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2011 Young Engineer of the Year: Angela Fante, PE, LEED AP

Angie_HeadShot_croppedAngela Fante is an Associate with Ballinger, and the Structural Group Manager.  I have been with Ballinger since graduation in August of 2000.  She is responsible for the schematic planning through construction adminstration structural engineering of health care, academic, and corporate projects and my current clients include Merck, the Johns Hopkins University, Virginia Commonwealth University, the George Washington University, and Pennsylvania Hospital.

Angela graduated with a Bachelors and Masters of Architectural Engineering (Structural Option) in 2000 from Penn State University and was the recipient of the Ryan-Biggs Scholarship and an Honorable Mention for her thesis project.

In addition to her engineering responsibilities as a Senior Engineer, as a Group Manager, Angela is also responsible for staffing and budget management for the structural group, structural marketing, and interdisciplinary coordination with all engineering and architecture groups within the office.

Angela is a member of the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Chapter of the American Concrete Institute, and served as the Chair of the Education Committee for four years. She is also a member of the Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers and is currently serving as a mentor for a fourth year Architectural Engineering student at Penn State.

Angela enjoys being active in her community, specifically through community garden and planning.  She is the secretary and a founding member of the Friends of the Garden of the Arts, a non-profit which manages and maintains the community garden at Broad and South Street.  She is also an active member of the Washington Square West Civic Association, and enjoys volunteering for activities such as planting trees in abandoned pits.

Angela is a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a former member of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, two women’s Masonic charity organizations.

Angela lives in Center City with her husband David, an architect, and their English bulldog, Fiona, where they enjoy restoring their 120 year old row home.  In their spare time, they enjoy travelling, cooking, and visiting their family and friends in northeastern Pennsylvania and the Hudson Valley in New York.