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 Roundtable 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.
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.
Peter W. Knipe
Chief Financial Officer & Director
STV Group Chief Financial Officer Peter W. Knipe oversees the firm’s corporate financial management, as well as its legal and information technology departments. His 31 years of experience include increasingly responsible financial and administrative positions in the United States and overseas.
Mr. Knipe 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 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.
Gerald Donnelly, P.E.
Executive Vice President
STV Energy Services Division
Gerald Donnelly, P.E., has led STV Energy Services, a division of STV, since its inception. The division comprises STV’s petroleum, gas and electrical transmission business, and its associated environmental practice. STV Energy Services grew from a 30-person operation in 2005 with $4 million in revenues to a more than 120-person operation in 2013 with total revenues in excess of $30 million and employees in Houston; Douglassville, Williamsport, and Pittsburgh, PA; Baltimore, MD; and Trenton, NJ.
Mr. Donnelly joined STV in 1983 after two internships with the firm. He has more than 30 years of design management and operations and business development experience, and developed the energy practice with projects along the East Coast, Gulf Coast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and in the Midwest.
In 2004, Mr. Donnelly received the Engineering Manager of the Year award from the Philadelphia section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
A registered professional engineer in more than 20 states, Mr. Donnelly earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Paisley College of Technology, Scotland. He is a member of the ASCE and the Society of American Military Engineers and is based in STV’s Douglassville, PA, office.
William F. Matts, P.E.
Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer, T&I and B&F Divisions
William F. Matts, P.E., is an executive vice president of STV and chief operating officer of the firm’s Transportation & Infrastructure Division, a nationwide practice that combines the firm’s rail, highway/bridge and aviation infrastructure capabilities. The division is engaged in all aspects of transportation and infrastructure planning, design and construction/program management services, including design-build projects.
In addition, Mr. Matts is chief operating officer of the firm’s Buildings & Facilities Division, a nationwide engineering and architectural design practice. He directs all of the firm’s facilities programming and planning, architecture, interior design, and multidiscipline engineering.
A registered professional engineer, Mr. Matts earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering from Pratt Institute, his Master of Science in Operations Research from Columbia University, and his Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University.
Steve Pressler, P.E.
Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer, Construction Management D
Steve Pressler serves as executive vice president of the firm's national Construction Management Division, which provides construction management and technical services to public and private sector clients. The division's staff includes program, project and construction managers, as well as project control experts.
Mr. Pressler's 30-year career in the construction industry has involved large, complex construction projects throughout the country. He has been principal-in-charge of a number of high profile construction projects, including major facilities at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, NY.
A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree, Mr. Pressler earned a Master of Science in civil engineering/construction management from Stanford University. He also completed a post-master's degree in civil/environmental engineering from Stanford and is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Virginia.
Michael D. Garz, AIA, NCARB
Senior Vice President
Buildings & Facilities Division
Michael Garz, AIA, NCARB, is the Regional Director of STV’s Buildings & Facilities Division, overseeing the engineering and architectural design practice in New York, New England and Baltimore. His background encompasses management of design, engineering, architecture, and construction of commercial, education, government, industrial, military, transportation, and recreational facilities. Mr. Garz has delivered projects under both traditional design-bid-build and design-build approaches. He has more than 35 years of experience and has been with the firm since 1996.
A registered architect in 13 states, Ontario and Alberta, Canada, Mr. Garz is a member of the American Institute of Architects, Pennsylvania Society of Architects and the Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, the oldest existing craft guild in North America. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design from State University of New York at Buffalo and his Master of Architecture from University of Pennsylvania.