Ian is a licensed professional and structural engineer with 13 years experience across the Americas and Southeast Asia. Although his career has spanned a wide variety of market segments and industries, he keeps finding himself in roles which bridge the gaps between structural, geotechnical and construction engineering.
As a Technical Manager for Foothills Bridge Co., Ian is often closely involved in complex bridge construction and demolition projects -- equally comfortable developing innovative design solutions from a desk or implementing them from a fall protection harness at the leading edge of demolition.
Henry is a Vice President with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and is based out of the Fort Collins, Colorado office. In his 25 years career he has been apart of many exciting and diverse projects in the mission critical, food and beverage, industrial, hospitality, laboratory sciences, and higher education industries.
Henry lives in Windsor, Colorado with his wife and two sons and enjoys ice hockey, camping, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Diana Foster has 10 years in the industry and five of those have been with Weitz. Diana is a Project Superintendent, and supervises all fieldwork performed by Weitz employees and its subcontractors. She plans, organizes, and schedules the work to optimize manpower, material, and equipment utilization in order to deliver high-quality structures. Specific responsibilities include supervising job site personnel, equipment selection, quality control, safety enforcement, and insuring job progress.
Diana is an integral part of Weitz Diversity, Equity and inclusion team. In her free time, Diana likes to stay active – skiing, playing hockey, and hiking with her family and two dogs.
Jordan is currently a Senior Project / Estimating Manager for Cianbro Corporation in Southern Maine. She has an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from George Washington University and a master’s in environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
While she is a registered Professional Engineer, most of her work and career have been in construction focusing on building cool infrastructure projects. She loves to bring teams together to build or figure out how to build impressive projects with tight timelines. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her wife and son and embracing the Maine outdoors!
Wilburt (Bill) H. Hinton II
Born and raised in Denver, Bill went to work for the City of Las Angeles Bridge Division after graduating from the University of Colorado in 1964 with a degree in Architectural Engineering. In 1966 he enlisted in the Navy Seabees and later received an appointment to Officer Candidate School in Newport, R.I. where he received his Navy Civil Engineer Corps commission. He served with MCB 11 (SEABEES) in Vietnam and was also Officer in Charge of Seabee Team 1111.
After leaving the Navy in 1970, he went to work for the Ken R. White Company in Denver, now U.R.S., where he eventually became the Chief Bridge Engineer.
Emily Kessinger is a Sr. Business Development Manager for Weitz, focusing on higher education, aviation, and public private partnership projects across the country. She has 10+ years of experience in business development, marketing, and project management and has been with Weitz for nearly five years. Prior to Weitz, Emily worked for several non-profits and in the art world of Chicago.
Emily also serves as a consultant for Group Creative Services, focusing primarily on arts & culture plans. Emily is a co-founder at Flag of Des Moines (a small business promoting the Des Moines flag!), and on the boards of the Great Outdoors Foundation and the Des Moines Public Art Foundation.
Rodney McCoy, PE
Rodney McCoy has been the Central Division Schedule Manager for Flatiron Construction for almost 6 years. He has over Twenty-Five years of experience in Civil Engineering Design, Construction, and Project Controls. Rodney specializes in CPM Scheduling and is responsible for developing, maintaining, and analyzing project schedules. He also trains other employees on scheduling processes, procedures, means and methods.
Rodney is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He is also a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. Rodney is inspired daily by his wife and their three teenage children.
Greg P. Moore, PMP
With more than 12 years of experience as a construction professional, Greg Moore is an innovative leader in the construction industry. His career in the construction industry includes involvement at the federal, state, and local government levels. He has led the effort in developing new project delivery methods for State agencies to minimize risk and maximize return on investment for the involved stakeholders. His experience also includes capital project / program delivery, parking analysis, land usage and maintenance.
Most recently, he served as the Resident Construction Engineer with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT). In that role, Greg was involved with all phases of project delivery, from inception thru turnover to the Maintenance side of SCDOT. Additional responsibilities included staffing, utility coordination, project planning, inspection and documentation.
He has served on the Board of Governors for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Construction Institute (CI) since 2017, and currently serves as the President-Elect. Other organization involvement includes Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Mr. Moore received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina, and a Master of Science in Project Management from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.
