News for 2007

December 1, 2007 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc is pleased to announce four employee promotions. Mark Hales, PE, and David Graeber, PE, have been appointed Associates of the firm. Kate Spiess, PE, and Steve Sommerfeldt, PE, have been promoted to Project Managers.

In over two and a half years with the firm, Mark Hales, PE, has successfully provided transportation engineering and project management services to Inwood's clients. His key areas of expertise include rural and urban roadway design, as well as limited access highway design and milling and resurfacing projects. Hales graduated from the University of Central Florida (UCF) with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

November 14, 2007 | Events

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. ceremonially broke ground on Friday, November 9, 2007 for a new $7.8 million corporate office building, located in Winter Springs, that will allow for continuing growth and expansion of the firm.

The 30,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility, located at 3000 Dovera Drive, will sit on 4 acres of water-front property and is just minutes away from the current office location in Oviedo. Due for completion in July 2008, the new facility will have the capacity to house approximately 130 employees and the capability to expand to 45,000 square feet in the future.

November 1, 2007 | Projects

Osceola County has selected Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. to provide professional services for the widening of Narcoossee Road from two lanes to a four-lane urban roadway, including the bridge over Canal 29B. The project limits are from Jack Brack Road to Boggy Creek Road, a distance of 3.2 miles.

Inwood will be responsible for preparation of the final construction plans for the roadway, pavement markings and signalization in accordance with FDOT Plans Preparation Manual and Osceola County Standards. In addition, the firm will coordinate with the appropriate governmental agencies to provide permitting services, subsurface utility engineering and coordination with residents and business owners along the project corridor.

November 1, 2007 | Personnel

Mandee Brandt, PE, has joined Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. as a project drainage engineer. Her primary responsibilities will include designing stormwater drainage systems for roadway projects, preparing PD&E drainage reports and permit preparation. In addition, Mrs. Brandt will be involved in plans production, the supervision of technical staff and coordination with clients and subconsultants.

Renato Chuw, PE, Stormwater Management Project Manager stated "Mandee is a valuable addition to our Stormwater Management group. We are excited to utilize her experience and expertise in the industry to continue success at Inwood."

November 1, 2007 | Personnel

Laura Duncalf has joined Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. as a planner. Her responsibilities will include the development and review of planning reports/studies, technical writing, public involvement and GIS analysis. As a member of the Project Development and Environment (PD&E)/Planning Group, she will have the opportunity to work on a variety of PD&E and trail studies, as well as assist with the expansion of Inwood's planning services.

"We are thrilled that Laura has joined Inwood and are excited about the opportunities ahead. Her experience and expertise will aid us in successfully growing our planning division," stated David Graeber, PE, PD&E/Planning Group Project Manager.

October 30, 2007 | Events

In an effort to raise awareness, support the cause and bring hope to the community, Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc., formed a team, for the second year in a row, to participate in the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) walk. The team, made up of employees, family and friends, joined approximately 4,200 walkers at the event at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando on Saturday, October 27, 2007. The team raised over $2,000 for the cause.

October 1, 2007 | Projects

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. has been selected by Seminole County to provide the final design services for the widening of State Road 426/County Road 419 from Pine Avenue to west of Lockwood Boulevard within the City of Oviedo. The proposed roadway improvements will consist of four-lanes separated by a 22-foot wide raised median. This project will also include sidewalks and bicycle lanes in both directions. Inwood will be responsible for the roadway design, drainage design, signalization, signing and pavement marking design and public involvement for the project.

September 1, 2007 | Personnel

Jackdiere Montañez has joined Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. as a CADD technician. His duties will include computer aided drafting and plans production support for the firm's various design groups. Mr. Montañez is currently attending ITT Technical Institute and pursuing an Associate of Science degree in computer drafting and design.

May 7, 2007 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Renato Chuw, PE has joined the firm as Senior Engineer. His primary responsibilities include management and oversight of transportation drainage design and studies as well as supervision and training of drainage design staff. Mr. Chuw will assist in the company's marketing and proposal efforts and will be responsible for the drainage design approach fro transportation projects. In addition, Mr. Chuw will assist in the Quality Assurance/Quality Control process and will be responsible for checking plans and ensuring accuracy.

April 23, 2007 | Events

As part of the firm's commitment to supporting the community, Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. formed a team to participate in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's (NMSS) 2007 Bright House Networks MS Bike Tour. The team, comprised of Inwood employees, family, friends and corporate partners, raised over $15,000 for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In addition, Team Inwood, made up of 46 riders, was recognized as the fourth largest team out of over 100 teams at the event. The participants covered 100 to 180 miles during the two day event, riding from Cypress Gardens to SeaWorld on Saturday, April 21st and then turning around and riding back on Sunday, April 22nd.

April 10, 2007 | Events

For the sixth year in a row, Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. has joined together to support Central Floridians with vision impairments at Lighthouse Central Florida's (LCF) Sight and Sole Walk. The team of employees, family and friends were among over 450 walkers who attended the annual walk on Saturday, March 31st at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs. Inwood placed first in the Corporate Team category contributing to the grand total of $80,000 raised at the event.

March 22, 2007 | Personnel

As part of the company's continuing growth, Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of four new employees to their team of professionals. Co-Co Wu, Jennifer Cairns, Sophia Hollimon and Jesse Agnew have recently joined the engineering firm located in Oviedo. With these additions, Inwood is now over 50 employees strong, including 17 certified professional engineers and nine certified engineer interns.