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Greeley and Hansen Appoints Two New Firm Principals

Fernando Sarmiento of Phoenix and Nicole Spieles of Detroit Promoted to Principals of Global Engineering Firm

CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greeley and Hansen, a global civil and environmental engineering, architectural, and management consulting firm celebrating its 100th anniversary, has named Fernando Sarmiento and Nicole Spieles as principals. Both are accomplished engineers and leaders that exemplify Greeley and Hansen's core values of client commitment and dedication to providing quality service.

Fernando Sarmiento, Greeley and Hansen Principal

Sarmiento currently serves as Managing Director of the firm's Latin America Operating Group. He has extensive professional engineering experience with Greeley and Hansen, having managed a diverse range of water and wastewater programs and facility upgrade projects for major municipal utilities and agencies. He also previously served as Office Director of the firm's Phoenix operations.

Spieles is an Office Director with overall responsibility for the firm's Detroit operations. She has broad technical experience in the study, design, and construction of various water and wastewater facilities and has served as the project manager for major projects for key municipal utility clients in Michigan, New York, as well as for other clients across the U.S. 

"In addition to their solid technical experience, both Fernando and Nicole have consistently demonstrated the strong leadership and management skills needed to help advance the firm's strategy for long-range business growth" said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andy Richardson. "With their in-depth understanding of our clients' complex engineering needs, I'm confident that they will help move our organization forward as an expanding global leader in our industry."

A registered Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional, Sarmiento is a Fulbright Scholar with a master's degree in environmental engineering from Arizona State University and a  bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from National Polytechnic School, Quito, Ecuador.  He is also a Board Certified Environmental Engineer of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and is a member of the Water Environment Federation, Arizona Water Association, the Project Management Institute, and the Association of Mechanical Engineers, Ecuador. 

Spieles is a registered Professional Engineer with a master's degree in environmental engineering and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is a member of the American Water Works Association, Water Environment Federation, and serves as the chair for several committees at the Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA). Spieles also received an Outstanding Environmental Consultant of the Year award from MWEA in recognition of her professional excellence and outstanding efforts in publicly promoting the water environment profession.

About Greeley and Hansen
Greeley and Hansen is a leader in developing innovative engineering, architecture, and management solutions for a wide array of complex water, wastewater, and related infrastructure challenges. The firm, which marks its centennial anniversary in 2014, has built upon 100 years of proven civil and environmental engineering experience in all phases of project development and implementation to become a premier global provider of comprehensive services in the water sector. Greeley and Hansen is dedicated to designing better urban environments worldwide. http://www.greeley-hansen.com/new.htm

For more information, contact:
Nancy Stankus
312-558-9000
[email protected]

Nicole Spieles, Greeley and Hansen Principal

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