HRG Promotes New Division Leaders in Land Development, Geomatics, and Information Systems

Posted On On: February 27, 2015 Categories Filed Under: Member News

Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. (HRG) has promoted three of its employees to new leadership positions within the firm:

Christopher Dellinger, P.E., has been promoted to be director of the Land Development Service Group, and Howard Hodder, MGIS, GISP, has been promoted to be director of the Geomatics Service Group.  As the leader of their divisions within the firm, they will each be responsible for maintaining technical project standards and executing the firm’s quality management plans for all projects undertaken by their groups in HRG’s offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia.

 Dellinger joined HRG in September 2000 as a staff professional in the Land Development Service Group and has previously been promoted to project manager and senior project manager.  He was named an associate of the firm in 2008 and is a licensed professional engineer with 17 years of experience in commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential land development projects. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

 Hodder joined HRG in 1998 as a GIS specialist and has since been promoted to GIS regional service group manager and GIS specialty service group manager.  He is an associate of the firm and has 17 years of experience in the development of Geographic Information System solutions for government and private sector clients.  This includes asset management, data collection/development, and data processing and analysis. He has a bachelor’s degree in geography from Bloomsburg University and a master’s degree in GIS from the Pennsylvania State University.

 HRG has also promoted Bryan Persing, MCSE, to be the manager of information technology and systems.  In this role, he will manage the Information Systems Service Group and will oversee the maintenance and administration of all regional office networks, software, and hardware.

 Persing joined HRG in 2002 as a computer technician and was then promoted to LAN administrator and network administrator.  He has 15 years of experience in information systems technology and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Pittsburgh.

 Originally founded in 1962, HRG has grown to be a nationally ranked Top 500 Design Firm, providing quality, cost-effective civil engineering, surveying and environmental services to public and private sector clients. The 200-person employee-owned firm currently has office locations in Ohio, West Virginia, and throughout Pennsylvania. For more information, please visit the website at