Hailing from across the regionwhich includes Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia—the 2023 ENR MidAtlantic’s Top Young Professionals are not only leaders in the industry but in their communities as well. 

The program recognizes individuals who have built extraordinary industry portfolios in just a few short years. In addition, many donate significant time and expertise to serve their communities.

Each recipient will be profiled in more detail in the February issue of ENR MidAtlantic.

After more than 60 entries were received for this year's competition, judges narrowed submissions to 20 selected. We strongly encourage anyone who submitted but did not win to resubmit next year if the candidate is still eligible–be sure to save a copy of your entry and add in the applicant's most recent accomplishments.

You can read more about each young professional in the February print issue of ENR MidAtlantic.


Tauhira Ali, executive director of industry innovation at the National Electrical Contractors Association, Marietta, Ga.

Erica Antoine, project manager at Burns Engineering Inc., Philadelphia

Victoria Ballestero, vice president, operations manager at ATCS PLC, Largo, Md.

Mark Careyva, project executive at Keller, Berwyn, Pa.

Maura Fox Crisanti, project manager at Skanska USA, Blue Bell, Pa.

Conner Gentil, senior superintendent, Clark Construction Group, Bethesda. Md.

Philip Gonski, project manager, Burns Engineering, Philadelphia

Vivek Hariharan, transportation engineer at RS&H, Vienna, Va.

Margaret Hopkins, vice president at AKRF Inc., Richmond Va.

Jeff Litwin, director of preconstruction at American Contracting & Environmental Services, Columbia, Md.

Theresa Loux, chief technical officer, Aero Aggrergates of North America, Eddystone, Pa.

Shiny Mathew, associate vice president at JMT, Philadelphia

Maria Minnick, project manager at Dewberry, Glen Allen, Va.

Stephen Parker, health planner at Stantec, Arlington, Va.

Nicole Rice, senior project manager at Langan Engineering & Environmental Services Inc., Canonsburg, Pa.

Heather Riebeling, project manager at AECOM, Philadelphia

Jonathan Rumbaugh, senior mechanical engineer at AECOM, Arlington, Va.

Ryan C. Samuels, geologist/stratigrapher at AECOM, Arlington, Va.

Glenn VandeGrift, founder and president at CleanSpace, Doylestown, Pa.

Bethany Yoder, associate at Perkins Eastman, Pittsburgh