Pfendler and Ludlow Take New Positions at Regional Contracting FirmsOctober 29, 2018
NORTH READING– Columbia Construction Company announced the promotion of Siggy Pfendler, LEED AP, to Director of Improvement & Innovation. Pfendler started with Columbia in 2007 as a Project Manager, and most recently served as the Director of Virtual Construction in which she developed and implemented BIM workflows throughout the company improving the delivery of high-quality projects to clients.
In this new role, Pfendler will interact with all departments to define, identify, and develop best practice workflows and deploy the technologies that support and improve operational efficiencies across the company.
“We’re very excited about Siggy leading this new initiative to improve Columbia’s efficiencies,” states Andrew Townshend, Executive Vice President at Columbia. “Her passion for continuous improvement combined with her understanding of the different components of our organization will enable her to develop the roadmap to increase productivity and continue to enhance our ability to serve our clients.”
BURLINGTON, VT–Amidst continued growth in the New England region, Stantec’s Transportation practice has welcomed a strategic hire to its South Burlington, Vermont office. Amanda Ludlow has joined as a principal focused on guiding the development of the Transportation practice’s local stormwater planning and design group. In this role she will provide technical management for current and future projects, while also supporting cross-collaboration between Stantec practice areas.
“Amanda’s wealth of experience and cross-industry knowledge make her a key addition to our team,” said Greg Edwards, senior principal in Transportation at Stantec. “Not only will she provide a strong focus on the growth of our local stormwater group, but she’ll also serve as a valuable leader within our team and the projects on which she works.”
Prior to joining Stantec Ludlow served as the practice leader of the Engineered Natural Systems practice at a leading environmental consulting firm. In this role she oversaw the development and implementation of passive natural treatment technologies for projects across the globe. In the rapidly evolving and expanding markets of water quality services and green infrastructure, Ludlow has developed extensive, diverse market experience. She has guided projects such as the design of large-scale natural wastewater treatment facilities, the beneficial reuse of municipal and industrial landfills, and the greening of industrial facilities for sustainable stormwater management.Siggy Pfendler Amanda Ludlow