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Our growing team works together to serve our communities, people and the environment. We do what we love, and that’s the vibe we maintain in each office.

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Abby Boyce

Accounting Assistant

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Abby began her professional life as an animal veterinarian but found medicine to be misaligned with her need for predictability. Abby has found her calling in accounting and is currently pursuing her associates degree from the University of Cincinnati. While she is new to the A/E/C industry, she plans to use her education and work experience to enhance the accuracy and integrity of financial records for EDG.

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Hobby:Hiking

Season:Autumn

Happy Place:Massages

Cartoon Character:Garfield

Color:Carolina Purple

Andrew Croasmun

Construction Inspector

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Andrew is a construction engineer with experience providing inspection, materials testing, and oversight on state, federal, and privately funded construction projects. He has experience in engineering services related to the testing, inspection, report preparation and review of materials, as well as certifications in signals and lighting specifications and protective coating application.

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Hobby:Home improvement projects

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Disney World

Cartoon Character:Barney Rubble

Color:Orange

Andrew Long

Project Engineer

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Andy obtained his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Ohio University. Andy is also a registered engineering intern for the state of Ohio. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, wrestling, hiking, listening to music, and playing billiards.

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Angela Tribuzi

Environmental Scientist

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Angela has experience that includes collecting data, managing projects, and preparing technical documents for a variety of local, state, and federal agencies. Her work responsibilities have included ecological permitting, wetland and stream assessments, ESA’s and ESR’s; mitigation monitoring, construction observation, and reporting.

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Hobby:traveling

Season:Summer

Happy Place:Nature

Cartoon Character:Donald Duck

Color:Blue

Annalise Maniscalco

Marketing Manager

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Annalise has experience in media relations, digital marketing and event coordination, with a high level of focus and attention to detail. She has developed event and marketing strategies to raise brand awareness and engagement. She supports business development through market research, public relations, public engagement, event management, content creation, digital marketing and more.

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Hobby:Creating

Season:Fall

Happy Place:The Beach

Cartoon Character:Linda Belcher

Color:Black

Ben McKeeman

Project Manager

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Ben is an AICP certified planner, economic development and GIS specialist focused on creating strong communities through inclusive planning. Ben also holds an FAA Remote Pilot Certification for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

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Hobby:Cooking and Baking

Season:Summer

Happy Place:Brewery Patio

Cartoon Character:Scooby Doo

Color:Green

Bob Warner

Principal

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Bob is responsible for coordination of the site development pod at EDG. He has over 30 years of experience in development, and provides clients with advice on zoning, land planning, site utilization, due diligence, and environmental concerns. He provides clients with efficient and sustainable designs to meet their needs.

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Hobby:Home Improvements

Season:Fall

Happy Place:History Museum

Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

Color:Green

Brad Bendle

Senior Group Leader

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Brad is a Senior Group Leader at Environmental Design Group. He attended the University of Akron where he received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. After a short period working in the public sector, he joined Environmental Design Group where he has worked for over 30 years. He and his wife, Susan, reside in Stark County. They have two children, Caitlin and Andrew.

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Brian Loushin

Ecologist

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Brian brings a background in stream ecology and technical expertise in a variety of field work. He is skilled in ArcGIS mapping and has created a variety of maps for several projects. He has experience in writing technical documents and offers expertise in coordinating and executing site visits for environmental projects.

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Hobby:Board Games

Season:Fall

Happy Place:In the woods

Cartoon Character:Bart Simpson

Color:Orange

Bryan Newell

Director of Transportation

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Bryan has managed or served in a lead technical capacity on 100+ DOT and local transportation planning and design projects. He specializes in transportation planning, safety and traffic engineering for large area plans and corridor operations studies. Bryan is a leader in applying TSMO strategies and technology to improve safety and save money.

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Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

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Caitlin Russell

Urban Designer

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Caitlin has expertise in the areas of regional connectivity planning, neighborhood and community planning, trail and greenway planning and design, complete streets and multi-modal transportation plans, planning studies and public involvement.

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Hobby:Baking

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Sunrise on a Tropical Beach

Cartoon Character:Mushu

Color:Green

Carmen DeVeau

Graphic Designer

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Carmen's creative experience includes packaging, page layout, web design, and the design of booklets, flyers, signage, advertisements, logos, brochures, invitations, and infographics. Carmen is a certified drone pilot and has additional skills in photography, videography, drone photography/videography, illustration, and animation.

