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We’ve assembled a great team at STV, so it’s no surprise when they make waves. Here are some of our employees’ latest accomplishments.

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STV Engineer Honored with 2024 ACEC/Massachusetts Young Professional Award

STV’s Alison Love, S.E., P.E., senior associate and engineer in Boston, was recently honored by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)/Massachusetts with its Young Professional of the Year Award. This award recognizes the accomplishments of young professionals who have ...
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STV Engineering Specialist Selected to APTA Emerging Leaders Program Class of 2025

Lauren Garoppo, an engineering specialist with STV's vehicles group, was recently selected for the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) Emerging Leaders Program Class of 2025. Garoppo also serves as secretary of APTA's Rolling Stock Equipment Technical Forum, where she supports ...
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EIP Pledge Expands to Bring in More STV Clients

STV recently celebrated as several of its clients in the passenger rail and aviation market sectors – the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) and Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI), signed ...
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STV National Planning Director Named a Fellow at the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development

Phil Hanegraaf, STV’s National Planning Director and Vice President, has been named a Fellow at the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University. The Chaddick Institute, located within DePaul’s Loop Campus in Chicago, is one of the premiere forums ...
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Program Management Director Tapped for Leadership Program in Georgia

Chad Kastner, director of program management in Acworth, GA, was recently selected to participate in the Council for Quality Growth's Emerging Leadership Initiatives program. This prestigious and highly competitive program educates, engages and empowers emerging leaders within the Metro Atlanta area. ...
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STV’s Justice Team Advocates for Thoughtful Technology Adoption in Corrections

Four members of STV’s industry-leading justice architecture team collaborated on a paper exploring the nuanced landscape of technology adoption in correctional facilities. Hugh Lester, PhDc, architecture director, Frank Greene, FAIA, OAA, NOMA, chief architect and justice lead, Jeff Hyman, AIA, ...
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STV Leader Earns SAME Member of the Year Award

STV’s Fabian Mendoza, U.S. Army Colonel (ret.), principal, and field practice director, has been honored by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Dallas’ Post with its Member of the Year award. This prestigious accolade salutes SAME members in recognition ...
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Navigating the Complexities of Architectural Design for Secure Facilities

Two STV architects recently co-authored a book chapter that examines the intricate performance requirements of building envelopes in mid-rise and high-rise urban jails. Hugh Lester, PhDc, architectural director for corrections and secure psychiatric facilities, and Andrew Schopp, RA, senior architect ...
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Two Water Industry Leaders Receive Top Awards from Texas Water Association

STV’s Paul Roach, senior engineer, and Dawn Anderson, project manager and technical advisor, received the highest honors from the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) for their contributions to the Texas water environment and industry.   In recognition of his 53-year ...
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STV Construction Management Leader Named Chair-Elect of National CMAA Board of Directors

STV's Luis Delgado, CCM, PMP, president of the national construction management (CM) operating group, has been appointed as chair-elect of the Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) national board of directors. Delgado will act as chair-elect for one year before ...
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STV Experts Join Groundbreaking AI Initiative for Structural Engineering

The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) Foundation recently announced that STV’s Chris Cerino, vice president and technical director of structural engineering, urbanism and planning, and KiSeok Jeon, vice president of digital advisory, will lead and advise a research ...
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STV Team Champions Sustainability at ASCE Infrastructure 2050 Workshop

As efforts to reduce and eliminate embodied carbon in our nation’s infrastructure continue to intensify, three STV thought leaders recently participated in a workshop to map out strategies and best practices for expediting decarbonization initiatives in infrastructure design and construction. ...
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STV CEO Announced as Chair of New York Building Congress

STV Chief Executive Officer Greg Kelly, P.E., has been named chair of the New York Building Congress (NYBC), a leading industry organization that promotes the growth and success of the construction industry in New York City and the surrounding region. ...
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STV’s Rising Star Earns Young Professionals in Transportation Changemaker Award

