Today we celebrate the 15th anniversary of Renato Chuw, PE, here at Inwood! Renato is an Associate Principal and our Drainage Section Manager. His team enjoys working with him and shared that he’s a great mentor. He always takes the time to explain concepts in-depth or offer help, even when he is busy himself. Renato is a hard worker, seems to have endless patience, and adds humor to our office - and trophies! Seven years in a row, he led our team to victory as the Design Professionals Volleyball League champions! Thanks for being you, Renato! Congratulations on your work anniversary!!
This month marks the 10th anniversary of one of our senior engineers, Mirta Laos, PE! We are grateful to have someone so dedicated to working on our drainage designs! Not only is Mirta a pleasure to work with, but she is passionate about what she does. She consistently rises to the challenges of even the most complicated projects to develop solutions for our clients. Congratulations on your anniversary, Mirta, and thank you!
We’re excited to announce that our very own Steve Sommerfeldt, PE, CFM, has been selected as the ASCE East Central Branch (ECB) Member of the Year! After 20 years of involvement and holding several positions within the ECB, including serving as President (2018-2019), we feel this award is well deserved! Steve recently started ECB’s first-ever Sustainability Committee, where he serves as the Chair. He also currently serves as the Florida Section District 3 Vice President. Steve is very grateful for the many opportunities ASCE has provided him to give back to the local engineering profession. He and his family frequently volunteer at the many great events hosted by ASCE and other engineering societies, including the recent Central Florida MATHCOUNTS competition. He hopes to inspire others to get involved and do more! Congratulations, Steve!
Congratulations to Ashley Bixler, PE, CFM, on her 10-year anniversary at Inwood! Ashley’s attention to detail, organizational skills, and people skills have contributed to many of the Water Resources group’s successes over the years. Our clients and subconsultants continue to ask for Ashley by name because they enjoy working with her and trust that she will always guide them in the right direction. We are excited to celebrate this milestone anniversary with her!
Today marks the 15th anniversary for Co-Co Wu, PE, here at Inwood! He serves as our QA/QC Officer and has proven his knowledge and dedication to his work time and time again. Co-Co’s attention to detail helps us provide our clients with the high quality they have come to know from us. Congratulations, Co-Co, and thank you!
Congratulations to Tasha McGraw on her 10-year anniversary with Inwood! She started her career at Inwood as a temporary receptionist and has since moved on to become an integral part of our Accounting team. Tasha loves to travel and experience new places, and we really enjoy seeing the amazing pictures of her adventures. Congratulations, Tasha!
Congratulations to Jay Patel, PE, on his 10th anniversary with Inwood! Jay started his career at Inwood while he was still a student at the University of Central Florida. He quickly became a key member of the team and is now a Senior Associate and beginning to manage projects in our Transportation group. We look forward to many more years of growth and progress
Happy 20th anniversary to Steve Sommerfeldt, PE, CFM! Steve started his career at Inwood directly after graduating from the University of Central Florida. He has become a leader within the firm as an Associate Principal and manager of our Water Resources group while also balancing volunteer leadership roles with the American Society of Civil Engineers. Congratulations, Steve!
Congratulations to Mandy Loughran for 15 years at Inwood! She has been a consistently dependable team player and we are fortunate to have her as our Public Relations Specialist! Mandy has used her public involvement skills to contribute to the overall success of many projects through the years, but one of the most challenging projects was the SR 40 PD&E Study. This project spanned several counties and involved a diverse group of stakeholders. With Mandy’s experience and thorough documentation, we were able to encourage public input and build consensus. Thank you and congratulations again, Mandy!
Today we celebrate David Dangel, PE, on his 25th anniversary with Inwood! David is a principal and leads the charge for our PD&E & Ecological Services group. His expertise in PD&E and preliminary engineering studies as well as his steady leadership makes him a huge part of our success. Congratulations, David!
Congratulations to Cameron DeWitt, PE, on reaching his 10-year anniversary with Inwood today! He started here in 2011 as an intern in our Water Resources group while earning his degree at UCF. Over time, he transitioned into our Transportation group where he has played a large role on many of our drainage design and permitting projects. Cameron chose engineering because he was interested in math and science and he wanted to follow in his dad’s footsteps. We think he made the right call! We have enjoyed watching him develop into a successful engineer and we are proud of his achievements, including recently becoming a PE!
