Member Update September 2019
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Member News

Beardsley Architects + Engineers is pleased to announce that James L. Brown, R.A., AIA, NCARB, has joined the firm as Architect and Capital Region Principal.

The Chazen Companies, an employee-owned multi-disciplinary firm, announced it has acquired the assets of McKenzie & Morgan Surveying Co.

DeSimone announced the hiring of Rachel Domingo, a Construction Claims Manager in the firm’s Risk Management & Construction Claims Practice.

Jason Meinhart has joined Fisher Associates' Corporate Management Team as their new Chief Financial Officer.

Gilsanz Murray Steficek, LLP announced that founding Partner, Ramon Gilsanz has received the Concrete Industry Foundation’s Humanitarian Fellow Medal Award for 2019. Gilsanz Murray Steficek also announced the following promotions: Tele Gonzalez to Principal; David Hoy, David Shea and Jeff Stratton to Associate Partner; Mark Beltramello, Aaron Doliber, Carmen Garavi, John Hinchcliffe and Alvaro Martinez to Associate; Hannah Garfield, Patxi Goicolea, Ruilong Han, Teodor Ispirski and Dana Saba to Project Engineer; and Jean Laurent and Matt Hong to Senior Engineer.

LaBella Associates announced the appointment of a new leadership team, effective January 1, 2020. Steve Metzger has been appointed Chief Executive Officer; Jeff Roloson has been appointed President; and Mike Winderl has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. As a part of this planned succession, current CEO Sergio Esteban and current President Robert Healy will take on new roles as Firm Principals.

Waterfront Alliance is honoring Langan as a 2019 Hero of the Harbor during its event on Monday, October 7. The event celebrates leaders who help advance resilient, revitalized, and accessible coastlines for communities.

The New York Building Congress will recognize Victoria Cerami (Chief Executive Officer, Cerami & Associates) and Mitchel W. Simpler, P.E., FACEC (Partner/Managing Partner Emeritus, Jaros, Baum & Bolles) as Guests of Honor at their Industry Recognition Gala on November 20, 2019.

P.W. Grosser Consulting, Inc. (PWGC) announced the hiring of Jayce Acevedo as a Staff Engineer, Rich Lagattolla as a Field Hydrogeological/Environmental Scientist, Matthew Merrill as a Project Hydrogeologist, and Li Tang as a Project Engineer. 

The Rock Brook Consulting Group is pleased to announce that Amr Yousef has received his New York State Professional Engineering license.

Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, D.P.C. announced the following hires: Nick Merrifield as Design Engineer I; Spenser Maunu as Design Engineer I; Stone Ingram as Design Engineer I; and John Ogle as CADD Operator. Ryan Biggs |  Clark Davis also announced the following promotions: Jeffrey T. Hodgson, P.E., S.E., to Senior Associate; and Aaron Leentjes to Design Engineer II.

Shumaker Consulting Engineering and Land Surveying, D.P.C. announced that Martin J. Zanghi, P.E. has joined the firm as the Division Manager for its Environmental Services group. 

Jorge M. Suarez, P.E., F.ASCE has joined STV Group as vice president and technical director of the firm’s national bridge practice.

Syska Hennessy Group has appointed Divya Hariharan, MBA, as director of strategic initiatives. Syska Hennessy Group also announced that Donn McMullen, CFM, BCxP, an expert in facility operations, has joined the New York office.

Wendel announced the addition of Senior Architect Denis J. Rioux, AIA, LEED AP to its Buffalo office.

WSP USA participiated in Climate Week NYC 2019 events, announcing its own carbon neutrality achievements and promoting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


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