About Acela

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Our History

Founded in 2014, Acela is a single-source provider of architectural, civil engineering, structural engineering and mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering services.

Our integrated team of multi-disciplined professionals provides a diverse spectrum of design, consulting and project management expertise for private, corporate, government and institutional clients throughout the US.

Acela is headquartered in Allentown, PA with regional offices in NJ, NY and OH.

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A labor of love

Since the beginning, our undeniable passion has driven our organic growth from a handful of employees to a small firm with nearly 40 employees. Today, we are honored to be a valued partner to customers and communities throughout the Northeast.

As the future unfolds, Acela is committed to making the most of its unlimited potential. Whether we are exploring new horizons or growing our capabilities, we are ever-evolving to turn challenges into opportunities and exceed industry expectations.

Leadership

A culture in working together responsively under one roof.

Daniel Witczak
Daniel Witczak
President
Chris Geary
Chris Geary
Chief Operations Officer
John Hubert
Principal, Director of Architecture
Lori Morgan
Lori Morgan
Director of Corporate Services
Michael Waldron
Director of Project Operations
David Brown
David Brown
Director of MEP Engineering
Gavin McManaman
Gavin McManaman
Director of Structural Engineering
Jeremie Schadler
Jeremie Schadler
Director of Civil Engineering
Donald Lynch
Director of Construction Phase Services

Executive Officers

Our dogs are our greatest asset – we say it often and with good reason.

Vossi
Vossi
Chief Happiness Officer
Bowie
Bowie
Chief Morale Officer

Our Staff

Acela is comprised of experienced professionals deeply passionate about their respective disciplines and enjoined in a singular team ethic fostered at our firm’s central operations in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Azhar Ahmed
Azhar Ahmed
Architectural Designer
Matthew Albitz
Matthew Albitz
Senior Project Manager
Abigail Bartels
Graduate Civil Engineer
Sean Billings
Civil Engineer
Rebeca Galdamez
Rebeca Galdamez
Graduate Civil Engineer
Gauri Gerlins
Gauri Gerlins
Project Manager
Eric Haines
Senior Civil Designer
Alec Joshi
Alec Joshi
Graduate Structural Engineer
Darryl Lamaestra
Senior MEP/FP Designer
Christina Marsiello-Geary
Christina Marsiello-Geary
Senior Civil Designer
Peter Mikhail
Peter Mikhail
Project Manager
Nicole Paulus
Nicole Paulus
Marketing Coordinator
Briana Pereira
Briana Pereira
MEP/FP Designer
Tu Phan
Tu Phan
Civil Engineer
John Piancastelli
John Piancastelli
Senior MEP/FP Designer
Emily Schalich
Emily Schalich
HR + Accounting Assistant
Keith Schneck
Keith Schneck
Senior MEP/FP Designer
William Stank
Senior Architect
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