Stantec Promotes Three in Anchorage Office
Anchorage, AK (March 30, 2017) NYSE, TSX:STN
Stantec recently announced the promotion of three leaders in its Anchorage office. Francis Wiese was named senior principal, Andrew Niemiec was named senior associate and Giovanna Gambardella was named an associate of the firm.
“It is a pleasure to see my Stantec colleagues branching out and succeeding in their careers,” says Tim Vig, Stantec senior principal. “It shows great achievement in their personal development. I’m excited for them to help the Company continue to grow in Alaska.
“And the efforts of Francis, Andrew and Giovanna also are reflected in our Alaska communities. The work they do every day makes our communities stronger and better places to live.”
Wiese serves as Stantec’s technical leader for marine science in Alaska and Canada. He has 24 years of experience working in the marine environment throughout the world. Wiese joined Stantec in 2013 after working for six years as the science director of the North Pacific Research Board in Alaska. He is currently the technical director for the Marine Arctic Ecosystem Study in the Beaufort Sea. Wiese, who is a technical reviewer for more than 20 international journals, earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Victoria and his Ph.D. from Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Niemiec, PE, serves as Alaska transportation manager in the Anchorage office. He has nearly 30 years of engineering experience on design and construction projects in Alaska. Prior to joining Stantec, Niemiec had management positions with the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority and the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. He is a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and joined Stantec in 2015.
Gambardella, AIA, NCARB, is a senior architect in Anchorage. She has 17 years of experience, with 15 of those in Alaska. Gambardella has contributed to the design of buildings of different scope and complexities in various sectors including education, community, industrial and healthcare. Gambardella graduated from the University of Architecture in Genoa, Italy, and joined Stantec in 2015.
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