SAI Announces Promotions and Continued Leadership Transition

June 27, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA — SAI Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotions of Glenn Stickel, PE, to President; Kevin Lettrich, PE, to Vice President – Construction; Ahmad Ahmadi, PhD, PE, to Vice President – Engineering; Edward Terhune, PE, to Structure Department Manager; and Eric Setzler, PE, to Assistant Department Manager – Structures in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, headquarters.

Victor Bertolina, PE will transition from the role of president to the chief executive officer of SAI. He will continue to serve as the chairman of the board of directors and work closely with the president and the other principals to maintain continuity and to facilitate our continued transition of leadership. James Lombardi, PE will remain secretary of the board of directors and executive vice president where he will continue to work with senior management to ensure our corporate and strategic initiatives are being carried out for the continued growth and success of SAI.

Glenn Stickel, PE – President: Will lead and oversee SAI’s technical and business operations companywide. Glenn joined SAI in 1982 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president, project manager, project engineer, bridge designer, and bridge inspector before being named as our new president in 2018. Glenn earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from West Virginia University and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a registered engineer in both Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Kevin Lettrich, PE – Vice President – Construction: Will lead our Construction Department and oversee all of our construction management and inspection services companywide. Kevin will continue to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Pittsburgh construction department while also stepping into the larger leadership role of corporate growth and direction as part of our principal group. Kevin joined SAI in 1990 and has previously held the positions of department manager, project manager, construction supervisor, and construction inspector in our construction department. Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and is a licensed professional engineer in both Pennsylvania and Florida.

Ahmad Ahmadi, PhD, PE – Vice President – Engineering: Will lead the engineering and technical direction of the firm’s structure and highway design projects as well as our overall design quality.  Ahmad joined SAI in 1986 and has held various leadership roles, including director of structures, quality and design technology along with his 18 years as our department manager – structures. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Master of Science and Doctorate in Civil Engineering, Dr. Ahmadi is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, and North Carolina.