Bohannan Huston Announces New Vice Presidents
Bohannan Huston is pleased to announce several promotions within our leadership team. As we prioritize leadership development and transition, these promotions exemplify our commitment to fostering professional growth and leadership excellence. Please join us in congratulating Amit Pathak, Andrew Swartswalter, Derrick Webb, and Steve Lenti. Each has stepped into the role of Vice President in their respective departments. Their expertise and leadership have been instrumental in driving our team forward. Their achievements reflect their personal growth and our collective strength as a team. We celebrate their accomplishments and look forward to their continued leadership contributions.
Amit Pathak, PE, LEED AP
Amit Pathak, PE, LEED AP BD+C promoted to Vice President, Community Development and Planning – Amit Pathak is a key project manager in BHI’s Community Development and Planning team, overseeing site development and infrastructure projects across New Mexico. Amit has extensive experience navigating the civil engineering challenges of many different project types, including facilities for education, healthcare, and federal government entities. He emphasizes collaborative coordination among the different design disciplines to lead a team and the project to success. He holds a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accreditation, underscoring his expertise in green building practices and sustainable design for LEED-certified projects. Amit is committed to implementing eco-friendly solutions like low-impact development and green stormwater infrastructure to promote environmental sustainability.
Andrew Swartswalter, PE
Andrew Swartswalter, PE, promoted to Vice President, Water Systems – Andrew is a skilled professional in municipal infrastructure development across New Mexico and has notably assisted numerous small communities in New Mexico in enhancing their water and wastewater distribution systems. As a Project Manager and Engineer, he focuses on applying current and innovative design knowledge to solve present-day issues while considering future challenges. His expertise, with a focus on utility system design, including booster stations, water systems, wastewater systems, and reuse water conveyance, extends to navigating various funding sources, understanding contract intricacies, and ensuring projects are successfully bid and awarded. Known for delivering tailor-made solutions on time and within budget, Andrew is committed to resolving unique issues effectively.
Derrick Webb, AICP
Derrick Webb, AICP, promoted to Vice President, Planning – Derrick Webb is a Senior Planner on BHI’s Planning team. His expertise spans Colorado and New Mexico projects, including transportation plans, housing assessments, land use code development, and corridor studies. He excels in both long- and short-range planning, particularly in aligning federal funding with planning and infrastructure projects. He’s known for uniting various stakeholders and navigating complex planning processes smoothly. Derrick’s strategic and community-focused approach ensures that every project aligns with local needs and visions.
Steve Lenti, promoted to Vice President, Envision IT Solutions – Steve leads the operations at Envision IT Solutions (EITS), BHI’s information technologies division. As the director of operations and systems manager, he guides a dedicated team of system analysts who provide top-notch IT support to clients, including maintaining and upgrading computers, servers, and network environments. Steve ensures smooth operations by overseeing the help desk and leading project management for client-specific IT projects. He stays at the forefront of IT security, keeping clients informed and protected against cyber threats. His leadership ensures clients receive efficient, secure, and up-to-date IT solutions.
BHI President Bruce Stidworthy shared, “Leadership development and transition are among our company’s greatest strengths. I’m pleased we create career paths that foster professional growth and leadership development; these promotions are a great example. We look forward to witnessing their continued impact on our organization.” Promotion decisions are based on a comprehensive evaluation, considering leadership abilities, succession planning, individual performance, and character. These talented team members will significantly contribute to our vision of improving the quality of life for our clients, communities, and future generations.
About Bohannan Huston, Inc.: BHI serves public- and private-sector clients seeking exceptional engineering, planning, surveying, mapping, and advanced technologies solutions. BHI has been in the industry for 65 years and currently has a workforce of more than 250 employees. The company is headquartered in Albuquerque and has regional offices in Las Cruces (New Mexico), and Denver and Grand Junction (Colorado).