Ocean City Today

Business Briefs 04/27/2018

Apr 26, 2018
Mike Riemann, P.E.


Becker Morgan Group announce the following employee promotions:

Mike Riemann, P.E., civil engineer, has been promoted to principal, demonstrating strong technical competency and leadership skills throughout his tenure with Becker Morgan Group.

Riemann started as an intern in 1997, joined full time as a civil designer in 2001, advanced to associate in 2006, named senior associate in 2009, promoted to associate principal in 2016 and became a principal in 2018.

Riemann is a graduate of University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science/Civil Engineering degree and is a registered professional engineer in Delaware. He played a vital role in the opening and expansion of the firm’s newest office in Newark, Delaware.

His extensive experience spans statewide across Delaware, with expertise in various market sectors including commercial, retail, education, institutional and residential subdivision.

Riemann is actively involved in numerous professional and civic organizations, including his current role serving as president of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Delaware, and has been recognized as the 2015 Delaware Council of Engineering Societies Young Engineer of the Year, 2014 Rotarian of the Year from the Dover Downtown Rotary, and 2013 Associate Member of the Year from the Home Builders Association of Delaware.

Brenden Frederick, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to associate principal.

He has been with the firm for 14 years, is a registered architect in Maryland and Delaware, holds a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certification, and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

He has extensive experience in educational, public safety, healthcare, manufacturing and multi-family projects, including serving as project manager on the Johnson Controls/Middletown Distribution Center and the new Datwyler Pharmaceutical plant, both located in Middletown, Delaware, and numerous projects with Nanticoke Health Services in Seaford, Delaware and Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

Frederick holds a Master and Bachelor of Architecture from Tulane University. He is an active member of the American Institute of Architects including service as the 2017 AIA Maryland Chapter President and Chesapeake Bay Chapter Director. He also serves as a member of the Salisbury Historic District Commission, and is president elect of the Rotary Club of Wicomico County.

Jack Mumford, III, AIA, LEED AP, has been with Becker Morgan Group for 28 years, and is now an associate principal.

Mumford is a registered architect in Maryland and Texas and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He studied architectural design and building technology at Delaware Technical Community College and holds two professional certificates, Construction Practices and Construction Estimating, from San Diego State University.

His responsibilities include project management, architectural design, and specifications with vast experience in hotel, restaurant, recreation, commercial/retail, and multi-family residential projects. He is currently serving as project manager on the Ocean City convention center Phase 3 expansion, numerous new hotel projects in Philadelphia, White Marsh, Maryland, Newark and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, as well as the recently completed new Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Jon Lipka, AIA, CSI, CCCA, has been promoted to senior associate.

With a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa School of Architecture, he is a registered architect in Maryland, holds a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certification, and is a Certified Construction Contract Administrator and Construction Documents Technologist.

Lipka has been with the firm for 14 years and serves as the firm’s Building Information Management manager and lead Quality Control professional. He lends his expertise primarily in educational and public safety projects while taking an active role serving as a mentor for new employees, providing training on software standards.

Lipka has served as project manager on multiple educational projects in both Maryland and Delaware, and is an assistant pastor at Saint Thomas the Disciple in Salisbury.

Bill Sieg, AIA, has been with the firm for 19 years, and is now a senior associate.

Sieg is a registered architect in Maryland and holds a Master of Architecture from Morgan State University and Bachelor of Arts from University of Delaware.

He is on the Board of Directors for the Ocean City Development Corporation and is also active with the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association and AIA Chesapeake Bay Chapter.

Sieg brings unique expertise in land planning, form-based code creation and implementation, and master planning. He has participated with civic affiliations to create and administer design guidelines, standards and zoning codes that encourage attractive buildings that reflect contextual design and character appropriate to their local region.

Becker Morgan Group provides comprehensive architecture and engineering services with offices in Delaware, Maryland and North Carolina. For more information, visit www.beckermorgan.com.

Top in sales

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, one of the country’s fastest-growing real estate brokerages, announces the 2017 top sales associates in its Ocean Pines office.

Top honors went to Debbie Bennington and O’Hare Team who received the Chairman’s Circle Gold award.

Cindy Poremski and Cindy Welsh received the President’s Circle Award. Mickey Lobb, Michael Rutledge and Sally Todd Stout were presented the Leading Edge Society Award; and Stephanie Bray, Judy Froman, Sandy Galloway, Jim Prete and John Talbott earned the Honor Society Award.

The company made the announcement during its annual Sales Rally and Awards, held on March 15 at the MGM National Harbor.

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