It is with great pleasure TPD welcomes Kellen Sporny, PE to the TPD family as the new South Jersey Office Manager and companywide Transportation Technologies and Lighting Systems Leader. Kellen possesses 16 years of experience, including work on major transportation infrastructure projects across the United States, with several state DOTs, toll agencies, cities and universities. He has developed an expertise in projects involving transportation planning, traffic engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and transportation lighting design.
TPD was ranked the #4 Best Civil Engineering Firm to Work For in the nation, as well as #1 overall in its size category on the Zweig Group’s 2020 Best Firms To Work For list. This program recognizes outstanding A/E/C firms for inspiring their teams to perform at the highest levels through providing distinctive and innovative work environments. Firms are evaluated comprehensively on firm culture, workplace practices, benefits, retention rates, professional development, and more – from both management and staff’s perspective. The Zweig Group is an organization whose mission is to help leaders and future leaders in the A/E/C and environmental consulting industries achieve success.
TPD is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Vince DeFlavia, PE, who rejoined the TPD team as a Regional Leader for Traffic Engineering and ITS Services. In this role, Mr. DeFlavia will enrich TPD’s traffic engineering and related emerging technologies capabilities, particularly with respect to the public sector, with a focus on Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO), Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Smart Cities applications.
On behalf of TPD, I feel it is important for you to hear directly from me on our commitment to both the health of our employees and to project deadlines during the state of emergency related to the Coronavirus. A healthy TPD employee is a productive TPD employee, thus our #1 goal of keeping our staff healthy works to our clients’ benefit as well.
TPD has expanded its New Jersey presence by opening two new additional office locations in Freehold, NJ (Monmouth County) and Hamilton, NJ (Mercer County). In conjunction with this announcement, the firm is also pleased to welcome two new members of their Structural Services Department, who will help bolster the firm’s presence in these areas, as well as the firm’s engineering capabilities in the state of New Jersey and beyond: