Hill International, Inc.
Sep 29, 2017
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Michael Griffin Appointed Regional President, Americas, and Vic Spinabelli Named Senior Vice President of Mid-Atlantic Region for Hill International, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International, Inc., (NYSE:HIL) the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today Michael V. Griffin, PE, has been appointed Regional President, Americas, and Vic Spinabelli, Jr., PE, LEED AP, is assuming the role of Senior Vice President and Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager for the company. Griffin will oversee operations of Hill's Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Southern, Western and Latin America and Caribbean Regions, and Spinabelli will oversee the senior operations management team for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Griffin, formerly the company's Senior Vice President & Regional Manager for the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region, started his career with Hill International in 1981 and most recently led Hill's project consulting services for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States. Mike has more than 40 years of construction industry experience and has managed or overseen the delivery of a wide variety of technically complex facilities and projects. He has proven expertise in the planning, design and construction of major building, transportation and heavy civil construction projects, including work for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, the City of Philadelphia, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, New Jersey Transit, Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority, Federal Transit Administration, as well as various Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York building and school construction agencies. He holds a BCE and an MCE in Civil Engineering from Villanova University, and earned a MBA in Finance from LaSalle University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Maryland.

Spinabelli has more than 30 years of experience in engineering, construction and project management in a wide variety of transportation and building projects. He joined Hill in 2010 through the acquisition of dck worldwide, LLC. PM Group (formerly Dick Corporation), where he was Vice President of their Construction Management group with offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida. Spinabelli earned a BS in Agricultural Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and Ohio and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

"Mike and Vic know how to grow Hill's business," Paul Evans, Hill International's Interim CEO, explained. "Mike has been with Hill almost since the company's inception, and has helped Hill overcome obstacles and manage success in many markets. Vic is also an industry veteran with the proven ability to win new business and execute our projects profitably. And, both have the trust and respect of Hill's employees, which will be critical as we increase our focus on growth in the U.S. and Latin American markets."

Hill International, with 3,300 professionals in 50 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and other consulting services to clients in a variety of market sectors. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth-largest construction management firm in the United States.  For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.

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Elizabeth J. Zipf, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Vice President
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