Michael J. Koenig, Randy S. Smith and Matthew Bryant have joined the land development firm.

Michael J. Koenig has joined the land development consulting firm Atwell-Hicks as an environmental specialist. Atwell-Hicks opened a greater Cleveland location on July 19 to continue working with national clients, as well as local developers.

Formerly, Koenig was an environmental geologist with Kirtland-based EDP Consultants, Inc. He specialized in Phase I and II assessments, corrective-action work with asbestos and underground storage tanks and a variety of remediation projects--working primarily for the commercial lending community.

Koenig holds a BS in geology from Kent State University and is a Certified Asbestos Hazard Assessment Specialist.

In addition, Randy S. Smith has joined Atwell-Hicks as a corporate development manager. Before joining Atwell-Hicks, Smith was a work group leader with Plymouth-based TTL Associates Inc. (formerly TolTest, Inc.) for two years. Prior to that he spent six years with The Traverse Group as a brownfield project manager.

Smith holds a BS in geology from Michigan Technological University and a Graduate Certificate in Hazardous Waste Management from Wayne State University. He is active with the National Brownfield Association (NBA) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Matthew Bryant, PE, has also joined the firm as a senior project engineer. Formerly, Bryant was a project engineer with Chagrin Falls-based Gutoskey & Associates for eight years. He also worked briefly in Atlanta, Georgia, as a water resource engineer for HDR Engineering.

Bryant received his BS in Civil Engineering from Ohio University and is active with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE).

Source: Atwell-Hicks, Aug. 18, 2004