Articles Tagged with: Leadership

Sara Ridenour Promoted to Principal

Ballinger is pleased to announce the promotion of Sara Ridenour, AIA, LEED AP BD+C to Principal. Sara joined the practice in 2006 and has been influential in developing client relationships with major healthcare institutions. As a senior project manager, she orchestrates diverse teams for innovative healthcare initiatives with a focus on the patient experience and environmental stewardship.  She consistently guides clients through complex issues surrounding scope and budget adherence. Sara served as an architectural studio leader at Ballinger for over 10 years, overseeing project teams to ensure milestones were met and client goals achieved. She is actively involved in Ballinger’s community engagement efforts; she served on the AIA Philadelphia Active Design/Healthy Communities committee and on the advisory board of the Spark mentorship program.

Ballinger participates in national workplace dialogue

Ballinger principal Angela Fante, PE, LEED AP will be a panelist at the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) Structural Engineering Summit in New York City on February 16. The panel discussion, titled “Flexible or Rigid? Rethinking Workplace Flexibility,” will explore the challenges and opportunities of the post-pandemic workplace.

Angela will be joined on the panel by Cervente Sudduth, PE, president of DuBois Consultants in Kansas City and Jennifer Ridd, PE, principal at JQ Engineering in Dallas. The discussion will be moderated by Marcus Freeman, PE of Magnusson Klemencic Associates in Seattle.

Angela is a member of NCSEA’s national Structural Engineering Engagement and Equity Committee, which captures and shares metrics on career advancement and work-life balance, to support engagement, equity, diversity and retention within the industry.

In 2016 Ballinger launched B::Flex, a program enabling remote work and allowing employees to customize work schedules. Established digital tools for collaborating remotely enabled Ballinger to rapidly adapt to remote work at the onset of COVID-19.

Ballinger Announces Promotions

Ballinger is pleased to announce firm-wide promotions. These individuals have distinguished themselves for their contributions to elevating the practice.

To Associate Principal:
Katherine Ahrens, LEED AP
Karen D. Brooks, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Jack Fairchild, PE, CFPS
Steve Miller, PE
Zak Whiting

To Senior Associate:
Jason Cole, LEED AP BD+C
Brent Ellmann, PE
Jake Shoemaker, AIA
Todd Stevenson

To Associate:
Soo Choi
Rob Currie
Charlotte DiGiorgio, AIA, CDT, LEED Green Associate
James Donovan
Todd Grant, GGP, LEED AP
Richard Green
Kate Hallinan, NCIDQ
Marc Krawitz
Skylar Olson
Patrick O’Neil, PE
Thomas G. Schubert, PE
Ryan Tranell

Ballinger Announces Promotions

Ballinger is pleased to announce firm-wide promotions. These individuals have distinguished themselves for their leadership, diligence, and creativity in all they do. We thank them for all their contributions and continued dedication to elevating the practice.

To Associate Principal:
William M. Andes, AIA
James Piscopo, PE, LEED AP
M. Sean Pulsifer, AIA, LEED AP
Michael Radio, PE, CEM, BEMP, LEED AP

To Senior Associate:
James Bowman, AIA, LEED AP
Shawn Billiard, RA
Nicole DeMuro, NCIDQ, LEED AP
Peter Elsbeck, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Jeffrey Harper, AIA, LEED AP
Brad Hubbard, AIA, LEED AP
Christine Larsen
Edward A. Strockbine, Jr., RA, LEED AP

To Associate:
Erin Brobson
Jonathan Channell, PE
Kamille Ditcher, RA
Michael Francois, PE
Travis Elwood
Timothy Hagenbach, PE
Alexa Hansford, AIA
Bonnie Netel, RA
Jason Wiley, PE