SYRACUSE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C. (B&L), a northeast regional engineering, planning, environmental, and landscape architecture firm with nine offices across New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland, announces new leaders, effective January 1, 2017. This leadership transition was precipitated by the firm’s long-standing ownership transition plan.
John F. Brusa, Jr., P.E. was elected President and CEO of Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C., replacing Nicholas J. Pinto, P.E., who retired at the end of 2016. Brusa, a resident of Solvay, NY, was elected following his years as leader of the firm’s Solid Waste Management Group. As a licensed Professional Engineer in six states, Brusa has lead engineering teams on many permitting, design and construction projects throughout the eastern United States and he plans to stay engaged with the firm’s solid waste practice in his new role. He is a graduate of Clarkson University as well as the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) New York Leadership Institute. “Having contributed to the firm’s success for more than 20 years, I’m humbled to be elected to this position,” said Brusa. “I’m grateful to lead a company that is built upon integrity, a solid financial foundation and operated by a committed group of professionals that go above and beyond every day for our clients and our community.”
The recent transition in firm leadership is part of Barton & Loguidice’s long-term strategic plan. “Our ownership transition approach has been in place since 2006. This plan has been very effective in transitioning our retiring owners and providing leadership opportunities for our long-term key employees,” according to Paul R. Czerwinski, P.E., Principal with the firm who will serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Czerwinski has over 35 years of experience leading the firm’s Facilities Group and Construction Services, and has been part of the solid waste management engineering team. Czerwinski will also take on the Solid Waste Management Group leadership role going forward. He resides in Camillus, NY and is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Additional directors include Richard A. Straut, P.E. and Matthew J. Schooley, P.E. Straut, Principal in Charge of Marketing and Business Development, has over 30 years of experience in water and wastewater engineering and will continue his leadership role in delivering water and wastewater engineering services. He also leads the firm’s Albany, Newburgh and New Paltz, NY offices and resides in Voorheesville, NY. Straut is a graduate of Clarkson University as well as the ACEC New York Leadership Institute. Schooley is a newly appointed board member and a Principal with the firm. He has over 30 years of experience with the firm’s Transportation and Construction Services Groups, serving as the discipline leader for the last seven years. He resides in Auburn, NY and is a graduate of Syracuse University.
Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C., is an engineering, planning, environmental, and landscape architecture firm with offices in Syracuse, Watertown, Albany, Ellenville, Rochester, New Paltz and Newburgh, New York, as well as Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, and Lanham, Maryland. Visit www.BartonandLoguidice.com.