As we look forward to a new period of growth and opportunity, McCormick Taylor is excited to announce the expansion of our leadership group with the promotion of several key personnel. These individuals exemplify a shared goal of achieving long-term growth while fostering our culture and reinforcing our dedication to the clients and communities we serve.
“We are very proud of these outstanding professionals and grateful for their many contributions to our clients’ and company’s continued success. They are proven leaders not only at McCormick Taylor, but in our industry and the many disciplines and regions they serve.”
- Patrick Guise, Chief Visionary Officer (CVO) / Co-Owner
Michele Aitkenhead, AICP, GISP | Director, Systems and Operations
Michele has over 20 years of progressive technical and management experience providing GIS and planning services associated with TMDL and the National Environmental Policy Act to our transportation clients. As a certified planner and GIS professional, Michele brings a passion for program and project management excellence exemplified by her continuing contributions of quality work for key clients such as the Maryland State Highway Administration. In her new role, Michele will expand her involvement and leadership in strategic planning, data management and metrics, and training while promoting systems thinking and advancing McCormick Taylor’s overall growth and staff development.
Anthony DiMaggio, PE, PTOE | Director, Transportation Engineering
Anthony has 28 years of experience in planning, design, and management of transportation improvements projects. He currently leads office operations in our Mount Laurel, NJ office. Anthony has excelled at maintaining strong client relationships while simultaneously developing internal technical staff for future growth opportunities. In his new role, Anthony will be responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic plan for the New Jersey office as well as participating in various company-wide initiatives.
Rob Marchetti, PE | Director, Transportation Engineering
Rob has nearly 24 years in the management and design of transportation projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, including more than 5 years at MDOT SHA Highway Design Division. As a Director on ACEC-Maryland's Executive Committee, he promotes good business practices and engages member firms to strengthen business environments through government advocacy, political action, and business education. In his expanded role, Rob will oversee the firm’s Maryland Transportation Group and Construction Inspection company-wide.
Ben Morrow | Director, Energy Services
Ben has over 20 years of experience in environmental science, project management, and leadership. Experienced in business development with our existing client base and emerging energy markets, Ben has forged key relationships, broadening our depth and breadth of services. In his new role, Ben will continue to lead the strategic growth, quality assurance, operations, and development for McCormick Taylor’s Energy Sector throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and adjacent states.
John Mullen, AICP, NJPP | Director, Planning & Communications Services
John has 24 years of experience in managing multimodal transportation planning and public involvement programs for communities large and small. He has contributed to the growth and success of the firm’s planning and communications practices through his leadership and commitment. In his new role, John will be responsible for the continued growth and expansion of the firm’s planning and communications services across all of our geographic markets and clients.
John Petulla, PE | Director, Transportation Engineering
John has 27 years of experience and is very well respected by both clients and teaming partners across all disciplines in western Pennsylvania. He leads office operations in the Pittsburgh, PA office and has delivered several large and small-scale transportation projects in the region. In his new role, John will continue to grow and expand our presence in western Pennsylvania as we look to broaden our current market penetration and expand into other disciplines and sectors.
Susan Guisinger-Colón, PE, LEED AP | Deputy Director, Transportation Engineering
Susan has 24 years of experience designing and managing a wide variety of highway and bridge projects in Pennsylvania. She oversees operations in our Exton, PA office, which include highway, bridge, municipal bridge inspection, and construction inspection departments. Susan’s expertise includes program management for various county and municipal clients. She excels at managing staff workload while providing mentoring for employee growth. In her new role, Susan will continue to evolve and support the strategic development of the county and municipal markets across the company.
Melody Matter, PE, PTOE | Deputy Director, Transportation Engineering
Melody has 20 years of experience and oversees traffic engineering services for McCormick Taylor in western and central Pennsylvania and Florida. In a few short years and with her keen attention to detail, Melody has been successful in Florida with additional wins for Lee County and has been asked to do project management work for FDOT District 1's Southwest Area Office. In her new role, Melody will continue as Florida Regional Manager, coordinating business development activities, managing the technical work for transportation services, and coordinating traffic engineering marketing efforts, as well as quality assurance for traffic engineering services in western and central Pennsylvania.
Joe Thompson, PE | Deputy Director, Structural Engineering
Joe has 32 years of experience and has communicated complex structural needs and design issues to other disciplines within and outside of McCormick Taylor. His commitment to collaboration and quality has been instrumental to the success of growing the Structures group in Pennsylvania and recently other regions as a key discipline of the firm. In his new role, Joe will continue to grow and develop the Structures group at McCormick Taylor.
Craig Carson | Assistant Director, Watershed Services
Craig has 26 years of experience and is a recognized expert and thought leader in Watershed Services and NPDES/TMDL Management across the Mid-Atlantic Region. His technical, business development, and management skills have resulted in multiple new contracts and clients in Maryland and Northern Virginia in the last three years. In his new role, Craig will continue to be responsible for technical, marketing, and management oversight for Watershed Services in Maryland and Northern Virginia, as well as expanding our MS4 services company-wide.
Bryan Hanover, PE, PTOE | Assistant Director, Traffic Engineering
Bryan has 26 years of experience and oversees traffic engineering services for McCormick Taylor in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. He has expertise in transportation planning, traffic operations, and traffic control device design for various intersection, corridor, interstate, and other public use facility projects. He is also responsible for the management of multiple engineering open-end contracts for a wide variety of clients. In his new role, Bryan will continue to lead the strategic growth, quality assurance, and business development for traffic engineering services in our southern markets.
Jason Hetrick, PE, CFM | Assistant Director, Water Resources
Jason has 19 years of experience and oversees water resources engineering for McCormick Taylor’s southern markets in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Florida. Jason has played a critical role in establishing contract work with over a dozen unique clients in South Carolina for environmental and water resources projects, and more recently, transportation engineering design. In his new role, Jason will continue to lead the operation of the Columbia, SC office and the strategic growth of McCormick Taylor’s Water Resources practice throughout the Southeast, while playing a key role in the expansion of transportation and structural engineering work in that market.
Brandon Stodart, PE | Assistant Director, Transportation Engineering
Brandon has 15 years of experience and has completed a number of large and small-scale transportation projects in Pennsylvania and Florida. Brandon’s interpersonal skills and ability to build and expand relationships will be instrumental in the continued cross-discipline coordination and interaction within the firm. In his expanded role, Brandon will continue the growth and expansion of McCormick Taylor’s engineering presence in central Pennsylvania and with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.