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R.A. Smith National Names New Associates

by Jessica Pairrett 8. January 2016 11:12

R.A. Smith National — a multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm — headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., has named John Frydrych, Stephan Hoffmann, Chris Stamborski and Chuck Stevens as new associates.

John Frydrych

John Frydrych is the eastern regional manager in R.A. Smith National’s Oakmont, Pa., office. Frydrych joined the firm in 2004 and has led the eastern office since that time. He has more than 24 years of broad-based civil engineering, municipal engineering and land development design experience. The markets he has served include retail, commercial, hospitality and industrial developments, as well as expert witness work associated with land development. Frydrych is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia.

Stephan HoffmannStephan Hoffmann is the director of transportation at the firm’s Brookfield, Wis., headquarters. Hoffmann joined the firm in 2006 and was named director in 2014. He has more than 22 years of project management and design experience, including rural and urban roadway reconstruction and rehabilitation, drainage analysis, utility coordination, public involvement and environmental documentation. Hoffmann is a licensed professional engineer in Wisconsin.

Chris Stamborski

Chris Stamborski is the assistant director of municipal services at
the firm’s Brookfield, Wis., headquarters. Stamborski joined the firm
in 2000 and has been a key leader in the municipal division,
assisting in its growth and the addition of new services. He has
more than 15 years of experience, spending the better part of his career specializing in sanitary sewer evaluation, investigation and rehabilitation. Stamborski also has experience in urban and rural
road design, stormwater management, water main and sanitary
sewer facilities, and is the current engineer for the towns of
Raymond and Ixonia. Stamborski is a licensed professional
engineer in Wisconsin.

Chuck Stevens

Chuck Stevens is the director of marketing at the firm’s Brookfield, Wis., headquarters. Stevens joined the firm in 2000 and has been instrumental in developing the firm’s corporate brand, furthering growth and new opportunities, strategic planning, as well as
leading the corporate marketing and marketing communications programs. He has more than 34 years of experience in the
marketing, public relations and newspaper industries. Stevens is chairman of the Wisconsin Philharmonic marketing committee and
also a member of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and
Waukesha County marketing committee.

The associate program at R.A. Smith National was created to provide recognition and reward to employees who have consistently demonstrated exemplary leadership, performance, unwavering dedication, loyalty and support for the principles, philosophies and goals of the firm.

R.A. Smith National’s Nathan Vaughn, Licensed Professional Land Surveyor, is Appointed to the Wisconsin Land Information Council

by Karen Wiesneski 7. October 2015 10:47

Nathan Vaughn, licensed professional land surveyor with R.A. Smith National, has been appointed by the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) to the Wisconsin Land Information Council. R.A. Smith National is a nationwide, multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm with Wisconsin offices in Brookfield, Madison and Appleton.

Vaughn is one of 12 members appointed by the DOA for three-year terms. Membership on the Council consists of representatives from various sectors that develop or utilize land information records. The Council’s purpose is to advise the DOA on the administration of the Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP) which includes grant funds allocation; assistance in the implementation of the statewide land records modernization initiatives; recommendation of guidelines to coordinate the modernization of land records; review and recommendation of statutory updates to improve land records modernization; and other related activities.

The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) Board of Directors nominated Vaughn for this position after inviting surveying professionals from throughout Wisconsin to represent WSLS and the surveying profession on the Wisconsin Land Information Council.

Vaughn is the survey transportation manager at R.A. Smith National and also serves as the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region survey data coordinator. He joined R.A. Smith National in 2006 and has a total of 12 years of experience in the surveying industry.

Vaughn has extensive experience in drafting and producing standard and TPP (transportation project plat) type right-of-way plats, roadway design files, ALTA/ACSM Land Title surveys, preliminary and final subdivision plats, certified survey maps, plats of survey, easement exhibits and property exhibits. He is a Wisconsin Department of Transportation Certified Trainer for Civil 3D Survey and Plat Workflows.

Vaughn holds a bachelor’s degree in geography with a minor in environmental studies from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and is a professional land surveyor. He is a resident of Johnson Creek. 

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