Brenda Wiedman, CEO/Co-Founder
American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) – Altoona Section
Advancing Women in Transportation (WTS)
Associated Pennsylvania Contractors (APC)
International Right of Way Association (IRWA)
American Council for Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC)
Brenda leads our team as CEO and Principal-in-Charge. She manages and oversees all aspects of the company's operation, including fiscal, personnel management, and project management, while ensuring client satisfaction and fostering positive client relations. As Co-Founder, Brenda has launched satellite offices in Delmont, Forty Fort, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lewisburg, and State College.
Brenda analyzes and plans Project Managers' workload and monitors project clearance dates and budgets. She also implements training programs and materials, such as AIM - ARROW Information Management - which is ARROW's dedicated online system, developed from the ground up to capture all project-related data and to produce reports of any type-specific to client needs.
Brenda is a highly-motivated professional with over 32 years of managerial and leadership experience, and a solid understanding of the Right-of-Way Transportation Field. She is well-versed in PA Department of Transportation procedures, the Uniform Act, Federal-Aid Programs, Local Public Sponsor Acquisition Rules and Regulations, and the Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code. A lengthy list of her experience includes hundreds of projects for cities, counties, and transportation authorities.
Ed Engle, Principal and Business Development
American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) - All sections of Pennsylvania
Association of Pennsylvania Constructors (APC)
American Council of Engineering Companies of PA (ACEC/PA)
American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL)
National Appalachian Land Association (NALA)
Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM)
Edward joined the ARROW team in August 2009, bringing over 25 years' experience in the business field, including Marketing, Marketing Design, Communications, and Project Management. He's also a Certified Asbestos Inspector and the Director of Business Development.
As Director of Business Development, Edward is responsible for forming and continuing established relationships with engineers and PennDOT. He is currently an active member of APC/ECMS committees and ECMS Administrator for ARROW.
As a Certified Asbestos Inspector, he is authorized to inspect and identify potential asbestos-containing materials, collect the appropriate samples, assess the risks, and form official reports identifying those risks.
As Operations Manager, he is responsible for oversight of ARROW's Information Technology and communication systems to ensure continued technological services without disruptions. This allows employees to use the most current technology to manage projects and ensure that all clients are kept updated on the status of their projects.
Stephen Snyder, Principal & QA/QC Manager
American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) - Altoona Section
Stephen joined the ARROW team in March 2002. He is knowledgeable in all facets of right-of-way projects, including acquisitions, relocations, title research, appraisal and property management.
Stephen has served as a project manager on numerous projects throughout the state, including:
State Route 0021-A10 Masontown Bridge
State Route 0021-J10 Road Widening in Uniontown
Section MGN of the Lafayette Street widening project for the Montgomery County Transportation Authority
State Route 0981-V10 Road Widening from SR 0030 to the Arnold Palmer Airport in Latrobe
He has widespread expertise in condemnation procedures, complex title searches, management of appraisal bidding, quality assurance and property management functions including contracting of demolition and disposition of excess land.
Stephen’s role of Quality Assurance Manager demands 100% devotion of his attention to be
focused on providing the highest quality review of every claim prior to the claim’s submission
to PennDOT. He provides a quality review on every payment package, DT request, and
relocation plan with the goal of lessening the chance that the District returns the package to us
with corrections to be fixed and resubmitted.
Stephen is currently working on several multi-modal train station improvements in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Donald Rossman, Principal & Project Manager
Donald has been with ARROW since 2007, and has served as a project manager since 2010. Donald manages teams of right-of-way negotiators and relocation specialists to ensure that ARROW serves as an extension of the client's business, following proper procedures while maintaining both the project schedule and fiscal responsibility.
Donald is also involved in the training of newly-hired agents and specialists at ARROW. As part of the management team, he also assists in developing and implementing both company reporting systems as well as day-to-day operational policies.
Donald has extensive project experience as an agent and as a project manager with PennDOT and numerous local project sponsors. He also possesses non-eminent domain acquisition experience through work with gas and electric utility companies. One milestone project managed by Donald was SR 0263 Sec M02 in Bucks County for PennDOT District 6-0. The project consisted of 74 partial acquisition claims and was a top 20 project for the District. Although faced with many plan issues, Donald and his team were able to bring the job to clearance on time.
Donald attended various certification courses through PennDOT in the right-of-way acquisition field.
Stacey Lytle, Principal & Project Manager
Advancing Women in Transportation (WTS)
Stacey joined the ARROW team in January 2005. She is a disciplined and highly motivated Project Manager/Principal that has been building on her management and leadership experience since early 2000.
In her career with ARROW, Stacey has been involved in all aspects of the right-of-way acquisition and relocation process, and delivered multiple projects both on time and within budget. She specializes in the relocation process highlighted by her success on the SR 2001 Section 402 project in PennDOT's District 4, and the I95 Section BSR project in PennDOT's District 6.
Stacey's relocation experience is diverse, having worked with several auto repair facilities, restaurants, gas stations, and tenants participating in public assistance programs. This experience has made Stacey a valuable witness for the Commonwealth, providing testimony regarding claimant relocation benefits and entitlements during Board of View proceedings, as well as behind-the-scenes litigation support on several complex relocation claims.
The many projects she has overseen have given her the opportunity to provide an array of services throughout every stage of the acquisition process from the acquisition of the property through to property management of acquired properties, including solicitation and bidding for demolition contracts.
Stacey has been involved in projects located in PennDOT Engineering Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11 and 12. She also worked on projects for local public sponsors such as the City of Philadelphia, Bucks County and Cheltenham Township. She has attended numerous certification courses though PennDOT to enhance her skills as a Project Manager.
Drew Salko, Principal & Project Manager
American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) - Northeast Pennsylvania Section
Drew began his career working with the PennDOT District 4 Right-of-Way Unit as a college intern. For two years, Drew learned the basics of right-of-way acquisition and relocation, and honed his skills in reading and understanding engineering plans.
Immediately after college graduation in May 2004, Drew joined the ARROW team. During his time with ARROW, Drew has mastered all areas of the right-of-way process, from title searches to negotiations to relocations. He has negotiated countless claims, performed residential and business relocations, property management and has even testified as a witness for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
Not long after starting with ARROW, Drew was promoted into the role of Project Manager. Some of the more high profile projects he has managed in Pennsylvania include the Airport Access Road and I-81 Exit 178 improvement project in Luzerne County, LPA Pilot Bridge projects, and P3 Early Action Bridge Projects in Districts 4 & 5. He has managed over 50 projects to clearance and completion. Additionally, Drew has recently overseen multiple Federal and State Interagency acquisitions.
Drew's knowledge and understanding of basic engineering design and construction principles have made him ARROW's go-to person for teaching new hires how to read and understand plans. As part of Arrow's various services, he frequently provides plan comments, review and feedback to designers. He is also a Member of ASHE Northeast Penn and has been a presenter at several ASHE meetings during his career.