Congratulations are in order for Dennis Atkins, MCP! Today he celebrates his 20-year anniversary with Inwood. Not only is he our IT manager, but he also wears many different hats around the office to ensure operations are running smoothly. He is an expert at 3D modeling, rendering, and animation; he produces public involvement videos; and he serves as a voice-over talent. Thank you for all of your hard work, Dennis! You are an integral part of Inwood’s success.
The spotlight is on our newest professional engineers! Ali Alsaffar, PE; Cameron DeWitt, PE; and Zack Kerkman, PE, all successfully passed the principles and practice of engineering (PE) exam in October. Ali has been with the company for 5 years as of February, Cameron is approaching 10 years, and Zack joined Inwood almost one year ago. Congratulations to all three of you on demonstrating your knowledge and expertise in your areas of practice. We are so proud of your hard work and dedication!
We are proud to announce that Ben Shepherd, PWS, has become a stockholder and Senior Associate at Inwood! When Ben started here in 2014, he already had seven years of experience under his belt and not one but two separate Master’s degrees. As a Senior Ecologist and Project Manager in our Ecology group, his contributions and ability to lead have been undeniable. Ben shares his experience with co-workers and clients alike and his eye for growth has led to new project wins and strong client relationships. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for him. Congratulations, Ben!
This year is off to a great start for our Project Manager, Josh Spence, PE, CFM. Not only did he just celebrate his 15-year anniversary with Inwood, he also recently became a stockholder and Senior Associate! Josh is a leader in our Water Resources group and has a special affinity for large watershed projects. He is a well-trusted and respected team player who excels at everything he sets out to accomplish. We are excited to see Josh progress in his career and look forward to his continued success here at Inwood. Congratulations, Josh!
Inwood is proud to introduce Tony Bevilacqua, PE, as the new manager of our Structural Services group. Tony comes to us with over 20 years of experience designing and evaluating bridges throughout each of FDOT’s eight districts. In his role here, he will focus on business development, project management, and staff growth. We are excited to have Tony join the Inwood family and look forward to seeing this group grow and flourish under Tony’s direction.
Happy 15th Anniversary to Josh Spence, PE, CFM! Josh has been with Inwood since January of 2006 and has steadily progressed in his career while focusing on water resources. He graduated from UCF with Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in civil engineering and is a perennial student. He is a certified floodplain manager, a qualified stormwater management inspector, and a Professional Engineer. Josh currently serves as Project Manager on several large watershed management and floodplain analysis projects. Congratulations on this milestone, Josh! We look forward to many more years of growth and opportunity with Inwood.
We want to congratulate Jessica Ballock, PE, on her 15th anniversary with Inwood! Jessica started her career with us in 2005 as an intern while she pursued her civil engineering degree at UCF. She continued on full time when she graduated and earned her Professional Engineer license in 2012. She is currently a Project Manager in our Transportation group. We admire Jessica’s dedication and the organization she brings to all of her projects. Congratulations, Jessica!
Today we celebrate Jennifer Marsden on her 15th anniversary with Inwood! Jennifer started her career at Inwood as our receptionist while working on her degree in Business Management. She has steadily grown in responsibility over the years and serves as our Contract and Finance Manager as well as a stockholder and a Senior Associate of the firm. Jennifer has played a major role in Inwood’s success, and we look forward to working with her for many years to come!
SR 80 from Dalton Lane to CR 833 recognized as one of the top ten projects by Roads & Bridges Magazine!
Congratulations to Kate Spiess, PE, as she celebrates her 20-year anniversary with Inwood! Kate joined our team in September of 2000 as a fresh graduate of Georgia Tech and has been a valuable member of our Transportation group since then. Over the years, it has been a great pleasure watching her flourish both personally and professionally, honing her technical skills on a variety of transportation design projects. Now as a Senior Project Manager, Kate’s expertise with client and project management make her a valuable leader. Her hard work and dedication to quality are recognized and appreciated by both her peers and our clients. We look forward to many more years working alongside Kate!
Congratulations to Kevin Iannarone, PE, on his 15-year anniversary here at Inwood! We have really enjoyed seeing Kevin’s progression throughout the years. He started his career at Inwood while he was a student at UCF. Upon graduation, he developed his technical skills while being exposed to a wide variety of transportation projects. Later, he achieved his Professional Engineer registration, became a Project Manager with our Transportation group, and is now an Associate Principal of the firm. Kevin has become a major part of the success story of Inwood and we look forward to many more years of working with him
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.”