Urban is pleased to announce that Matthew Marquardt, PE, has been named vice chair of March of Dimes Pennsylvania’s 28th Annual Transportation, Building & Construction (TB&C) Awards Luncheon Executive Board. The board plans and hosts this annual event in Philadelphia that honors the leaders and architecture from both public and private sectors of the transportation, building, and construction industries.
“Matt has been a longtime advocate for March of Dimes and we are thrilled to have him serve as vice chair on the TB&C board,” said Alexandra Moyer, March of Dimes development manager for Eastern PA/DE/Southern NJ market. “We look forward to his guidance and candor as we plan for the next event.”
“I am honored to be taking on the role of vice chair and look forward to advancing the mission of March of Dimes,” Mr. Marquardt said. “Urban has been involved with the TB&C Awards Luncheon since its inception, and the firm is proud to continue to support the March of Dimes organization.”
In the TB&C event’s 28 year history, more than $8 million has been raised for the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of every mom and baby. The mission is supported through research, community services, education, and advocacy to save babies' lives.
Mr. Marquardt serves as a senior vice president and chief operating officer for vertical services at Urban. He oversees the firm’s facilities design and construction, site development, structural, building systems, airport, transit, and rail departments. With almost 30 years of experience in the industry, his expertise encompasses the design, inspection, and construction management of a variety of transportation and site/land engineering assignments for both private and public clients.
Mr. Marquardt is a registered professional engineer in 12 states and has served – or is serving – as a board member or officer of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania, the American Society of Highway Engineers, and the Villanova University Engineering Alumni Society. He earned a master’s in business administration from Widener University and a bachelor’s in civil engineering from Villanova University.