Mark Miner, LEED AP, HFI’s President / Principal and Director of Development Practice Services noted, “Deering continues to be a key player in HFI’s infill sector projects. In addition to providing strong client coordination and project management skills, Deering also serves as a mentor, coaching the professional development of staff members. We look forward to her continued contributions to the strength of the firm in her new role as project director.”
Ms. Volkmann-Viola joined HFI in 2003 as a staff engineer. She advanced to project engineer and then project manager, and was appointed an associate of the firm in 2011. While at HFI, she became a licensed professional engineer, earned the LEED New Construction accreditation and became a Qualified SWPPP Developer/Preparer. Ms. Volkmann-Viola holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California State University, Northridge. She specializes in infill projects in Los Angeles and surrounding areas. She has a great rapport with clients and is known for her strong project communication skills. Ms. Volkmann-Viola is a member of the Urban Land Institute Los Angeles, where she serves on the Program Committee.