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Hobby:Drawing

Season:Summer

Happy Place:The Beach

Cartoon Character:Spongebob

Color:Duck Egg Blue

Chris Shuster

Designer

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Chris has a Bachelor of Science from Trine University in Design Engineering Technologies. In his free time Chris enjoys playing video games with his friends, camping on the weekends and relaxing at home with his dogs. Chris currently has two huskies: Cardi and Thunder.

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Hobby:Video games

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Cedar Point

Cartoon Character:Dexter

Color:Blue

Clint Flaherty

Construction Inspector

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Clint has overseen construction of roadway reconstruction and resurfacing projects, bridge improvements, site development, wastewater treatment plants, waterlines, sanitary sewers, storm sewers and residential subdivisions. His duties include construction inspection, coordination of work, maintaining daily logs, coordinating/ reviewing contractor pay requests, coordinating field changes, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing as-built drawings.

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Hobby:Collections

Season:Spring / Fall

Happy Place:Home

Cartoon Character:Leghorn Foghorn

Color:Red

Dave McCallops

Director of Water Resources

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Dave is a municipal engineer with public and private experience. He manages projects including wastewater collection, water distribution, water and wastewater treatment plant improvements, sanitary pumping stations, stormwater management, green infrastructure, roadway improvements, signalization and building projects. He has experience with the municipal process for all types of infrastructure projects.

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Hobby:Model Railroads & Puzzles

Season:Spring

Happy Place:Bar Harbor, Maine

Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

Color:Orange

Dave Snyder

Construction Project Manager

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Dave is an efficient construction professional with experience in all aspects of the construction process. He has a history of troubleshooting and finishing complicated projects on time and under budget. Dave is a strategic planner who intimately understands projects and has a proven ability to minimize risk and reduce cost while building long-term partners.

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Hobby:Fishing

Season:Summer

Happy Place:Cannon Beach, Oregon

Cartoon Character:Spider Man

Color:Blue

Dave Thornton

Survey Crew Chief

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David has been with Environmental Design Group since 1993. He resides in Plain Township and has two daughters, Samantha and Dana. In his free time, Dave enjoys fishing, shooting, and reading.

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Deanna Uhl

Design Engineer

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Deanna has experience in the municipal and water industry including sanitary sewer rehabilitation and replacement design, water main design, and site design. She also has experience in permitting and has certifications that include Confined Space Entry, OSHA 10 Hour Construction, and Personal Protective Equipment.

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Hobby:Gardening

Season:Summer

Happy Place:Arboretum or Metropark

Cartoon Character:Scooby-Doo

Color:Green

Dwayne Groll

President

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Dwayne is responsible for leading the Client Service Groups and Professional Service Groups that execute transportation and traffic projects; water, wastewater and stormwater management projects; environmental investigation and remediation projects; parks, trails and greenway projects; and institutional and land development projects.

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Hobby:Classic Muscle Cars

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Reading historical fiction novels

Cartoon Character:Popeye

Color:Purple

Ed Lisowski

Business Development Executive

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Ed has experience in municipal engineering, construction, construction management and construction inspection, as well as the sales and marketing side of construction and engineering-related products. Ed continues development of relationships with municipalities, contractors, consultants, private owners, manufacturers, utilities and regulatory agencies. Ed has the ability to increase sales through the development of effective marketing strategies.

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Hobby:Attending Live Sporting Events

Season:Autumn

Happy Place:Famly picnics

Cartoon Character:Scooby Doo

Color:Teal

Eli Razo

Construction Project Engineer

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Eli works to foresee potential problems and provide direction and open communication with the contractor to minimize delays and potential claims. He prides himself on timely project finalization for all documentation, materials, and final quantities. Eli utilizes software such as SiteManager, SharePoint, GoFormz, Orion and SWPPPTrack to manage projects.

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Hobby:Deer Hunting

Season:Spring

Happy Place:The forest

Cartoon Character:Yosemite Sam

Color:Blue

Eric Ostrowski

Engineering Technician

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Eric is currently a senior Civil Engineering student at the University of Mount Union. He resides in Austintown, Ohio with his mom Ann, his dad John, and his younger sister Julie. In his free time he enjoys golfing, fishing, watching sports, and spending time with friends and family.

