EBENSBURG, Pa., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- L.R. Kimball (www.lrkimball.com), part of CDI Engineering Solutions and a subsidiary of CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI), announced today the hiring of two leading architects to expand services in New Jersey and Eastern PA. The firm is pleased to announce that Thomas Fantacone, AIA, LEED AP, and Jack King, AIA, LEED BD+C, have joined its architecture practice.
Fantacone will lead L.R. Kimball's higher education practice, bringing a broad range of architectural design credentials to the firm. His past experience includes design leadership for a planning, design and consulting firm in Somerset, NJ. His planning and design credentials for the college and university market include designing projects for numerous mid-Atlantic higher education institutions. Fantacone will be responsible for growing L.R. Kimball's broad portfolio of projects.
King will be directly involved in the company's corrections practice as well as other architecture assignments. His resume includes over 25 years of experience in management and design at a New Jersey-based planning, design and consulting firm with active architecture registrations in 14 states. King's architecture project experience includes corrections, courthouse, office, hotel, higher education, K-12 education and retail facility projects across the East coast.
"We are excited to add this level of talent to our architecture group," said R. Jeffrey Kimball, L.R. Kimball President. "The experience brought to us by each of these professionals will not only add to our architecture leadership team, it will also increase our ability to provide hands-on service to clients in the New Jersey and Eastern PA regions." L.R. Kimball and parent company CDI Corp. have offices throughout North America, including New Jersey offices in Bridgewater and Trenton.
L.R. Kimball has served school districts, municipalities, counties and state governments, including the state of New Jersey, for many years providing architectural, environmental consulting, transportation engineering, healthcare and communications technology services on more than 1,000 projects.
In addition to this announcement for the New Jersey and Eastern PA regions, L.R. Kimball is also announcing that Richard Witt, Jr., AIA, will now serve as Senior Vice President of Business Development for architecture services. Witt has been with the firm since 1996. He is an experienced architect and project manager who has worked on a broad range of projects throughout his career. In his new role, Witt will be responsible for leading business development activities for the architecture business unit, serving corrections, public safety, law enforcement, K-12, higher education, commercial, governmental and healthcare clients.
About L.R. Kimball
Established in 1953, L. R. Kimball is among the nation's leading professional service companies offering its clients architectural and structural design services, civil and environmental engineering expertise, communications technology solutions and consulting. With a focus on targeted results, expertly managed, L.R. Kimball is committed to offering its diverse public- and private-sector clients a tailored approach designed to meet their needs and budget. Headquartered in Ebensburg, Pa., the company is part of CDI Engineering Solutions and a subsidiary of CDI Corp. (NYSE:CDI), a leading provider of engineering and information technology outsourcing solutions and professional staffing. L.R. Kimball employs approximately 500 at 10 locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Texas and Washington, D.C. Visit www.lrkimball.com.
About CDI Engineering Solutions
With offices throughout North America as well as joint ventures in Kuwait and Mexico, CDI Engineering Solutions provides engineering outsourcing, project management and professional services to clients in the aerospace, government services, infrastructure, life sciences and process & industrial markets. CDI Engineering Solutions is a division of CDI Corp. (NYSE:CDI), a leading provider of engineering and information technology outsourcing solutions and professional staffing. Visit us online at www.cdicorp.com.
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