ALCOSAN Ohio River Tunnel Public Meeting

Recent Events Project Outreach Back to All News E. Holdings, Inc. staff helped facilitate a public information meeting for the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority’s Ohio River Tunnel Project. The meeting consisted of a presentation followed by open house style information boards. The boards showed details of the project construction sites, project timeline, tunnel facilities diagrams, … Read more

SMARTer Mobility Study Public Meetings

Recent Events Project Outreach Back to All News E. Holdings, Inc. Has just completed a series of public meetings for the SMARTer Mobility Plan project in southeastern Michigan. In partnership with MBI, our team completed 7 in person and 4 online meetings to engage with residents of Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties in Michigan about … Read more

ALCOSAN Regional Tunnel Project Contractor Outreach Event

Recent Events Project Outreach Back to All News E. Holdings, Inc. staff helped facilitate a recent contractor outreach event for the ALCOSAN Regional Tunnel System Project. The event was held to provide information to contractors about construction opportunities starting next year. Local firms were invited to attend and network with local, regional, national, and international … Read more

Lower Hill Redevelopment Bid Meeting

News Company Happenings View All News Posts The Lower Hill Redevelopment Project officially opened bidding on it’s Block E: Parking Garage Project at a pre-bis meeting hosted by the Buccini/Pollin Group, Carl Walker Construction, and E. Holdings Inc. on Thursday June 22, 2023.  The Block E: Parking Garage Project is the second construction project of … Read more

ALCOSAN Open House 2022

Project Update New Project Back to All News E. Holdings, Inc. staff once again helped facilitate this year’s ALCOSAN Open House on Saturday, September 10th, 2022. Every year the open house allows the public a view of ALCOSAN’s facilities and projects. Tables are set up with information about each new or ongoing project and educational … Read more

E. Holdings Volunteers with KaBOOM!

News Community Outreach View All News Posts E. Holdings Volunteers with KaBOOM! April 21st, 2017 E.Holdings, Inc. staff volunteered on November 11, 2016 to help build a KaBOOM! playground in Pittsburgh. KaBOOM! is a national non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that all kids get a childhood filled with the balanced and active play needed to … Read more

OWN Celebrates the Entrepreneurial Soul


News Awards and Accolades View All News Posts OWN Celebrates the Entrepreneurial Soul June 21st, 2016 A Legacy of Support for African-American Leaders in Business. On Mother’s Day in 1991, entrepreneur Ola Jackson received a greeting card and check from her husband, Daryl, and son, Armon, that changed the direction of her career.  The greeting card read, … Read more

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