Charren ShepherdHNTB Corp.’s MidAtlantic division appointed Charren Shepherd as its director of marketing. Based in Arlington, Va., Shepherd coordinates with division leaders to develop, execute and monitor marketing strategy and lead a department of more than a dozen professionals.

 HNTB also recently opened a permanent office in downtown Baltimore. Nick Antonucci, senior vice president and MidAtlantic office leader, is leading the Baltimore location. The office is staffed by aviation, transit and rail and construction management specialists, and the firm hopes to expand its personnel to support full-service delivery for transportation clients in Maryland.


Greg SimmonsEngineering Consulting Services has hired Greg Simmons as director of business development for the ECS Mid-Atlantic special projects group. In addition to business development, Simmons is responsible for sales and marketing. Before joining ECS, Simmons was business development/area manager at Menard USA, where he developed a MidAtlantic presence for the firm.


Richard A. Juliano has been named general counsel of Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association. Juliano will direct ARTBA’s legal affairs and regulatory program activities. Juliano previously was a senior vice president for policy at the organization.


Ardmore, Pa.-based Meyer Design Inc. has promoted Shannon Remaley to principal. Previously serving as project manager and director of living studio interiors, Remaley leads the interiors and furniture, fixtures and equipment group in the architecture and interior design firm’s living studio.


Davis, Bowen & Friedel Inc. promoted Jamie L. Sechler to principal at the architecture, engineering and surveying firm’s Milford, Del., office. In addition to new management duties, the senior civil engineer will continue to design and manage site design and civil engineering projects throughout Delaware.


Ambler, Pa.-based Precis Engineering Inc. promoted Josh Capparella to principal. Capparella previously served as director of project management for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering firm. Erika Kucowski also joined the firm as marketing manager, while James J. Moule Jr., was hired as talent acquisition manager.


Design firm Herbert, Rowland & Grubic Inc. designated Jim Feath and Chad Hanley as direct shareholders. Feath, an assistant vice president, is a landscape architect with experience in commercial, residential, institutional and recreational facility design. Hanley is a group manager in the firm’s water and wastewater group with experience in municipal engineering and the design of water and wastewater infrastructure. 


Gregory N. FredricksonA specialist in airport design, Gregory N. Fredrickson has joined STV as a vice president. Fredrickson was tapped to serve as STV’s national aviation leader based out of the firm’s Baltimore office. Fredrickson most recently served as a senior vice president and aviation national practice lead for Michael Baker International. 


Gilbane Development Co., the real estate development, financing, and ownership arm of Gilbane Inc., hired Jeff Resetco as senior development director. Resetco will focus on student housing from a national platform in targeted markets, both on and off campus, and through a variety of transactional structures, including joint ventures and public-private partnerships. Prior to joining Gilbane, Resetco was a senior director with EdR/Greystar, where he oversaw the development of several P3 on-campus developments.