Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (October 21, 2019) – The Chazen Companies is proud to announce Elizabeth “Liz” Cadwell, EIT has been honored as one of six women named “Women on the Rise” by the Albany Business Review. ‘Women on the Rise’ identifies and honors women leading the way for the next generation with their outstanding and significant contributions to the business community.
Cadwell joined Chazen in 2017 and recently obtained her EIT (Engineer in Training) certification. Since starting with Chazen, Cadwell has been an integral part of various projects for key clients. A few examples include providing interpretation of updated NYSDEC code for Solid Waste Management Permitting for Transfer Station Facilities, contributing to the design of a groundwater well-point system, securing millions of dollars in grant money for communities in need of clean water and drinking water infrastructure under the State Revolving Fund, and providing project management and coordination for a brewery.
In addition to her career achievements, Cadwell has been essential in evolving Chazen’s culture. She has become a mentor for junior staff, joined the company’s communication committee, and actively participated in the Capital Region’s CANstruction event.
“When Liz came to Chazen she immediately demonstrated a desire to succeed. Her organization skills and attention to detail has resulted in increased efficiency for every project she works on. Liz will face any challenge she is given with determination and resolve. She is willing to take on any aspect of a project even if it is not within her comfort zone. She recently passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and she will undoubtedly become a licensed Professional Engineer in the near future. Liz is a valuable asset to the company, and we are fortunate to have her as a colleague,” said Walter J. Kubow, P.E., LEED AP, Principal, Manager, Civil Engineering, The Chazen Companies.
Cadwell graduated from Clarkson University with a B.S. degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering and resides in Latham. She was honored at a luncheon held by the Albany Business Review on October 11th at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia.
Founded over 70 years ago, The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary firm providing civil engineering, land surveying, planning, environmental and safety consulting, code services, landscape architecture, construction services, transportation planning and traffic engineering to clients in the private and public sectors. Chazen’s 150 employees proudly collaborate with municipalities, state agencies, developers, landowners, utility companies, and industrial, healthcare, education, and nonprofit clients from project concept to completion, taking a customized approach to every project. With offices in Glens Falls, Troy, Poughkeepsie and White Plains, NY; Nashville and Chattanooga, TN; and Portland, OR, Chazen delivers world class performance focused on creating effective, long-term partnerships with its clients. Learn more at www.chazencompanies.com.