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 traffic planning and design Greg Richardson, PE bio

Greg Richardson, PE

Executive Vice President

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About Greg

Greg Richardson, P.E., serves as Executive Vice President at TPD. Leading TPD’s Local Government Services group, Greg is responsible for the management of all of TPD’s Municipal Accounts, Construction Services, and Traffic Signal Designs. In addition, he has been responsible for the preparation of highway design plans, preparation of signal design plans for individual intersections, as well as coordinated and closed loop signal systems. He has conducted or managed over 500 signal and intersection designs, traffic impact studies, preliminary designs, and parking studies in PennDOT Districts 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, and 8-0 as well as in New Jersey and Delaware for a variety of projects.

Greg has been part of several projects that involve the size and placement of off- and on-premises signs as the signs relate to transportation engineering principles and human factors. He has served as an expert witness on over 200 of these projects throughout PA, DE, and NJ.

Greg also has extensive experience in the preparation of noise and air quality studies. These studies include the monitoring, modeling and mitigation of noise and air quality impacts for a variety of state, highway, commercial, office, residential, institutional, industrial, hazardous waste disposal and Federal projects in New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

He is currently an active member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) - Delaware Valley Section, Chester County Engineers, PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), and PA State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS). Greg is a southern gentleman at heart. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He has also been known to enjoy a good craft beer, a round of golf, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

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traffic planning and design Don Jacobs bio

Don Jacobs, PE, PTOE

Executive Vice President
Director Public Design Services

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C. Donald Jacobs, P.E., PTOE, serves as Executive Vice President at TPD. Leading TPD’s Public / Agency Design efforts, his areas of expertise are traffic / transportation planning and highway design. Since joining TPD in 1995, Don has managed dozens of transportation-related projects, most of which he carries from the planning stage through preliminary and final design, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocations, and construction.

His experience ranges from the planning side (traffic impact studies, environmental clearance documents, design criteria/exception reports) to the design side (corridor and interchange designs, intersection improvements, construction cost estimates). Don also oversees TPD’s Operations staff, providing guidance and direction for the Team. He is a resident of West Chester, PA and is the current Chair of the Board for the Transportation Management Association of Chester County (TMACC).

He is also involved with the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) – Mid Atlantic section, and the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association (GVFTMA). After graduating with a B.S. in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Don then acquired his B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo.

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traffic planning and design Matt Hammond bio

Matt Hammond, PE

Executive Vice President
Director Private Planning
and Design Services

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About Matt

Matthew Hammond, P.E. serves as Executive Vice President at TPD, overseeing the entirety of the firm’s private sector projects leading TPD’s Private Planning and Private Design team. His areas of expertise are traffic engineering and transportation planning, and since joining the firm in 1995, he has managed hundreds of projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region while overseeing the bulk of the firm’s 150 Traffic Impact Studies each year. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the States of Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia and has served as an expert witness in regards to traffic engineering and planning for over 500 projects throughout the region.

He is co-author on an article relating to the characteristics of convenience stores with gasoline facilities, published by the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), which developed accepted transportation planning practices industry-wide in relation to these types of uses. Matt is an active member of the Chester County Community, serving as Chairman of the Chester County Planning Commission, as well as his involvement in numerous other Charitable causes.

He was also named a “Rising Star” in the Civil Engineering industry by CE News magazine in 2013 and is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, where he was the past Chairman of the ITE Parking Council. In his free time, Matt can be found coaching baseball, basketball and football, and spending time with his family at the beach.

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traffic planning and design Tony Dougherty bio

Tony Dougherty, PE

Director
Principal-in-Charge
Construction Services Division

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About Tony

Tony Dougherty, PE, serves as Principal-in-Charge of TPD’s Construction Services Department. In this role, he is responsible for corporate-wide oversight of the firm’s projects, personnel and business development in the construction management and inspection field. Tony brings a unique perspective to the construction field based on his years of design experience as a Senior Project Manager. He is also the Principal-in-Charge of TPD’s Lehigh Valley Office.

Tony currently serves as the Eastern Regional Vice Chairman for the Construction Services Subcommittee of the ACEC/PA. He is also a member of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) and is actively involved in the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) as State Director for the Valley Forge Chapter. Outside of work, he can be found cycling for fun and charity, skiing with his wife and two daughters, and working on his beat-up Jeep Wrangler.

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traffic planning and design Craig Mellott bio

Craig Mellott, PE, PTOE

Principal-in-Charge
Private Sector Design Team

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About Craig

Craig Mellott, PE, PTOE, serves as Principal-in-Charge of TPD's Central PA office. He bears regional responsibility for quality of work, personnel development, and business development for all technical practice areas of TPD in the Central and Western Pennsylvania regions. Mr. Mellott is also Principal-in Charge of TPD’s Private Sector Design Team. His areas of technical expertise include Transportation Impact Studies, Highway Design, Traffic Signal Design, Parking Studies and PennDOT's Highway Occupancy Permit Process. Since joining TPD in 1999, Craig has managed hundreds of transportation-related projects for private and public sector clients, most of which he carries from the planning stage through final design and construction.