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Ethan Bosley

Designer

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Ethan graduated from Stark State College in May 2020 with an A.A.S. in civil engineering. Ethan has about a year of experience in civil 3D design from here at EDG. From designing existing basemaps, to lot improvement plans, to designing proposed projects like residential developments.

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Hobby:Longboarding

Season:Fall

Happy Place:A bonfire in the backyard

Cartoon Character:Patrick

Color:Green

Frank Bronzo

Principal

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Frank has civil engineering experience in project inspection, design, project management, budgetary tracking and monitoring. He specializes in transportation infrastructure improvements; engineering studies; inspection; construction supervision; contract document preparation and review; storm sewer systems; and water and wastewater systems.

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Hobby:Trap Shooting, Fishing, Golf, Gardening, Hiking

Season:Spring

Happy Place:On a Lake

Cartoon Character:Tasmanian Devil

Color:Navy Blue

George Sendrey

Project Manager

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George’s experience in water and wastewater resources includes distribution system design, sanitary sewer systems, water treatment plant and wastewater plant planning and design, sanitary pump stations and controls design and implementation. His project management experience includes work with municipal clients throughout Ohio.

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Hobby:Fishing

Season:Summer

Happy Place:Wading in the river for smallmouth bass

Cartoon Character:Woody Woodpecker

Color:Blue

Hal Richard

Senior Construction Professional

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Hal spent eight years overseeing the City of Columbus Division of Sewerage and Drainage Private Development Permits Section and 15 years as a field technician/inspector. He has directed crews and major projects of various levels for the private and public sector and has supervised multiple construction projects simultaneously.

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Hobby:Golf

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Mountains

Cartoon Character:Wylie Burp

Color:Purple

Holly Henricksen

Senior Landscape Architect

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Holly is a Professional Landscape Architect and LEED Accredited Professional with a LEED BD+C (LEED Building Design and Construction) designation who has provided documentation for 29 LEED registered projects, to date. Holly offers landscape architectural planning and design experience in a variety of project types.

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Hobby:Reading

Season:Spring

Happy Place:The beach

Cartoon Character:Bubbles from the Powerpuff Girls

Color:Blue

Hunter Durbin

Design Engineer

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Hunter has experience in stormwater management, and linear transportation planning and design. He recently researched smart-data applications for storm and wastewater management as part of his honor’s project. Hunter is well-versed in the use of software programs such as AutoCAD, EPANET, EPA SWMM, GIS, HEC-RAS, HydroCAD and PCSWMM.

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Hobby:Music

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Out on a hike

Cartoon Character:Patrick Star

Color:Green

Jacob Peterson

Survey Field Technician

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Jake has a wide range of knowledge in the field of surveying, including the operation of robotic total stations, GPS, and AutoCAD. As a survey crew member, Jake has performed construction layout surveys for buildings, heavy highway, curb, storm, bridges, tunnels and utilities.

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Hobby:Golfing

Season:Summer

Happy Place:The Lake/Beach

Cartoon Character:Scooby Doo

Color:Green

James Harrison

Construction Inspector

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James has experience in project management for water resources projects and inspection for geotechnical projects. James is responsible for documentation of utility work, pavement installation, and drainage elements on projects, as well as providing stakeholder coordination with businesses and residents.

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Hobby:Golf

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Outdoors

Cartoon Character:Wolverine

Color:Hunter Green

Jenny Lovano

Pursuit Manager

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Jenny has more than 20 years of experience in graphic design, page layout, print production, and marketing. She has been in the A/E/C industry for five years and, as proposal coordinator, responds to RFPs and RFQs with accuracy and punctuality, incorporating team strategies into the content and graphics of each submittal.

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Hobby:Hiking

Season:Spring

Happy Place:My backyard

Cartoon Character:Snoopy

Color:Purple

Jeremy Ousley

Project Manager

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Jeremy has experience in site design engineering and municipal utility projects. Jeremy provides experience in public and private site design including stormwater management design, site drainage and grading, site layout, water and sewer main conveyance system design, erosion and sediment control and property survey and easement coordination.

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Hobby:Traveling & visiting parks with family

Season:Summer

Happy Place:On the road

Cartoon Character:Hank Hill

Color:Green

Jeremy Schaffner

Project Manager

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Jeremy is a project engineer who possesses over 8 years of experience in leading the design of various transportation and municipal projects. His project experience includes geometric, drainage, culvert, maintenance of traffic, and signing and marking design. He also has experience in land development and hydrologic modeling.

