MARLTON, N.J. and PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Megan Syrnick, P.E., PSP, Project Manager in the company's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office, has been elected to a two-year term as President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS).
Syrnick has more than 12 years of project management experience specializing in highway, road and bridge reconstruction as well as other types of transportation projects. She has been an active member of the WTS since 2005 and was recognized by the Philadelphia Chapter as its "Member of the Year" in 2009. Syrnick earned her B.C.E. in civil engineering from the Catholic University of America. She is a registered professional engineer in the state of Pennsylvania and is a certified Planning and Scheduling Professional.
"Megan has been a tremendous asset to Hill, the WTS and Hill's relationship with the organization," said Thomas J. Spearing III, Regional President (Americas) for Hill's Project Management Group. "Her dedication to the WTS and its mission is indicative of her commitment to Hill, its clients and the transportation industry," added Spearing.
WTS has been an active voice in the transportation industry since 1977, when its founders realized that professional development and recognition were needed to create industry and government advancement of women in the transportation field. In the 38 years since that time, the association has grown to an international network of nearly 6,000 transportation professionals, including both women and men.
Hill International, with 4,600 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the ninth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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