Dam Safety 2017: We’re speaking, sponsoring and exhibiting!

Schnabel’s involvement with ASDSO’s Dam Safety 2017 conference is a win-win!  Through our support as a Platinum sponsor and exhibitor, and participation as presenters and moderators for 12 different programs, we have a terrific opportunity to both learn and share our knowledge with the best and brightest practitioners in the world of dam design and construction.



You can find us at Booth #1006 and at the following sessions. For session details, click hereContinue reading

Schnabel Welcomes New Board Members

We welcome new board members Paul E. Diggs, PE, (Richmond) and Maureen Schumacher of Kimberly-Clark Professional in Atlanta to our 2017 board of directors. Returning board members are Schnabel CEO Walt Rabe; principal and 2016-2017 board chair Allen Cadden; Mike Canino, president of the dams and levees business unit; Preston Frey, president of the geotechnical business unit; Brian Banks, principal and Rockville branch leader; Joe Monroe, principal and Alpharetta branch leader; and Jack Palmer, retired president and CEO of Kleinschmidt.  Continue reading

Sharon Krock elected as SAME regional vice president

Sharon Krock, a Professional Wetland Scientist and business developer in our West Chester office, has been elected to a two-year term as ​the new regional vice president of the Society of American Military Engineers’ (SAME) North Atlantic Region.  Sharon has been an active member of SAME since 2001, serving on various committees and as a former president of the Philadelphia Post. In 2013 her participation on the National Board of Direction (not a typo!) began, and in 2014 she was inducted into SAME’s College of Fellows.

In her newest role, Sharon is charged with being a leader, supporter and communicator for posts and members within her region. The North Atlantic Region consists of the following posts: Baltimore, Md.; Chesapeake, Md.; Delmarva, Del.; Fort Drum, N.Y.; Mid-Maryland, Md.; New Jersey; New York Capital District, Albany, N.Y.; New York City, N.Y.; and Philadelphia, Pa.

For more information about SAME, click here.

Brian Crookston named Rising Star by Industry Magazine

Congratulations are in order for Brian Crookston, Ph.D., PE, of our West Chester office, who has been named a “Rising Star” by Civil + Structural Engineer, a monthly publication by the Zweig Group.  Brian is one of 12 civil engineers chosen for this honor. The Rising Stars in Civil Engineering and Rising Stars in Structural Engineering program recognizes 29 professionals, 40 years old or younger working in the United States, who have shown exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research, or public service benefiting the civil and structural engineering profession, their employers, project owners, and society.  Click here for the article.

Paul Diggs featured in The Oyster Pointer

Paul Diggs, PE, branch leader of Schnabel’s Richmond, Newport News and Charlottesville offices, is featured in the May issue of the Oyster Pointer, a monthly publication focused on businesses in the Oyster Point, Virginia area. Click here for a copy of the one-page article.