Staff News

Hugo Alvarez, CDT earns CSI’s Construction Document Technologist Certificate, Istvan Walker and Juan Lopez join CSI membership
Architect Hugo Alvarez, CDT has recently been awarded the Construction Document Technologist Certificate by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). Those who pass the CDT exam are recognized within the industry for their comprehensive knowledge of the writing and management of construction documents. Hugo becomes the sixth member of FitzGerald’s staff to be awarded the CDT certification.
Senior Architect Istvan Walker and Project Architect Juan Lopez were recognized this week at the CSI’s 61st Annual Banquet as being among the newest members of the Chicago chapter. Other members from FitzGerald include firm President Michael De Rouin, CSI, CCCA-who is also a former CSI Chicago Chapter President, Associate Principal Tim Blatner, CSI, CDT, LEED AP, and Project Architect Hak Kim.
May Anniversaries
At FitzGerald, we are fortunate to have an expert staff with long histories in the industry and a great deal of tenure with our firm. In May, three members of our staff passed a milestone anniversary. They are:
Chris Housley, Architect 1 Year
Martin Salas, Senior Architect 1 Year
Mike De Rouin, President 23 Years
Thank you, Chris, Martin, and Mike—and congratulations.