STV’s Taylor Novitsky, civil engineering specialist, has been honored by the Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) with its Changemaker Award. This prestigious accolade recognizes YPT members who are making a significant impact in the field of transportation. YPT, an international ...
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Three STV Planners Named to Los Angeles Planning Board

Three STV planning experts in California are serving as leaders with the American Planning Association Los Angeles Section (APA Los Angeles). Elenna Salcido (right in photo), AICP, associate and planning manager, was recently elected director of APA Los Angeles, with ...
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STV Head of Zero Emissions Joins Rutgers Voorhees Transportation Center Advisory Board

Craig Cipriano, STV senior vice president and national director of zero-emissions mobility, was recently invited to serve as a member of Rutgers University’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) Advisory Board. The VTC, situated within Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School ...
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Michael Nicoletta

Senior Architect Joins First-Ever Waterfront Code Committee in New York

Michael Nicoletta, AIA, senior architect at STV, was recently selected to serve on the New York…

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Two STV Employees Selected to WTS Philadelphia’s Emerging Leaders Program

Two rising stars from STV’s Philadelphia team were selected by the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Philadelphia…

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Lauren Alger

Sustainable Design Leader Selected to Attend Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering 2023 Symposium

STV Director of Sustainable Design Lauren Alger, P.E., ENV SP, has been selected as a participant…

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Sustainability and Resilience Experts Present at Transportation Research Board Workshop

Three of STV’s environmental, sustainability and resilience experts recently presented at the Transportation Research Board (TRB)…

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Dell Shaff

STV Aviation Inspector Part of Award-Winning Committee on Aircraft Braking Standards

Senior Aviation Construction Inspector, Elizabeth “Dell” Shaff, was part of an award-winning submission for an industry-leading…

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Lauren Garoppo

STV Engineering Specialist Appointed to APTA Committee Board

Lauren Garoppo, an engineering specialist in STV’s Vehicles group, was recently named secretary of the American…

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Paul Ligniti

STV Architect Elected to Local Construction Specifications Institute Board

STV’s Paul Ligniti, AIA, senior associate, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the…

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Heather English

STV Landscape Architect Appointed Member of Prestigious Maryland Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects

STV Landscape Architect Heather English, PLA, ASLA, was recently appointed member of the Maryland Board of…

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Soumabrata Dutta

NY Structural Engineer Inducted into ASCE Met Board of Directors

Soumabrata Dutta, a structural engineer in New York, was recently appointed to the American Society of…

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Araceli Abanilla

LA Structural Designer Appointed to Board of Structural Engineers Association of Southern California

Araceli Abanilla, a structural design engineer in our Los Angeles office, was recently appointed to the…

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Tabia Gamble

STV Planner Earns COMTO MD and ARTBA Honors

STV’s Transportation Planner Tabia Gamble, AICP, was recently honored by two industry organizations for her leadership,…

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Jose Aguilar

Federal Program Manager Selected for Prestigious SAME Academy of Fellows

José Aguilar, COL, USA, (Ret), F.SAME, Transportation Texas/Mountain federal program manager was recently inducted into the…

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Bilal Assaad

STV Data Scientist Named Mentor for Break Through Tech AI Program

STV Senior Data Scientist Bilal Assaad, P.E., was recently named a mentor for the 2023-2024 Break…

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Rich Amodei

STV Transportation Northeast Leader Selected for Moles Membership

Richard Amodei, President of STV Transportation Northeast, was inducted as a new member of the prestigious…

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Neal Wright

STV’s Federal BD Director Wins National SAME Award for Mentoring

Senior Vice President and Federal Business Development Director Neal Wright P.E., PMP, F.SAME, F.ASCE, F.NSPE, Lt….

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Christopher Cerino

STV Leader Appointed Vice President of the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations

STV Vice President and Technical Director of Structural Engineering, Urbanism and Planning, Christopher Cerino, P.E., F.SEI,…

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