Rochester, NY Passero Associates has welcomed four new employees to the firm:
• Bradley Wente, PE was hired as the southeast aviation services director. He is the former senior project manager at RS&H, Inc. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
• Christopher Johnson has joined the firm as an airport planner. He holds a masters of Urban Planning and a B.S. in Architecture from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His previous position was with the Georgia Dept. of Transportation as the aviation planning manager.
• Laura Pavone has joined the firm as a structural engineer. She holds a masters degree in Earthquake Engineering and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Buffalo. She conducted her masters studies in Pavia, Italy and in Patras, Greece, and has previously served as a civil engineering intern at Passero.
• Lauritz Rasmussen has been hired as a building code enforcement engineer. He holds a masters in Public Administration, specializing in Building Code Administration, from Norwich University in Vermont. He also holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Hofstra University. He most recently served as the director of public works for Saratoga Springs.