Dominick M. Servedio, P.E., serves as executive chairman of STV Group, Inc.
Mr. Servedio came to STV after many years in the public sector. He has been continuously associated with the firm since 1977 and was elected president and chief operating officer of STV Group in 1993, chief executive officer in 1999 and chairman in December 2001. He was named executive chairman in September 2011.
Throughout his career, Mr. Servedio has been an outspoken leader on issues related to the engineering/construction industry. He is currently serving as the chairman of the New York Building Foundation. The Foundation was created in 1998 to promote the long-term growth and well-being of the industry through a program of research, educational and philanthropic activities. Prior to this role, Mr. Servedio served as chairman of the New York Building Congress. A member of the executive panel of the New York State Transportation Engineering Alliance, Mr. Servedio serves on the board of the Construction Industry Round Table and is a member of the Design Professionals Coalition. Mr. Servedio is the principal-in-charge for the design of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in downtown New York City. He has received the prestigious Goethals Medal from the Society of American Military Engineers and an Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He received an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from Manhattan College in May 2014.
Mr. Servedio attended New York University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and St. John’s University where he received a Master of Business Administration. He is a licensed professional engineer.
Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., CCM
President & Chief Executive Officer
Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., CCM, is president and chief executive officer
of STV Group, Inc. He has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of program management, construction management and general construction. Mr. Riverso joined STV in 2005 as senior vice president of STV Construction Inc. and was subsequently named an executive vice president of STV and director and chief operating officer of the firm's national Construction Management Division. Under his leadership, STV's Construction Management practice doubled in size, expanded its range of services and took on larger projects. He was appointed president of STV Group, Inc. in February 2009 and chief executive officer in September 2011. He was elected to the Board Of Directors in 2011.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Riverso served as the president and chief executive officer of the New York City School Construction Authority. In that position he supervised the agency's staff of 900 employees who were responsible for the planning, design and construction of capital improvements and new construction of New York City’s 1,199 public schools.
Mr. Riverso earned his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College, and his master's and doctorate degrees from Purdue University. He is an executive member of the Society of American Military Engineers, Vice Chairman of the New York Building Congress, Chair of the Manhattan College Mentoring Program Board, Chairman of the Board of the New York Chapter of the ACE Mentor Program, and Chairman of the Construction Management Association of America.
Peter W. Knipe
Peter W. Knipe has served on STV's Board of Directors since 2001. He served as STV Group Chief Financial Officer from 1999 until his retirement in January 2014.
Mr. Knipe's 31 years of experience include increasingly responsible financial and administrative positions in the United States and overseas. He joined STV in 1979 as an accountant experienced in financial, contractual and office management. He was promoted to controller in 1983 and treasurer in 1987, corporate secretary in 1993, and CFO in 1999. Mr. Knipe played an instrumental role in STV’s move from a publically traded company to a privately held, employee-owned firm. He has extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Securities and Exchange Commission regulations, and governmental accounting regulations.
A graduate of Franklin & Marshall College with a Bachelor of Arts in economics, Mr. Knipe earned a Master of Business Administration in accounting from Temple University.
Lillian C. Borrone
Lillian C. Borrone currently serves as an advisor to, and on the boards of, several public and private agencies. A seasoned senior executive and transportation professional, Ms. Borrone brings to the STV board an extensive background in management, policy formation, planning, and intergovernmental and community relations.
From 1982 to 2000 she was employed by The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, where she ultimately served as assistant executive director. Ms. Borrone served as coordinator for the Office of Recovery and Victim Assistance for the State of New Jersey, Office of the Governor, and was responsible for managing this office after the events of September 11, 2001. She also served as a Presidential appointee to the U.S. Ocean Policy Commission from 2001 through 2005.
Chairman Emeritus & Director
Michael Haratunian served as STV Group chairman and chief executive officer until 1999. He continued to serve as chairman of the STV board of directors until he was named chairman emeritus in 2002. Under his leadership, STV emerged from a regional engineering company into a truly national firm.
Mr. Haratunian joined the firm in 1955, and rose through the ranks with STV to become CEO in 1991. During his distinguished 44-year engineering career, he managed the design of award-winning large-scale engineering and construction assignments for aerospace, military and transportation clients.
A graduate of City College of New York with a bachelor of science in civil engineering, Mr. Haratunian is a Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and a Fellow of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). Among numerous honors, he received the ASCE Metropolitan New York Section’s 1992 Civil Engineer of the Year Award, and SAME’s Gold Medal in 1999 and Golden Eagle Award in 2002 for his outstanding service to the engineering profession.
Mr. Haratunian has remained active in the engineering field, offering the benefit of his many years of experience in the profession, providing a perspective from both a technical and management standpoint.
G. Michael Stakias
G. Michael Stakias is president of Liberty Partners, L. P., a New York based private equity firm. He brings to STV's board an extensive knowledge of the capital markets and business law as well as a long history of advising STV on such matters.
Prior to joining Liberty Partners in 1998, Mr. Stakias was a senior partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Blank Rome LLP. He joined Blank Rome from the Division of Corporation Finance of the U. S. Securities & Exchange Commission in Washington, D. C. Mr. Stakias currently serves on the boards of directors of Edison Schools, Inc.; Regulus Group; Precyse Solutions, Inc; High Tower Software, Inc.; Fortress Technologies, Inc.; Smilecare, Inc.; Net Motion, Inc.; YTI Career Institute, Inc.; Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.; and Sigaba, Inc., all privately held companies and investments of Liberty Partners or its affiliates.