Founded in 1977 and headquartered in suburban Baltimore, WBCM is the area’s first multidisciplinary AEC firm to provide not only architecture and engineering services, but also comprehensive construction management and facility construction. Independently, and through innovative alliances and teaming, WBCM serves public and private clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond with additional offices in Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Mindy Hinsley, CPSM
Senior Vice President
January 1, 2013 - WBCM Announces Recent Promotions
Baltimore, MD - The team of architecture, engineering and construction professionals at WBCM announced the promotion of two vice presidents in January 2013.
Blaine Linkous, P.E., P.H., LEED AP was promoted to vice president of site engineering. Formerly chief civil engineer—site department, Linkous is a professional engineer and registered hydrologist with over 13 years of experience in environmental consulting, engineering and construction. He has designed and analyzed stormwater, wastewater, water and drainage projects, in addition to performing assessments of natural resources and obtaining regulatory approvals or permits for numerous projects. Recognized by the Maryland Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers with the Young Civil Engineer of the Year award in 2012, Linkous is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in environmental engineering.
Steve Udzinski, P.E. was promoted to vice president of highway engineering. Formerly chief engineer—highways, Udzinski has over 32 years of experience in planning and design of highways, bridge and transportation projects. Udzinski’s experience includes many facets of highway engineering, including right-of-way acquisition, utility relocations, environmental permitting, geometric design, maintenance of traffic, storm drain design, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control and project management of capital improvement projects for road and bridge projects. In addition, Udzinski’s project portfolio encompasses work on complex highway projects, including streetscapes, urban highway improvements, interchanges and toll facility improvements.
October 29, 2012 - WBCM Relocates the Harrisburg Office
Harrisburg, PA - WBCM is pleased to announce the relocation of our Harrisburg office! This move coincides with our 20th year of serving as a trusted engineering consultant, to our clients, throughout Pennsylvania. Please take note as our telephone and fax numbers have changed along with our address.
August 20, 2012 - WBCM Opens in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA - The team of architecture, engineering and construction professionals at WBCM is pleased to announce it has opened a Philadelphia, PA office. Complementing existing Pennsylvania offices in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, this new location allows WBCM to advance its broad array of engineering services to the Philadelphia metropolitan region. John Prybella, PE, Vice President, will manage this office.
March 30, 2012 - WBCM Adds Biologist, Ecologist to Team
Baltimore, MD - The team of architecture, engineering and construction professionals at WBCM welcomes wildlife biologist and ecologist, Jessica Klinefelter, CWB, CE, as a project manager. With over 13 years of technical and management experience in natural resources studies and environmental documentation, Klinefelter joins WBCM’s environmental water resources group.
Klinefelter’s areas of specialization and expertise are in wetland delineations, rare species surveys, wildlife studies, permitting and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance. Her portfolio includes major transportation projects in nearly every Maryland county—as well as projects throughout Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey.
She is a published scientist with certifications in Bog Turtle surveying and erosion and sediment control. Klinefelter is an active member of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Baltimore Chapter, the Minority Business Enterprise Advisory Committee and The Wildlife Society. She chairs the environmental committee for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).
March 7, 2012 - New Vice President Joins WBCM to Grow Philadelphia Market
Baltimore, MD - The team of architecture, engineering and construction professionals at WBCM welcomes John Prybella, P.E. as vice president. Prybella will be responsible for establishing and managing the firm’s Philadelphia regional office.
Prybella brings to WBCM more than 33 years of public and private engineering and project management experience having served as a project manager, quality assurance manager and principal-in-charge for numerous bridge and highway projects, bridge inspections and underwater inspections.
His project résumé encompasses major roadway reconstructions, interchange improvements, new multi-span bridges and bridge rehabilitations, including projects requiring unique staging of construction and development of intricate and innovative rehabilitation techniques along major corridors such as I-95, I-78 and PA 33.
“We are excited to welcome John on board to strengthen our existing relationships with transportation clients and to expand WBCM’s full range of services throughout the Philadelphia region,” said Leon Kriebel, P.E., president of WBCM.
Prybella holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Drexel University. Registered as a professional engineer in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, he is active in various professional organizations, including American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society for Highway Engineers (ASHE) and Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE).
