• Member News

    August 1, 2016

  • Anderson & Associates

    Anderson & Associates announced John Keenan, PE, Engineer in the firm’s Blacksburg, VA, Transportation Department, recently earned his Professional Engineer (PE) license. 

    John graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and joined the firm in 2012. In his four years with the company he has expanded his knowledge of civil and transportation engineering design, and construction experience. John has worked on a variety of transportation projects involving rail siding extensions, spurs, and yards; railroad grade crossings, rail construction engineering & inspection; greenway trails’ stormwater management, construction contract administration; and feasibility studies.

  • Dewberry

    Dewberry announced the 2015 Greenbuild Host Committee has been recognized. The committee has been honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which acknowledges and celebrates role model Americans making a positive impact as engaged and deeply committed volunteers.

    The 100 selected individuals focused on six main tasks, including organizing green tours, recruiting student volunteers to support the conference, and delivering a community service project. They were also responsible for promoting change in the local market to commit to sustainable choices throughout the conference, selecting 20 local trade associations and non-profits to help spread the word about Greenbuild, and locating sponsors.

  • Hankins and Anderson

    Mason & Hanger, a Day & Zimmermann Company, and provider of innovative design, architecture and engineering solutions in support of National Security for the U.S. Government, has purchased architectural and engineering firm, Hankins & Anderson (H&A) in order to expand the company’s architectural and engineering capabilities. Mason & Hanger  will expand its services and geographies to include H&A’s 200-person Architecture and Engineering (A/E) firm with offices in Richmond, Virginia Beach, and Woodbridge, Virginia, while building upon the firm’s global footprint under the legacy of Mason & Hanger. Mason & Hanger is the oldest operating A/E firm in the United States with original ties to the Richmond, Virginia area, dating back to 1827.

    “We are unified under the same mission, of building a more secure world and supporting national security through our architecture and engineering solutions,” Mike Matthews, Mason & Hanger President commented. “This positive step forward brings access to additional geographies with an expansive resume and broader federal government relationships,” he added.

    Learn more here.

  • RS&H

    RS&H announced the addition of Dusty Holcombe to their team. He has more than 30 years of experience in the transportation sector working for both public and private entities.  Prior to joining RS&H, Dusty worked with the Virginia Office of Public-Private Partnerships and the Virginia Department of Transportation where he focused on design-build, P3s, traditional procurements, and became recognized as an expert in innovative project delivery.

    “We are very excited to have Dusty on the RS&H team,” said Jim Hullett, Senior Vice President, Transportation-Infrastructure. “He is highly respected in the transportation industry and has led many high-profile and challenging transportation projects. His unique ability to see issues and challenges through the eyes of the owner and provide effective solutions is invaluable and will certainly benefit our clients.”

  • Wiley|Wilson

    The US Department of Defense Security Service (DSS) has named Wiley|Wilson a 2016 James S. Cogswell Award winner, an achievement that recognizes the firm’s commitment to industrial security excellence and maintaining a robust security program. The Cogswell award is the most prestigious honor the DSS can bestow to a member of the cleared industry. Less than one percent of the more than 13,500 cleared firms are selected annually to receive the award.

    “Being named a Cogswell Award winner is a tremendous honor for the entire firm and all employee-owners,” said Fred Armstrong, PE, Chairman and CEO. “We consider it a privilege to work on projects for the federal government, and protecting our access to sensitive information is a responsibility we take very seriously, at all levels of the organization. This accomplishment reaffirms that our approach to security is exemplary and our efforts to safeguard our client information exceeds the highest standards.”

    Learn more here.