AEW Names Four New Shareholders

Posted on December 13, 2021

AEW’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Project Manager’s Sydney Kanan, PE, and Ross Wilberding, PE, Stefania Mastracco, IT Manager, and Jeff Miller, GIS Manager, have become shareholders with the firm.

Sydney Kanan

Sydney graduated from Wayne State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.  She began her career at AEW in our Survey Department and earned her PE License in 2018.

She manages both municipal and private client projects, specializes in residential developments, and is proficient with Pavement Surface and Evaluation Rating (PASER) and helping communities assemble infrastructure capital improvement plans.

Sydney lives in Macomb Township, loves to golf, and is an avid Michigan football fan.

Ross Wilbdering

Ross graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and earned his PE License in 2019.

Following graduation, he worked for Applied Science, Inc., as a staff engineer, and joined AEW in 2017 as a graduate engineer.

His current work focus includes “General Civil Engineering” and project management in the communities of Fraser, Grosse Pointe Woods, Roseville, and Livonia.

Ross, his wife Katie, and their daughter Frances live in Bloomfield Township.

He has a professional membership in the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

Stefania Mastracco

Stefania earned a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (IT), with a minor in Information Security, from Baker College in 2009. Her training included an internship program where she worked full-time as a technician for an IT Managed Service provider as part of their first response help desk team.

Following graduation, she continued working for that firm for almost seven years and, following a series of promotions, was named their IT Manager in 2014.

Stefania joined AEW in 2016 as the IT Network Administrator and was promoted to IT Manager in 2017.

She lives in Washington Township and enjoys traveling, playing the piano, and spending time with her family.

Jeffrey Miller

Jeff graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography in 2004 and began his career at AEW in 2006 as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist. He continued in that position until he left to give Arizona a try in 2013 and became the GIS manager upon his return to AEW in 2015.

Jeff maintains professional memberships in Improving Michigan’s Access to Geographic Information Networks (IMAGIN), American Association of Geographers (AAG), and Michigan Counties Association of Mapping Professionals (IMCAMP).

Jeff, his wife Nicole, and their two children Jackson and Maelyn live in Macomb Township, and he enjoys golf as a hobby.

AEW’s Shareholders

Stephen Pangori, Gordon Wilson, Scott Lockwood, Vanessa Hayes, Jason Arlow, Kyle Seidel, Louis Urban, Aseel Putros, Michael Smith, Michael Vigneron, Michael Truax, Juli Sala, Jeffrey Allegoet, Kevin Zauel, Frank Varicalli, Scott Chabot, Ryan Kern, Sydney Kanan, Ross Wilberding, Stefania Mastracco, and Jeffrey Miller.