Culture

Our 2018 Community Service Challenge: How We Gave Back

Posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 by Cindy Martens
In Community, Culture, tagged in affinis community service

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
In Culture, tagged in 2019 affinis co-worker predictions

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
In Accolades, Culture, tagged in affinis co-worker news

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
In Culture, tagged in Affinis co-worker news

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 […]

Co-Worker News: Affinis Adds Two Team Members

Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in affinis new co-workers

We are pleased to share we’ve added two, new co-workers to our team. Caleb Prentice is serving as an Engineering Technician, and Brandon Gann has joined our survey group. Brandon works closely with those in the field to collect and gather accurate data, while Caleb’s eye for detail helps him to create quality plans. You […]

2018 Future City Competition

Posted on Friday, February 16th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
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Robert Ubben and Jason Davis once again judged entries at the Great Plains Regional Future City Competition. At this event, small groups of middle-school students design and build cities with their ideas of how to make the world a better place. Students work together to develop solutions that are presented via a virtual city design (using […]

Co-Workers Earn New Registrations

Posted on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in lee baer levi cole pe fe

Our firm was founded on five values. One of which is excellence. To achieve it, we encourage our team to continue their education throughout their careers, whether that means pursuing a new course of study or certification. Today, we are pleased to announce two co-workers have done just that. Lee Baer, a traffic engineer, passed […]

Peggy Amor Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 by Cindy Martens
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Every year, we announce the winner of our in-house award, the Schmitty, at our annual holiday party. It is awarded to the co-worker who best models Affinis’s core values. We’re pleased to announce our marketing manager, Peggy Amor, was the 2017 recipient. Peggy was recognized for a number of reasons. As a marketing manager, she […]