Today we celebrate our Director of Transportation, Mark Hales, as he marks his 15th anniversary. Inwood’s President, David Coleman, says, “From Mark’s beginning at Inwood, it was evident that his work ethic, expertise, and personality would lead to success. We have enjoyed watching his career path and influence at the firm grow over the past 15 years and look forward to many more years of a great partnership. Congratulations to Mark on this work anniversary milestone!”
Inwood is proud to announce the addition of a new project manager – Jessica Ballock, PE. Jessica graduated from the University of Central Florida in Civil Engineering. She joined Inwood in 2006 and has since been successfully providing roadway and transportation engineering design services. Jessica brings a variety of experience and technical knowledge to all her projects and strives to provide quality services on time to clients. Kate Spiess, PE, noted, “Jessica's work ethic and organizational skills will make her a great addition to the project management team. It is a well-deserved promotion.” Congratulations, Jessica!
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of a new Senior Associate - Jennifer Marsden.
Jennifer graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in business management. She started working at Inwood 14 years ago as a front desk receptionist and has continuously shown the ability to take on more complex duties. She currently serves as our Contract & Finance Manager. In this role, she manages the contractual lifecycle for Inwood’s projects as well as billings, tax filings, payroll, employee records, performance reviews, benefits, and the implementation of policies and procedures.
Inwood’s CEO, Ed Buck, PE, notes, “Jennifer exemplifies what you can achieve with hard work and dedication. We are excited to welcome her as a new partner and owner of the firm.”
Inwood was created in 1995 by five engineers and one dream. Today, we are happy to celebrate with our staff of 70 talented professional engineers, environmental scientists, planners, design technicians, and support staff.
To commemorate this occasion, employees, friends, and family gathered for a fun-filled evening complete with scavenger hunts through the office, Inwood trivia, live music, a selfie station, great food, and a customized cake that reflects our road to success. We are so excited to see what this year will bring!
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. announces that Jesse Blouin, AICP has been appointed as an Associate Principal.
Jesse has been with Inwood nearly two years and serves as a Project Manager in Inwood’s Planning, PD&E and Ecological Services group; Jesse’s career has focused on transportation planning and PD&E (NEPA) studies for the Florida Department of Transportation and local governments. He has also done significant work throughout the Southeastern United States. In his role at Inwood, Jesse manages transportation planning and PD&E Studies for roadways, trails and rail and transit projects. He also assists with business development, corporate strategy and marketing efforts for all of Inwood’s business units. In his spare time, Jesse enjoys hiking, volunteering and researching and writing about Central Florida History.
Inwood’s Director of PD&E and Environmental Services, David Dangel, PE, noted “Jesse has proven himself as a leader with a driven work ethic and an energetic approach to his projects and daily activities. He has formed great client relationships because of his responsiveness and dedication to the projects he manages. We look forward to his continued contribution as a leader of the firm.”
Mark graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and has over 21 years of experience, including 15 years with Inwood. While away from work, he enjoys watching his kids play sports, being active in his church, going to the beach, working on cars, and home renovations. He has been an integral part of the company’s leadership team since 2009 when he was named as Associate Principal. In 2016, he became a Principal and Senior Project Manager of the firm, thus solidifying his distinction as a key individual in Inwood’s future. During this time, he has helped to ensure the continued growth of the company while providing engineering and project management services for transportation projects throughout the state. In his new role, Mark will oversee Inwood’s Transportation division, including overall management and supervision of the division’s projects, staffing, training, and teaming initiatives.
Inwood’s President, David Coleman, PE, stated, “Mark’s expertise, client relationships, work ethic, and dedication to continually move the company forward gives me the confidence that he will successfully serve as Director of Transportation. It is a well-deserved appointment.”
Inwood awarded "Top Fundraising Team" and "Top Fundraising Individual" from Lighthouse Central Florida's (LCF) Sight and Sole's 2019 FallFest
Inwood is extremely pleased to announce our awards from Lighthouse Central Florida's (LCF) Sight and Sole 2019 FallFest as "Top Fundraising Team" and "Top Fundraising Individual"! Inwood has raised over $6,000 this year which will be used by LCF to help Central Florida’s community of the blind and visually impaired.
Inwood has participated in and donated to every Sight & Sole celebration charity drive since 2005. One of Inwood's founders, Alex Hull, discovered LCF when his sister began looking for vision loss rehabilitation services. This personal experience blossomed into a corporate desire to be a part of something that was helping those in our community who have experienced vision loss.
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For 20 years, Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. has been providing a diverse range of engineering services throughout Florida. The Seminole County based consulting engineering firm has grown from five employees in 1995 to nearly 50 employees in 2015. Inwood attributes its success and stellar reputation to offering highly responsive and varied engineering services, developing solid relationships with clients, and old fashioned values such as honesty, integrity, mentoring, and hard work. Inwood’s headquarters are located in Oviedo, and branch offices are located in Tampa and Port St. Lucie. The diverse staff of engineers, environmental experts, technicians, and administrative personnel provide innovative solutions for communities throughout Florida. Consulting services and areas of practice include transportation, watershed management, ecological, parks and trails, public involvement and project communication expertise, utilities, and construction and project management. The atmosphere at Inwood is positive, health-conscious, and forward thinking. Inwood is excited about reaching this 20-year milestone, and we look forward to the next 20 years with great enthusiasm!
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. introduces our newest principal, David Dangel, PE. Mr. Dangel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida, he brings more than 25 years of experience to his new leadership role and has been with Inwood for 17 years.
Mr. Dangel is a long-time resident of Oviedo/Winter Springs area, well connected in the engineering industry, and a member of the Florida Engineering Leadership Institute, class of 2014. Inwood looks forward to strong growth and future opportunities as Mr. Dangel leads his team and serves his community and profession.
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. has been selected for the Poinciana Parkway Southport Connector PD&E Study for the Florida Department of Transportation, District 5. Kimley-Horn and Associates will be a major partner on this project along with Bowyer Singleton, GEC, ACA, Southeastern Archaeological Research, 3E Consultants, Quest Corporation, and Logan Simpson Design.
The Southport Connector runs from Florida's Turnpike to Pleasant Hill Road in Osceola County and is part of the County’s 20-year Roadway Program. The purpose of the connector is to meet the increase in traffic and transportation demands in the South Lake Toho area by providing connectivity from the Turnpike to Pleasant Hill Road near Poinciana. The Inwood team is committed to the success of developing the Southport Connector while keeping the important considerations of the social and environmental impacts to the surrounding area.
His primary responsibilities include GIS processing for watershed modeling as well as design and permitting for stormwater retrofit projects. Mr. Troilo graduated from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in August 2011 with a bachelor of science in environmental engineering.
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. assisted Orange County with a first round of public meetings they hosted on Monday and Wednesday for the Waterford Lakes Small Area Study. The purpose of the study is to analyze the overall performance of the area roadways and multimodal network. It will result in a report containing a prioritized list of safety and capacity improvements.
The public meetings held this week included a presentation by Christine Lofye, PE, Orange County Project Manager, and an opportunity for property owners within the study area to voice their opinions and assist in the identification of issues for the study. Along with Orange County staff and Inwood PD&E team members, District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson and Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings were amongst those in attendance on Wednesday night.
For more information regarding this project, please visit the project website: http://orangecountyfl.net/TrafficTransportation/WaterfordLakesSmallAreaStudy.aspx#.XUHvc-hKiUk
“Renato has consistently shown the excellence necessary to earn his promotion to Associate Principal. Over the years, he has been successful in leading his projects and has cultivated client relationships that have been instrumental in the prosperity of our firm,” explained Alex Hull, President of Inwood.
Mr. Spence graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2004 with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering. He went on to earn his master of science degree in civil engineering in 2006. In 2009, he became a certified floodplain manager and a qualified stormwater management inspector before earning his registered Professional Engineer designation from the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.
“I’m proud to say that Josh started his engineering career here at Inwood. He not only produces quality work, but he does so while taking on a leadership role. Josh’s continued professional growth and strong work ethic have earned him recognition from his peers and our clients. This promotion formalizes the position that he has been performing over the last year - a team leader,” explained David Coleman, PE, Vice President.
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. announces that David Dangel, PE, has been promoted to Director of PD&E and Environmental Services.
Alex Hull, President of Inwood, stated, “David’s dedication to continually increasing the quality of our work and employees makes him the best candidate to serve as Director. The combination of his strong work ethic, industry expertise, and effective management and interpersonal skills has made him an integral part of the success of Inwood.”
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc., as part of the Kimley-Horn & Associates (KHA) team, was selected for the Osceola Parkway Extension PD&E Study for Florida's Turnpike Enterprise. Inwood is a major partner on this project and contributed to the win with our experience in completing the original feasibility study, which was initiated by Osceola County and completed in association with KHA in early 2012.
The purpose of the extension of Osceola Parkway is to meet the traffic and transportation demands of the area and provide for linkage and connectivity in the northeastern portion of the county. This PD&E study is being conducted in order to ensure that the extension is developed with consideration of social and environmental impacts. The team's PD&E process will involve coordination with local governments and agencies, public involvement, and refinement of the alternatives based on stakeholder input and traffic, engineering, and environmental analysis.
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is part of Leware Construction Company's team that was selected for the SR 37 Design-Build project for FDOT District 1. The project consists of widening the existing SR 37 roadway to four lanes and completely replacing the existing two-lane bridge over the north fork of the Alafia River. While Leware is the lead contractor and will handle bridge construction, Inwood is the lead engineer and will cover project management, roadway and drainage design, traffic control plans, signing and pavement markings, utility coordination, and permitting.
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce that three employees earned their certification from the Florida Board of Professional Engineers. David Ledgerwood, PE; Josh Spence, PE; and Kevin Iannarone, PE, have earned their registered Professional Engineer designation. The firm is currently 46 employees strong with 20 registered professional engineers and nine certified engineer interns.
David Ledgerwood, PE, has been with Inwood for six years. Ledgerwood provides utility design and utility coordination services on roadway, drainage and utility systems. His key responsibilities include utility coordination, the production of construction plans and specifications, cost estimates, and permitting. Ledgerwood earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in 2003.
Josh Spence, PE, joined the firm in 2006 and provides stormwater and water resources services. Spence’s key area of expertise includes watershed and water quality modeling design and permitting projects. He is skilled in the utilization of MicroStation, Geopak, ArcGIS, and ICPR. GIS capabilities include developing geodatabases of topographical, hydrographical, and land use data for planimetric and thematic mapping using ESRI software including ArcMap, Spatial Analyst, 3D Analysist, and ArcPad. Spence graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from UCF in 2004 and earned a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2006 from UCF.
Kevin Iannarone, PE, has been providing roadway engineering design services since 2004. Iannarone’s key areas of expertise include the development of horizontal and vertical roadway alignment alternatives, construction plans production, project estimates and presentation graphics. He is skilled in the utilization of the FDOT Plans Production Manual, FDOT Standard Specification for Roadway and Bridge Construction, FDOT Design Standards and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). Iannarone graduated in 2005 from UCF with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
“The success of these three employees is a direct result of their hard work and dedication to professional growth. We are proud to have a strong team committed to providing quality expertise and services to our clients and the community,” stated Alex Hull, President of Inwood.
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc., located in Oviedo, is pleased to announce that the year 2010 marks the firm’s 15th anniversary. The firm employs over 45 engineers, technicians, and administrative personnel. Over the years, Inwood has developed a reputation of providing quality civil, environmental, transportation engineering, planning, and public involvement services to governmental clients throughout the state of Florida.
Inwood was founded in 1995 by four principals, Alex Hull, PE, Andy DeWitt, PE, David Coleman, PE, and Ed Buck, PE. In the beginning, the firm offered roadway design and PD&E services to clients. In January of 1996, Inwood began the hiring of additional staff and by 2002 opened a new office building in Oviedo, Florida where stormwater and utility design were added to the firm’s list of client services. Inwood’s growth continued in 2007 when Planning Services were added to the core services, followed by the addition of Environmental Science Services in 2008.
In September 2008, Inwood moved to its new 30,000 square-foot corporate office building, located in Oviedo, Florida. The new facility was designed and built specifically to accommodate a growing, environmentally conscious engineering office with many amenities tailored to Inwood’s specific needs. In 2009, Inwood opened satellite offices in St. Lucie County and Lake County.
In support of the vision impaired community in Central Florida, Inwood Consulting Engineers participated in Lighthouse Central Florida’s (LCF) 22nd annual Sight and Sole Walk. The team of employees, family, and friends were among over 325 walkers who attended the event on Saturday, May 9 at Universal Studios Orlando. Inwood placed first in the Corporate Team category contributing to the grand total of nearly $42,000 raised at the event. This is Inwood’s eighth year to participate in the walk.
Kristen Ganoff, Engineer Intern at Inwood, explained, “I walked for LCF because it is important to support our local community in need. I enjoyed raising money and awareness for such a worthy cause.”
For over 30 years, LCF has been the only organization in Central Florida that provides comprehensive vision rehabilitation services to children and adults with vision impairment. The organization uses the funds raised at charity events for high quality programs, expert technology, and caring advocacy.
“The participants of the Site and Sole Walk raised funds to help blind and sight impaired children, adults, and seniors develop the skills they need to live independent and productive lives. We are grateful for Inwood’s partnership and contributions,” stated Mary Kimbrell, Investor Relations Manager with LCF.
To learn more about LCF please visit www.lighthousecentralflorida.org or call 407-898-2483
Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. has been selected by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 5 to study the widening of United States Highway (U.S.) 441, also known as Orange Blossom Trail (O.B.T.), in Osceola County, Florida. The project begins at U.S. 192 (Vine Street) and extends northward to Country Road (south of Osceola Parkway), a distance of approximately two miles. The PD&E Study process will involve the development of roadway improvement alternatives, a comparative evaluation of the social and environmental effects, and the overall costs of each alternative. It is anticipated that the existing five-lane roadway will need to be widened to a six-lane divided urban roadway.
Public Involvement will be an important aspect of the O.B.T/ U.S. 441 PD&E Study. Inwood will use a variety of methods in order to encourage and maintain public involvement in the process, including; public meetings, small group meetings, and a project web site. In addition, project newsletters will be mailed out to all property owners and tenants within the study area and to federal, state and local officials at key points in the study.
FBC’s Donor Development Coordinator, Doug Goldbarth, explained that the blood collected from Inwood’s blood drive can help accident victims, premature babies, cancer patients and other people in need. “Blood shortages could be eliminated if more corporations pledged to host blood drives, like Inwood, four to six times a year,” stated Goldbarth.
The next Inwood blood drive is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Numerous employees have already signed up to participate. As a new addition to Inwood’s community involvement initiatives, the firm plans to continue hosting blood drives in the future.
“Inwood is pleased to support our neighbors, friends and loved ones through events like the blood drive. We will continue to help FBC and other charitable organizations make a difference in our community,” stated Alex Hull, President of Inwood.
Learn more about FBC and how you can get involved