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Jamie Dickinson, PE

Jamie is a relied-upon expert on all phasing, staging, and constructability concerns for catenary and other specialized right-of-way infrastructure projects. Building off a background in the heavy-construction industry, she brings a combination of engineering knowledge and field-tested experience to improve the feasibility of design plans. Whether the client is a system owner or contractor, Jamie’s… Read More

Rick Galloway

Rick Galloway

Taking a systems-level approach, Rick combines depth of knowledge in operational requirements and proven experience in on-board, wayside, and back-office technologies to support continuous improvements in rail system safety. Rick applies expertise from achieving Positive Train Control compliance on the country’s busiest commuter railroads, proactively identifying solutions to achieve harmony among unique systems. A go-to… Read More

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Michael J. Langton, PE, CEM, Cx, LEED AP

Michael is driven by a passion to improve energy efficiency, comfort and sustainability for the largest, most-complex buildings and facilities operating across Bayou City and South Texas. Michael applies more than 30 years of mechanical engineering and construction experience as a consulting engineer and as a manufacturer’s representative. In addition to supporting healthcare, aviation and… Read More

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René Rieder

René is a global leader in the security consulting industry. Understanding the critical influence of security programs on overall operations, René brings unparalleled expertise in security assessments and master planning, physical security design, electronic security systems, and testing and commissioning procedures. His 25 years of experience spans critical infrastructure from airports and transit facilities to… Read More

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Mark Yankech, LEED® AP

Mark is an expert in central plant mechanical systems, with proven mastery of healthcare, military and educational facility design. In his four-decade career, Mark has established extraordinary aptitude for detecting system anomalies, identifying opportunities for maintenance improvements, and developing retrofit or new-construction designs that provide clients with greater control, comfort, and energy efficiency. Recent achievements… Read More

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Ryan Sheridan

With nearly two decades of experience dedicated to signals and communications system maintenance and design, Ryan offers field-tested insights for enhancing the safety and operational efficiency of best-in-class rail and transit systems. From simulation strategies that dramatically increase software design accuracy to wayside modifications that expedite hardware implementation, Ryan regularly surpasses client expectations, delivering comprehensive… Read More

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Adam Wiedmann

Adam does what it takes to fulfill the signal modernization goals of his rail and transit agency clients. After a stint as a signal maintainer for a regional transit system, Adam joined Burns and soon thereafter relocated across the country to serve as a railway client’s resident engineer. Drawing from these experiences, Adam applies on-the-ground… Read More

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Maria Stahley

Growing up in a railroad family steeped in wayside signal systems, Maria now designs the next generation of communications-based control technologies, creating safer, more-economical and efficient operations for railways and rail-transit systems. With deep knowledge in fiber optics and informational technology systems as well as proficiency in managerial best practices, Maria has quickly established herself… Read More

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Jacqueline Haas, PE

Jackie excels at facilitating collaborative design strategies, applying her zeal for building analysis to solve a variety of architectural and structural performance challenges. From higher education and public works facilities to railroad and transit structures, Jackie offers clients her cross-sectoral perspective with an eye toward construction feasibility and occupant performance. Employing a combination of tenacity… Read More

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Matthew Meier, PE, CTS-D

Matthew collaborates with airport clients to create awe-inspiring passenger experiences, unforgettable traveler convenience, enhanced safety conditions, and optimal facility performance. An architectural engineer with expertise in audio-video, information-technology, and other advanced-communication systems, Matthew devotes himself to developing a deep understanding of each client’s goals and program challenges. Time and again, the end result exceeds the… Read More


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