On the Rise


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    Brian Clark, PLS, joined CALYX Engineers and Consultants to serve as survey group manager in the firm’s Charlotte, N.C., office. He was most recently the president and owner of Southeast Geomatics Group. Brian Yamamoto, P.E., joined the transportation planning team at CALYX as senior project development engineer. He has 28 years of experience with the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

    Tighe & Bond promoted Principal Planner Tracy Adamski, AICP, to vice president. With 24 years of experience, she provides the firm’s clients with a broad range of planning expertise in regulatory compliance, environmental permitting, land use planning, grant writing, and public outreach.

    E. Danny Elsner, P.E., CPSWQ, CFM, joined Dewberry as department manager for the water resources group in the Denver office. He will focus on supplementing the water and wastewater services offered by the firm’s Denver office with stormwater services for the Colorado Front Range area. In support of ongoing expansion of engineering, architectural, and consulting services throughout Virginia, Dewberry promoted three staff members within the firm’s Richmond, Virginia, office: Devin Keeler, P.E., LEED AP, and Brian Batten, Ph.D., CFM, were promoted to senior associate and Heather Campbell, P.E., was promoted to associate. Steven H. Santoro, former NJ TRANSIT executive director, joined Dewberry as its director of rail and transit. Santoro spent 18 years with NJ TRANSIT where he most recently directed 11,000 employees and managed a combined annual operating and capital budget of around $3 billion. Ileana S. Ivanciu, Ph.D., a senior vice president at Dewberry who leads the firm’s environmental services practice, was recognized as one of the “Top 50 Women in Business” by NJBIZ, the New Jersey business journal.

    R&M Consultants, Inc.’s Group Manager of Site Development Nicole Knox, P.E., was inducted into the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Engineering’s Alumni Hall of Fame. A native Alaskan, Knox’s work includes large and small, public and private site development projects throughout Alaska during her 15-year engineering career.

    CT Consultants selected Diane Oress, P.E., and Shawn Aiken, P.E., to be named division leaders. Oress leads the firm’s Lakeshore Division, including the Departments of Public Works (Mentor and Akron, Ohio), Planning Services, and Surveying. Aiken specializes in water/wastewater and is a vice president of the firm. As division leader for Northeast Ohio Water, he directs the Departments of Water Engineering (Mentor, Akron, and Youngstown) and Collection Systems Management.

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA) promoted five individuals to senior associate. Danny Currit, P.E., S.E., is focused on the design of residential, high-rise projects throughout the U.S. and is heavily involved with MKA’s Performance-Based Design and Earthquake Technical Specialty Teams, and SEAW Earthquake Engineering Committee. Amy Haaland, P.E., S.E., is focused on the design of mixed-use projects spanning the country and involved with MKA’s High-Rise and Masonry Technical Specialty Teams. Janet Ranf, P.E., S.E., LEED AP, is focused on the design of cultural projects and leads MKA’s Continuing Education program. Tyler Ranf, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., is focused on the design of resilient aviation facilities in the U.S. and leads MKA’s Vibration Technical Specialty Team. Matt Streid, S.E., is focused on the design of office developments, based in MKA’s Chicago office.

    Mary Bogart, P.E., joined Thomas & Hutton’s Transportation Engineering team as a project engineer in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Prior to joining Thomas & Hutton, she owned Bogart Engineering, a transportation engineering consulting firm in northeastern Pennsylvania where she was named one of the Top 25 Women in Business in the region. William Lamb, Jr., P.E., joined Thomas & Hutton’s Water Resources Department as a project manager III in Columbia, S.C. His experience covers a broad range of water resources engineering with an emphasis on watershed studies, stormwater quality design, complex permitting projects, and managing multidisciplinary projects.

    Teresa Irby-Butler, P.E., CCM, PMP, joined Michael Baker International as Water/Wastewater Regional Construction Services Practice lead, serving the firm’s Southeast Region based in Orlando, Fla. She has more than 17 years of expertise in the design and construction of major water/wastewater projects.

    RETTEW hired Juli Wolfe as a transportation engineer, working from the firm’s Conshohocken, Pa. office. Wolfe has 24 years of experience in the transportation market sector and has worked on projects for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and other state agencies, managing consultants and highway designs.