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E. Holdings starting two new project for SPC
20 March 2024
City of Pittsburgh wins IAP2 Organization of the Year Award
11 March 2024
ALCOSAN Ohio River Tunnel Public Meeting
21 February 2024
SMARTer Mobility Study Public Meetings
21 February 2024
Signage Design/Fabrication Wins Award
Estes wayfinding vertical tourists
6 September 2023
ALCOSAN Regional Tunnel Project Contractor Outreach Event
31 August 2023
Estes Park Downtown Signage Installed
Estes Wayfinding closeup
30 August 2023
Lower Hill Redevelopment Bid Meeting
30 June 2023
PWSA Board Approves Projects
30 June 2023
E Holdings speaks at FNB Financial Center Ceremony
25 May 2023
ALCOSAN Open House 2022
19 January 2023
Estes Park Downtown Wayfinding Plan Adopted
13 January 2023
Pilot Signs Installed in Estes Park, CO
Finished installed sign
5 December 2022
New Project: Building on the East Busway
5 December 2022
New Project: NEXTransit Downtown
5 December 2022
PWSA Stormwater Code Project Receives Award
18 April 2022
E Holdings Presents at Planning Conference
Janai Smith and Amy Wiles at the 2021 APA PA Annual Conference
6 January 2022
SPEO Spotlight on E Holdings
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5 January 2022
SPEO Board Elects Janai Smith
5 January 2022
Janai Williams Smith ready to take over as CEO of E. Holdings, Inc.
5 January 2022
Janai Williams Smith Honored for Woman Leadership
5 January 2022
Love My Neighbor! 2019
5 January 2022
FAST Start Program Excels
5 January 2022
Hill District CDC Honors E. Holdings with Business Distinctions
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5 January 2022
E. Holdings Volunteers with KaBOOM!
5 January 2022
OWN Celebrates the Entrepreneurial Soul
5 January 2022
Taking Our Team’s Expertise on the Road
4 January 2022
Black Lives Matter
5 June 2020

Dave Broniecki
Data Engineer, Associate Project Manager

Dave is a NASSCO certified Mechanical Engineer. Specializing in retrieving and analyzing data from various sources to support condition assessment and capital improvement planning activities. Utilizing data to coordinate and track progress on key organizational performance indicators, he assists stakeholders in making decisions related to strategic planning. He has been integral in establishing data management programs essential for planning the future repair and management of large-scale sewer networks.  David works with clients to develop training programs and SOPs that address current maintenance needs and future Capital Improvement Planning.


Christine Barton, PE, PLS
Project Engineer

Christine Barton is a registered civil engineer and land surveyor with expert experience in site design, land development, water resources design for civil/site projects including layouts, utility plans, and permitting, and coordination/management of field survey work.  She has successfully held positions as project manager, project designer, and office manager to serve the needs of the clients within the residential, commercial, military, industrial, and healthcare industries. Core proficiencies include coordination with local land development planning agencies, county conservation districts, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, and the  Pennsylvania Department of Environment.


Irvin Williams, President

As the President and founder of E. Holdings, Irvin is currently focused on the company’s succession, strategic growth, and development. He has both a professional and personal interest in Pittsburgh’s success.  A Pittsburgh native and founder of several development companies, he has an extensive understanding of finance and business, which are vital to the success of this company. He has served in numerous management positions including financial advisor, senior vice president, project manager, general contractor, developer, and construction manager. Active in the local community, he made the decision to dedicate his expertise to rebuilding economically sustainable communities with the approval of their existing residents. In 1996, he and his wife became the first African Americans in Western Pennsylvania to develop and own a commercial office building, Williams Square. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with an AAS in Mathematics.

Contact: | 412-434-6290

Amy Wiles, AICP
Manager of Planning & Design

Amy’s professional experience crosses a variety of disciplines, ranging from county and multi-municipal comprehensive plans and land use ordinances (zoning and subdivision and land development) to specialized planning studies, such as wayfinding master plans and parks, recreation, trails and greenways plans. She has been employed by E. Holdings for two years and has 20 years of professional experience.

Contact: | 724-448-0286

Alexis Meier, MPP
Director of Communications

Alexis is the Director of Communications at E. Holdings. There she has worked as the Municipal Coordinator for an in-depth municipal assessment project for the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN). She oversees all of E. Holding’s public relations and public outreach efforts. She also brings experience as a Government Affairs Manager for Duane Morris Government Strategies. She worked on community development projects and developing and executing government relations strategies as well as fundraising efforts. She has also spent time navigating our political system in Washington D.C. as the Legislative Staff Assistant for U.S. Senator Rick Santorum. Her understanding of legislation and politics gives her a unique viewpoint when collaborating on civic projects. 

Contact: | 412-656-8850

Janai Williams Smith, MCP
Managing Director and EVP

Janai Smith is the Managing Director and Principal of E. Holdings, Inc. Janai is a versatile, goal-oriented Program Manager with 20+ years of experience supporting the strategic direction of large-scale programs, setting budgets and managing risks while achieving overall company goals and exceeding customer expectations. As a planner and economist, Janai has been involved in a diverse array of projects, among them master plans, urban revitalization plan, visioning studies, brownfield and infill redevelopment projects, strategic planning and infrastructure improvement programs.

Janai’s interest in urban planning, design and infrastructure programs is rooted in a passion for the creation of sustainable communities that deliver equity in planning and implementation by making connections with people and their built environment. Her affinity for complex problem-solving can be seen in the diverse array of projects in which she’s been engaged from revitalization plans for depressed urban neighborhoods to brand new communities and programs. Leading a process-oriented, multidisciplinary team, Janai’s dedication to achieving consensus in her client’s goals and stakeholders’ vision has made a significant contribution to the successful development of numerous projects. 

Contact: | 412-728-5726