January 31, 2011 - WBCM Announces New Principals and Promotions
Baltimore, MD - The team of architecture, engineering and construction professionals at WBCM (Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani, LLC) announced two new principals of the firm and three other promotions in January 2011.
Phil Han, P.E., was promoted to senior vice president and Class B principal. Formerly WBCM’s vice president of building structures, Han is a veteran in design and analysis of new and existing structures with an increasing emphasis on military and design/build projects. Han was part of the WBCM team that worked on the W200 project at Washington Navy Yard, which recently won a craftsmanship award for structural steel from the Washington Building Council.
Jesse Lindsay, P.E., LEED AP was promoted to senior vice president and Class B principal. Formerly vice president of marine-industrial, Lindsay’s areas of expertise include waterfront design, industrial development, stormwater management, as well as public and private design/build. His paper, titled “Building a Modern Materials Processing Facility to Serve a Traditional Dual Stream System,” was presented at the Global Waste Management Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, in October 2010.
Blaine Linkous, P.E., P.H., LEED AP was promoted to chief civil engineer—site development. Formerly a project manager in WBCM’s site department, Linkous has more than a decade of civil, environmental and water resources engineering design and analysis experience. He specializes in low-impact site design, permitting, water/wastewater design, stormwater management and water quality, and natural resource design and construction. Linkous is the author of multiple technical papers and conference proceedings related to water quality and natural resource design.
Brian Noll, P.E. was promoted to chief engineer—environmental water resources. Formerly a project manager of highway/environmental water resources projects, Noll has shared his knowledge of erosion and sediment control, stormwater management and stream restoration through numerous panel discussions at water quality conferences. He will be a presenter at Environmental Connection 2011, the International Erosion Control Association’s annual conference in Orlando in February.
Mike Stasch, P.E. was promoted to chief engineer—building structures. Formerly a building structures project manager, Stasch’s expertise is in design and analysis of steel, concrete and wood structures. As a member of the American Institute of Steel Construction and the American Concrete Institute, he takes a lead role in mentoring less experienced engineers.
January 8, 2010
Baltimore, MD - WBCM Announces New Senior VP. The team of architecture, engineering and construction professionals at WBCM (Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani, LLC) announced the promotion of Mindy Hinsley, CPSM, to Senior Vice President at the firm’s annual holiday party on December 12, 2009.
Hinsley has 18 years of marketing and sales experience - 12 years specific to marketing professional architecture and engineering services. She is promoted from the position of Vice President, Marketing and will continue to oversee the strategic planning and implementation of the firm’s marketing, business development and corporate communication efforts for its 16 business divisions and three branch offices.
Hinsley is the firm’s contact for all Federal/DoD/BRAC and Design-Build business development and the designated GSA Schedule Manager. In 2007, she facilitated a fast-track re-branding campaign, resulting in the firm’s current identity and voice, as well as more than $1 million in new revenue within the first 12 months.
In addition to involvement the Society of American Military Engineers, Baltimore and Ft. Detrick Posts, the ACEC/MD, and she is an active member and past president of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Chesapeake Chapter, and is the founder of the chapter’s mentoring program. In 2006, Hinsley received her Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) professional designation from the SMPS National office.
She is in the second year of a three-year term on the Career, Education and Technology Advisory Council for Baltimore County Public Schools. And in the past two years, she completed the ACEC/MD Leadership Program and the Dale Carnegie “Leadership Training for Managers” program—the latter of which presented her with special recognition for her Innovation Project.
Hinsley has a B.S. in Business Communications from Stevenson University (formerly Villa Julie College) and was honored by her alma mater in May with the 2009 Young Alumni Award. She currently represents Stevenson University on the Independent College Fund of Maryland’s Board of Directors.