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Jill Pfeiffer-Ward

Project Manager

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Jill is a Project Manager for the Institutional Client Service Group at Environmental Design Group and is a certified LEED AP, CPESC and ODOT prequalified Construction Engineer. Jill has a broad range of expertise in site and civil design, engaging in all stages of the project life cycle from initiation through construction closeout, with strong client focus.

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Hobby:Gardening

Season:Winter

Happy Place:Coffee Tree Ridge

Cartoon Character:Katara

Color:Green

Jim Murray

Construction Project Manager

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Jim received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from The University of Akron and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio. He has over 30 years’ experience with the Ohio Department of Transportation including structural design, maintenance administration and construction project management. He resides in Salem with his wife Pam and children Lex, Zach and Allie. He enjoys helping with his children’s activities and restoring and maintaining of several classic vehicles.

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John Capuano

Design Engineer

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John specializes in wastewater treatment, water distribution, and stormwater management. He received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and is pursuing a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Cleveland State University. John resides in Ohio City with his dog Arlo, and in his free time enjoys hiking, playing music, and exploring new restaurants.

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Hobby:Playing guitar

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Anywhere in nature

Cartoon Character:Popeye

Color:Green

John Chizmar

Construction Inspector

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John is a former ODOT career employee where he was a Construction Project Engineer, before advancing to Maintenance, gaining experience in programming, designing and administering two-lane resurfacing and other maintenance-type projects. Since retiring, he has worked on various utility and paving projects and processes documentation for locally let and administered projects.

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Hobby:Bicycling

Season:Spring

Happy Place:Niagara Falls

Cartoon Character:Forgorn Leghorn

Color:Green

John Jarman

Construction Inspector

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John brings over 20 years’ experience in Communications and Management. He lives in Columbus and enjoys spending time with the love of his life Abby and his four adult children: Jaslyn, Jaelyn, Jonathan, and James. John had a brief tenure as a radio personality and as a news anchor in North Carolina, where he hails from originally, and is a big UNC “Tarheels” basketball fan.

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Hobby:Playing Guitar

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Happy Place:Cancun

Cartoon Character:Captain America

Color:Carolina Blue

John Swihart

Construction Inspector

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John has experience in transportation improvement projects including bridge and roadway replacement and rehabilitation. He has also inspected sanitary sewer rehabilitation and replacements, and waterline replacements. He is well-versed in ODOT specifications and inspection procedures and has worked on construction projects for more than 25 years.

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Hobby:Bowling & Golf

Season:Anything but winter

Happy Place:The beach

Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

Color:Royal Blue

Joyce Marzano

Project Manager

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Joyce has experience conducting ecological studies including stream assessments, wetland delineations, floristic surveys, tree surveys, suitable habitat surveys, and threatened and endangered species surveys. She has submitted and obtained wetland and waterway permits, including Section 404 permits and Section 401 water quality certifications.

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Hobby:Hiking

Season:Summer

Happy Place:Anywhere waterfront

Cartoon Character:Charlie Brown

Color:Green

Justin Duluc

Co-op

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Justin is the Green Infrastructure Cooperative Education Student who has experience in Auto CAD.

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Hobby:Dungeon & Dragons

Season:Summer

Happy Place:Bathing in the sun

Cartoon Character:Snoopy

Color:Blue

Kaitlyn Pongracz

Marketing Intern

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Kaitlyn joined EDG in June of 2021 as a Marketing Intern. Kaitlyn attends Hiram College, majoring in Marketing and minoring in Entrepreneurship. She has had experience previously as a digital communications and marketing intern for Hiram in the summer of 2020.

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Hobby:Playing soccer

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Any coffee shop

Cartoon Character:Stitch

Color:Lavender

Katherine Holmok

Director of Green Infrastructure

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Katherine serves as Director of Green and Blue Infrastructure, is a registered landscape architect, and is responsible for managing a multi-discipline team of engineers, planners, scientists, and landscape architects. Katherine specializes in infrastructure practices focused on clean water in our lakes and streams.

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Hobby:Spending time with my son

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Wherever my son is

Cartoon Character:Anything Marvel

Color:Green

Kellie Pike

Project Manager

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Kellie is a registered PE with experience in projects involving streams/river mechanics, retention/detention ponds and spillways, wetlands, open channel flow, and BMPs. Kellie’s skills allow her to apply professional principals, practices, and techniques to research and design water resources projects that aid in restoring our natural environment.

