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Affinis Corp Announces Second President in Firm History

Posted on Friday, September 27th, 2019 by Lane Odle
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Kristen Leathers-Gratton, PE, Assoc DBIA has been named the president of Affinis Corp. Over the years, Kristen has built her career at Affinis, joining the team after graduating with her civil engineering degree in 1990. We are thrilled to have her moving into this role. With Kristen at the helm, Affinis will continue to build […]

KC Corporate Challenge Recap

Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 by Lee Baer
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This year, the Affinis team participated in KC Corporate Challenge (KCCC) from April until the end of June. When we decided to join, it was important to us that sign-ups were voluntary, the intent was to provide a fun, low-pressure way to connect outside of work. Even with a laid-back approach, we competed in 23 events, […]

Affinis Interns Recap Their Summer

Posted on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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This summer, we had two college students working as interns at Affinis. Conner Jackson, a construction engineering technology student at Missouri Western University, served on our construction services team, working largely in the field. Jason Eskina, a civil engineering student from the University of Kansas, was in our Overland Park office, learning from our engineers. […]

2019 Affinis Industry Summit

Posted on Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 by Lane Odle
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Join us on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Lidia’s for our annual Industry Summit. We’ve invited an economic expert to discuss global and national trends and area leaders to share their insight on weather related emergencies. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to trade valuable insight with peers and move your […]

National PE Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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In 1907, the first professional engineering license was issued to Charles Bellamy in Wyoming. Since that time, the profession has evolved considerably with engineers designing and maintaining many of the facilities we rely on each day – water, roads, and electricity. To raise awareness about what it means to be a professional engineer (PE), recognize […]

Co-Worker News: New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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Over the last year, we’ve added a number of new faces to our team, and today, we’re pleased to formally introduce you to a few of them: Justin White is now a member of our survey team. Kara Darnall has been working with us as a proposal coordinator. Scott Crain joined us as a senior […]

Co-Worker News: Meet our Interns

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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This summer, we’ve added two interns to our team. Conner Jackson started with us on May 13 and will be serving as a construction services intern. He is a student at Missouri Western State University. Jason Eskina began last week and is a civil engineering intern from the University of Kansas. We asked each one […]

Fight for Air Climb

Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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In late February, Affinis sponsored and participated in the American Lung Association’s (ALA) Fight for Air Climb. Over the last several years, Fight for Air Climbs have raised more than $53 million across the country. Those funds are used to improve lung health and prevent lung disease. Our co-worker, Kristen Leathers-Gratton, joined the board for […]

Our 2018 Community Service Challenge: How We Gave Back

Posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 by Cindy Martens
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In 2017, we challenged every co-worker to donate 16 hours of community service as part of our Sweet 16 celebration. Co-workers earned points for hours worked and monetary donations given to charitable causes. Those points translated into raffle opportunities for a variety of gift cards. It was Affinis’s way of saying “thank you” for giving […]

Ryan Stobaugh Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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Each year, we announce the winner of our firm’s award, the Schmitty. It is given to the co-worker who best models Affinis’s core values. We’re pleased to announce Ryan Stobaugh, PE is the 2018 recipient. To select a co-worker, Jason Fine, Peggy Amor, and Bill Bishop, the three previous winners, met and developed a list […]