Member Update - August 2020
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Member News

Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP announced that Joseph Molloy has joined their Architecture & Engineering and Construction Industry Groups as a tax partner.

Beardsley Architects + Engineers announced that Michael S. Naber, E.I.T., has joined the firm as Structural Engineer.

BRAVO recently announced the appointment of Joseph F. Falbo, PE as The Chief of Staff to the President & CEO of BRAVO GROUP.

Capital Consultants, Inc., P.C. (C2AE) announced the addition of Steve Van Arnam to their Canton office.

Foit-Albert Associates, Architecture, Engineering and Surveying, P.C. announced the following hires: Amalia Hernandez as Regional Marketing Associate; Warren Primeau as Survey Project Manager; Tyler Shedd as Project Engineer; Donna Critelli, NICET II as Senior CADD Technician; and Andrew S. Taylor, PE, FPE as Vice President of the newly formed Building Systems Engineering division.

H2M architects + engineers
announced the following new hires: Erica M. Dobkowski as Project Accountant; Bernadette M. Barresi as Accounts Receivable Specialist; Joseph R. Di Piero as Staff Engineer; Daria S. Zeman as Staff Designer; and Nicholas J. DiGiulio as Staff Engineer. H2M architects + engineers also announced the following certifications: Erin Pepe, Staff Engineer received their Engineer In Training Certification in the state of New Jersey; Matthew Li, E.I.T., Staff Engineer became a LEED Green Associate; and Adriana Concepcion, R.A., Project Architect became a LEED Green Associate.

Hirani Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. announced the following Senior Staff: Jay Gewirtzman, PE, Executive Vice President; Matthew Holahan, PE, Vice President of Special Inspections and Testing; Neil Hirani, Vice President of Operations; Daniel Loscalzo, PE, Senior Project Manager for Civil Engineering.

Langan ranked #53 on Engineering News-Record’s 2020 Top 500 Design Firms list and #75 on its Top 200 Environmental Firms list. Langan also ranked in the top 5 for Zweig Group’s 2020 Best Firms to Work For.

P.W. Grosser Consulting, Inc. announced that Paul K. Boyce, PE, PG, has been appointed Treasurer of The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants.

Rena Barta has joined Parsons Transportation Group as Vice President for Connected Communities and Mobility Solutions.

Urban Engineers is celebrating and recognizing its 60th anniversary.

WSP USA, announced that Ettore Morelli has joined the firm as a senior vice president, leading alternative delivery for transportation in the U.S. WSP USA also announced that Aron Kirsch has been named national program manager for urban development and a vice president for the firm.

Contributing During the COVID-19 Crisis

Sam Schwartz and NYU’s Rudin Center for Transportation have published “Transportation During Coronavirus in NYC.” The report delves into the impacts of the pandemic on every mode of transport, and explores how streets and transit networks can support a sustainable, equitable, and robust recovery. Sam Schwartz also contributed to the “Restaurant Reopening Resource Guide,” a project of City Open Workshop and the Illinois Restaurant Association. This detailed visual guide is useful for small businesses and commercial districts everywhere seeking to safely reopen for business.

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