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Hobby:Kayaking & Skiing

Season:Fall

Happy Place:In nature

Cartoon Character:Tigger

Color:Blue

Kelly Beavers

Associate Project Manager

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Kelly has experience in many facets of environmental consulting and project management. She performs Phase I and Phase I Site Assessments, Regulated Material Reviews, and environmental sampling including soil, groundwater, air, and sediment sampling. She conducts construction observation activities and assists in ecological field assessments. She is HAZWOPER 40 hour certified.

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Hobby:Hiking

Season:Autumn

Happy Place:the Beach

Cartoon Character:Garfield

Color:Pink

Kyle Lukes

Associate Project Manager

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Kyle has expertise working on projects in the parks, trails and greenways, institutional, commercial and governmental markets. Kyle’s experience includes parks, trails and greenway planning and design, site inventory and analysis, schematic site design, commercial landscape design, wetland and stream delineation, monitoring, and mitigation/restoration design.

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Hobby:Railfan

Season:I like the mall

Happy Place:the outdoors

Cartoon Character:Roger Rabbit

Color:Orange

Lisa Post

Office Manager

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Lisa has 20 years of business related experience and has been in the A/E/C industry for 12 years. She started with EDG in 2009 and as the Office Manager she works with various departments such as Human Resources, Marketing, Operations and Accounting and also assists the technical teams with QA/QC on letter proposals to the client.

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Hobby:Anything outdoors

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Happy Place:Beach

Cartoon Character:Donkey (Shrek)

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Lu Ann Unrue

Chief Strategy Officer

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As Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Principal, Lu Ann is responsible for growth strategy, client development strategy, and leading and guiding company operations to ensure company goals are achieved. In 2012, Lu Ann along with 4 other partners purchased the northeast Ohio office and re-formed Environmental Design Group.

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Hobby:Cooking & Baking

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Las Vegas

Cartoon Character:Wilma Flinstone

Color:Purple

Mark Baun

Construction Project Engineer

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Mark provides experienced contract administration, construction engineering, project management and site inspection services as a lead worker on transportation improvement projects in Northeast Ohio. He is an ODOT Prequalified Construction Engineer Level 1 with diverse work experience that includes a more than 30-year career with ODOT managing Traditional-Let projects.

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Hobby:Attending Live Sporting Events

Season:Autumn

Happy Place:Famly picnics at my campsite

Cartoon Character:Scooby Doo

Color:Teal

Michael Davidson

Designer

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Michael’s experience includes roadway design and layout, storm sewer design and maintenance, waterline distribution projects, site development, plans maintenance, preparation of validation documents and reports, project site inspection and site surveying and staking. In addition to AutoCAD Civil 3D, he is competent in MicroStation, GeoPAK, and OpenRoads Designer.

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Hobby:Traveling with family

Season:Anything but winter

Happy Place:Amusement parks

Cartoon Character:Stimpson J. Cat

Color:Green

Michelle Johnson

Director of Community Planning & Design

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Michelle has experience in comprehensive planning, including transportation corridors, streetscapes, multi-modal plans, (re)development plans, economic development, and land use plans. Michelle has extensive project management experience in community planning and complete streets projects, as well as ODOT, LPA, state, and local trail design projects.

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Hobby:Hiking and Candle Making

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Anywhere along the coastline

Cartoon Character:Jasmine

Color:Gray

Nacole Sims

Designer

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Nacole has experience in survey land drafting and mortgage location. She has certificates for CAD Operator and OHSA 30. Nacole is currently a student at Cleveland State University studying Civil Engineering.

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Hobby:Fishing

Season:Spring

Happy Place:The Beach

Cartoon Character:Deku

Color:Yellow

Nathan Miller

Senior Designer

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Nathan has experience in designing private and municipal projects. His responsibilities include preparing base maps and construction documents for a variety of projects. Examples include site design, parking and grading plans, storm and sanitary projects, subdivisions development plans, roadway and bike path plans and site earthwork calculations.

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Hobby:Working on & with my garden tractor collection

Season:Summer

Happy Place:My homestead

Cartoon Character:Peter Griffin

Color:Green

Nick Barr

Design Engineer

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Nick is responsible for designing utilities such as storm sewers, sanitary sewers, pump stations, force mains and water lines, as well as stormwater pollution prevention design. He also prepares project manuals, cost estimates and construction documents, and has additional experience in construction administration duties, including processing bid documents, contract documents, change orders and shop drawing review.

