Latitude 33 is pleased to announce that Melissa Krause was recently promoted to Associate Principal. Ms. Krause has taken the lead on building and maintaining relationships with the firm’s public and private developer clients. Melissa has spent the past 20 years successfully managing projects for large residential developers in San Diego County. Her experience and ability to “think like the client” has added to Latitude 33’s already successful planning team. She will contribute to strategic planning, and be an integral part of the leadership team moving forward. Ms. Krause was a finalist for the San Diego Business Journal’s 2015 Women Who Mean Business Awards. Ms. Krause earned her B.S. in History from Northern State University, and her M.S. in Instructional Technology from National University. She is currently involved with the American Planning Association and the BIA.
Latitude 33 Planning and Engineering is kicking off 2017 with five new project awards. With a 50 percent increase in revenue and 20 new staff members in the last three years, Latitude 33 announces these new project wins as the company is experiencing steady growth.
Since the beginning of 2017, Latitude 33 has been awarded the following projects:
- City of Encinitas As-Needed Civil Engineering Services – Having already worked with and within the City of Encinitas for projects at San Dieguito Unified High School District and Scripps Encinitas, Latitude 33 was chosen to provide civil engineering design, consultation and support services on an as-needed basis to the City.
- The City of Imperial Beach Senior Center – In partnership with Katz Architects, Latitude 33 was awarded this public works project. This is the company’s second civic building project in the City of Imperial Beach.
- UCSD Gilman Drive Sewer Improvements – This large infrastructure project is a direct result of Latitude 33 identifying a sewer capacity issue for UCSD and the City of San Diego. The company was able to identify how this capacity problem affected the current campus and the university’s future plans.
- Nuevo West Graduate Student Housing – In partnership with Hensel Phelps and Mithun Architects, Latitude 33 will be providing services for the second phase of the East Campus student and faculty housing project.
- Pacific Highlands Ranch Library – Recruited by Hanna Gabriel Wells Architects (HGW), Latitude 33 and its team were awarded this civic building project.