As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, BKM welcomes in 2018 with multiple promotions to expand its leadership and strategic new hires to support market sector pursuits.  #BKMat50

The promoted individuals include:

  • Anthony R. Page, PE, LEED AP; Senior Associate - Government Market Sector. Tony joined BKM in 2013 and has 15 years of experience with government, commercial, education, and science & technology projects. As Project Manager, Tony specializes in power distribution engineering and power systems studies as it relates to Arc Flash and the relevant codes. Tony places a special emphasis on quality control and trade coordination. Tony is the Project Manager for the Baltimore Regional Training Center for CASA; Baltimore Gas and Electric Perry Hall and Howard Emergency Operations Service Centers; Rockwell-Collins Building 4-2 Renovation; and Cumberland Barracks for the Maryland Department of General Services.
  • Casey S. Ross, PE, CEM, BEMP, LEED AP; Associate - Higher Education Market Sector. As a Project Manager at BKM, Casey has over 13 years of experience with an extensive background designing educational, government, and healthcare projects. He also provides energy modeling expertise, bringing an understanding of how building systems operate, interact, and how they are designed to meet the needs of our clients. Casey is the Project Manager for South Campus Residence Hall and Warner Hall Renovations at the University of Delaware; and the Catholic University of America’s Maloney Hall - The Busch School of Business and Economics and Central Heating and Chilled Water Plant & Distribution Piping.
  • John G. Kalb, Jr., CxA, LEED AP BD+C; Associate - CA Department. John has 28 years of experience in the construction industry. As Contract Administrator, he has a solid track record overseeing a variety of projects from design through construction phases by coordinating trades, developing partnerships, and building a positive rapport with architects, owners, vendors, and local officials, all while upholding the best interest of the owner. John is providing Contract Administration for Maloney Hall - The Busch School of Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America; Baltimore Gas and Electric Emergency Operations Building; and Montgomery College Mannakee Building Renovations.
  • Matthew D. Sol, PE, LEED AP BD+C; Associate - K-12 Market Sector. Matt has spent his entire career at BKM, joining the firm in 2009. As a Project Manager, Matt specializes in the education market sector. Matt works collectively with our clients and members of the design team to better understand the goals of the project and help coordinate the design across all disciplines. Matt is the Project Manager for Maryland City Elementary School Addition for Anne Arundel County Public Schools; Harford County Public Schools’ Bel Air Elementary School HVAC Systemic and Open Enclosure Renovations; and Baltimore County Public Schools’ Northeast Area Middle School and Colgate Elementary School.

The strategic new hires include:

  • Brendon J. Burley, PhD, PE, LEED AP; Project Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer - Healthcare Market Sector. Brendon has been designing healthcare and higher education facilities for the last decade. His projects range from laboratory equipment installation detailing to full scale medical centers. Brendon is an active ASHRAE member and corresponding member on Technical Committees 9.6 and 9.10 as well as an active participant with Standing Standards Project Committees 62.1 and 170. He is the Senior Mechanical Engineer for Rockwell-Collins Building 4-2 Renovation; VAMC Lebanon, Renovate Building 22; UMB, School of Pharmacy Upgrades; and Harford County SARC Emergency Shelter Renovation and Expansion.
  • Drew Petrella, PE, LEED AP BD+C, HBDP; Project Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer - Commercial Market Sector. Drew is an established Project Manager with 14 years of experience in the AEC industry. Specializing primarily in commercial projects, Drew values a high level of client interaction to ensure the project’s vision comes to life. Drew is the Senior Mechanical Engineer for Red Run Station, 1400 Woodall Street Office Building; Hollins Market; 601 N. Calvert Street; and Healthcare at Parkway for Johns Hopkins Facilities & Real Estate. Additionally, Drew is currently pursuing his master’s degree for Engineering Management at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
  • William B. Jamieson, PE; Project Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer - Government Market Sector. Bill serves as Project Manager with extensive experience designing HVAC and plumbing systems on federal government, higher education, and K-12 projects. He has provided quality service and thoughtful designs for clients including the Army National Guard, GSA, NAVFAC, and USACE.
  • Joseph E. Rothe, PE; Electrical Engineer. With four years of AEC experience, Joe is an Electrical Engineer responsible for drawings, specifications, cost estimating, code compliancy review, and quality control of electrical systems, including power, lighting, and special systems. His experience consists of a variety of work for municipal and federal government agencies, as well as commercial, academic, and industrial facilities. Joe is the Electrical Engineer for the VAMC Philadelphia, Upgrade Patient Environment; Naval Air Station, Patuxent River Building 2360 HVAC Upgrade; Cumberland Barracks for the Maryland Department of General Services; Hollins Market; Frederick Memorial Hospital, CT Renovation; and the Baltimore Regional Training Center for CASA.