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Hobby:Biking

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Oak Island, NC

Cartoon Character:Spongebob Squarepants

Color:Navy Blue

Pam Horning

Director of Accounting

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Pam has been with the Environmental Design Group for over 20 years. She attended Stark State College where she earned her associates degree in Accounting.

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Hobby:Travel

Season:Summer

Happy Place:By the pool

Cartoon Character:Scooby Doo

Color:Purple

Ray Flasco

Senior Project Engineer

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Ray has 47 years of experience in the drinking water industry as an engineer and manager for water distribution and water plant operations. Since his retirement in 2009, Ray has been working for Environmental Design Group providing expertise and Class IV supplemental oversight.

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Hobby:Fishing

Season:Spring

Happy Place:On a kayak

Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

Color:Green

Reneé Whittenberger

Associate Project Manager

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Reneé has experience in transportation planning and design including trails, transportation corridors, culvert replacements, and major interstate projects. She has extensive experience with ODOT and LPA roadway, bridge, and multi modal projects. Reneé is a proud on-road cyclist and is both a League Certified Instructor and an ODOT sponsored “How We Roll” leader.

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Hobby:Playing Rugby

Season:Summer

Happy Place:My house on Portage Lakes

Cartoon Character:Buttercup, the green Powerpuff Girl

Color:Pink

Richard Butterworth

Construction Inspector

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Rich received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University in December of 2020. With internships at GCRTA & ODOT, Rich hopes to bring his enthusiasm and field experience in roadway, culvert, and bridge construction to EDG. Richard currently has Advanced Structures and Flexible Pavement precertifications from ODOT and is working towards being fully ODOT inspector certified by the end of the year.

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Hobby:Traveling

Season:Summer

Happy Place:Cruise Ship

Cartoon Character:Iroh

Color:Dark Blue

Rita Boswell

Operations Manager

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Rita has over thirty years of experience in marketing, management, project administration, process improvement, and sales development. Rita also has approximately fifteen years of experience in the AEC industry and, as operations manager, coaches the administrative team and calibrates technical and operational systems/ processes to support growth and innovation.

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Hobby:Crochet

Season:Summer

Happy Place:The Beach

Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

Color:Pink

Robert Sabol

Associate Project Manager

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Robert has design experience in the trails and greenways, institutional, commercial and government markets. His experience includes trail design, commercial site design, stormwater modeling, roadway improvement design and construction inspection.

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Hobby:Theme Parks

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Orlando

Cartoon Character:Hercules

Color:Orange

Russell Crotty

Survey Crew Chief

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Russell is a detail-oriented professional with experience and proven knowledge as a field surveyor. He is skilled in boundary, ALTA, and topographic surveys, as well as data collection utilizing robotic total station. Russell’s experience includes construction layout and coordinating and supervising crew members.

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Scott Bickley

Senior Project Manager

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Scott has experience in land development projects including residential subdivisions, commercial sites, and healthcare facilities. He has experience throughout the entire process of a project from concept to post construction.

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Hobby:Sports & Camping

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Allegany State Park

Cartoon Character:Goofy

Color:Blue & Green

Scott Cook

Senior Project Engineer

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Scott specializes in roadway design for ODOT and other public agencies and has extensive civil engineering design experience that includes drainage design and hydraulics, stream and river hydraulic and hydrologic analysis, right-of-way engineering, traffic engineering and traffic studies, highway and street lighting, utility engineering and land surveying.

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Hobby:Fishing or agriculture

Season:Summer

Happy Place:My dad's farm or the beach

Cartoon Character:Johnny Quest

Color:Black

Shelly Freshwater

Project Administator

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Shelly is a Project Administrator for Environmental Design Group where she prepares, reviews, and processes various documents for the firm. Although Shelly is new to the A/E/C industry, she brings 20 years of experience working for a large corporate retail company. Shelly also volunteers for several non-profit organizations within the community.

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Hobby:Couponing

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Anywhere with my family

Cartoon Character:Rainbow Brite

Color:Magenta

Stefanie Smith

Director of Parks

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Stefanie is a licensed architect and sustainability professional with success leading architectural, higher education and private sector teams to achieve performance goals. She demonstrates strengths in leadership, project management, communication, design and problem resolution. Her work portfolio includes strategy formation, stakeholder engagement, sustainability assessments, project development and implementation.

