September 2005 Virginia Engineers On The Move
Wiley & Wilson, Inc. is pleased to make the following announcements regarding their staff.
Scott E. Soenksen, P.E., S.E., AIA has joined the firm as a senior structural engineer. Mr. Soenksen is focusing on structural analysis and design for military, industrial, and institutional projects. He earned B.S. degrees in Management Systems and Architectural Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and also holds an Advanced Structural Analysis Certificate.
Jessica L. Lane has joined the firm as a graduate architect. Ms. Lane is involved in producing design and construction documents for federal, state and local government clients. She has a B.S. degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia.
Wiley & Wilson, Inc. is also pleased to announce:
Kristopher S. Turpin, P.E. successfully completed requirements for his professional engineering registration in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mr. Turpin is a mechanical engineer and predominantly works on HVAC, central plant, and distribution system design for private and government clients. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Military Institute.
Amelia W. Scharrer, E.I.T. successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering requirements for an engineer-in-training registration. Ms. Scharrer is a graduate engineer and is responsible for the development of hydraulic modeling for water and wastewater systems as well as designing water and wastewater infrastructure for both municipal and private clients. She holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering with an Environmental Engineering Focus from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Stroud, Pence & Associates, Ltd., recently announced that Jason Coleman is now a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Virginia. Mr. Coleman received his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and received his Masters from Virginia Tech.
AES Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce that Nicholas Botta, P.E. has joined the firm as Project Engineer. Mr. Botta will design land development projects from the firm’s Williamsburg office. He holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Old Dominion University; and has over eight years of consulting and design experience. Mr. Botta was formerly Environmental Manager for Busch Entertainment Corporation in Williamsburg.
Whitman, Requardt and Associates, LLP, an environmental engineering firm headquartered in Baltimore, MD, with branch offices in Fairfax, Richmond and Newport News, VA, has announced the following promotions:
Robert Krallinger, P.E., an Associate in the firmâ€™s Water/Wastewater Group, and Fairfax Office Manager, has been promoted to Senior Associate. Mr. Krallinger has 20 years experience in the planning and design of water and wastewater systems. Mr. Krallinger has a B.S. degree in Water Resources Engineering Technology from the Pennsylvania State University and a M.S. degree in Sanitary Engineering from Virginia Tech. He has spent his entire 20 year career in the Northern Virginia area providing professional engineering services to numerous municipalities and water/wastewater agencies.
Daniel Seli, P.E., an Associate in the Water/Wastewater Group in the firmâ€™s Richmond office, has been promoted to Senior Associate. Mr. Seli has 18 years experience in the planning and design of water and wastewater systems. He holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware and has spent his career in Virginia providing professional engineering services to numerous municipalities and water/wastewater agencies.
Hankins and Anderson, Inc., has announced the addition of the following new employees:
Eric Pegram has joined the firm’s Fire Protection Department. Mr. Pegram was formerly with Worsham Sprinkler Company, Inc. in Richmond.
John Maze, P.E., has joined the firm’s Electrical Department. Mr. Maze was formerly with Pease Associates in Charlotte, NC.
Jennifer Berkman has joined the firm as an Administrative Assistant. Ms. Berkman was formerly with Personal Asset Strategies in New York.
Michael Manos, P.E., a Project Manager with the firm, is now a certified Project Management Professional, a certification administered by the Project Management Institute. In order to achieve the PMP designation, Mr. Manos has to hold a baccalaureate degree and have a minimum of 4,500 hours of project management experience within the five process groups.
Anderson & Associates, (A&A) is pleased to welcome:
Nathan Brown as Blacksburg Survey Technician; Dustin Cagle as Tri-Cities GIS Technician; Phillip Elliott as Blacksburg Network Technician; Jessica Emmitt as Blacksburg Design Technician; Loren Gresko as Blacksburg Marketing Intern; Matthew Grim as Blacksburg Survey Technician; Bob Jones as Blacksburg Consultant; Benji Layman as Fredericksburg Project Engineer; KyAnne Reeves as Blacksburg Marketing Assistant; and Monique Wade as Blacksburg Office Aide.
A&A also welcomes Jenny Akers as Blacksburg Administrative Assistant; Dennis Amos as Blacksburg Project Engineer; Joe Pack as Blacksburg Project Engineer; Matt Scott as Blacksburg Design Technician; and Carrie Wolter as Blacksburg Project Engineer.
A&A would also like to extend congratulates to Michael Davis, Greensboro Survey Manager, for receiving recognition from the ESOP Association for his six years of service as the Carolina Chapterâ€™s President; and to Benji Layman, Fredericksburg Project Engineer, on passing his Fundamentals of Engineering exam to become an Engineer in Training (EIT).
Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern, Inc. (HSMM), has announced the additions of Justin Cashwell, Allyson V. Hamilton, and Kristina Piccoli to the professional staff in Virginia Beach. An Old Dominion University graduate, Mr. Cashwell has assumed an engineering designer position with the firm. Ms. Hamilton, a graduate of Virginia Tech, and Ms. Piccoli, a Syracuse University alumnus, have joined the architectural department as an interior designer and intern architect respectively.
HSMM also announced that David C. Bachhuber, E.I.T. has also joined its professional staff in Virginia Beach. Mr. Bachhuber, a graduate of Marquette University with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, has joined the firmâ€™s Transportation Division as an engineer.
Frank F. Fabian, P.E., has joined the Virginia Beach office of HSMM where he will serve as project manager for the Transportation Division. Mr. Fabian has experience in project and construction management, in addition to over 28 years experience in design, engineering, and construction. He earned his MBA from St. Bonaventure University and earned his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Rachele Elliott has joined the Virginia Beach office of HSMM as construction administration assistant. Ms. Elliott, a graduate of Salisbury University, will provide administrative support for the construction administration phase of new construction and renovation projects designed by HSMM.
