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Aug. 14, 2013
Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Three Hanson engineers earn professional licenses
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Three employees at Hanson Professional Services Inc. recently earned professional engineer licenses.
Ryne Fiorito, P.E., a civil engineer at Hanson’s Springfield, Ill., headquarters, received his license in Illinois. He joined the company in 2008 and serves the firm’s power and industry market. He conducts siting, design, development and construction services for educational, industrial, medical, military and water-supply facilities; parking garages; bridges; levees; municipal landfills; and power-generating stations and facilities. He received a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s degree in physics with engineering from Illinois College. He is a member of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE) and has served as secretary, treasurer and chapter representative for the organization.
Lauren Schroedter, P.E., a project engineer at Hanson’s Seattle regional office, received her license in Oregon. She became an intern for Hanson in 2006 and joined the firm permanently in 2009. Serving the railway market, her primary focus is on projects related to the construction of railroad tracks and telecommunication towers. Her responsibilities include project scoping, conceptual designs, design-team coordination, construction-phase planning, design reviews, bid-document preparation, estimating, scheduling and contract management. She also is involved with internal process improvement projects and serves as an auditor for the National Precast Concrete Association. She received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Northeastern University. She is a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and has served as assistant vice president for student development for the organization’s Western Region.
Julie Shipp, P.E., a civil engineer at Hanson’s headquarters, received her license in Illinois. She joined the firm in 2008 and serves the infrastructure market. She has been involved with several infrastructure projects, including roadways, streetscapes and sewers. She assisted with traffic-impact studies and public involvement for the Illinois High-Speed Rail Chicago to St. Louis program’s environmental impact statement. She also has been involved in maintenance-of-traffic design for the widening and reconstruction of Interstate 90. She earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Bradley University. She is a member of ISPE and serves as president-elect of the organization’s Capital Chapter.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.