CEC is pleased to announce several recent leadership changes. Bob Parker has become our Cleveland Office Lead, Steve Casey has become our Nashville Office Lead, Rob Livermore has become our Phoenix Office Lead, Pete Staudenmeier has become our Corporate Oil & Gas Market Group Lead, and Matt Gramza has become our Corporate Water Resources Practice Lead.
Bob is a Civil Engineering Principal who joined CEC last year with more than 33 years of consulting services experience with private and public clients. During his time as a Principal and the Civil Practice Lead for CEC Cleveland, Bob has expanded the public sector service market for the Cleveland office. Given Bob’s contributions in his previous role, we welcome the abilities, professionalism, and enthusiasm he will bring to the Office Lead role. He is a licensed professional engineer in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia. He is also a member of the American Society of Highway Engineers and the Association for Bridge Construction & Design. Bob started in his new role on June 20.
Steve is a Vice President in our Water Resources practice who has been with CEC for 22 years, nearly his entire career. His responsibilities include municipal engineering, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, NPDES compliance, site/civil design, site plan review services, landfill design, erosion and sediment control design, and wastewater treatment design. Steve is a licensed professional engineer in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, International Erosion Control Association, and Tennessee Stormwater Association (TNSA). In 2020, Steve won the Dr. Bruce Tschantz Lifetime Achievement Award from TNSA. He was nominated by peers and then voted on by the TNSA Board. Steve started in his new role in early March.
Rob is a Vice President in our Environmental Engineering and Sciences practice. He has been with CEC for four years and has nearly 40 years of experience in the geological and environmental disciplines. Rob is also our Corporate Mining Market Group Lead. His principal focus over the last few years relates to major projects in the mining and metals sectors. Rob has worked with extractive industries throughout Europe, Africa, Indonesia, Latin America, the U.S., and Canada. He is a member of many groups including the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, National Groundwater Association, National Mining Association, and more. Rob also started in his new role in early March.
Pete is a Principal in our Ecological Sciences practice. Pete started at CEC seven years ago and has more than 13 years of experience. He specializes in wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species consultation, routing/siting, wetland and stream mitigation and restoration, and post-construction wetland and stream monitoring. Pete has worked on site development projects for nearly all components of upstream and downstream development but is focused primarily on natural gas pipelines, permitting hundreds of miles of pipeline throughout New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. He is also a member of the Marcellus Shale Coalition. Pete started in his new role on July 1.
Matt is a Principal in our Water Resources practice. Matt started at CEC in 2004 and has more than 26 years of experience in the engineering, consulting, and construction fields. His thorough grasp of the regulatory process for land development and water resource projects helps him navigate project permitting with an understanding of how to manage design and construction schedules. He is experienced in assisting clients through the Planning & Zoning Application process in many communities as well as permit applications to state and federal agencies. Matt is a member of the Kentucky Association of Mitigation Managers, Water Management Association of Ohio, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Association of State Floodplain Managers. Matt began in his new role in April. Click here to see what being an engineer means to Matt.