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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 […]

2019 Predictions

Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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As we settle into 2019, we asked several co-workers to share their predictions for the year. While we received one about our company and another on potential medical breakthroughs, it was no surprise that most centered around sports – particularly the Chiefs. “My prediction is the Chiefs will win the Super Bowl in February,” said […]

Co-Worker News: New Hires and Achievements

Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
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The last few months have been busy at Affinis with new faces joining our team. In addition, one of our co-workers received an award, and another added a new licensure. Here is a brief look at what we’ve been up to lately: Drew Pjesky joined our team as an engineering intern. Vanessa Ramirez started this […]

Co-Worker News: New Hires and a Transition

Posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
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Over the last several months, there have been a number of changes at Affinis. We opened a project office in North Kansas City, Missouri  and added some faces to our team. Here is a quick look at what has been going on: Garrett Spease officially joined us as an Affinis co-worker in August. He will […]

National Professional Engineers Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 by Peggy Amor
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In honor of National PE Day, we asked our licensed, engineering co-workers to share why they pursued their PEs. Here’s what they had to say. “My dad was a structural engineer. I have great memories of joining him Saturday mornings in his office using colored pencils, triangles, and scales, while he was working on a […]