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EWeek Interviews with Our Team

Posted on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
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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: 2 New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 by Peggy Amor
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Today, we’d like to introduce to you to two new co-workers. Meet Matt Brenizer and Travis Sanders. Matt is a professional land surveyor, and Travis is a project representative. You can learn more about them by following these links: Matt and Travis . There, you’ll learn things like what they wanted to be growing up or […]

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.

Co-Worker News: New Design Technicians

Posted on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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Today, we’re excited to introduce you to new co-workers. Both are design technicians on our team. Meet John Slayman and Mike Drumwright. You can learn more about them by following these links: John and Mike. There, you’ll see what they wanted to be growing up and what they’d try if they knew they wouldn’t fail.

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 […]