July 14, 2009
Baltimore, MD - WBCM’s David Mongan Retires; Leon Kriebel Named New President. The team of architecture, engineering and construction professionals at WBCM (Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani, LLC) bid its long-time leader, David Mongan, FASCE, PE, farewell as he retired on June 30, 2009. Assuming the firm’s president position is Leon Kriebel, PE. From the 33-year span of his career, Mongan leaves a legacy to the engineering industry and the greater- Maryland community. He was employed 21 years at WBCM, becoming managing partner in 1995 and president in 2000 when the firm converted to a limited liability company. He provided project management oversight of WBCM’s Traffic Engineering/Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) division and served as project manager for the $80 million design/build project that extended Baltimore’s light rail to Hunt Valley, Penn Station and BWI airport. In 2008, Mongan served as national president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is a former chair of the Council on Federal Procurement of Architectural and Engineering Services; a past member of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and of the Board of Directors of the Engineering Society of Baltimore; as well as a past chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) Maryland organization legislative committee.
The ASCE awarded Mongan the William H. Wisely American Civil Engineer Award in 2003; Engineering Society of Baltimore’s Engineer of the Year award in 1999; and the ASCE Maryland Section’s Civil Engineer of the Year award in 1998. “David’s shoes will be challenging to fill,” said Kriebel, “but I look forward to that challenge and am energized by the opportunity to continue to grow our business and introduce our talents to new markets.”
Kriebel’s 34 years of experience includes planning and design of transportation projects throughout the State of Maryland; overseeing the transportation engineering departments at WBCM; and being an active design principal on the award-winning Salisbury bypass, the Hampstead bypass, the US 29 & MD 198 interchange, the Arundel Mills roadway and the Inter-County Connector.
Kriebel is involved actively in numerous A/E/C professional organizations including ACEC, ASCE, the American Society for Highway Engineers (ASHE), and the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). He served as director of ACEC/MD from 2006-2009 and as president of the ASHE Chesapeake Chapter from 2002-2003.
January 16, 2009
Baltimore, MD - Talented Architect Steven Bower Joins AEC Firm WBCM. The team of architecture, engineering and construction professionals at WBCM welcomes Steven Bower to its Canton office as a licensed architect and Director of Healthcare Architecture. With more than 29 years of planning, design and management experience, his primary focus has been on healthcare architecture.
His work on major hospitals, continuing care retirement communities, clinics and medical offices affirms his footing in the traditional architectural design process, while his experience as a developer and construction manager uniquely aids him in assimilating a client’s view of project parameters and a contractor’s focus on constructability and cost. “We couldn’t be happier to have Steve on board,” said Doug Suess PE, FACEC, principal and executive vice president of architecture at WBCM. “His experience will greatly serve our healthcare-rich markets, delivering on our firm’s mission to leverage our extensive AEC offerings to the benefit of our clients.” As part of WBCM’s award-winning Architecture Group, Steve will help develop innovative architecture solutions for the ever-evolving and growing healthcare industry. Steve has been responsible for all levels of client management from initial project conception and contracting through planning, design, construction and post-construction evaluation. He has extensive experience in site and building evaluation, master facility planning, campus planning, subdivision design, construction detailing, cost analysis, equipment planning, construction administration and management, construction phasing and user move-in procedures.
January 18, 2008
Baltimore, MD - WBCM is pleased to announce the following promotions:
Mike Wuerthele, P.E., Senior Vice President, has been promoted to Class B Principal. Mr. Wuerthele currently serves as the Branch Manager of the firm’s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office.
Dick Brown, P.E. has been promoted to Vice President of Bridge Structures. Mr. Brown recently served as Chief Engineer, Bridge Structures.
Mayo Lucas, PHR has been promoted to Vice President of Human Resources. Ms. Lucas recently served as the Director of Human Resources.
Jim Diepold, P.E. has been promoted to Chief Engineer for Marine-Industrial. Mr. Diepold recently served as Project Manager.
December 10, 2007
Baltimore, MD - David G. Mongan, P.E., F.ASCE, president of Whitney, Bailey, Cox & Magnani, LLC, in Baltimore, was installed as president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on November 3, 2007 during the business meeting at ASCE’s Annual Civil Engineering Conference in Orlando, Fla. He will hold the organization’s highest elected office until the fall of 2008.
Within ASCE, Mongan has served as District 5 director, Zone 1 vice president, treasurer and Maryland Section president. In addition, he chaired the Steering Committee for the Summit on the Vision of the Civil Engineer in 2025. He has also served on numerous national committees including the Task Committee on Academic Prerequisites for Professional Practice, the Task Committee on Institute Operating Procedures, International Activities, International Strategy Visioning, and Conferences and Convention Visioning. In addition, he is a past chair of the State Government Relations, Infrastructure Policy and Technical Activities committees.
