Author Archives: Affinis Corp

Affinis Co-Workers Remember a Friend, Mentor, and Father – Ivan Ubben

Posted on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 by
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Ivan Ubben passed away on May 28th. Ivan played a large part in the lives of so many of our co-workers and colleagues, and we are grateful for the support his family is receiving. Ivan was a part of the original Affinis team – and he served as mentor to many of our co-workers in […]

Kristen Leathers joins the DBIA Ranks

Posted on Friday, August 1st, 2014 by
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Affinis Corp is excited to announce that Kristen Leathers, PE has earned the Associate Design-Build Professional ™ certification from the Design Build Institute of America. Kristen has always been a valued asset to our client’s and projects. This new certification expands her skillset to help clients achieve their goals in new ways. “I was most […]

Kristen Leathers Named to List of 30 Most Influential Women in Kansas City

Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 by
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KEL Influential Women

As engineers, we talk a lot about how the solutions we design positively impact the quality of life in the communities we work in. No one takes that more to heart than Affinis owner and project manager Kristen Leathers, PE. Her dedication to the profession, as well as to the community, earned her a spot […]

Roush wins Affinis’s Annual Schmitty Award

Posted on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by
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Tony Roush Original

Tony Roush, a member of the Affinis residential street and stormwater team, received the 2013 Schmitty Award, an honor given to an Affinis co-worker who demonstrates our core values daily. In his role as a CADD Technician, Tony is a critical part of the design process of many projects. Tony also takes opportunities to share […]

Hutchinson Hyde Park Improvements Earn ACEC Engineering Excellence Award

Posted on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 by
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Three Step House

The historic Hyde Park neighborhood was constructed in the 1920s using brick pavers for the street pavement. Significant infrastructure improvements had not been made since. Residents were ready for the bricks to be replaced with asphalt pavement and the utility facilities to be upgraded. Affinis was selected to design street, stormwater, sanitary sewer, and water […]

Affinis named THE Best Firm to Work For in Civil Engineering

Posted on Friday, June 21st, 2013 by
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Affinis Corp has earned the title of Best Firm to Work for in Civil Engineering, a distinction awarded by CE News Magazine. “The first line of our company vision is to ‘be the employer of choice’ and earning this distinction reflects our commitment to that vision,” said Robert Ubben, PLS, survey manager and owner at […]

Affinis Survey Department Adds Two Licensed Professional Land Surveyors

Posted on Friday, April 26th, 2013 by
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Last year Affinis Corp co-workers Kellan Gregory, PLS and Aubrey Meyer, PLS earned their Kansas licenses as Professional Land Surveyors. The addition of their Kansas license doubles the number of Affinis Land Surveyors who are licensed in both Kansas and Missouri. Robert Ubben, PLS is  also licensed in Kansas and Missouri. Affinis’s survey department has […]

Ryan Stobaugh Joins Affinis

Posted on Thursday, March 14th, 2013 by
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Affinis Corp is excited to announce the newest addition to our team. Ryan Stobaugh has joined us, as a field construction observer. “We are glad to have Ryan as our newest co-worker. He brings a great combination of field experience with an engineering background, which will provide our clients with quality field observation. Ultimately, his […]

Kristen Leathers Named as an Owner

Posted on Thursday, February 28th, 2013 by
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Affinis is proud to announce the addition of Kristen Leathers to our ownership team. She joins a group of nine other company co-workers, including Rick Worrel, Mike McKenna, Robert Ubben, Jason Davis, Ryan Fleming, Les Hamilton, Brent Johnson, Linda Rottinghaus and Cliff Speegle. “Kristen is one of our key leaders and a top project manager. […]

Martens Wins Affinis’s Annual Schmitty Award

Posted on Monday, January 28th, 2013 by
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Cindy Martens Original

Cindy Martens received the 2012 Schmitty Award at Affinis’s annual holiday celebration.  The annual award recognizes the Affinis co-worker, who consistently models our corporate values and mission throughout the past year. The award is named in honor and memory of Affinis co-worker Dale Schmidtberger, who passed away in 2003. In her role as manager of […]