WBCM Names Marco Legaluppi. PE President
We are pleased to announce that Marco Legaluppi, PE has assumed the role of President effective January 1, 2019. He succeeds Leon Kriebel, PE, who served in that role since July 2009 and will remain as a senior advisor to the firm. In that capacity Mr. Kriebel will continue to assist the Transportation and Construction Inspection Divisions as an Executive Vice President. In commenting on the transition, Leon Kriebel said, “Marco is a very capable leader and the company is in good hands with him as President.”
Mr. Legaluppi has more than 35 years of experience and is a professional engineer licensed in 14 states. He has spent his entire career working for WBCM, landing his first job working in the Structural Department. In 1995, He became WBCM’s first employee to receive a Master’s degree while continuing to work full time, as part of the company’s continuing education program. Throughout his career at WBCM, Mr. Legaluppi has served as Chief Structural Engineer, Vice President, Senior Vice President, Executive Vice President and Partner.
Mr. Legaluppi has completed numerous projects totaling more than $100 million in value for Federal, state and private sector clients. He has acted as principal in charge on projects for The Engineers Club at Garrett-Jacobs Mansion, University of Maryland, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Andrews Air Force Base, the Washington Navy Yard, the US Naval Academy, and more recently the historic Rec Pier which opened as the Sagamore Pendry Luxury Hotel.
Mr. Legaluppi earned his Master’s and Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), American Concrete Institute (ACI), Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE), Maryland Construction Network (MCN), Building Congress & Exchange (BC&E) and American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). He is past president of the Maryland Section of ACI. Mr. Legaluppi is on the Board of the Engineering Society of Baltimore and currently serves as Treasurer. He is also on the Board of Visitors for the Environmental and Civil Engineering Department at the University of Maryland in College Park. He has participated in the SAME “Engineer for a Day” program for many years, serves as a mentor for Calvert Hall College High School’s ACE Student Program, and has been involved in WBCM’s Mentoring Program.
Marco is a very capable leader and the company is in good hands with him as President.
Leon Kriebel, Past President