Engineering News

Human Foosball

What happens when we succeed at reaching our company goals? At DiPrete, it means it’s time to relax in the sun, have some cocktails and play human foosball. Yes, that’s right.  Human foosball. “The suggestion came from Vice President, Greg Guglielmo,” said Karen King, Managing Director of Administration.  “We ordered an inflatable structure, where players were linked by ropes while trying to kick a ball into their opponents’ goal.” Not surprisingly, DiPrete team members were…
Sheryl Guglielmo
August 26, 2015
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Welcome Joe Penney

“Walking in the clients’ shoes” is a phrase that you hear a lot in the consulting world. In order to really walk in a client’s shoes, you must understand a project from a client’s perspective. This expertise does not develop overnight but with years of experience.  At DiPrete, we can’t think of a better way to do this than collaborating with the client as part of our in-house team. On that note, we are proud…
Sheryl Guglielmo
August 26, 2015
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DiPrete Conquers the Hills

Dino, Sheryl and Dennis “Hills. We love them. We hate them. They make us strong. They make us weak. Today I choose to embrace hills.” There is no doubt that team members Dennis DiPrete and Sheryl Guglielmo had these thoughts while biking up Mount Washington for the Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb. Introduced to the event by Dino Fiscaletti, an engineer with Norwood, MA based GZA who has completed the course 13 times, it was Dennis’…
Sheryl Guglielmo
August 26, 2015
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Employee Spotlight: Jakob Cruikshank

Formerly of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., now a Rhode Islander, DiPrete welcomes new civil engineer Jakob Cruikshank.  A  University of Rhode Island graduate who completed an internship at The Chazen Cos. in Troy, N.Y., Cruikshank has been part of the team since July 20, working with Eric Prive. “I’m learning more about the industry every day… the pieces are coming together and making more sense,” said Jakob. He’s been getting his share of CAD work in…
Sheryl Guglielmo
August 26, 2015
Engineering News

Hemant Reaches Milestone

“Sometimes it seems like I talk to my teammates more than my own wife,” said DiPrete Chief Operations Officer Hemant Ajbani, looking back on the past few years.  At the time, Hemant was working with a cohort at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts to earn his MBA. Those long nights of studying have recently come to a close.  As of August 21st, Hemant has officially completed his MBA requirements.  His ceremony will be in the…
Sheryl Guglielmo
August 26, 2015