Urban is pleased to announce that Kevin Brown accepted two honors at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2017 Multi-Region Leadership Conference. Mr. Brown, who serves as a construction manager at Urban, won the Outstanding Practitioner Advisor Award for his work as Widener and Temple universities’ ASCE Practitioner Advisor. He also accepted the Peers Group Award on behalf of ASCE Philadelphia’s Younger Members Forum (YMF), for which he serves as president.
"Kevin is an enthusiastic leader who constantly delivers quality to his constituents in the ASCE Younger Member Forum,” said Carol Martsolf, PE, M.ASCE, an ASCE Region 2 governor and the director of training at Urban. “He is a tireless advocate for students and younger members, and truly gives back in a meaningful way, touching so many lives."
“I am humbled and honored to have been recognized with this award by my peers in the engineering industry,” said Mr. Brown. “I want to thank my mentors at ASCE and colleagues in the YMF for their assistance in helping our organization achieve its goals, as well as students we work with, who inspire me every day.”
ASCE’s Multi-Region Leadership Conference for Regions 1, 2, 4, & 5 was held in Newark, New Jersey, and included the Workshop for Section and Branch Leaders, the Eastern Region Younger Member Council, and the Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders.
Mr. Brown began his career with Urban Engineers and has been responsible for work on significant transportation projects throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area. Currently, he is the assistant resident engineer on the $118 million I-95/Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange, where he manages the construction of all the structural components of the project. Prior to that, he served as the structures supervisor on the reconstruction of I-95, Section GR1 in Philadelphia. Mr. Brown’s experience also includes construction management services on PennDOT's Route 1 Bridge Rehabilitation project in Delaware County and PennDOT's Spring Garden Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project in Philadelphia. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from Widener University.
From left: ASCE President-Elect Kristina Swallow, Kevin Brown, ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith