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Rick Loewenstein Joins Chazen as Chief Operating Officer



The Chazen Companies today announced that Richard M. Loewenstein, Jr., P.E., has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.

Loewenstein earned his BS in Forest Engineering from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University. He is a licensed professional engineer in 10 states, has held a number of professional and civic leadership positions, and has over 30 years of experience.

Loewenstein has broad and lengthy experience in virtually every aspect of growing a professional services firm. As COO, he will be responsible for providing senior-level strategic and operational leadership for Chazen’s technical staff and services, including project delivery, client management, and staff management and development.

“Rick is a dynamic, results-driven, forward-thinking leader who sets high standards for himself and others,” said Mark Kastner, P.E., President, The Chazen Companies. “He has a strong understanding of the consulting business and is adept at problem-solving and managing change. I look forward to working with him and having him help lead Chazen to even greater heights.”

Most recently he held the position of Senior Vice President and Director of Engineering for CHA Consulting in Albany. He currently resides in Malta.

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