The Principals of VIKA are pleased to announce the enhanced leadership role of Edmund J. Ignacio to the position of Director of Engineering for VIKA Virginia. Ed’s new role recognizes the extraordinary contributions he has made to VIKA’s clients, our projects, and his significant role in the professional development and mentoring of VIKA Virginia’s engineering group.
Ed will continue to lead VIKA Virginia’s Engineering Department to be the best it can be, while also contributing as an integral part of the firm’s overall growth and ownership. Ed has been a steady force as a Senior Project Manager, winning new projects and driving them to successful completion, while motivating all his project teammates to excel along the way. His hard work, positive attitude, and “team first” commitment has driven the way to his new leadership role as Director of Engineering.
“Ed joined VIKA in 1994 and throughout his career has demonstrated a selfless commitment to VIKA’s vision while providing exceptional expertise and superb service,” said P. Christopher Champagne, Principal. “Ed worked his way up from an entry level engineer to a well-deserved ownership opportunity and the enhanced leadership role he now undertakes. Ed has more than 25 years of civil engineering experience, with specialized skills in public sector projects, as well as commercial, retail, mixed-use, hospitality and residential infill developments. Recognized as a creative, knowledgeable, and exacting professional who understands that the true strength of VIKA is its employees, Ed has earned the trust and respect of our clients and our staff.”
“Ed consistently brings a high level of energy and professionalism to our Virginia office production group. He truly embodies our core values and promotes our goals day in and day out. His dedication over the years has sustained VIKA’s mission of providing vision, innovation, knowledge, and action to our goal of providing the highest quality of client service in all aspects of our land development and engineering practice, said John Amatetti, Founding Principal. Not only has Ed been a key part of our successful history, as VIKA Virginia’s Director of Engineering he will continue to play an important role in building our evolving future. Ed’s advanced leadership skills of striving for excellence and his commitment to his partners and the entire VIKA family will provide the energy to drive the evolution of VIKA as we move forward.”