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KCI Acquires Harrisburg Office of Sowinski Sullivan

HARRISBURG, PA — KCI Technologies Inc., a multi-disciplined engineering firm with offices throughout the United States, announces the acquisition of the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, office of Sowinski Sullivan, a transit architectural and engineering firm. The team will leverage their expertise in the planning and design of transportation facilities to continue the expansion of KCI’s growing transit practice.

“I am pleased to welcome this experienced team of professionals to KCI and look forward to capitalizing on their strengths to expand our services to transportation clients in the region,” said KCI Senior Vice President Barry Schoch, PE. “By joining forces, we can explore a broader range of opportunities that will contribute to KCI’s growth in mass transit.”

Michael Hartley, PE, RA, PMP, CCM, will lead the transition of his team of transit architectural personnel to KCI. Hartley led Sowinski Sullivan’s Harrisburg office and has over two decades of experience in planning, design, and construction management for a range of project types in the public transportation sector. Hartley earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and his master’s degree in civil engineering from Norwich University. He is a certified Construction Manager and both a Professional Engineer and Registered Architect in the state of Pennsylvania.

The Harrisburg personnel will be joining the firm’s transit practice, led by corporate practice leader Jeffrey D. Knueppel, PE, and will immediately begin operating as KCI within the company’s existing Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, office.