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March 18, 2021

Michael Lydle, PE and Jesse Phillips join Foit-Albert Associates

Michael Lydle, PE has joined the Engineering Group at Foit-Albert Associates as a Senior Project Manager. Mr. Lydle has over 40 years’ experience as a construction management professional. His role will include project management, construction management, resident engineering & construction inspection (REI) management, resident project representative, design management, business management, and marketing. Mr. Lydle has earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo and Associate of Applied Science in Civil Technology from Erie County Community College. His professional affiliations include New York State Association of Transportation Engineers, Erie-Niagara Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, American Bridge Construction and Design (ABCD), New York State County Highway Association, Past Chair of the Western NY Incident Management Committee and Past Member of the US-Canada Border Crossing Committee. He will be working out of the Buffalo office location.


Jesse Phillips has joined Foit-Albert Associates as a Survey Technician. Mr. Phillips earned an Associate of Applied Science in Surveying Technology and Geographic Information Systems Certificate at Paul Smith’s College. He has 12 years’ experience in the surveying field with skills including Trimble and Topcon HiperLite+ GPS, Trimble Access, TDS Survey Pro / Leica, Topcon, and Trimble Total Stations, and AutoCAD comparable programs. He is also a certified drone pilot. Mr. Phillips will be working out of the Albany office location.

March 5, 2021


Congratulations to Gwen Howard, Foit-Albert’s VP of Architecture! 

Gwen has been selected as one of this year’s IDEA award winners. 

Buffalo Business First’s IDEA awards celebrates companies and individuals in Western New York who prioritize the importance of diversity and inclusion, champion equitable human resources practices and develop inclusive cultures. 

Gwen chairs the Erie County Executive’s MWBE Advisory Committee, co-chair of the American Institute of Architects Buffalo/WNY Diversity Committee and participates with the Buffalo Engineering Awareness for Minorities.

Greg Carballada, President of Foit-Albert said of the award, “this reflects on Gwen’s commitment and passion ensuring equity and support for everyone.”