VERTEX Talent Expansion Continues Through 2015

September 30, 2015

Over the past several years, VERTEX has seen consistent growth. We last posted news about our recent hires in the spring of 2015; since then, VERTEX’s employee-base has grown by another 25%.

To bolster our core Construction and Environmental Consulting, Forensic Consulting and Engineering services, VERTEX also offers Fire Investigation and Architectural services.

We welcome all of our new team members and look forward to continued success into 2016. Below is an introduction to a few of the strategic hires in leadership positions at VERTEX:

Michael Mrvica, Vice President

Mr. Mrvica joined VERTEX’s Insurance Claims and Insurance Company Support and works out of our Freehold, New Jersey office. He has almost 20 years of experience in environmental insurance and litigation, formerly serving as Senior Vice President of the Environmental Casualty Claims Department at AIG’s Jersey City, New Jersey location. He has managed and performed thousands claims involving coverage and litigation, responsible for compliance and risk awareness, budget and the resolution of complex claims. Mr. Mrvica reserved and forecasted environmental risks during his time at AIG and worked closely with members of various departments (underwriting, actuarial, etc.) to develop claims handling protocols. He also provided support and risk analysis for various divisions. We are excited to have Mr. Mrvica bring this experience to our team as the Vice President of the Vertical.

Reach out directly to Mr. Mrvica at mmrvica@vertexeng.com or through calling the Freehold office.

Leonard (Len) Wilson, PE

Mr. Wilson is the Vice President of VERTEX’s Civil Engineering Services. He is a seasoned business leader, having held senior leadership positions during the past 28 years of his career, including President and CEO of a 200-person engineering consulting company. He managed the sale and subsequent integration of RMC with Tetra Tech, has managed business operations of up to 500 people in multiple states, performed successful office start-ups, and led strategic and business planning and implementation. Mr. Wilson has served a wide variety of clients, including: local and state government, municipalities, counties, special districts, water and sanitation districts and the private sector. He has planned, designed and managed a multitude of land development projects including: residential, institutional, commercial/retail, mixed-use, golf course master planned communities, resort development and multi-thousand-acre master planned communities.

Reach out directly to Mr. Wilson at lwilson@vertexeng.com or through calling the Denver office.

David Turotsy

Mr. Turotsy comes to VERTEX with over 24 years of experience in industrial hygiene and environmental consulting services, formerly serving as Vice President of Operations at Accredited Environmental Technologies, Inc (AET) of Media, PA. He has managed and performed thousands of environmental projects involving asbestos, lead paint, mold, indoor air quality and other hazardous materials for a diverse client base including Fortune 500 companies, commercial, retail and governmental facilities, hospital/healthcare facilities, school districts, colleges/universities, etc. Mr. Turotsy is a Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist with the Association of Professional Industrial Hygienists (APIH) and maintains multiple federal and state licenses and certifications. Mr. Turotsy will be serving as Vice President for VERTEX and will work out of the Aston, PA office.

Reach out directly to Mr. Turotsy at dturotsy@vertexeng.com or through calling the Aston office.

Margaret Van Voast

Ms. Van Voast is a Design and Construction Manager with over 25 years of on-site construction experience and proven results in major renovation and “out of the ground” construction projects, including, adaptive re-use and re-development projects, large scale capital and tenant improvement projects and architecturally significant historic preservation projects. Her areas of expertise include the management and coordination of all project requirements from program planning and development, design and construction project management, contract administration and operational planning; zoning, plan review and permitting, A/E, consultant and contractor bidding and selection, construction operations through certificate of occupancy and end-user move-in and turnover.

Prior to joining VERTEX, Ms. Van Voast was a principal at Titian Partners, a company she formed in 2005, after spending 17 years with one of the world’s largest construction management firms where she started as an Assistant Project Manager and concluded her tenure as a Business Unit Leader/Project Executive for the Federal Market. Ms. Van Voast has appeared as a feature segment on CBS’ 48 Hours “The Better Sex” and CNN’s “Who’s in Charge,” as well as The Washington Post, Metro section article, “In Honor of Their Own.” She has been a guest speaker at numerous national associations such as the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) to name a few.

Reach out directly to Ms. Van Voast at mvanvoast@vertexeng.com or through calling the DC Metro office.

 All VERTEX Hires

March to September 2015

 Name

Job Title

Joshua Allen Superintendent
Nicolas Aquino Project Manager
Diana Arellano Scientist II
Ana Balge File Clerk
Hayley Beindorff Scientist I
Heidi Berzins Environmental Division Manager
Lauren Beyrent Environmental Scientist
Daniel Bodycomb Estimator
Brack Brackner Environmental Technician
Kim Carbonneau Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Yi Jiang Chen Civil Engineering Technologist
Andrew Cornel Senior Environmental Engineer
Robert Cowling Senior Environmental Consultant
Walker Crawford Intern
Olympia Daskalakis Senior Project Manager
Douglas Day Senior Forensic Engineer
Nicholas Deeley Project Engineer
Matthew DelCiello Scientist I
Casey Dykes Laborer
Aaron Falzarano Project Manager
Christopher Farias Senior Environmental Consultant
Craig Feroldi IT Support
Daniel Furman Assistant Project Manager
Kathleen Gajewski Assistant Project Manager
Linwood Gallant Senior Forensic Engineer
Ruben Garcia Scientist I
Matthew Gerard Laborer
Stephanie Giovannangelo Office Administrator
Travis Grammer Field Engineer/Assistant Superintendent
Cheryl Haines Project Manager
Stephen Hodgson Senior Geoscientist
Matthew Hollingsworth Assistant Project Manager
Willard Inscoe Insurance Assistant Project Manager
Amelia Jacobs Scientist I
Abderrahmane Jaidi Junior Civil Engineer
Lin Jiang Senior Structural Engineer
Peter Joostema Senior Geoscientist
Ernest Kaleny Senior Geoscientist
Katherine Kelley Project Manager
John Kreitz Accounts Receivable & Collection Manager
Madalyn Kulas Assistant Project Manager
Amy Lambert Project Manager
Robert Ledgerwood Project Engineer
Amy Littler Senior Project Manager
Thadeus Lott Forensic Structural Engineer
Wanda Lund Account Administrative Assistant
Jackie Ly Intern
Nicollette Lynch Scientist I
Mitchell Manuszak Project Engineer
Christopher McKenna Industrial Hygienist
Alycia Mills Project Manager
Michael Mrvica Vice President
Nestor Munoz Scientist I
Michelle Nagy Scientist II
Zachary Nathan Intern
Tyler Newlin Project Engineer
Vincent Ng Junior Environmental Scientist
Daniel O’Donnelly Senior Forensic Engineer
Keith Olsen Architect
Patrick Padberg Field Technician
John Pelkey Scientist I
Jose Pequeno Superintendent
 Elizabeth Phelps Assistant Project Manager
Eric Pusey Insurance Assistant Project Manager
Brian Rhodes Superintendent
Melissa Rod Project Manager
Alexander Roman Air Quality Assistant Project Manager
Heather Roy Marketing Coordinator
Douglas Russell Construction Senior Project Manager
Julio Sepulveda Construction Project Manager
Kerry Shapiro Construction Project Manager
William Soderstrom Assistant Project Manager
Sedigheh Soltanian Junior Civil Engineer
Nicole Stearns Receptionist
Jeremy Stephan Project Engineer
Luke Totzke Environmental Engineering Technologist
Edward Tucker Fire Investigator
David Turotsy Air Quality Vice President
Michael Ungeran Forensic Structural Engineer
Margaret Van Voast Construction Manager Senior Project Manager
Sara Veale Scientist I
Karla Veloz Project Manager
Philip Wildman Electrician
Leonard Wilson Vice President
Mark Wright Construction Project Manager
Clare Young Billing Coordinator
Edward Yperman Scheduling Consultant
Douglas Findeisen Scientist I
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