MoorePEOPLE: New Faces at Walter P Moore

MoorePEOPLE: New Faces at Walter P Moore

January 22, 2020
MoorePEOPLE: New Faces at Walter P Moore


Walter P Moore welcomes six new faces from Los Angeles to New York. Find out who played water polo in college, who has super-level word scramble skills, who built a Quaker Meeting House, who makes furniture in their spare time, and Moore…

Margaux Burkholder, PE, SE  /  Project Manager  /  Structures, Los Angeles
In Six: Find your why; remember it daily.
Roots / Alma Mater: Fresno, CA / California Polytechnic State University
How engineering makes a difference: Engineers are responsible for creating safe but beautiful designs for the built environment that people interact with on a daily basis.
Fun fact: “My first language is French and I played water polo through college.”
Forte: Moore about Margaux…


Kelly Dillard, PE, CFM  /  Managing Director  /  Water Resources, Fort Worth
In Six: Engineers can look at others' shoes.
Roots / Alma Mater: Fort Worth, Texas / Texas A&M University
Why Walter P Moore: A strong, solid reputation in the Texas municipal water resources field. The desire to be associated with a firm known for strong technical and innovative projects with a focus on customer service.
Surprise about Kelly: “Word scrambles are my superpower.’”
Forte: Moore about Kelly…

Edward Pang, A.I.A.  /  Senior Project Manager  /  Diagnostics, New York
In Six: Remember yesterday to make better tomorrows.
Roots / Alma Mater(s): Vancouver, British Columbia / The University of British Columbia and University of Oregon
2nd career choice, if not an engineer: A multilingual gardener.
Role Model: David Suzuki
Forte: Moore about Edward…

Chris Pinto, PE  /  Managing Director  /  Diagnostics, New York
In Six: Cheerfully solving puzzles as they appear.
Roots / Alma Mater: New York City, New York / Drexel University
Proudest accomplishment to date: “As part of the restoration of the U.S. Capitol Building dome, my team had to determine how to construct and support work platforms around the entire exterior of the building. We designed a temporary structure that was also dome-shaped, supported by the 1860s cast-iron structure.”
Outside the office: Hobbies include woodworking and furniture construction.
Forte: Moore about Chris…

Darcy Rechtien   /  Senior Engineer  /  Civil, The Woodlands
In Six: Days are long, years are short.
Roots / Alma Mater: Denver, Colorado / University of Colorado
Work satisfaction: Seeing the sites and buildings that were once plans on paper as complete, constructed projects.
2nd career choice, if not an engineer: Statistician or accountant.
Forte: Moore about Darcy…

Steven Treser  /  Managing Director  /  Diagnostics, Washington, D.C.
In Six: Family quantity time enables quality time.
Roots / Alma Mater(s): Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / Bucknell University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Proudest accomplishment to date: Designing a Quaker Meeting House that inspires the congregation and is still receiving comments over a decade later.
Outside the office: “I enjoy leading and chaperoning youth mission trips.”
Forte: Moore about Steven…