MoorePEOPLE: Newest Faces at Walter P Moore

MoorePEOPLE: Newest Faces at Walter P Moore

June 20, 2019

Walter P Moore welcomes 10 new faces hailing from coast to coast. Meet our newest engineers, architects, and parking experts and find out who has a twin brother who is also an engineer, whose band briefly held the #1 download spot on mp3.com, who almost became a professional baseball player, and Moore…

Darek Brandt, PE / Senior Project Manager / Diagnostics, Orlando

In Six: Professional, courteous, honest, diligent, positive, energetic.
Roots / Alma Mater: Orlando, Florida / University of Central Florida
On what inspired him to become an engineer: “I was always fascinated with the mechanics of how the built world was designed and constructed. From a young age, I enjoyed taking things apart and reassembling them.”
2nd career choice, if not an engineer: Automotive industry designer
Forte: Moore about Darek…


Chuck Cardwell, PE, LEED AP / Principal, Managing Director / Structures, Charlotte

In Six: Refuses to stop until all done.
Roots / Alma Mater: Winston-Salem, North Carolina / North Carolina State University
On what inspired him to become an engineer: “One of my summer jobs in high school was helping build houses. I enjoyed seeing the framing of the house take shape and come together.”
Extracurricular Chuck: “I enjoyed coaching my (3) sons in youth sports; baseball, basketball, and football. After they aged out of my coaching, my wife and I enjoyed watching them play on their school and travel teams.”
Forte: Moore about Chuck…


Adhara Castelblanco, PE / Senior Engineer / Transportation, Houston

In Six: Yesterday impossible, today possible, tomorrow easy.
Roots / Alma Mater: Bogotá, Colombia / Texas A&M University
On what inspired her to become an engineer: “Coming from a very congested city, I have felt inspired to work in creating alternatives as sound solutions to improve quality of life of a society.”
2nd career choice, if not an engineer: “I would practice holistic medicine — Ayurveda. I’m inspired to help people improve the quality of their lives by making simple changes to their daily routines to maintain a healthy body and mind.”
Forte: Moore about Adhara…


Annie Lo, AIA, LEED AP / Principal, Managing Director / Diagnostics, San Francisco

In Six: Ambitious and resolute — let's do this!
Roots / Alma Mater(s): Los Angeles-Pasadena, California / Columbia University, NY; Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
Why Walter P Moore: “I chose Walter P Moore for its focus and growth in Building Enclosure work and the collective expertise and passion of its team members.”
2nd career choice, if not an architect: “I'd be a Graphic Designer with my own print shop.”
Forte: Moore about Annie…


David Moore / Senior Parking Consultant / Parking, Atlanta

In Six: Always know what you will get.
Roots / Alma Mater: Sharon, Pennsylvania / Youngstown State University
Little-known tidbit: “I earned a four-year scholarship to play baseball at Youngstown State University, in Youngstown, Ohio. My love for the game gave me aspirations of making a career out of it, but I later discovered my baseball talent was good enough for college, but not the big leagues.”
Role model, professional or other: “My father — he taught me to work hard and treat people nicely and respectfully.”
Forte: Moore about David…