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When we look back on the history of Soltesz, we find that different people contributed in prominent ways at various times. Dan Silvestri has steered Soltesz through times of great change from the early days of drawing by hand as a draftsman to utilizing top technology as Senior Designer II today. Over the past 34 years, he has experienced many defining moments and major developments at Soltesz.

As a thank you to all Soltesz staff, Jim Soltesz, CEO & President, provided lunch for all employees who worked on July 3, 2017. Soltesz employees' hard work and contributions are what makes Soltesz great!

Soltesz is a professional services engineering firm providing civil engineering, planning, surveying, and environmental services to public and private clients throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area. Founded in 1980, Soltesz is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland with six offices strategically located throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced the launch of the County's new business portal. The launch took place on Thursday, June 29, 2017. Mr. Leggett was joined by members of the County Executive's Economic Advisory Group (CEEAG), chaired by Jim Soltesz, CEO & President of Soltesz, Inc. This initiative and regulatory reform was formulated by CEEAG to help all businesses in the County.

With an eye on the important issues affecting businesses in the Maryland Capital Area, over 200 policy makers, developers, architects, builders, and lawyers converged in Bethesda, Maryland at the Marriott on June 28, 2017.

The symposium, organized by Soltesz Inc. and Grossberg Company, LLP, uniquely brings together these constituents every year to share their progress, discuss roadblocks, and plot a course for continued growth.

Soltesz DC, LLC joined Urban Land Institute (ULI) for a day of community service with City Blossoms in Washington, DC. City Blossoms is a non-profit dedicated to creating safe green spaces for youth living in urban neighborhoods who lack access to fresh and nutritious produce, healthy living habits, and environmental conscientiousness.

Roxana Roman, PE, Managing Member/Chief Engineer of Soltesz DC, LLC is a DC resident and proud member of ULI who is committed to supporting the community in which she lives and works.

Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) recognized 54 businesses for Excellence in the Workplace on June 9, 2017. This event honored the recipients of the 2017 AWE Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, Health & Wellness Seal of Approval, EcoLeadership Award, and Diversity Champion Award. Over 250 business executives were in attendance from Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Soltesz kicks off summer with a gift to show appreciation for all of the hard work employees have done in the past year. Summer shirts were provided by Soltesz to all employees the week before Memorial Day.

Soltesz is looking forward to an exciting and busy summer. Our employees have stepped up in amazing ways to steward Soltesz's growth.This will shape how we work together and honor the teams' variety of strengths. With our significant projects on the horizon, we look forward to sharing our culture with our new team members.

Soltesz once again celebrated and supported Red Nose Day on May 25, 2017. Red Nose Day aims to end child poverty by raising money and awareness for kids in the United States and around the world. The non-profit Comic Relief uses comedy to raise money for disadvantaged people. 

Jim Soltesz, President and CEO of Soltesz was invited by Governor Hogan to attend the Governor's Business Summit 17 on May 18, 2017 at the Hilton Baltimore. Governor Larry Logan is launching a new economic development strategy focusing on developing the life sciences and cybersecurity industries. A wide array of Maryland's business and educational leaders was in attendance. Attendees explored topics on human capital, global trends, and business strategy. 

Washington Business Journal's "Book of Lists 2017" has once again named Soltesz as one of the Top Landscape Architecture Firms in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Soltesz seeks to infuse every project with a balance between environmental sensitivity, community connection, and economic viability that demonstrates measureable results.