Engineering Consulting Services Creates Employee Opportunities
ARLINGTON, VA Due to the firm's continued business growth and success, ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC, announces the following subsidiary staff promotions.
Manol Andonyadis has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Director of Mid-Atlantic Central. Andonyadis managed the Chantilly office for the past 10 years and has more than 27 years of professional engineering experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey), a Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Purdue University), a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (University of Maryland), and a Master of Business Administration (University of Phoenix).
The newly-created role of Mid-Atlantic Chief Engineer will be held by Karl Higgins. Formerly the Assistant Branch Manager for ECS Chantilly, Higgins will now provide high-level technical expertise for complex projects, and will play a key role in helping young staff engineers fully develop their project management skills. His new responsibilities encompass the entire Mid-Atlantic subsidiary territory. Higgins holds a Master of Engineering in Geotechnics (Missouri University of Science and Technology, formerly the University of Missouri-Rolla) and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Bryan Layman has been appointed Chantilly Branch Manager. With more than 25 years of leadership and management experience, he provides geotechnical consulting for the design and construction of multiple project types throughout northern Virginia and the DC Metro region. Layman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Emphasis) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Selected to serve as the Chantilly Assistant Branch Manager position is long-time ECS Principal Engineer Scott Stannard. His responsibilities include technical and managerial oversight of a team of 250 who perform consulting engineering services for a variety of infrastructure projects. Stannard holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland.
Dominic Agyepong has been promoted to Principal Engineer. An employee of the firm since 2003, Mr. Agyepong manages geotechnical and construction materials testing projects for ECS Manassas. He holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana.
Recently designated as a Principal Engineer, Michael Bianchino has been selected to lead the team that is responsible for performing geotechnical studies, testing, observation and related services on a variety of project types in the District of Columbia, Arlington VA, and Montgomery County, MD. An employee of ECS since 2011, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (concentration in Geotechnical Engineering) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
John Hicks has been promoted to Principal Engineer and will lead ECS National Harbor/City of Alexandria operations. An ECS employee since 2004, Hicks provides Principal oversight of geotechnical and construction materials testing services for ECS in the City of Alexandria and the Southern Maryland region. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia.
Also recently appointed as Principal Engineer, Steve Adamchak will serve as a Geotechnical Manager for ECS projects based in the District of Columbia, Arlington VA, and Montgomery County, MD. He earned both his Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.nce in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.