From the Firms

From the Firms – February 21, 2019

By AIA Pittsburgh Posted on February 20, 2019

Dwayne Mihalow, AIA has joined Hayes Design Group Architects (HDG) as Project Architect. In this position, Dwayne directs project development from schematic design through construction documents, develops schedules and workflow, and coordinates bidding and construction activities. “Dwayne’s leadership qualities along with his level of experience and its variety will be tremendous assets to the firm.  Dwayne joining us will help our firm’s growth and expand the markets we serve, while also reinforcing our capabilities in providing the high level of personal service to our clients that we are known for,” said Kevin Hayes, AIA, HDG Principal and Founder.

Following a multi-year planning effort, WTW Architects assisted the University of North Dakota in defining a dynamic vision for its new Memorial Union. Armed with a state-of-the-art digital 3D animation and led by proactive student leaders, the University recently conducted a successful student referendum that will provide funding for the new facility.

Gregory A. Jones has been appointed Principal and Planning Group Lead of Civil Engineering Practice at Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.  Greg brings more than 14 years of economic development planning, public/private partnership, and community redevelopment experience to CEC, where he will lead the firm’s economic development planning group nationally from his location in the Pittsburgh headquarters office.

Diane Bookwalter from the Pittsburgh Office of Allen & Shariff Engineering, LLC has been promoted to Vice President. She is also the Pittsburgh office Electrical Department Head.

Allen & Shariff Engineering, LLC is also pleased to announce that Angela Bickford has joined the Pittsburgh Office, as a Mechanical Designer.

Radelet McCarthy Polletta is now RM Creative: Architects and Interior Designers.  The company has moved its offices to 20 Stanwix Street, Suite 701 and has a new website.

Barton Associates, Inc., a full-service consulting engineering firm located in York, State College, and Pittsburgh, is proud to announce multiple promotions within the company to support its continued growth and success.

Yancy D. Unger and Michael A. Jacobs have been promoted to Vice President. Yancy has over 25 years of project management, engineering, and lighting design experience with higher education and cultural and performing arts clients. Michael has over 20 years of project management, engineering and sustainable design experience with healthcare clients.

Kelly Fry has been promoted to Director of Marketing. She has been with the firm since 2009 and will continue to be responsible for all aspects of marketing, advertising, public relations, social media, and branding.

Wesley Stiles has been promoted to Director of Electrical Engineering. He has over 15 years of experience and is responsible for the overall direction and technical guidance of the firm’s Electrical Engineering Department in all three regional offices. In addition, he is responsible for providing quality control within the firm’s healthcare and education divisions and ensuring technical accuracy for electrical system design.

Barton Associates is also pleased to announce that it is now a 100% employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Trust. The ESOP will further enable the company to continue its strong tradition of providing high-quality service and technical expertise for many years to come.
An ESOP is an employee benefit plan, which provides company stock to employees as part of their retirement plan. By becoming 100% ESOP owned, all company stock is now held in trust by the ESOP exclusively for the benefit of Barton Associates, Inc. employees.

AE Works was awarded a contract to support the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) with its requirements for a new Laboratory and Industrial Waste (IW) facility. As ALCOSAN plans for its upcoming Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Expansion to support its Clean Water Plan, this project addresses the need for a new Laboratory and IW Facility.

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