Urban is pleased to announce that Matthew Marquardt, PE, has been named chair of March of Dimes Pennsylvania’s 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 champion of March of Dimes for a long time and we are thrilled to have him serve as 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 continued leadership and insight as we plan for the future.”
“I am honored to be assuming the role of chair and look forward to working with the TB&C board to advance 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 29 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.