Personalities & Practices
Vince Izzo has been named director of environmental services for HDR’s global transportation program. In his new role, he will oversee delivery of environmental planning and compliance services for transportation infrastructure projects around the world. Izzo is based in HDR’s Missoula office.
Wayne Thompson recently joined CTL|Thompson where he will oversee the firm’s Longmont and Boulder, Colo., operations.
Thompson comes to CTL with more than 12 years of experience in the structural and foundation engineering field and two years experience in construction estimating for a Longmont-based concrete contractor.
Josh Oakeson and Brian Hicks, associates for BNA Consulting of Salt Lake City, recently obtained their professional electrical engineering licenses for the state of Utah.
Oakeson has been with BNA since 2005 with previous experience in power distribution design. Hicks joined the firm in 2006 with previous experience in emergency system distribution design and distribution system modeling. Both recently received a RCDD certification for design of low-voltage systems.
Two employees of The RMH Group, Kirsten Cremona and Mike Watkins, have been promoted to client team managers, where they will oversee a team of engineers and be responsible for their teams’ performance.
In her 15 years at RMH, Cremona rose from an entry-level engineer to a project manager and senior engineer and now to a client team manager. She frequently works on projects that require custom solutions for project owners that include the National Park Service and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. She received a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
As a project manager, Watkins has played a significant role in delivering solutions to project owners such as Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Land Management. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
Diana Kazmer recently joined URS Corp. as environmental marketing manager for its 500-person Denver office.
She brings more than 20 years of marketing and communications experience for engineering and environmental services consulting firms, including Fortune 100 and 500 firms. For the past six years, Kazmer has focused on marketing to the Dept. of Defense and other U.S. federal government agencies, contributing to winning more than $15 billion in contracts.
She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration/marketing from the University of Colorado.