Gabrielle received her A.B. in Mathematics and Biology from Bryn Mawr College and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In New York City, she honed her skills as a litigator for nearly a decade at a large national firm where she worked on high-stakes complex civil cases, specializing in patent litigation. Since moving to Vermont, Gabby has worked for local non-profit organizations as a Real Estate & Environmental Compliance Manager and Director of Finance & Administration. She currently lives in Guilford, where she is a member of the Select Board. Gabby is excited to apply her knowledge and experience with project management & permitting, budgetary controls, contracts & corporate documents, grant management, and legal relationships to her projects at Stevens & Associates and for M&S Development.
How Much Can Cities Do About Walkability?
A lot of what fosters it is out of their control, but a little audacity goes a long way.
Stevens & Associates congratulates Serenity Wolf, P.E. for earning her license to practice as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Vermont. Serenity approaches each project with a drive to provide sound solutions that not only meet local and state requirements, but include an outlook of social responsibility and create a sense of place for businesses, residents and visitors. Her continual motivation comes from a desire to apply her technical proficiency, leadership experience and love for community to every aspect of her life. S&A is proud to have Serenity on their team.
Join Bob Stevens as he presents at the AARP and VNRC’s Smart Growth Summit at Champlain College on June 16th during the Small Group Discussions – Experts Explore Smart Growth Solutions session.
For more information visit: http://vnrc.org/event/save-the-date-smart-growth-summit/
S&A recognizes the value of relationship building with local schools and supports STEM programs that introduce science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to students. The staff at S&A is proud to dedicate time and offer the Career Shadowing Program to students considering a career in the disciplines of architecture, civil & structural engineering, as well as landscape architecture and design.
Read more in the Brattleboro Reformer: http://www.reformer.com/stories/stevens-associates-work-to-support-stem-programs,509596?
Stevens & Associates, M&S Development and DevelopSpringfield are co-sponsoring an evening for design, planning and development professionals to meet up and learn about the principles of New Urbanism. The goal is to discover how we can rebuild the fabric of place in New England one project at a time.
Stevens & Associates congratulates the Bradley House residents and staff for their recent groundbreaking celebration on May 1, 2017. Attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony was S&A Architect and Project Manager, Jonathan Saccoccio. Stevens & Associates is providing design & engineering services for the building expansion and grounds beautification project of this residential care facility built in the 1860s and located in Brattleboro, VT.
Community interest and support was evident last night as Bob Stevens and other developers presented detailed plans for the Putnam Block Redevelopment Project in Bennington, Vermont.
For more information, please visit the Bennington Banner: https://lnkd.in/dXJKyXJ
Bob Stevens, President of S&A and Principal for M&S Development will present with Craig Miskovich, Esq. and Principal for M&S “Financing Projects That Don’t Pencil Out” at the 2017 Main Street Now Conference on May 2nd in Pittsburgh, PA.
Vermont Public Radio recently aired an interesting interview highlighting Urban Planning, Walkable Downtowns and the Community of Brattleboro. The program focused on a new book titled, Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All by Philip Landgon which features Brattleboro, VT as one of six cities profiled.
To listen click HERE
The staff at Stevens & Associates is proud to volunteer at the Sophomore Career Summit on April 26th, and offer students an opportunity to attend workshops focused on careers in engineering and architecture. This event will host approximately 300 students from Windham County.
Please read more about the summit at The Commons Online.
Bob Stevens, President of S&A and Principal for M&S Development will participate at the 2017 LOCUS Leadership Summit in Washington D.C. on April 24th. Bob will be joined by M&S partner, Craig Miskovich, Esq. as panelists and presenters during the Beyond P3s, How to Make a Project Viable when Public Private Partnership is not Enough session.
For more information please visit: https://smartgrowthamerica.org/program/locus/leadership-summit/
To read more about LOCUS: Smart Growth America please click HERE.
On April 11th, a team of professionals from Stevens & Associates including four graduates of Brattleboro Union High School participated in a BUHS Careers in Architecture & Engineering panel discussion. The team enjoyed sharing their stories with students and will continue discussions during a BUHS tour of the S&A offices and studios located in downtown Brattleboro, VT.
Stevens & Associates is always grateful and excited for the opportunity to volunteer and support local STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs. For more information about the BUHS – STEM Academy click HERE.
