Meet Our Team!

Office Operations and Management

Responsible for seamless day-to-day project operations, Janai engages new business and maintains excellent relationships with both clients and the community. Delivering to clients more than promised, she is committed to providing quality service to them and preserving a standard of excellence for the company. Like her father, she is passionate about improving the quality of life for urban residents and firmly believes businesses need to have a humanitarian focus in today’s diverse global economy. 

Our office team is comprised of:
Janai Williams Smith, MCP; Managing Director & EVP
          Contact: janai.smith@eholdingsinc.com | 412-728-5726
Operations Director, Allison Hunt

Office Operations & Management

Our office is led by Janai Williams Smith

Responsible for seamless day-to-day project operations, Janai engages new business and maintains excellent relationships with both clients and the community. Delivering to clients more than promised, she is committed to providing quality service to them and preserving a standard of excellence for the company. Like her father, she is passionate about improving the quality of life for urban residents and firmly believes businesses need to have a humanitarian focus in today’s diverse global economy. 

Our office team is comprised of:
Janai Williams Smith, MCP; Managing Director & EVP
     janai.smith@eholdingsinc.com
     412-728-5726
Allison Hunt, Operations Director
     allison.hunt@eholdingsinc.com

Community Planning & Engagement

Our Community Planning & Engagement Team is led by Alexis Meier and Amy Wiles, AICP.

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. Holdings’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. 

Amy acts as Manager of Community & Urban Planning. 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 a transit revitalization investment district (TRID) study, as well as parks, recreation, trails and greenways plans. She has been employed by E. Holdings for less than one year and has 18 years of professional experience.

The Communications & Planning team is comprised of:
Alexis Meier, MMP; Director of Communications
     alexis.meier@eholdingsinc.com
     412-656-8850
Amy Wiles, AICP; Manager of Community & Urban Planning
     amy.wiles@eholdingsinc.com
     724-448-0286
Chad Williams, Wayfinding Fabrication & Media Specialist
Janette Williams, Communications Specialist
Paige Nealer, Communications Associate and Graphic Designer

Community Planning & Engagement

Our Community Planning & Engagement Team is led by Alexis Meier and Amy Wiles, AICP.

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. Holdings’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. 

Amy acts as Manager of Community & Urban Planning. 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 a transit revitalization investment district (TRID) study, as well as parks, recreation, trails and greenways plans. She has been employed by E. Holdings for less than one year and has 18 years of professional experience.

The Communications & Planning team is comprised of:
Alexis Meier, MMP; Director of Communications
          Contact: alexis.meier@eholdingsinc.com | 412-656-8850
Amy Wiles, AICP; Manager of Community & Urban Planning
          Contact: amy.wiles@eholdingsinc.com | 724-448-0286
Chad Williams, Wayfinding Fabrication & Media Specialist
Janette Williams, Communications Specialist
Paige Nealer, Communications Associate and Graphic Designer

Built Environment, Engineering, & GIS

Our Built Environment Team is led by Christine Barton and Dave Broniecki

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

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.

The Built Environment, Engineering, & GIS team is comprised of:
Christine Barton, PE, PLS; Project Engineer
     christine.barton@eholdingsinc.com
Dave Broniecki; Associate Project Manager, Asset Management Engineer
     dave.broniecki@eholdingsinc.com
Melissa Creighton, GeoAnalytics Technician
Ben Smith, Engineering Technician 

Built Environment, Engineering, & GIS

Our Built Environment Team is led by Christine Barton and Dave Broniecki

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

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.

The Engineering & GIS team is comprised of:
Christine Barton, PE, PLS; Project Engineer
          Contact: christine.barton@eholdingsinc.com
Dave Broniecki; Associate Project Manager, Asset Management Engineer
          Contact: dave.broniecki@eholdingsinc.com
Melissa Creighton, GeoAnalytics Technician
Ben Smith, Engineering Technician

 
 

Construction Management & Real Estate Development

Our Construction Management and Real Estate Development Team is led by Irvin Williams

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.

The Construction and Real Estate team is comprised of:
Irvin Williams, President
     irvin.williams@eholdingsinc.com
     phone: 412-434-6290
Roger May, Master Plumber/Construction Manager
Anthony Williams, Field Laborer

Construction Management & Real Estate Development

Our Construction Management and Real Estate Development Team is led by Irvin Williams

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.

The Construction and Real Estate team is comprised of:
Irvin Williams, President
          Contact: irvin.williams@eholdingsinc.com | 412-434-6290
Roger May, Master Plumber/Construction Manager
Anthony Williams, Field Laborer

 

Office Operations & Management
Our office is led by Janai Williams Smith

Responsible for seamless day-to-day project operations, Janai engages new business and maintains excellent relationships with both clients and the community. Delivering to clients more than promised, she is committed to providing quality service to them and preserving a standard of excellence for the company. Like her father, she is passionate about improving the quality of life for urban residents and firmly believes businesses need to have a humanitarian focus in today’s diverse global economy. 

Our office team is comprised of:
Janai Williams Smith, MCP; Managing Director & EVP
     janai.smith@eholdingsinc.com
     412-728-5726
Allison Hunt, Operations Director
     allison.hunt@eholdingsinc.com

Community Planning & Engagement
Our Community Planning & Engagement Team is led by Alexis Meier and Amy Wiles, AICP.

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. Holdings’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. 

Amy acts as Manager of Community & Urban Planning. 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 a transit revitalization investment district (TRID) study, as well as parks, recreation, trails and greenways plans. She has been employed by E. Holdings for less than one year and has 18 years of professional experience.

The Communications & Planning team is comprised of:
Alexis Meier, MMP; Director of Communications
     alexis.meier@eholdingsinc.com
     412-656-8850
Amy Wiles, AICP; Manager of Community & Urban Planning
     amy.wiles@eholdingsinc.com
     724-448-0286
Chad Williams, Wayfinding Fabrication & Media Specialist
Janette Williams, Communications Specialist
Paige Nealer, Communications Associate and Graphic Designer

Built Environment, Engineering, & GIS
Our Built Environment Team is led by Christine Barton and Dave Broniecki

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

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.

The Built Environment, Engineering, & GIS team is comprised of:
Christine Barton, PE, PLS; Project Engineer
     christine.barton@eholdingsinc.com
Dave Broniecki; Associate Project Manager, Asset Management Engineer
     dave.broniecki@eholdingsinc.com
Melissa Creighton, GeoAnalytics Technician
Ben Smith, Engineering Technician 

Construction Management & Real Estate Development
Our Construction Management and Real Estate Development Team is led by Irvin Williams

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.

The Construction and Real Estate team is comprised of:
Irvin Williams, President
     irvin.williams@eholdingsinc.com
     phone: 412-434-6290
Roger May, Master Plumber/Construction Manager
Anthony Williams, Field Laborer