Mongan has also been honored with numerous awards, including the ASCE Maryland Section’s Civil Engineer of the Year Award, the Engineering Society of Baltimore’s Engineer of the Year Award and the William H. Wisely American Civil Engineer Award.
November 9, 2007
Baltimore, MD - WBCM is the new unifying brand for Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani, LLC and WBCM Construction Services, LLC. This promotional union allows WBCM to better market and cross-sell its multidisciplinary Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) services, as well as to capture the market position of the Baltimore-metropolitan area’s first locally headquartered AEC firm.
In the voice of this new brand, WBCM now promotes its client delivery of not only professional architecture and engineering services, but also construction services, including construction management and facility construction.
“We’re excited about our firm’s capabilities and the experience of our team, so it’s exciting to cross-sell our services and better communicate to our clients how our extensive abilities can serve them throughout a project, from design through construction,” said Lyle Aaby, President of WBCM Construction Services and Principal of Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani. “Our integrated approach is not something new to the industry, but providing these services under one roof, including construction management and facility construction, is unique to this area.”
Since 1977, the industry has known Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani as an engineering firm and recently also as an architectural practice. The firm’s leadership started sister firm, WBCM Construction Services, in 2002 to provide construction services, in support of firm’s projects as well as directly to clients. The firms will continue to contract under their individual legal entity names—including the additional entity of WBCM, LLC for architecture contracting—however they will share a common logo and a unified marketing message under the new WBCM brand.
“With 2007 marking the firm’s 30th anniversary, we thought our brand and message needed to more accurately reflect our multidisciplinary, turnkey service offerings and our client-driven commitment,” said David Mongan, P.E., F.ASCE, the firm’s President and one of its Principals. “We’ve grown so much in the past thirty years and have established definitive strategic goals for future growth. Our new look and voice are one way to demonstrate to our clients our commitment to remaining a diverse, agile and innovative firm.”
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in suburban Baltimore, WBCM is the area’s first multidisciplinary AEC firm to provide not only architecture and engineering services, but also comprehensive construction management and facility construction. Independently, and through innovative alliances and teaming, WBCM serves public and private clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond with additional offices in Baltimore’s Canton waterfront and in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Engineering News-Record lists Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani (WBCM) as one of the Top 500 Design Firms.
May 29, 2007
Baltimore, MD - WBCM, a full-service Architectural and Consulting Engineering firm, announces the addition of Michael Bolinger, FAIA, as Vice President to its Architecture group in Canton. Mr. Bolinger has both extensive knowledge of project management and a deep understanding of client relationships. He will focus on providing architectural design services for WBCM’s institutional, government and private/public sector clients.
Mr. Bolinger has over 37 years of industry experience, most recently as a principal and practice leader for Cochran, Stephenson & Donkervoet, Inc., a local Baltimore Architecture firm. In this role, he directed many complex and notable projects, including the $151 million Baltimore Convention Center and the $38 million worldwide headquarters of Integrated Health Services.
March 5, 2007
Baltimore, MD - WBCM, a full-service Architectural and Consulting Engineering firm, announces the addition of David Guth as Director of Interior Architecture to its Canton office.
Mr. Guth is an architect with 33 years of experience focused primarily on corporate, government and institutional interiors work. Prior to joining WBCM, Mr. Guth served as a Facilities Architect for the Facilities Management Department at the Johns Hopkins University, Homewood Campus.
Mr. Guth holds a Master of Architecture degree from Princeton University as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Duke University.
January 4, 2007
Baltimore, MD - WBCM announces the following promotions:
Joseph O’Neil, P.E., Senior Vice President, has been promoted to Class-B Principal. Mr. O’Neil currently serves as the Branch Manager of the firm’s Camp Hill, Pennsylvania office.
Mindy Hinsley, CPSM has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing. Mrs. Hinsley recently served as the firm’s Business Development Director.
Jesse Lindsay, P.E. has been promoted to Vice President. Mr. Lindsay is a Project Manager within the firm’s Marine-Industrial division.