Stevens & Associates along with M&S Development are proud to sponsor CNU New England’s 2017 Urbanism Summit in Boston, MA. Craig Miskovich, a principal for M&S Development, as well as a director and practicing attorney for Downs Rachlin Martin LLP, will join panelist, John Howe, Old Hill Partners for the Financing Urbanist Development: Finding the money to build outside the box session. To learn more about CNU and CNU New England visit: https://www.cnu.org/
Stevens & Associates Staff Engineer, Serenity Wolf was delighted to present for Leadership Southeast Vermont at the 2017 FBLA Conference. Other participants included:
Erin Fagley – Digital Marketing Strategist, Brattleboro Retreat
Donna Rothbun – Assistant Compliance Officer, Brattleboro Savings & Loan
Lorelei Morrissette – Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Coordinator, Brattleboro Housing Partnership
Serenity Wolf – Staff Engineer, Stevens & Associates
M&S Development principals, Bob Stevens and Craig Miskovich, would like to thank the Vermont League of Cities in Towns for the opportunity to speak at their Local Leadership In Economic Development workshop on March 22nd. Bob and Craig will join David White, White + Burke Real Estate Investment Advisors to discuss, The Developer’s Perspective – What Makes Projects Work (or Not)
On Wednesday, March 15th Stevens & Associates and M&S Development will attend the DevelopSpringfield annual event focused on Celebrating the Advancements of Today; Supporting the Economic Growth of Tomorrow; and Committing to The Future of our City.
For more information on this event and the work of DevelopSpringfield, please click HERE.
Bob Stevens, a principal for M&S Development is excited to work with the Bennington Redevelopment Group LLC on the Putnum Block Redevelopment project. Read more about this exciting downtown revitalization effort in Business View Magazine.
S&A welcomes Ally Bedard – Architectural Designer and Ann Dillon, Controller to their team.
S&A is proud to accept two 2017 Merit Awards for Engineering Excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont for the Putnam Block Redevelopment and Green Street Wall projects.
To read more about the Green Street Wall project, click HERE.
To read more about the Putnam Block Redevelopment project, click HERE.
S&A would like to give a special “Thank You” to everyone involved with these projects.
February 24th, Bob Stevens, a graduate of the University of Vermont will be presenting the ‘Role of the Engineer in Society’ sharing his personal experience as an engineer, commercial property owner, and civic-minded community leader. This interactive workshop with students will discuss the pivotal event that inspired Bob to merge engineering with development to create a model for initiating and funding downtown revitalization projects.
S&A’s Alan Lindsay Berry, AIA collaborates with Carol Miklos, Executive Director of AIA to write the article: Architect’s Tour of The Clark Institute – A Study In Contrasts published in the January 2017 AIA Vermont Newsletter.
Click “here” to read more.
Stevens & Associates presented the Fire Station Expansion Committee of Bernardston, MA results from two feasibility studies.
Read more in The Recorder: Bernardston fire station committee seeks estimates before reaching property decisions
Stevens & Associates team members are looking forward to attending 2017 Better Buildings By Design Conference. This event offers interactive learning opportunities in the areas of building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects.
Congratulations to Stevens & Associates staff members, Jon Saccoccio, AIA and Nikki Perry, Architectural Designer for receiving their CNU certification. S&A is proud to have a team of talented professionals expanding their knowledge of new urban design and development focused on placemaking and public spaces. By transforming downtowns into walkable, safe, and economically healthy areas, we create vibrant places for businesses and people to interact, prosper, and enjoy.
For more information about the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) and new urban design, please visit https://www.cnu.org/
Wishing a Happy New Year & Thank You to all our clients, business associates, and staff for an exciting and prosperous 2016. S&A looks forward to serving Brattleboro and surrounding communities in 2017, as well as, the completion of their office expansion. Below are a few ‘during construction’ photos.
Casey joins Stevens & Associates as an administrative assistant with a passion for architecture, planning, sustainable design, and historic preservation. She is an active member of the Brattleboro community, serving on the Planning Commission and the Board of Directors for the Windham County Humane Society. As a staff member, Casey hopes to gain a broader understanding of the various disciplines offered by S&A expanding her knowledge and interests concerning local and neighboring community projects. In her spare time she enjoys architectural drawing and is inspired by the architecture of Brattleboro and her travels.
The University of Vermont ASCE – Student Chapter will be competing in the 2017 New England Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition April 7th – 9th. S&A staff member, Jamie Martell, a graduate of UVM, competed in the 2015 and 2016 competitions and found the events to add practical value to his undergraduate experience.
Click HERE more information on the UVM ASCE – Student Chapter.
Click HERE to support the fundraising campaign for the 2017 New England Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition.