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Meet the Team

Caryn J.G. Brookman

Principal

Caryn J.G. Brookman

25 years of experience in the transportation industry leading environmental initiatives and projects. Extensive experience in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and documentation, transportation policy, environmental justice, equity, process streamlining, project and program management, resources and regulatory agency coordination, issue resolution, and stakeholder and public engagement practices. 

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Catherine Robbins

Director of Technical Services/

Senior Noise Specialist

Catherine Robbins

15+ years of experience in the transportation industry leading efforts on highway noise policy and technical assessments, natural environmental technical reports, project development, quality control and quality assurance policies, wetland sciences, community effects assessments, indirect and cumulative effects assessments, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and documentation.

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Senior Environmental Planner

Craig Shirk, AICP, ENV SP

25+ years of experience in leading transportation and infrastructure efforts on analysis of Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act,  agency coordination, process streamlining, project and program management, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Maryland Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) compliance. 

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Kirby Amoriello

Environmental Planner III

Kirby Amoriello

5+ years of experience in the transportation industry concentrating in GIS data analysis and mapping, agency coordination, environmental justice, community effects assessments, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and documentation. 

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Kaitlyn Conner

Marketing & Contract Manager

Kaitlyn Conner

5+ years of experience in marketing concentrating on business development, contract management, marketing strategies and campaigns, content creation, event management,  process streamlining, and data analysis.

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Chrissy Brandt

Chief Operating Officer/

Senior Air Quality Specialist

Chrissy Brandt

15+ years of experience in the transportation industry leading efforts on air quality, including greenhouse gas emissions and hazardous material technical assessments, process streamlining, project and program management, agency coordination, public involvement, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and documentation.

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Stacy Hawver

Senior Project Manager

Stacy Hawver

20+ years of experience in the transportation industry focused on project management, agency coordination, public and stakeholder engagement, environmental compliance, environmental impact analysis, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and documentation.

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David Thomas

Lead Environmental Planner

David Thomas, AICP Candidate

5+ years of experience in resource and regulatory agency coordination, public involvement, grant program management, environmental compliance, environmental impact analysis, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and documentation.

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Tyler Ruth

Planner II

Tyler Ruth

3 years of experience in solar siting analysis, GIS data analysis and mapping, project and program management, agency coordination, and performance research and reporting.

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Billing & Financial Specialist

Lois Nicholls

25+ years of experience in billing operations and general office administration, payroll, invoicing, data processing, coding, vendor management, and general ledger.

Bob Maimone

Director of Environmental Planning

Bob Maimone, AICP

25+ years of experience in leading transportation and infrastructure efforts on analysis of Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act, mitigation, agency coordination, process streamlining, project and program management, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Maryland Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) compliance. 

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Senior Analyst - Air Quality & Noise Specialist

David Shu, PE, Ph.D. 

20+ years of experience in the transportation industry leading efforts on air quality analysis and noise policy. Air quality experience includes greenhouse gas emissions, air toxicity, carbon monoxide technical analyses. Noise policy experience includes noise measurement, noise modeling, and technical analyses. Experience in conducting extensive highway noise research and has numerous publications in industry-relevant technical journals. 

Marissa Brown

Lead Planner

Marissa Lenoce Brown, AICP Candidate

5+ years of experience in GIS data analysis and mapping, database development, climate resilience, grant management, grant program management, agency coordination, public involvement, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and documentation.

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Julie Newman

Human Resources Manager

Julie Newman

5+ years of experience leading human resources including policy and procedure development, talent acquisition and management, and strategic planning. 

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Linda Pan

Administrative Support Coordinator

Linda Pan

5+ years of experience in business management concentrating on budget analysis, process streamlining and development, event logistics, and client relationship management.

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