Culture

An Inside Look at the KC Chamber’s Centurions Program: Initial Thoughts and Impressions

Posted on Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 by Kristen Leathers
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In late August, the KC Chamber kicked-off the Centurions Leadership Program. I was selected to participate in the Fall 2020 class. Over the course of the next two years, I’ll be periodically sharing updates on my experience. You can expect to see key takeaways and lessons learned from this beneficial program in our new blog […]

Cindy Martens to Retire in October

Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
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Today, we’d like to share that Cindy Martens, SPHR-SCP, our Manager of Recruiting and Retention, will retire in October. Over the course of her career, she’s helped attract and retain talented co-workers who embody our firm’s principles. Cindy has worked at Affinis for 15 years. When we asked her to describe how the firm has […]

Co-Worker News: 3 New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 by Peggy Amor
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Today, we’re excited to introduce you to three, new co-workers. Addison Miller has joined our team as a traffic engineer. We’ve also added Mark Hoppe a senior project engineer, and Sam Ramirez will now be leading our railroad efforts as our new rail manager. You can learn more about each person by following these links: […]

AEC Internship Partnership Key Takeaways

Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, Interns, tagged in engineering internship program affinsi

This year, our two returning interns participated in the 2020 AEC Internship Partnership. Organized by BHC Rhodes, it was created to offer participants exposure to the project life cycle, partner relationships, and disciplines outside of their course of study. Our firm worked with the City of Blue Springs, Missouri; Hollis + Miller Architects; and Kissick […]

Co-Worker News: New CAD Technician

Posted on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 by Lane Odle
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We’re excited to introduce you to our newest co-worker. William LaClair has joined our team as a CAD Technician. You can learn more about him by following this link: William. There, you’ll see what he’d eat for this last supper and what he wanted to be growing up.

EWeek Interviews with Our Team

Posted on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in Tags: , eweek interviews with engineers

Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951, EWeek is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. In celebration, we asked PE’s on our team to share their favorite projects and the coolest problems they’ve solved over the […]

Co-Worker News: New PE Added

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
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We’re pleased to share John Spell, a project engineer at Affinis, passed his PE exam. In a recent interview, we asked him why he pursued the certification and how he prepared for the test. Find the answers to these questions, as well as a few others, below: Why did you pursue the PE? I started […]

Brad Schleeter Recognized with Schmitty Award

Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2020 by Cindy Martens
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Since 2003, we’ve honored outstanding co-workers who best model our firm’s core values with the Schmitty Award. We’re pleased to announce Brad Schleeter, PE, CFM, ENV SP, Senior Project Engineer, has received the award for 2019. To select a co-worker, the three previous recipients met and developed a list of nominees. Those names were given […]

Co-Worker News: New Project Representative

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
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Today, we’d like to introduce to you to a new co-worker. Meet Travis Sanders, a project representative in our Construction Engineering Group. You can learn more about him here. Find out what he wanted to be growing up and the superpower he’d most like to have.

Co-Worker News: New Engineer

Posted on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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Today, we’re excited to introduce you to our new co-worker. Meet Maeve VanLandingham, who joined our team as a project engineer. You can learn more about her by following this link: Maeve. There, you’ll see what she likes to do outside of work and her favorite place.