“We are extremely proud to receive this recognition,” said Gretchen Ivy, P.E., Central States Office Leader and Vice President. “Creating pathways for women in transportation is vital to the industry’s progress and to fostering a workforce that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable. HNTB, alongside our valued clients, remains dedicated to driving this vision forward, not just today but well into the future.”
HNTB was selected based on criteria including enhancing the transportation industry through a commitment to excellence and quality, supporting the continued education of employees, and demonstrating commitment to an improved quality of life for employees.
HNTB is a top-level Strategic Corporate Sponsor of WTS International and a top-level Platinum Corporate Sponsor of the Oklahoma Chapter. Mike Patterson, HNTB National Practice Consultant, Makenzie Allen, P.E., HNTB Engineer III, and Claire Baker, P.E., HNTB Engineer III also serve on the WTS Oklahoma Chapter Board of Directors.
Patterson, who played a key role in founding the Oklahoma Chapter during his time as the Department of Transportation Secretary, said that the chapter’s impressive growth since its inception serves as a testament to the robust infrastructure market and the industry’s ongoing evolution.