Frank Nicoladis, PE
Mr. Nicoladis established N-Y Associates, Inc. in 1969 and has served as its president since that time. He strives to insure that N-Y’s resources are adequately and efficiently utilized to provide clients with a level of satisfaction that exceeds their expectations.
Michael F. Nicoladis, EI, MBA
Senior Vice President / Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Nicoladis has had a variety of design, construction administration, and management positions since joining the firm in 1984. He now oversees the daily operations and administration of the firm. His marketing responsibilities include managing the preparation of responses to requests for qualifications and proposals as well as establishing teaming arrangements.
Constantine F. Nicoladis, PE
Vice President / Civil Engineer
Constantine “Dean” Nicoladis has been employed full time by N-Y since 1987. He is responsible for the firm’s general civil and utility engineering practice. This includes among others, water, wastewater, storm drainage, and street projects.
James E. Simmons, PE
Vice President / Civil and Structural Engineer
Jim Simmons has over 40 years of progressively responsible civil engineering experience including 23 years with N-Y; with a particular emphasis on transportation and structural projects which include highways, bridges, railroads, and ports. His extensive experience also includes drainage systems such as canals and pumping stations, as well as, flood and surge control projects for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.
Michael G. Buisson, Jr., AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Vice President / Director of Architecture
Mr. Buisson is responsible for the firm’s architectural practice. He has over 30 years of experience managing projects from initial schematics through Construction Documents, Bidding, Negotiating, and Construction Administration. He has been responsible for managing office staff and project design teams, as well as acting as a liaison among developers, corporate partners, contractors, consultants, regulatory officials and financing institutions.
Bruce J. Richards, AICP
Vice President / Director of Planning
Bruce Richards joined the firm in 1999, and has over 30 years of wide-ranging planning experience, including 19 with N-Y. This includes land use and master planning, urban and regional planning, neighborhood planning, transportation planning, and the preparation of environmental (NEPA) documents.
Chad C. Leingang, CPA
Vice President / Corporate Controller
Mr. Leingang has 24 years of financial leadership experience and is responsible for all accounting, fiscal records and financial management systems. His duties include billing, collections, payables, preparation of project management reports and financial statements. Mr. Leingang also maintains personnel records, employee insurance plans and the firm’s insurance policies.
William “Tully” Rhodes, PE
Manager, Mississippi Area Office
Mr. William “Tully” Rhodes is a senior civil and hydraulic engineer with over 40 years of experience in South Mississippi and Louisiana. His project experience includes work as a project engineer, city engineer, project manager, and service area manager. He has been in responsible charge of wastewater, water, street and drainage projects for 28 years.
Cherie B. Stivers
Assistant Vice President
Cherie Stivers joined N-Y as Business Development Manager in 2014 and has over 13 years experience in the A/E/C industry. She is accountable for assisting in creating new business and maintaining existing client relationships.