Heery International recently named Steven Sveda as director of electrical engineering. In his new position, Sveda will lead the electrical engineering department in the company’s Atlanta office, responsible for overall department staffing, technical competency, quality control, and business development.

With more than 35 years of engineering experience, Sveda has managed major projects for the General Services Administration, Social Security Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Air Force, as well as numerous healthcare, aviation, education, and commercial projects. His portfolio includes the electrical engineering design on a number of technologically advanced projects, including laboratories for systems integration, research facilities, and communications centers.

Prior to joining Heery, Sveda served as a senior manager for a number of architectural engineering and consulting engineering organizations located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

A LEED accredited professional and professional engineer in more than a dozen states, Sveda received a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University. He is certified by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying and is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Green Building Council. He is a past executive committee member of the Urban Land Institute (Baltimore chapter) and past member of the board of directors of the Engineering Society of Baltimore.