May 31, 2019

CHA Announces New Albany Area Staff

CHA Consulting, Inc. (CHA) announces six new employees have joined its Albany area staff.

David Hartmann will provide electrical/security design assistance as an engineering technician designer. David has worked in the electrical, mechanical and construction fields for more than 12 years and has experience with electrical and mechanical equipment and the design and construction phases associated with residential and commercial building projects. He received his A.I.T. in computer integrated technology from Hudson Valley Community College.

Kathryn Mix is joining CHA’s Mechanical Group as an assistant engineer providing engineering support on projects requiring state-of-the-art mechanical systems, utilizing her familiarity with developing statewide databases, optimizing R&D activities, and employing lean design principles for Six Sigma. Kathryn interned at CHA last summer and recently earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

Nadia Alvarez has joined CHA as a recruiter in the Colonie office. Nadia is a talent acquisition professional with 6 years of experience recruiting professionals in the manufacturing, industrial and IT industries. Her skills include strategic planning, contract and offer negotiation, and recruitment and retention. She received her bachelor’s degree from New York University.

Saarthak Narsipur has joined the firm as assistant engineer and will be responsible for providing mechanical and energy engineering support on projects. He is a certified LEED Green Associate with a background in solar energy and environmental engineering. He received his M.E. in energy systems engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his B.E. in mechanical engineering from Ramaiah Institute of Technology.

Aunkita Ghosh has joined the firm as an organizational development and engagement specialist. She will develop employee engagement opportunities as a member of the firm’s Human Resources Department. Aunkita has five years of experience implementing and managing employee development and engagement programs, which have increased employee satisfaction and productivity and reduced voluntary turnover. She received her B.A. in journalism, with a concentration in English literature and psychology, from Bangalore University.

Mark Montoro has joined its Industry & Energy Group as an assistant engineer. Prior to joining CHA, Mark interned as an engineering technician, received ACI Level I Certification, and gained experience designing structures with steel materials and transportation and highway engineering. He received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University at Buffalo.