Dewberry Announces Promotions in Fairfax, Virginia


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Dewberry has announced the promotion of nearly 60 employees nationwide, including three staff members in its Fairfax, Virginia, office. The promotions coincide with Dewberry’s ongoing expansion of engineering, architectural, and consulting services in the Mid-Atlantic, where the firm has practiced since 1956.

The promotions include:

Joseph Wells, AIA NCARB, has been promoted to senior principal. He serves as the intelligence community market leader, coordinating with federal clients to address issues related to facility and infrastructure planning, design and recapitalization security, asset management, and resilience. Wells has more than 40 years of experience in all aspects of architecture and engineering project design and delivery, including work for military and intelligence programs, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), National Guard Bureau, U.S. Air Force, and the Smithsonian Institution. He also leads the capture of large indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts and is responsible for consistent delivery of task order projects. Wells holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Virginia Tech (1978). He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), and the Virginia Tech Ut Prosim Society.

Joseph Goetz, PE, has been promoted to associate vice president. Goetz is a senior project manager for the disaster recovery services group. He has extensive experience in managing disaster assistance and emergency response projects, as well as leading large programs and multiple task order contracts with a focus on temporary housing, disaster recovery, and individual assistance. Goetz earned a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University (1996) and a bachelor’s degree in general engineering from the United States Military Academy (1983). He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NPSE).

Andrew Peters, GISP, has been promoted to senior associate. He is a senior project manager for the geospatial and technology services group. Peter's has managed production on more than 30 large-scale remote sensing projects for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), FEMA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), USACE, and Florida and South Carolina. Peters earned his bachelor’s in geography from the University of Mary Washington (2007).

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