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Two Stantec Texas designers recognized as top young professionals

Recognized for exceptional leadership abilities, community service and involvement, and significant overall contribution to the A/E/C industry

Two leading trade organizations have recently named Stantec’s Laura Sachtleben and Samantha Markham as top young professionals, recognizing them for their exceptional leadership abilities, community service and involvement, and significant overall contribution to the A/E/C industry.

Laura Sachtleben, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, was selected as a 2017 Top Young Professional by Engineering News Record (ENR) Texas and Louisiana. Sachtleben is a principal architect and Houston area market leader within Stantec’s Education Group, as well as leader of the firm’s Research and Benchmarking Program. Considered a thought leader in educational design, she has given seminars on innovative and sustainable designs nationwide.

Samantha Markham, AIA, NCARB was named 2016 Young Architect of the Year by the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Markham is a project architect at Stantec, designing educational facilities for K-12 clients across Texas. She also co-leads the ACE North Dallas Mentor Program while working with Stantec’s intern development team to create robust and exciting internship experiences.

“It is such an honor for both Laura and Samantha to receive these awards reflecting the commitment, passion, and energy they bring to our projects at Stantec,” says Tom Oehler, senior principal and Texas K-12 sector leader. “We are so proud of their leadership and how they are making a difference in the communities we serve.”

Stantec has offices throughout Texas that include professionals providing services in: architecture and interior design; civil, structural, and MEP engineering; surveying; land planning and landscape architecture; transportation; and water and wastewater engineering.

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The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

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