more than 23 years experience in land surveying, land development, and design.
Jim Crawford, AICP, a project manager and planner with Dewberryâ€™s Gaithersburg, MD, office, has been named senior associate. Mr. Crawford has more than three decades of experience in the planning field, for both public and private sectors.
R. Joseph Burns, III, P.E., a senior environmental engineer in the Baltimore, MD, office, has been named associate. Mr. Burns has more than 30 years experience in the planning, design, and construction management of new utilities and the relocation of existing utilities.
Lisa McCauley, P.E., director of engineering for the Ranson, WV, office has been named an associate. Ms. McCauley has more than 20 years of experience in land development design.
Alex Villegas, MCSE, an engineer with Dewberryâ€™s Lanham, MD, office, has been named associate. Mr. Villegas has been with the firm for more than four years, and has extensive experience in residential land development.
Bruce W. Husselbee, P.E., has been named director of engineering for Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD). Before his promotion to this senior leadership position, he served for nine years as project manager in the utility’s Design and Construction Division. Mr. Husselbee’s experience also includes 12 years in the consulting engineering field. He holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and an M.S. degree in Environmental Engineering both from George Washington University. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in coastal engineering at Old Dominion University.
Bowman Consulting is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Delgado, P.E. to director of engineering in its Alexandria office. Mr. Delgado joined the firm in 2005 and he has over 14 years engineering experience. As director of engineering, he will oversee the design and management efforts for numerous urban in-fill development and public works projects serving various local jurisdictions. He has an M.S. degree in Construction Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University.
Hankins and Anderson, Inc., recently announced the promotion of Larney Clark to Electrical Department Production Manager. In his new position, he will be responsible for assigning staff, coordination of administrative aspects, and management of quality control for the electrical portions of all projects.
The firm also announces the promotion of Diane Thomas has received Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC). Ms. Thomas has been with the firm for six years and is the Office Manager.
Zannino Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mark E. McLain, P.E. has recently returned from military duty in Iraq. Mr. McLain has been with the company for over 11 years and currently serves as a Senior Engineer. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and has also received training from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Mike McCabe has recently joined the staff at Prime Air Products Company, a Richmond-based manufacturersâ€™ representative firm, as a Sales Representative. Mr. McCabe brings over 30 years experience in the HVAC industry to the firm. Most recently, he was a Regional Sales Manager for a custom air handling unit manufacturer. ##