Dewberry has promoted Cody Pennetti, PE, to associate in the firm’s Fairfax, Va., office; Christopher Simon, PE, CCM, to associate in the Gainesville, Va., office; and Nat Ballard to associate in the Lanham, Md., office.

Pennetti specializes in site infrastructure design and has more than nine years of experience as a project civil engineer. He has worked on numerous commercial, residential and institutional site development projects throughout the Washington, DC, area. He is actively involved in the development and testing of emerging design software and technologies and is a firm leader in the use of 3-D design modeling techniques.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Virginia, a master’s certificate in engineering and technology management from George Washington University, and is pursuing his M.S. in system engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Autodesk Infrastructure Participatory Design Council.

With more than 10 years of experience as a construction engineer, Simon specializes in traffic engineering, quality assurance/control and construction management. He is a registered professional engineer and a certified construction manager. Simon is also registered as Dewberry’s radiation safety officer (RSO) in Virginia and New York, and oversees Dewberry’s Corporate Safety Program as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Safety Advocate. He received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Ballard has more than 18 years of experience with project management responsibilities including zoning document preparation and preliminary design for a variety of mixed-use and residential developments in both Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. Ballard oversees various project components such as the preparation and coordination of feasibility studies, basic plans, comprehensive design plans, conceptual site plans, preliminary plans, specific design plans, tree conservation plans, and detailed site plans. He is a LEED accredited professional of building, design, and construction. He earned an associate’s degree from Catonsville Community College and his bachelor’s in landscape architecture from the University of Maryland.

Dewberry is a market-facing firm with a history of providing professional services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Recognized for combining commitment to client service with deep subject matter expertise, Dewberry is dedicated to solving clients’ most complex. Established in 1956, Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with more than 40 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide.