Schnabel Foundation Co., headquartered in Sterling, Va., has added Nigel Miller as an associate of the firm. Miller brings to Schnabel more than 15 years of experience in transportation, energy and infrastructure, and will lead Schnabel’s transportation pursuits in the Carolinas. He has experience on highway bridges, roadway pavements and embankments, airport runways, bridges, retaining structures, high-rise buildings, earth dams, energy transmission lines and large-diameter pipelines. He has managed, reviewed and performed design and construction phase engineering duties for projects with technical challenges, such as soft soils, deep excavations, high seismic loads, landslides, dewatering, corrosion and rock excavations.

Schnabel also announces that Allen Cadden recently was selected for induction as a member of the Academy of Distinguished Alumni for Virginia Tech’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. This honor recognizes the career contributions to the profession of engineering, to the communities, and to the nation. Cadden currently serves as director of strategic development for the firm, responsible for formulation and implementation of the strategic direction of the firm, including oversight of emerging technical trends and supervision of firm-wide business development and marketing support services. His experience includes geotechnical investigations, design, instrumentation and construction monitoring services. As a designer, project manager and senior reviewer, Cadden has worked on a variety of geotechnical challenges, ranging from commercial developments to water resource and infrastructure projects that involve shallow and deep foundations, geostructural engineering and ground improvement.