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Q&A with Karen King, Managing Director of Administration

Karen King, Managing Director of Administration Q: What led you to your career at DiPrete Engineering? How long have you been with the firm? A: I have been working for DiPrete Engineering since 1991. I formerly worked for Governor DiPrete’s campaign and conveniently had a baby one month after his last election. When my son was six months old I was ready to get back to work and the opening for a part time accountant…
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March 28, 2019
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Kevin DeMers Promoted to Senior Project Engineer of Dedham, MA Office

Kevin DeMers, Senior Project Engineer DiPrete Engineering would like to recognize Kevin DeMers for being promoted to Senior Project Engineer of the firm’s Dedham, MA office. Kevin joined DiPrete Engineering in 2000 after earning a civil engineering degree from the University of Rhode Island. As Senior Project Engineer of the Dedham office, Kevin is responsible for all aspects of a project’s engineering, including oversight of engineers, design implementation, and preparation for public hearings. Kevin will…
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March 28, 2019
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Farrar Equities, LLC and Crosspoint Associates, Inc. Team on New Long Wharf Hotel

Brenton Hotel Rendering by Group One Partners of Boston Plans for a new 57-room, four-story hotel in Newport, RI are moving along. Located at the corner of Long Wharf and America’s Cup Avenue, the new hotel will replace a two-story building which formerly housed a Hooley store and the Corcoran, Peckham, Hayes, Leys & Olaynack PC Law Firm. Developers of the proposed hotel, Farrar Equities, LLC and Crosspoint Associates, Inc., have named the upscale boutique…
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March 28, 2019
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Discovering and Implementing Strengths in the Workplace

DiPrete employees during a CliftonStrengths training “What leaders have in common is that each really knows their strengths, has developed their strengths, and can call on the right strength at the right time.” – Dr. Donald Clifton, father of strengths-based psychology and inventor of CliftonStrengths. As part of Leadership Rhode Island’s “Make RI Stronger” initiative, Karen King, Managing Director of Administration at DiPrete Engineering, uses Gallup CliftonStrengths to provide strengths-based training to Rhode Islanders in…
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March 28, 2019
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Celebrating National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week highlights the good work done by engineers across the country and raises public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to quality of life. In honor or National Engineers Week we asked some of our team members what they love most about engineering and why they chose their specific field. Here’s what we learned: “I have always been drawn to environmental science because of my love of the outdoors and nature,” said Chris Sutter,…
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February 26, 2019