PRIME Welcomes Zabinski and Buchenic

Zabinski Joins PRIME AE Group as Director of Construction Services
Harrisburg, PA (July 5, 2017)

Patricia Zabinski has joined PRIME AE Group, Inc. (PRIME) as Director of Construction Services. She will leverage her knowledge of Pennsylvania’s horizontal construction market to manage and grow PRIME’s northern Construction Services operations.

Zabinski brings 11 years of AEC industry-related experience to PRIME having worked in all levels of construction management and inspection on projects for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. She has developed the ability and versatility to meet her clients’ needs in an effective and timely manner.

“We are thrilled to have such a vibrant individual join our Pennsylvania team,” said Kumar Buvanendaran, PE, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Patricia’s strengths and wealth of experience in construction services will bolster the expertise of the firm and add value to the clients in which we serve.”


PRIME Welcomes Buchenic to its Water Resources Practice
Akron, OH (July 5, 2017)

Mark Buchenic, PE, has joined PRIME AE Group, Inc. (PRIME) as Vice President, Ohio Water/Wastewater Business Lead in the Water Resources practice. Working out of the Akron, Ohio office, Buchenic brings more than 30 years of experience in water and wastewater working with municipalities, counties, and state and federal agencies in the planning and development of their major capital improvement projects.

Buchenic comes to PRIME after spending time as a Vice President of a large engineering firm where he designed and managed projects throughout northern Ohio. He developed new business growth strategies and managed multidisciplinary projects affording him an in-depth understanding of business development, project management, and the successful execution of key projects for the firm.

“Mark’s business development and project management background will enable us to better serve our clients in Ohio as we continue to focus on our growth in the Midwest,” said Kumar Buvanendaran, PE, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Mark’s strengths in client development will complement the water resources team in our Ohio operations.”

Buchenic is a professional engineer licensed in Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Youngstown State University in Youngtown, Ohio and is member of American Water Works Association, Ohio Water Environment Association, and Water Environment Federation.

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— Posted on July 5, 2017 at 12:07 pm by