Urban is pleased to announce that Carol Martsolf, PE, PMP, CPLP, LEED AP, has been named the Delaware County 2020 Engineer of the Year by the Delco Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE). The award is given each year to a candidate who resides or is employed in Delaware County or Southern Chester County, and is evaluated against rigorous criteria including professional achievement and contributions to the community.
“It is humbling and a true honor to be named the Delaware County 2020 Engineer of the Year,” Ms. Martsolf said. “I am grateful to PSPE for the recognition, and to all of my peers and mentors who have helped me throughout my career.”
Ms. Martsolf is a vice president and director of training at Urban. She runs the Urban Training Institute – the national, corporate-wide training function of Urban Engineers, including programs for clients. Ms. Martsolf has developed over 150 technical courses for PDHs for engineers and has issued over 15,000 PDH credits to students. She currently chairs the Council on Standards Development for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
A graduate of Temple University, and a licensed Professional Engineer with 26 years of experience, Ms. Martsolf found a passion for helping others, and switched gears into training and development midway in her career. Her enthusiasm and passion for engineering is exemplified through her work, and her involvement both within her community and in the engineering world. Ms. Martsolf is a Region 2 Governor of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and also serves as vice chair of ASCE’s Members of Society Advancing Inclusion Council (MOSAIC), providing leadership in all matters of diversity and inclusion within the civil engineering community.
A long-time resident of Lansdowne, and chairing the Lansdowne Environmental Advisory Council, she advises the borough on ways to conserve resources, and strive for a 100% renewable energy future. The Council has been a great way to combine her interest in the environment and nature, and give back to the community.
When not busy with her work, and serving on countless committees, Ms. Martsolf enjoys exercising, is a four-time marathon runner, and enjoys renovating her home in Lansdowne with her daughter Catherine. Ms. Martsolf will be recognized during the nation’s celebration of Engineers Week at a banquet on February 20 at the Concordville Inn in Glen Mills.