LTK Engineering Services has promoted four staff members to senior-level positions, three of them with new regional responsibilities.
Ernest Chance has been promoted to Vice President of the Southeast Region. Chance, previously Vice President of the South Atlantic Region, has more than four decades of experience in the transit/railroad industry. He will be based in Washington D.C., where he will continue to manage the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s 8000 series vehicle procurement program. His new regional responsibilities will include North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida.
Winston Simmonds has been promoted to Vice President of the DC Metropolitan Region. Simmonds, previously a Senior Systems Consultant, has more than 28 years of project, engineering and construction management experience in the transportation and public transit industry. He will continue managing the WMATA’s 7000 series vehicle procurement program His regional responsibilities will include Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. and West Virginia.
David Diaz has been promoted to Vice President of the Middle Atlantic Region. Diaz, previously Vice President of Special Projects, has more than 30 years of experience as an engineering project leader with diverse areas of expertise covering all segments of railroad and transit disciplines. His regional responsibilities will include Ohio, Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.
Raymond Carini has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Carini, previously Vice President of the Middle Atlantic Region, has been with LTK for 38 years. Overall, he has more than four decades of experience on large-scale projects involving design, implementation, railcar procurement and planning. He will take on a more national customer-facing role, providing guidance on complicated vehicle procurement programs.