Yvonne Owusu-Safo, PE, MBA
Ms. Owusu-Safo is the President/Owner of TransLand Engineering Group (TransLand), LLC that is located in the Chicagoland area of Illinois. TransLand is a D/M/WBE Certified Civil Engineering firm that provides planning, design and construction management consulting services to public and private sectors such as Illinois Tollway, Illinois Department of Transportation, City of Chicago and other Agencies.
She holds a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and MBA from DePaul University. She has over 25 years of experience serving on projects as the project engineer, project manager, resident engineer, and construction manager, performing project scoping, alternative analysis, roadway design, bridge and roadway construction management, and writing grants for project funding. Her areas of excellence include construction management and project cost estimating.
In addition to serving on the ASCE-CI Board, she also serves as a commissioner on her town’s Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals as part of her dedication to understanding community needs, promoting neighborhood growth and redevelopment. In her free time, Ms. Owusu-Safo loves to watch movies and play board games with her two children, attending their sporting events, cooking, and sewing.
Mike Robinson has 32 years of experience and 11 of those have been with Weitz. Currently he is a Senior Preconstruction Manager and is responsible for overseeing the entire preconstruction process and setting the project up for success during construction. He keeps Weitz projects on budget and schedule during the design phase by developing preliminary budgets & preconstruction schedules. He is proactive in determining what will be on the final drawings and is a valuable partner to the architect, owner, and project team in suggesting value engineering, alternate products, and cost efficiencies.
He serves on Weitz Recruitment and Precon Excellence Committees. In his free time, Mike loves to ski, travel and mountain bike with family and friends.
Agnes E. Weber, PE, CCM
Agnes Weber has 38 years of experience in the civil engineering field with emphasis in construction management of roadway, highway, bridge, and water facilities. Agnes began her career in San Diego for the California Department of Transportation. Over the past 27 years, she has served in the private sector starting with Vali Cooper & Associates, Inc. where she held a myriad of positions ranging from Contract Manager, Chief Operations Officer, President, to Chief Strategy Officer and including Secretary of the Board. She is currently working for Gannett Fleming Inc. as a Senior Consultant supporting the Construction Services West Division.
Agnes earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University in 1985. She is a registered civil engineer in California, Colorado, Nevada, and Texas and is a Construction Management of America Association Certified Construction Manager. Agnes is currently serving as a Governor on the American Society of Civil Engineering Construction Institute National Board of Governors. She is also an active member of the CMAA having served on local and national boards.
Rick Zellen, CSP, ARM, CRIS, AIS, STSC
Rick Zellen is an Assistant Vice President, Principal Risk Engineer based in Denver, Colorado, and is a member of the Zurich Construction West region. He is an accomplished risk engineer with 34 years of hands-on experience in the construction safety industry. His primary responsibilities include supporting customers by performing hazard assessments, strategic safety management consulting and safety program development. He is also a subject matter expert on construction loss control strategies designed to drive down the total cost of risk. He serves as a technical resource and support resource to our customers.
In 2013 Rick earned the Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) for the ASSPs Construction Practice Specialty and the Colorado ASSP Chapter and Region II SPY in 2017. In 2016 Rick was the recipient of the Zurich North America Risk Engineer of the Year Award. Prior to joining Zurich in 2013, Zellen worked for a national insurance broker in Colorado with responsibilities in the West. Prior to his entry into the insurance industry, Zellen held construction safety positions with increasing responsibilities for more than 20 years. Zellen worked for notable companies including, Kiewit, Bechtel, and J.M. Cashman. Rick has served the local, regional, and national safety community in many ways including six years on the Colorado Cost Containment board; three years as Chairman, President of the American Society of Safety Engineers, Colorado Chapter, and also volunteers his time at the AGC, and the ENR. He also currently services on the Industry Advisory Council for Central Washington University.
Zellen received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and minor in Communications from Stonehill College. Zellen also has a Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health from Northeastern University. He has earned the Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS), Associate in Insurance Services (AIS), and the Safety Trained Supervisor in Construction (STS-C).