2018 40 Under 40 Winners

2018 40 Under 40 winners shine

2018 40 Under 40 WinnersWhen considering the future of the building and engineering industry, nothing can be taken lightly. Are there enough skilled professionals? Do they have the knowledge and experience to lead? Do junior staff members have the business acumen and communication skills to succeed?

In the case of the 2018 40 Under 40 winners, the general answer to these questions is “yes.” Each of the winners stands out in his or her own way. They’re highly educated and highly skilled. Many are spearheading huge projects, often with global impact. And they stand out in their personal lives, mentoring and giving back to their communities.

Nominated by mentors or peers, a few words stand out to describe these winners: Versatile, experienced, ambitious, inspiring. Read about these extraordinary winners below.


Melody Ablola, CMILT; 35
Melody Ablola
Shannon Allison, LEED AP BD+C; 38
Shannon Allison
Porus Antia, LEED AP; 40
Porus Antia
Peter Arvay, PE, CEM; 33
Peter Arvay
David Bhuta, PE; 39
David Bhuta
Ryan Biziorek, LEED AP, CTS; 36
Ryan Biziorek
Denis Blount, CTS-D; 36
Denis Blount
Nikhil Bodhankar, PE, LC, LEED AP; 34
Nikhil Bodhankar
Russell Carr, PE, CEng; 38
Russell Carr
Kimberly Cowman, PE, LEED AP; 37
Kimberly Cowman
Kyle DelPiano, LEED AP; 36
Kyle DelPiano
James Dipping, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, ARCSAA, AP; 39
James Dipping
Jacob Epstein, PE; 36
Jacob Epstein
John Fetter, PE, REP, LEED Green Associate; 36
John Fetter
Andrew Flanagan, PE, LEED AP, GPD; 35
Andrew Flanagan
Laura Geiger, PE, LEED AP BD+C; 30
Laura Geiger
Matthew Goss, PE, CEM, CEA, CDSM, LEED AP BD+C; 40
Matthew Goss
James Gronek, PE, LEED AP BD+C; 35
James Gronek
Samuel Haberman, PE, LEED AP BD+C, LC; 34
Samuel Haberman
Robert Henderson, PE, CEng, LEED AP; 38
Robert Henderson
Eric Kamm, MBA; 32
Eric Kamm
Stephen Lahti, PE, LEED AP BD+C; 31
Stephen Lahti
Jeremy Lebowitz, PE; 31
Jeremy Lebowitz
Michael Moerlins, PE; 35
Michael Moerlins
Kimberly Moore, 38
Kimberly Moore
Kelly Noel, 38
Kelly Noel
Ibrahim Odeh, 39
Ibrahim Odeh
Brandon Rich, PE, LEED AP BD+C; 33
Brandon Rich
Erica Ryherd, PhD, LEED AP; 39
Erica Ryherd
Stet Sanborn, 37
Stet Sanborn
Kevin Sandrella, PE, LEED AP; 35
Kevin Sandrella
Matthew Slager, PE, LEED AP, CGD; 36
Matthew Slager
Amir Tasbihi, PMP; 36
Amir Tasbihi
Megan Tosh
Aaron Vanney, PE, LEED AP; 36
Aaron Vanney
Blythe Vogt, PE, LEED AP; 40
Blythe Vogt
Kim Wall, LEED GA; 33
Kim Wall
Peter Walters, 36
Peter Walters
Kirstin Weeks, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, GRP, CEM; 39
Kirstin Weeks
Hilary Williams, CEng MIMechE, LEED AP BD+C; 40
Hilary Williams

Jack Smith, Content Manager; Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief