April 1, 2017
Clark Nexsen announced the addition of two professionals to their Transportation practice, along with a new office location in Vienna, Virginia:
Jim Harrington, P.E., joined the Virginia Beach office as a senior electrical engineer, transportation. He will help the firm offer a range of capabilities on transportation projects. Harrington’s experience includes intelligent transportation system design and retrofit specification and plan development, as well as roadway lighting system planning and design for interstate highways and urban areas. He has extensive project experience working with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
Andy Payne, P.E., joined the firms Richmond office as a transportation engineer. As a lead project engineer, Payne will coordinate efforts between disciplines and lead overall plan production efforts. He has a variety of transportation design experience including roadway geometrics, maintenance of traffic, signing and pavement striping, hydraulics, stormwater management, temporary erosion and sediment control and project estimating. His project experience includes rural and urban classifications, from freeway to local roads and from interchange design to small pedestrian improvement task orders.
Whitney Duffy, P.E., PTOE, is the primary transportation contact for Clark Nexsen’s new Vienna, Virginia office location. Duffy is a senior transportation engineer with over 12 years of experience on transportation planning, traffic engineering and road development projects at Clark Nexsen. As a PTOE, she specializes in traffic signal design, traffic impact studies related to various types of development, roundabout analysis and design, roadway design, cost estimates and technical specifications. Duffy is an active member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and serves as a committee chair for the Virginia Section of Institute of Transportation Engineers (VASITE).
Dewberry announced Christopher Johnson, PE, joined the firm’s Virginia Beach, Virginia, office as a principal engineer. He will be responsible for the management of sewer and water projects in the Hampton Roads area. He previous experience includes the replacement, rehabilitation and maintenance of sanitary sewer facilities, gravity and pressure pipelines, and water pipelines.
Johnson previously worked as an engineer for the Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities, where he served as a project manager for the Design and Construction Bureau. He currently serves as Vice Chair for the Virginia Water Environment Association/American Water Works Association’s annual WaterJam conference.
Stroud Pence Structural Engineers
Stroud Pence Structural Engineers has changed their name to Lynch Mykins. The firm has new leadership to match the name change, Anna Lynch and Dave Mykins. More information, including a new website design is coming soon!
Wiley|Wilson was named the 2017 ESOP Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s Company of the Year. The award was announced at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s annual spring meeting in Charlottesville, VA. With this win, Wiley|Wilson is now in the running for National ESOP Company of the Year, which will be announced at the National ESOP Conference in Washington, DC, in May.
“This is an achievement that every employee-owner should be proud of,” said Tyler Morris, PE, Engineer, Mechanical Department. Tyler is the current chair of Wiley|Wilson’s ESOP Communications Committee, whose purpose is to ensure all employee-owners know how the company’s ESOP plan works and understand what it means to be an owner.
The firm was also named runner-up in the ESOP Association’s Annual Award for Communication Excellence (AACE). Wiley|Wilson received the honor for its Ownership Retreat that brings together all employee-owners to learn more about the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and to grow its ownership culture.