Urban is pleased to announce that Eric DeDominicis, PE, and Dale Russell, PE, have been promoted to deputy practice leaders in the firm’s aviation division. Mr. DeDominicis will lead aviation efforts in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and the southwestern and central areas of Pennsylvania, while Mr. Russell will lead efforts for aviation in northeastern and southeastern Pennsylvania, eastern New York, New Jersey, and New England.
“Both Eric and Dale have been integral parts of our aviation operation and have allowed us to expand our reach and improve the level of client service,” said Christopher Gubeno, a vice president and general manager of Urban’s aviation and site design practices. “These promotions represent the growth of our department and recognition of their leadership capabilities.”
Mr. DeDominicis has been serving as a leader in the aviation department through Urban’s Baltimore office since joining the firm in 2014. He has been instrumental in obtaining stormwater and NPDES permits for the Runway 27L Extension Project at the Philadelphia International Airport, in addition to winning multiple tasks at the Harrisburg International and Capital City airports in Pennsylvania, as well as the Gettysburg and College Park airports in Maryland. In his new role, Mr. DeDominicis will lead in additional areas where his expertise in project management and airport design can be utilized to bring in work. He will also assist Mr. Gubeno in efforts at the Philadelphia International Airport and Urban’s expanded operations in Texas.
Mr. Russell has been in Urban’s aviation department in Philadelphia since 2009, after previously serving in the highways department. Dale has led design efforts at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut including a new terminal, a new consolidated rental car facility, an existing terminal demolition, and airport roadway relocation projects. At Trenton-Mercer Airport in New Jersey, Mr. Russell leads on-call efforts that include planning, design, and construction in support of a Master Plan Update.