HSMM also announces that Paul A. Correia, construction administration department head, and Jessie V. Roberts, construction technician, have earned Construction Document Technology (CDT) certification through the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), a national organization for members in the non-residential building design and construction industry. Mr. Correia and Mr. Roberts successfully completed the CDT program and exam, which signifies their understanding of the construction process, contractual relationships, and use of construction documents.
McKinney and Company has recently announced that Timothy D. Baker is now senior vice president of engineering with the firm.
Hugh S. Rawlins is now senior vice president with Joyce Engineering, Inc., and Brad Hicks is now staff hydrologist I. Adam S. Marshall has recently been promoted to a position as a project engineer.
Moseley Architects has announced that Sherwin Oliver and Jeff Mortensen are plumbing designers/engineers; Michael Zazzaretti and Thomas Blythe are structural engineers; Rick Farthing is a construction administrator; Jim Miller is a mechanical engineer; and Richard Keller is an electrical engineer with the firm.
At Oâ€™Brien & Gere, Robert Bell has joined the firm as managing engineer and Glenn F. Rogers is senior project engineer.
Dominion Due Diligence Group has recently announced that Michael T. Ferguson is a licensed Professional Engineer in the commonwealth of Virginia.
Inlet Technology, headquartered in Virginia Beach, welcomes Veredith A. Keller as a new member to their computer-aided-design (CAD) technology team. Most recently she held positions as a certified Autodesk instructor and assistant professor in computer science at Wentworth Institute of Technology. Ms. Keller is a graduate of the Womenâ€™s Technical Institute and the University of Massachusetts.
Inlet Technology also welcomes Brian K. Johnson as a new member to their computer-aided-design (CAD) technology team. Mr. Johnson joins the firm as an Application Engineer and Instructor utilizing his expertise in structural, civil, and industrial engineering. He most recently worked as a project engineer for Construct, Inc.
Scott Borges, P.E., Col. (Ret.), USAF, has joined the Newport News, VA, office of PBS&J’s Civil Engineering Division as a senior project manager. Mr. Borges recently served as Deputy Director for Construction Programs in Baghdad, where he organized, coordinated, and launched the $12.5 billion post-war Iraq reconstruction effort, the largest national rebuilding program since the Marshall Plan. In addition, he served as the Facilities Director at the United States Air Force Academy. He has been recognized with the Bronze Star Medal, the Air Combat Command Newman Medal, and being named National Society of Professional Engineers “Federal Engineer of the Year” for the Air Force. Mr. Borges brings 28 years of increasingly responsible leadership in planning, design, programming, construction, operation, and maintenance of major installations around the world. He earned his M.S. degree in Engineering Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology and holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland.
Brandon LoGioco, E.I.T., has recently joined the professional staff of Rickmond+Bury, Inc. in Williamsburg. Mr. LoGioco is a graduate of Old Dominion University and is assigned to the civil engineering department where he provides professional engineering services to individual clients and municipalities.
Matthew Roth, Rickmond+Bury’s Environmental Department Manager, recently received his certification as a Professional Wetland Scientist (P.W.S.) from the Society of Wetland Scientists. Mr. Roth’s co-workers, peers and clients join in congratulating him on this achievement.
Amy Vickers recently joined the staff of Resource International as a staff planner in the landscape architecture and planning department.
At Schnabel Engineering, Inc., John W. Cox has recently been promoted to senior engineer and Joseph Kamanda has been promoted to senior staff engineer.
Draper Aden Associates is pleased to announce that Christopher W. Cornelissen, P.E. has joined the staff as a Senior Project Manager on the firmsâ€™ Geotechnical Team in their Richmond office. Mr. Cornelissen brings sixteen years experience in consulting engineering to the firm. As Senior Project Manager, he is responsible for the technical performance of the Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Services Team and is responsible for field and laboratory test programs, data reduction and analysis and design recommendations. He earned his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky and Maine.
Robert W. Truland, CEO of the Reston, VA-based firm, Truland Systems Corporation, has announced the promotion of Nazeeh A. Kiblawi, P.E., an electrical contracting expert with more than 30 years of international experience, to president of Truland Systems. Mr. Kiblawi previously served as president of Truland Service Corporation, a Truland affiliate. A graduate of the American University of Beirut, where he earned both a B.S. and an M.S. in Engineering, Mr. Kiblawi worked for several years in Lebanon and Kuwait. He is a member of the American Subcontractors Association, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and BICSI.
Joseph M. Cibor, P.E. has been elected to a second term as president of the Engineersâ€™ Leadership Foundation, established in 1989 to foster the development of engineering leaders. He is president of Fugro Consultants LP, a 400-person geotechnics firm headquartered in Houston, TX. Mr. Cibor said that the Foundation has recently been invigorated by grants from a number of firms and individuals, as well as organizations such as ASFE/The Best People on Earth, an association of geoprofessional, environmental, and civil engineering firms, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Cibor received a B.S. degree in civil engineering from Purdue University in 1976, then went on to earn a M.S. degree in civil engineering from Purdue in 1978. He is also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. Others re-elected to the Engineersâ€™ Leadership Foundation Board of Directors include: James Johnston, P.E. (PMK Group, Inc.), president-elect; John P. Bachner (ASFE/The Best People on Earth), secretary; Gerald J. Salontai, P.E. (Kleinfelder, Inc.), treasurer; David E. Thompson, P.E. (Haley & Aldrich, Inc.), and Robert W. Thompson, P.E. (CTL Thompson, Inc.).