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In his role as Design Group Manager, Mr. Barth will lead the efforts of Indiana’s design team, mentor the next generation of IEI engineers, and share knowledge of industry standards and best practices.
Mr. Barth brings more than 20 years of civil engineering experience, and has proven himself as a highly skilled, innovative, and knowledgeable engineer. A team player focused on client-centered delivery, Drew is known for his collaborative approach and innovative solutions, as well as commitment to IEI’s culture.
“Drew embodies our company’s core values of integrity, excellence, and ingenuity. He has consistently demonstrated his commitment to project delivery and exceeds our client’s expectations. We are proud to have him lead our Indiana Design Group as our office continues to grow and take on new business,” added Alex Kline, PE, Indiana Operations Manager.
Mr. Barth received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Land Survey from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He also is a graduate of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Emerging Leadership Program, serves on the ACEC Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) committee, and is an inaugural American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) member.
Infrastructure Engineering Inc. welcomes Mr. John E. Adams, CPA, who joined the Finance and Accounting Department as Controller. John is an experienced financial and administrative manager with over 40 years of success highlighting a diverse background in problem solving and team building skills. Among John’s many achievements, is his leadership role as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for over 15 years for the Rainbow Push Coalition.
John was recently included on Crain’s Chicago Business 2022 List of Notable Black Leaders and Executives for his important work in founding the Bronzeville Trail Task Force, which is leading the initiative to convert the old Kenwood Line elevated-train embankment into a multi-purpose recreational trail in the historic Bronzeville neighborhood.
We are excited to have John join IEI and we look forward to him applying his financial and administrative management skills in support of our continued success and growth.
Infrastructure Engineering, Inc. (IEI) is pleased to welcome Mr. Edward (Ed) Andrews, PE, MSCE, to our Peoria, IL office as Operations Manager.
With a 30-year career trajectory delivering infrastructure projects for municipal, state, and federal agencies in and around Peoria, Mr. Andrews brings an unparalleled engineering expertise in the region to IEI. His portfolio includes projects that span the planning, design, and construction of large-scale highway, water management, and sewer systems. He has served as a Resident Engineer and has acted as a liaison between municipalities, design engineers, and general contractors to provide value engineering and efficient resolution of construction issues.
“We are very excited to have a person with Ed’s experience and strong local ties lead our Peoria office. He will help IEI strengthen our existing relationships and establish new ones allowing us to have a greater positive impact on the communities where we work and live.” added Ken Smorynski, Vice President of IEI in Illinois.
Mr. Andrews is known for his collaborative approach, which he applies when overseeing the intricacies of project-specific zoning and permitting, where he excels at creating the best possible outcomes for both the project owner and the involved communities.
“IEI is committed to serving our partners and growing our capabilities in Central Illinois. Ed’s extensive industry experience is an asset to IEI and our clients as we work towards the future. Under Ed’s leadership, we are confident that our Peoria office will make significant contributions to the local infrastructure in ways that positively impact the surrounding communities,” commented Kashif Khan, PE, President of IEI.
Mr. Andrews received his Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri in Rolla, Missouri.
Infrastructure Engineering Inc. (IEI) is excited to announce the promotion of Alexander Kline, P.E. to Operations Manager, Indianapolis. In addition to overseeing project and program management for our clients, Alex will now be responsible for leading all members of the Indianapolis team and spearheading business development efforts throughout the geographic market.
“Alex is a key contributor to the success and growth that our Indianapolis office has experienced in recent years. He brings a wealth of experience to this role, having delivered several high-profile projects in his time at IEI. We are excited to have him lead the Indy office in its next phase,” states IEI President, Kashif Khan.
Alex originally joined IEI’s Chicago office in June 2012 as a Design Engineer. After transferring to our Indianapolis office, Alex progressed in his career with a promotion to Project Engineer and then to Project Manager. Throughout his tenure with IEI, Alex has excelled at meeting client expectations and has played an integral role in creating a positive workplace culture in the Indy office.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the Indianapolis office and help this office thrive and grow to serve both the community and clients in this market. We have a great team of professionals, that are hard workers and live by IEI’s core values (Integrity, Excellence, Ingenuity),” commented Alex.
We look forward to Alex applying his leadership skills in further developing the Indianapolis team. His promotion is a testament to the talent of our incredible staff who make it possible for IEI to honor our commitment to invest in and promote people from within our organization.
IEI is excited to announce the promotions of Adrian Fernandez P.E. as the Office Leader for the Peoria Office and Julius Cousin III, PE, as the Office Leader in Detroit.
In their dual roles as Project Manager and Office Leader of their respective markets, Adrian and Julius will be responsible for building client relationships and delivering project solutions.
In the Peoria market, Adrian Fernandez will work closely with Ken Smorynski, Vice President of Illinois, in expanding IEI’s presence in Central Illinois. Since joining IEI in 2012, Adrian has been involved in the delivery of both design and inspection projects in Peoria, NY, and Chicago offices.
In the Detroit market, Julius will work closely with Stan Smith, Director of Business Development. He will be responsible for project delivery and for cultivating relationships with our clients as we grow in the Michigan market. Julius joined IEI in 2013, and prior to heading to Detroit, he had been involved in the delivery of both design and inspection projects in Chicago.
Infrastructure Engineering Inc. (IEI) is excited to announce the Promotion of Maike Rodriguez, P.E. to Vice President of Operations, New York and New Jersey.
In his role as Vice President, Mr. Rodriguez will oversee implementation of strategic growth, staff development and engagement, client relations, contract management and oversight of day-to-day activities for both the New York and New Jersey offices.
“Maike has consistently demonstrated his commitment and work ethic to drive the growth of the NYC office,” said Kashif Khan, “I am excited to work with him as we continue to build our presence in New York and New Jersey.”
Since joining IEI in 2017, Maike has led IEI’s NYC office, establishing the firm in the market. When asked about his expanded role, Maike remarked, “I am excited to take on this new role as Vice President of Operations, NY/NJ, and I am confident that with the help and support of my NY team and IEI leadership, we will continue to earn the trust of our clients and grow our presence in the New York and New Jersey markets, as both prime and teaming partner. I am proud of the work that we’ve accomplished to date and sure that our very talented team will continue to keep our clients satisfied and find future success with rewarding project wins.”
Infrastructure Engineering Inc. (IEI) is excited to announce the appointment of Dustin Quincy, P.E. to the newly created position of Vice President of Engineering.
As the engineering leader of the firm, he will be responsible for not only establishing the guidelines but also promoting a culture of consistent excellence, quality control and best practices in the technical delivery of projects and services to the firm’s clients. Dustin will work closely with project teams in all offices on the delivery of design, construction inspection and program management projects.
IEI President Kashif Khan remarked, “Dustin is the right person to lead this role for the organization. Since joining IEI in 2007, he has successfully delivered or been involved in a diverse portfolio of projects for clients in multiple offices, overcoming challenges and establishing best-in-class practices.”
Dustin asserted, “As VP of Engineering, I will be focused on driving greater consistency in our engineering workflows and approaches, thereby enhancing the cross-utilization of our expertise in all markets. IEI is a newer large-project competitor, and as we grow, my role is to empower our staff to do their best work for our clients. I am excited for this new opportunity to collaborate with our Operations Leaders and staff across all offices to help continue to provide exceptional service at a larger scale.”