Lorenza “Pete” Peterson Joins NIKA as Director of Program Management

Rockville, MD, June 30, 2016/ —  NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions to government, announced today that Lorenza “Pete” Peterson has joined the firm as the firm’s Director of Program Management, where he will work to optimize the structure, planning, analysis, and performance of client programs and projects. NIKA’s Program Management division supports clients throughout the project lifecycle with project managers, quality assurance managers, and technical managers.
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USACE Awards NIKA $10.28M Task Order to Provide AESR Services at New Army Hospital

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 26, 2016 — Rockville, Md.-based NIKA has been awarded a four-year, $10.28 million task order by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to serve as the Architect Engineer Support Representative (AESR) on the construction of the new Weed Army Community Hospital (WACH) at Fort Irwin, Ca. This 216,000 square foot state-of-the-art healthcare facility will support soldiers and military families at the National Training Center (NTC). Under this task order, NIKA will provide experienced multidisciplinary personnel and full-time, onsite representatives to oversee major medical construction, including the Principal, Program Manager, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Civil Engineer, Low Voltage Systems Electrical Engineer, Cost Estimator, Commissioning Manager, and Master Scheduler.
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NIKA CEO Kabir Chaudhary Named an EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Mid-Atlantic 2016 Finalist

Rockville, Md., May 5, 2016 – EY announced this week that President and CEO Kabir Chaudhary of NIKA is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Mid-Atlantic program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Chaudhary was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
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Mark Smith Joins NIKA as Senior Vice President

Rockville, MD, April 28, 2016 — NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions to government, announced today that Mark Smith has joined the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President. In this newly created position, Mark will lead NIKA’s Architecture and Engineering and Program Management business units. His responsibilities include enhancing business unit operations, implementing effective client service programs, expanding core services and working with the executive leadership team on the design and implementation of growth strategies.
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The Washington Business Journal Named NIKA a Top 25 Engineering Firm

Rockville, MD, February 3, 2016 — NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions for government, announced today they have been selected as a Top 25 Engineering Firm by the Washington Business Journal.

The Book of Lists, produced by the Washington Business Journal, provides a listing of the top area companies by field and rank. Out of hundreds of applicants, NIKA ranked 17 out of 25. These standings are based on the number of metro-area engineers.
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NIKA Engineer Receives Coveted EMP Certification

Rockville, MD, December 21, 2015 — NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions for government, announced today that Senior Engineer, Alok Kumar, has earned his Energy Management Professional (EMP) Certification.

“This is a great achievement for Alok and the firm,” says President and Chief Executive Officer, Kabir Chaudhary. “We are very proud of the hard work and dedication that went into earning this certification.”
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NIKA Gives Back to Community

Rockville, MD, December 14, 2015 — ‘Tis the season for giving! This holiday season, NIKA partnered with two local organizations as part of their Community Outreach Program.

Over Thanksgiving, NIKA partnered with Manna Food Center, a local organization that strives to end hunger in Montgomery County through food distribution, education and advocacy. Getting their start in 1983, they provide food to 40,000 individuals each year and almost all social service organizations rely on Manna.
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NIKA Appoints Stephen White as Chief Marketing Officer

Rockville, MD, August 3, 2015 — NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions for government, announced today that Stephen White has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. In this newly created position, White will draw upon his extensive business development, marketing and operational expertise to help guide NIKA to its next growth stage.
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Usman Shakir Joins NIKA as the Firm’s Chief Financial Officer

Rockville, MD, July 15, 2015/PRNewswire/ — NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions to government, announced today that Usman Shakir has joined the executive leadership team as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Shakir will serve as a strategic partner to President and Chief Executive Officer Kabir Chaudhary and lead a variety of management functions, including accounting, analytics, financial planning and corporate development and expansion.
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