Organization: Hill International, Inc. /Penn State University
Title: Vice President/Project Manager
Years with Organization: Five years
Past Professional Experience: 27 years of Construction, Project and Program Management.
Education: Bachelors of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, 1980
Role within EEB Hub: Project manager for the renovation of future EEB Hub Headquarters Building 661 and construction of Building 7R, a classroom space for Penn State at The Navy Yard
Why you choose to go into the field you’re in: Construction projects have tangible results
Why you think the work of the EEB Hub is important: To transform the construction industry
Favorite thing about working with the EEB Hub: The passion and talent of the people that are involved
What impact you think the EEB Hub will have: It will consolidate the number of entities in the industry as the process becomes more integrated
Biggest professional accomplishment to date: Turning around the troubled Bryce Jordan Center project at Penn State in 1995
Advice for students looking into building efficiency career opportunities: Efficiency of buildings is problem that, despite a concerted effort, has not been resolved.
Favorite book: The Bible
Last vacation: A tour of Italy with my family.
Little known fact about you:I do mission work in the country of Haiti, rebuilding homes for earthquake victims. I have made two trips so far and plan to go back in January 2013.