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Hollis Loveday Receives SDITE’s Herman J. Hoose Distinguished Service Award

June 2, 2021
This prestigious award recognizes members who untiringly and unselfishly contribute to the advancement of transportation engineering and to SDITE.

KNOXVILLE, T.N. - CDM Smith is pleased to announce that William H. (Hollis) Loveday, PE was recently named recipient of the Southern District Institute of Trans­porta­tion Engineers' (SDITE) 2020 Herman J. Hoose Distin­guished Service Award. This prestigious award recognizes members who untiringly and unselfishly contribute to the advancement of trans­porta­tion engineering and to SDITE, while inspiring fellow profes­sion­als to greater service through personal integrity, leadership and example. Loveday accepted his award at the virtual SDITE annual meeting in April.

“I was shocked and humbled to hear my name called out as the recipient of this award,” said Loveday. “To be associated with the award's namesake, a pioneer in our industry, and past recipients is an honor. Many know that I am passionate about ITE, so to be selected for the Herman J. Hoose award is exciting.”

Hollis is a leader of leaders who transcends the boundaries of workplace, orga­ni­za­tion, and geography.
Christoper kirby, pe, pmp

Having worked for CDM Smith for 37 years, Loveday currently serves as a discipline leader for trans­porta­tion design and traffic engineering. He has worked on many notable projects, both in the U.S. and inter­na­tion­ally. He has been an ITE member for over 40 years and served as president of the Tennessee section in 2000, as well as serving as SDITE president in 2016. In 2007, Loveday cohosted the SDITE Annual Meeting in Knoxville, Tenn., and he has chaired the annual meeting manual committee. Currently, he is leading an effort to update SDITE’s strategic plan.

“There are few individuals in the trans­porta­tion engineering industry where you can simply say a first name only, and everyone knows who you are referring to,” said project manager Chris Kirby, PE, PMP. “Hollis is one of those individuals, a leader of leaders who tran­scend­s the boundaries of workplace, orga­ni­za­tion, and geography.”

CDM Smith is a privately owned engineering and construc­tion firm providing legendary client service and smart solutions in water, environment, trans­porta­tion, energy and facilities. Passionate about our work and invested in each other, we are inspired to think and driven to solve the world's envi­ron­men­tal and infra­struc­ture challenges.

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To be associated with the award's namesake, a pioneer in our industry, is an honor.

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