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Dewberry Announces the Promotion of Lisa Peterson

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced that Lisa Peterson, PE, PLS, CME, has been promoted to business unit manager in the firm’s Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office. In her new position, Peterson will be responsible for management of the office’s daily operations and serving clients in the areas of transportation, real estate development, energy utilities, and telecommunications.

With more than 17 years of experience in transportation engineering, Peterson’s expertise includes bridge replacements and highway drainage and interchange design improvements. She was involved with the award-winning New Jersey Turnpike Interchange 6-9 widening project, the I-295/Rt. 42 Direct Connection, and the Route 3 over the Passaic River project. Peterson is the first woman to hold dual professional engineer and professional land surveyor licenses in southern New Jersey.

“Lisa’s diverse background and strong leadership skills make her the ideal choice to lead and grow our Mount Laurel office,” said Craig Johnson, executive vice president.

Peterson earned her first bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology (2002) and her second in survey engineering technology from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (2010). She is a professional engineer, professional land surveyor, and certified municipal engineer in New Jersey. Peterson is a member of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS), American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors. She was named a 2018 Top Young Professional by Engineering News-Record (ENR) New York and a Women to Watch by South Jersey Biz in its February 2019 issue.

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