PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- STV has promoted Christopher Hertz, P.E., PMP, chief communications system engineer in the firm's Transportation & Infrastructure Division (T&I), to vice president.
"Chris has led STV's Communications Systems group for more than 10 years and has proven himself to be a respected leader within the industry and the organization," said John Ponzio, senior vice president of STV's national systems practice. "I am confident Chris will continue to lead this group to grow in size and move strategically into new markets in his new role as vice president."
Hertz joined STV in 2002. As STV's chief communications systems engineer, he has proven expertise in fiber-optic cabling, data network, supervisory control and data acquisition, CCTV, and other systems. Hertz also has a demonstrated track record in providing designs that successfully integrate and interface new systems with existing rail communications systems. This specialized skillset has allowed him to support a broad range of market areas with his communications systems expertise, including highways, bridges, and tunnels; aviation and ports; and bus, passenger rail, and ferry infrastructure.
Hertz gives back to the industry as an active member of the Eno Center for Transportation as well as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Vehicular Technology Society Philadelphia Chapter.
He holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and is a professional engineer in six states and the District of Columbia. Hertz earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Scranton and his master's degree in engineering management from Widener University.
About STV: Founded more than 100 years ago, STV is a leader in providing engineering, architectural, planning, environmental and construction management services for transportation systems, infrastructure, buildings, energy, and other facilities. The firm is ranked 32nd in Engineering News-Record's Top 500 Design Firms survey and is 8th in its transportation category. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.stvinc.com or follow @STVGroup on Twitter or download the STV Pages app from Apple's App Store or Google Play.
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