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September 15, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

 We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success.

The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30 day period.

June 3, 2021

Sophia Urbaez joins Foit-Albert Associates

 

Sophia Urbaez has joined the Architecture Team at Foit-Albert Associates as an Architectural Technician. Ms. Urbaez brings experience in project documentation and coordination, Revit, schematic and conceptual design, and construction administration. Ms. Urbaez has earned a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Arizona College of Architecture and will be working out of the Queens office.

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

GWEN HOWARD RECOGNIZED AS A CHAMPION OF DIVERSITY

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.”

February 16, 2021

Michael J. Moore, Jr. and John Drews join Foit-Albert’s Albany Office

Michael J. Moore, Jr.Michael J. Moore, Jr. has joined Foit-Albert Associates as a Jr. Civil Engineer in the Transportation Group. Mr. Moore has 3 years of experience in construction/engineering settings and will be working out of the Albany office location. He has earned a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Structural Focus, from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Science in Physics with Concentration in Pre-Engineering from Le Moyne.

 

 

 

John DrewsJohn Drews has joined the Engineering Group at Foit-Albert Associates as a Junior Engineer. John earned a Bachelor of Technology in Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology at SUNY Canton. He has a year of professional experience in bridge design and holds certifications such as OSHA 10-hour, AC Concrete Field Technician Testing Grade I, Confined Space, Gas Meter/Lockout/Tag Out, and APNGA Portable Nuclear Gauge Safety & US DOT Hazmat Cert.  John will be working out of the Albany office location.

January 14, 2021

Foit-Albert Recognizes our newest Licensed Professional Engineers

Catherine Leyden joins the Business Development Group as a Marketing Proposal Coordinator, as part of the proposal development team.

December 24, 2020

Catherine Leyden joins Foit-Albert’s Buffalo Office

Catherine Leyden joins the Business Development Group as a Marketing Proposal Coordinator, as part of the proposal development team.

December 16, 2020

Buffalo’s Foit-Albert Associates Named One of Nation’s Fastest-Growing Firms in Under-Resourced Communities

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that Foit-Albert Associates, Architecture, Engineering and Surveying, PC, is a winner of the 2020 Inner City 100 (IC100) award

November 18, 2020

Construction Complete on Pontiac Road Bridge in Erie County

Foit-Albert wrapped up Construction Inspection on Erie County’s Pontiac Road Bridge which had been closed to traffic since early 2020.

October 7, 2020

Foit-Albert’s Marisa Caban Earns Architectural License

Foit-Albert Associates, Architecture, Engineering and Surveying, P.C is proud to announce that Marisa Caban has completed licensing requirements to become a Registered Architect in New York State.