Engineering News-Record (ENR) named three Gannett Fleming employees as Top Young Professionals for 2018. The regional competitions honor professionals under the age of 40 for their contributions and leadership in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry.
William Curran, PE, CEM, CBCP, LEED® Green Associate, a senior mechanical engineer, is one of 20 named to ENR New York’s Top Young Professionals list. With more than 10 years of experience, his responsibilities include designing, planning, and coordinating mechanical projects for industrial, commercial, science technology, educational, and transportation facilities. He also leads mechanical designs, studies, and energy audits for Gannett Fleming.
Curran’s experience and attention to detail in refrigeration design have established him as an expert in thermodynamics. He audited and recommended a $95-million investment to the New Jersey Department of the Treasury’s Division of Property Management and Construction for their women’s correctional facility, youth correctional facility, and psychiatric center that will pay the client back in 15 years in money saved. Curran has a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Boston University.
Catalina Echeverri, PMP, is a project manager and one of 20 rising stars named to ENR Southeast’s Top Young Professionals list. In her more than 10-year career, she has been responsible for managing intelligent transportation systems (ITS) plans, advancing traffic management systems, and preparing signalization and lighting plans, ITS master plans, ITS specifications, concept of operations, and construction cost estimates.
Echeverri currently manages an on-call, districtwide ITS contract for the Florida Department of Transportation District 6 and the Lee County Advanced Transportation Management System Phase II Project. The Institute of Transportation Engineering (ITE) selected her to attend the LeadershipITE class of 2018, a program open to only 25 transportation professionals across the nation. Echeverri is committed to driving a culture of diversity and is an inaugural member of the Connected Women at Gannett Fleming steering committee. She is the chair of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) South Florida Chapter Transportation YOU committee, co-chair of the WTS South Florida Chapter Mentorship Program Committee, and co-chair of the Florida Section ITE Transportation Planning Council. She earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering and a Master of Science in civil engineering from the University of South Florida.
Stephanie Templeton, PE, is a structural project engineer and one of 20 named as an ENR Southwest Top Young Professional. She has nearly 10 years of experience in the industry and is responsible for performing technical design, including the structural design of various heavy industrial items.
Templeton contributed to numerous major projects, including: structural analysis of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Association’s Southwestern Yard Maintenance Facility; design and quality control checks of the Phoenix International Airport’s Sky Harbor Terminal 3 modernization; and structural design for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. As a thought leader, she has presented at several industry conferences including the American Association of University Women’s Arizona Chapter and the Arizona Business and Professional Women’s Scottsdale Chapter. She has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in civil engineering and a Master of Science in Engineering in structural engineering from Arizona State University.