Names and faces
Sarah Nicolai, PE, PTP, has joined Robert Peccia and Associates traffic and transportation group as a project manager. Nicolai holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in civil engineering from Carroll College and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton College.
Prior to her employment with RPA, Sarah worked as a Senior Project Manager for DOWL in Seattle. She has 15 years of experience as a professional engineer and planner serving numerous state and municipal transportation agencies, federal agencies, and private clients throughout the northwest. As a project manager at RPA, Sarah will apply her knowledge and experience to provide planning services to current and future clients. Nicolai is currently assisting the traffic and transportation group with the Whitefish Urban Study and the U.S. 191 Corridor Study.
Evan West has joined Great West Engineering as part of the municipal group and will be based out of the Helena office. West graduated in December 2019 from Montana State University with a B.S. in bio-resources engineering.
Linda Chilton has been promoted to senior vice president, chief retail officer at Opportunity Bank of Montana.
Chilton has more than two decades