SSFM International Announces Appointments; Howard Schirmer, Jr., Senior Consultant.Business Editors
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 13, 2000
Howard Schirmer, Jr., an international consulting civil engineer, has joined SSFM International as a senior consultant. During his 35-year consulting career, he has held senior management and leadership positions in over 50 countries in Asia, Latin America and the Pacific Islands, and recently played an integral part in the opening SSFM's Liaison Office in Mandaluyong City in Metro Manila in the Republic of the Philippines. Schirmer formerly held senior management positions with CH2MHill and Dames & Moore.
Schirmer is knowledgeable not only in the environmental and civil engineering fields but also in business and institutional strengthening of private and public organizations. Schirmer has over two decades of experience in developing work on projects funded by Asian Development and World Banks, USAID USAID United States Agency for International Development
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"Mr. Schirmer's extensive expertise in the international marketplace brings an added dimension to SSFM International," said Michael Matsumoto, President/CEO of SSFM International, Inc. "Mr. Schirmer's background in global project development, management, civil and environmental engineering; mergers and acquisitions supports SSFM International's philosophy of further expanding global partnerships."
Schirmer received his Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of California The University of California has a combined student body of more than 191,000 students, over 1,340,000 living alumni, and a combined systemwide and campus endowment of just over $7.3 billion (8th largest in the United States). , and attended the University of Hawaii (body, education) University of Hawaii - A University spread over 10 campuses on 4 islands throughout the state.
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Stephen Seiler, Planner, Planning Group
Stephen Seiler has joined SSFM International's Planning Group as a planner on a broad range of planning and landscape design projects.
Seiler has over 15 years of planning and project management experience with a diverse range of large and small projects in the United States and Costa Rica, involving both public and private sector clients. He is experienced with urban, regional, master planning and landscape design projects, which require environmental impact statements, land use approvals and permits from various City, State and Federal agencies. His project experience includes the National Tropical Botanical Garden The National Tropical Botanical Garden is a not-for-profit non-governmental institution. The institution is made up of major programs in scientific research, conservation, and education, and four gardens and three preserves in Hawai , and Poipu Beach Park on Kauai, Manuel Antonio National Park Manuel Antonio National Park, in Spanish the Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, is a small National Park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, just south of the city of Quepos, Puntarenas, and 132 km from the national capital of in Costa Rica, Mount Snow Ltd. in Vermont and Sugarloaf/USA in Maine.
"We are pleased to have someone of Stephen's diverse planning and landscape deign deign
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Seiler has a Bachelor of Science Noun 1. Bachelor of Science - a bachelor's degree in science
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies in Geography from Utah State University Utah State University, mainly at Logan; coeducational; land-grant and state supported; chartered 1888, opened 1890. It publishes Utah Science, Western Historical Quarterly, and Western American Literary Journal. and has a Graduate Certificate in Landscape Design from the Conway School of Design in Massachusetts. He came to Hawaii in 1991 and lived on Kauai before moving to Oahu last year.
SSFM International, Inc. was founded in 1959. SSFM is a 70-person firm providing project management, structural engineering, civil engineering, planning and construction management services. The company is headquartered at 501 Sumner Street, Suite 502, Honolulu, Hawaii, and has branch offices on Maui, the Big Island, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands (märēä`nä), commonwealth associated with the United States (2005 est. pop. 80,400), c.185 sq mi (479 sq km), comprising 16 islands (6 inhabited) of the Marianas chain (all except Guam), in the W Pacific and a Liaison Office in Manila.