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New Hires Summer 2017

New Employees and Interns
Welcome to our new employees and interns! 

NewHires0817Bradley Wente, PE as Southeast Aviation Services Director
We welcome Bradley Wente, PE as Southeast Aviation Services Director. Mr. Wente is the former Senior Project Manager at RS&H, Inc. In his new role as Southeast Aviation Services Director, Brad will work with the Aviation Services group and firm leadership to strengthen the company’s current client relationships and to grow its service base in the Southeast United States. The experience and expertise he brings to this new role will be of great benefit to Passero Associates and its clients. Brad holds a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in thirteen states including Florida and Georgia.

Christopher Johnson as Airport Planner
Mr. Johnson is supporting the planning needs of aviation clients in all of the geographic areas that Passero supports. Mr. Johnson holds a Masters of Urban Planning and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His previous position was with the Georgia Department of Transportation as the Aviation Planning Manager.
Laura Pavone as Structural Engineer
Ms. Pavone holds a Masters Degree in Earthquake Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Buffalo. She conducted her Masters studies in Pavia, Italy and in Patras, Greece, and has previously served as a Civil Engineering intern at Passero.

Lauritz Rasmussen as Building Code Enforcement Engineer

Mr. Rasmussen holds a Masters in Public Administration, specializing in Building Code Administration, from Norwich University in Vermont.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Hofstra University in New York and has completed continuing education in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Protection Systems, Building Fire Safety, and Fire Dynamics. Mr. Rasmussen is a veteran of building code consulting and construction inspection, and most recently served as the Director of Public Works for the City of Saratoga Springs.

Joshua Saxton as Civil Engineer
Mr. Saxton holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a minor in Environmental Policy from Syracuse University. Prior to joining Passero, Mr. Saxton was part of a student run nonprofit organization, Thrive Projects, whose mission was to bring sustainable solutions and educational resources to remote areas of the world. He and his fellow teammates were responsible for designing water filtration systems for a refugee camp near Kathmandu, Nepal. Mr. Saxton resides in Henrietta, New York.

Elizabeth Verzi as Owner's Representative and Project Manager for the Terminal Modernization Program at Dayton International Airport
Ms. Verzi holds an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio and completed additional studies at Ohio State University. She has been in the Construction Administration/Inspection/Management field for nearly 30 years, spending the last ten years as Planning and Construction Manager for Sinclair Community College.

Sabyasachi Das as Architectural Designer
Mr. Das is completing his final thesis of his Masters in Architecture from Rochester Institute of Technology and holds a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. His previous position was with Passero as an Architectural Intern.

Alexis Blair as Architectural Designer

Ms. Blair holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology from Alfred State College. Her previous position was with Passero as an Architectural Intern. Ms. Blair resides in Shortsville, New York.

Passero Summer 2017 Interns
We love our interns at Passero! These budding professionals bring energy and enthusiasm to our offices every day, and we are so proud of the work they are doing.

Thomas Shreve, originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, joins the Architecture Team as a summer intern.  He is completing his Master's Degree in Architecture at Rochester Institute of Technology, and has a Bachelor of Sciences from East Carolina University in Urban and Regional Planning, and Design/with Architectural Technologies Concentration. He resides in Irondequoit, New York. Leah Segerlin, from Rochester, New York, joins the Northeast Aviation Services Team as a Construction Inspector/Construction Manager Intern (CI/CM), and has just graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Zach White, from Taberg, NY, is a summer intern in our Civil Engineering Department.  He is currently a student at Clarkson University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

For a 6th year, PA Florida will be hosting a rising High School Senior for a part-time, six-week summer internship.  Elton Shu Li, a student at St. John's Aerospace Academy, will be mentored by firm Architects and Engineers as he learns how an Architect/Engineer develops and designs a project.  Elton will participate in all aspects of the design/inspection process, including visits to construction project sites.