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Co-Worker News: 2 New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, June 29th, 2022 by
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Lately, we’ve been adding lots of new faces to the Affinis team. Today, we’re excited to introduce two, new co-workers. Meet Matt Watson, a project engineer and Jeff Robinson, a CADD technician. You can learn more about each person by following these links: Matt and Jeff. There, you’ll discover things like what they’d eat for […]

From Internship to Full-Time: What It’s Like Working at Affinis

Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 by
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Jason Eskina, Engineer-in-Training and Conner Jackson, Project Representative, interned at Affinis for several years before joining the team full-time. With a new intern on staff this summer, we asked them to share information about their experience as interns and shed light on how their responsibilities have changed. Find their insights below. Tell me about your […]

Two Affinis Clients Recognized for Award-Winning Projects

Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 by
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We are excited to share two Affinis clients have received Engineering Excellence awards for recent improvements. The City of De Soto, Kansas and the City of Leavenworth, Kansas were both recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Kansas. Below, you’ll find more about each of the winning projects we completed together. City of […]

Economic Expert Offers Insight into Global Economy

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 by
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Last week, economic expert and owner of Armada Corporate Intelligence, Dr. Chris Kuehl, shared his insights on the current global economy. In his presentation, he discussed shortages, growth, and the impacts of Russian’s invasion of Ukraine. Here, you’ll find our greatest takeaways from his presentation. Economic Growth In 2020, the U.S. Government offered stimulus payments […]

Co-Worker News: 3 New Hires

Posted on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 by
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We’ve added a lot of new faces to the Affinis team. Today, we’re excited to introduce you to three, new co-workers. Meet Nevene Fanous, a project manager; Dawn Bocock, an accounting assistant; and Emily Bishop, our office coordinator. You can learn more about each person by following these links: Nevene, Dawn, and Emily. There, you’ll discover […]

21 Reasons We Enjoy Working at Affinis

Posted on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022 by
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In honor of our 21st Birthday, we asked co-workers to share why they enjoy working at Affinis. After reading through the stack, a few themes emerged. Co-workers appreciated the people, the atmosphere, and their connection to moving communities forward. Below, you’ll find their individual responses. Levi Cole, EI, Project Engineer: I enjoy working at Affinis, […]

Kristen Leathers-Gratton Named Engineer of the Year

Posted on Monday, February 28th, 2022 by
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We are excited to announce that Affinis President Kristen Leathers-Gratton, PE, has been named Engineer of the Year by the Eastern Chapter of the Kansas Society of Professional Engineers (KSPE). This annual recognition is given to those who have recently accomplished something significant within their field. She received the award late last week at the […]

Troy Lavelle Named 2021 Schmitty Award Winner

Posted on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 by
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Since 2003, we’ve recognized outstanding co-workers who best model our firm’s core values with the Schmitty Award. Today, we’re excited to share Troy Lavelle, a design technician and long-standing member of our team, was selected late last year. To choose a winner, the three previous recipients collaborate to develop a list of nominees. Those names […]

Moving Leavenworth Forward

Posted on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 by
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The City of Leavenworth, Kansas helps move their community forward by routinely reinvesting in their infrastructure. Every 3 years, they conduct a city-wide pavement analysis to rate each street and identify which improvements are the most critical. As a result, they decided to improve Thornton Street. However, the repairs needed went beyond simple maintenance and […]

Co-Worker News: 3 New Hires

Posted on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 by
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Today, we’re excited to introduce you to three of our new co-workers. Shane Standley has joined our team as a transportation project manager. Mark Nolte is a new member of our survey group, and former intern, Jason Eskina is now a full-time engineer-in-training. You can learn more about each person by following these links: Shane, […]