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Hobby:Trail running & hiking

Season:Late summer & early Fall

Happy Place:Priest Lake, Idaho

Cartoon Character:The Snowman

Color:Maroon

Steve Pasternack

Principal

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Steve is an accomplished Engineering Executive and Professional Engineer with demonstrated leadership experience in the profitable growth of multi-discipline services in the A/E Industry. He has spent his career as a civil engineering consultant working on projects in the transportation, dams, commercial, residential and energy markets.

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Hobby:Reading & riding my tandem bike with Rose

Season:Fall & Spring

Happy Place:Any place with my family

Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

Color:Orange

Steven Kolarik

Landscape Architect

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Steven is a Landscape Architect who has been with Environmental Design Group since 2013 and is an alumni of The Ohio State University. He is passionate for creating sustainable experiences that impact the local community and his professional experience includes recreational, institutional, and comprehensive land use plans.

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Hobby:Mountain Biking

Season:Autumn

Happy Place:The gym at 5AM

Cartoon Character:Archer

Color:Nogaro Blue

Tammi Nagucki

Principal

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Tammi leads a team of marketing professionals who specialize in graphic design, videography/photography, copywriting/editing, digital marketing platforms, community outreach/event planning, and strategic campaign management. Tammi and her team have recently won two 2019 and three 2020 Zweig National Marketing Awards.

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Favorites:

Hobby:Travel

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Soccer sideline

Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

Color:Crimson

Teresa Dalton

Project Engineer

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Teresa’s responsibilities include roadway design, traffic signal design, traffic impact studies, stormwater management and water quality BMP designs, storm water studies, plan reviews, construction cost estimates, construction administration, shop drawing review and Categorical Exclusion document preparation. Teresa is proficient in a variety of software programs including HCS, and AutoCAD, and is ODOT prequalified in basic traffic signal design.

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Favorites:

Hobby:Jigsaw puzzles

Season:Spring

Happy Place:Day trips with husband

Cartoon Character:Wile E. Coyote

Color:Champagne Pearl

Terry Fercana

Business Development Executive

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Terry joined EDG in 2014 and has been in the A/E/C industry for more than 20 years. She also serves on the Planning Commission for the City of Munroe Falls.

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Favorites:

Hobby:Going to the Casino

Season:Fall

Happy Place:On the beach

Cartoon Character:Donald Duck

Color:Black

Tim Cox

Marketing Proposal Coordinator

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Tim received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ohio University. He and his wife Natalie reside in Sharon Center where they raised two adult children Dylan and Emma. Tim is an avid trail runner that can be found running around Hinckley Lake and the many trails of the Cuyahoga Valley. In his spare time, he loves cooking for his family, gardening, camping, and being outdoors in nature.

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Favorites:

Hobby:Cooking

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Front porch

Cartoon Character:Pink Panther

Color:Blue

Tim Jewell

Senior Designer

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Tim has experience in the design of private and municipal projects. Tim’s responsibilities include the preparation of construction documents for a wide variety of civil related projects, including site design, parking and grading plans, storm and sanitary projects, subdivisions development plans, roadway and bike path plans, and site earthwork calculations.

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Cartoon Character:Stitch

Color:Green

Tom James

Park Development Specialist

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Tom is a seasoned park professional with over forty years of progressive park management experience in budget management, personnel management, strategic planning, project development and management, public speaking, grant writing, and inter-agency cooperation.

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Favorites:

Hobby:Wood Working

Season:Spring

Happy Place:The beach at the ocean

Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny

Color:Red

Travis Mathews

Director of Institutional Client Services

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Travis has led numerous, large-scale multi-disciplinary project teams working on complex site development. He uses a team approach in project development, collaboration, the design team, regulatory agencies and project stakeholders to ensure that projects are carefully and properly executed.

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Favorites:

Hobby:Shooting Sporting Clays

Season:Fall

Happy Place:Family cabin in West Virginia

Cartoon Character:Tom and Jerry

Color:Orange

William Troyer

Design Engineer

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William’s experience includes design work in AutoCAD creating construction documents; creating alignments, surfaces, earthwork quantities, and sewer pipe networks; designing grading for wastewater management; construction site inspection; using construction documents to develop a cost estimate; and working in teams to find solutions to project challenges.

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Favorites:

Hobby:Gardening

Season:Spring

Happy Place:Backyard Hammock

Cartoon Character:Jerry Smith

Color:Red