Craig is a Nittany Lion at heart, having graduated from Penn State with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He currently resides in Cumberland County, PA and is Vice Chair of Hampden Township’s Planning Commission. He has served on Cumberland County’s Transportation Task Force, and is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Harrisburg section of the American Society of Highway Engineers. In his free time, Mr. Mellott enjoys time with his family, Penn State football, virtually any outdoor activity, and volunteering at his church.

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traffic planning and design Eric Ostimchuk bio

Eric Ostimchuk, PE, PTOE

Principal-in-Charge
Private Planning Department

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About Eric

Eric Ostimchuk, PE, PTOE, serves as Principal-in-Charge of TPD’s Transportation Planning Department. In this role, Eric bears company-wide responsibility, oversight, and quality control for the preparation of TPD’s transportation planning studies for private sector clients, drawing on over 20 years of experience in the field. Eric has managed hundreds of projects from concept to construction, including meeting representation and expert testimony on a variety of land uses, sizes, and locations. Eric also serves as the Principal-in-Charge for TPD’s Philadelphia Office and Camden Office.

Eric serves on his Borough’s Park and Shade Tree Committee and as the Vice Chairman of the Delaware County Transportation Management Association (DCTMA) where he was named the 2014 John Pickett Transportation Engineer award winner. Eric also serves on the technical committee of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (MASITE) and is a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). Eric enjoys home construction projects, outdoor adventures, travel, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

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traffic planning and design Rob Prophet bio

Rob Prophet, PE

Principal-in-Charge
Highway Design Group

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About Rob

Robert Prophet, PE, serves as the Principal-in-Charge of TPD’s Highway Design Group. After graduating from Drexel University in 1995, Rob joined TPD as a member of the Highway Design Group. Since joining TPD, he has worked exclusively in our highway design department as a Project Engineer, Assistant Project Manager and Project Manager. As Principal-in-Charge, Rob is responsible for business development as well as overseeing the completion of all roadway related assignments for TPD’s public sector clients, including the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, County Government and Local Lead Clients. Rob was also recently named the Principal-in-Charge of TPD’s Pittsburgh Office.

Rob has served as a board member for the Delaware Valley Section of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) for the past nine years, served as the Section President in 2010-2011 and is currently serving as Vice President for the ASHE Northeast Region. He was named the Delaware Valley Section Young Engineer of the Year in 2009 and is currently serving on several committees for the Delaware Valley Section, including the golf, hotel and nominating committees. In addition to his work with ASHE, Rob also is a member of the ACEC/PA Transportation and DRPA Subcommittees. He is also active in his community as he serves as a coach for his three kid’s basketball teams and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Sacred Heart Parish CYO in Royersford. He and his family enjoy golfing, basketball, swimming, bike riding and spending time with friends.

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traffic planning and design Matt Hickson bio

Matt Hickson, PE

Principal-in-Charge
Structures Design Group

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About Matt

Matthew Hickson, P.E. serves as Principal-in-Charge of TPD’s Structures Design Group. He has nearly 25 years of engineering and project management experience, with a specialization in bridge design and project management. His responsibilities have encompassed all phases of a project, including the analysis, design, inspection, and rating of bridges, development of project schedules, monitoring of project budgets and progress, and contract administration. Prior to joining TPD, Matt was a Senior Structural Engineer for URS-Greiner, Inc. He helped to start TPD’s Structures Design Team back in 1999, and since then the team has grown to almost 15 members. Since then, Matt has managed his teams design efforts on bridges across the state, including PennDOT Districts 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 8-0, 9-0, 10-0, 11-0, and 12-0, the PA Turnpike, and various Counties and local municipalities. His previous and current responsibilities include the complete design and preparation of PS&E structural documents and construction packages for various bridge replacement and rehabilitation design projects.

When he isn’t shooting hoops, practicing guitar, doing cross-fit, or playing golf. Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, and volunteering as Scoutmaster for a local Boy Scout Troop.

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traffic planning and design Shawn Glick bio

Shawn Glick, CDA, CFO

Principal-in-Charge
CFO

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About Shawn

Shawn Glick, CDA, serves as CFO, a Principal and Corporate Secretary of TPD. In his current role, he is responsible for the overall management and direction of the firm’s company-wide operations: accounting, human resources, information technology, marketing and facilities, as well as, takes immediate responsibility for the firm’s financial planning, development and monitoring of internal controls, risk management, and support of the preparation of its financial reports. Shawn has spent his entire career at TPD and continually assumed responsibilities over the years. In 2004 he was named an Associate and Treasurer, and was promoted to Principal shortly thereafter in 2005.

Shawn is a Certified Design Accountant and has previously served as Chairperson of ACEC/PA’s Chief Financial Officers Committee. He is active in the American Council of Engineering Companies, Pennsylvania Chapter (ACEC/PA) and has been involved in the Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants (PSPA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Shawn graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from Widener University, earned a Post-Baccalaureate degree in Accounting from Ursinus College and an MBA from Widener University. He is active in the community, cub scouts and enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two boys.

Shawn was the winner of the 2015 CFO of the Year Award in the Best Turnaround Specialist category by Lehigh Valley Business. This award honors the Greater Lehigh Valley’s financial executives for the critical role they play in making their companies successful. He was also named as one of the 2016 Forty under 40 by the Lehigh Valley Business. This award celebrates 40 of the Greater Lehigh Valley's most accomplished young professionals who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and to the community.

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