Chad DixsonRETTEW recently hired Chad E. Dixson as a regional manager. He will manage client relationships and projects in southeastern Pennsylvania, central and southern New Jersey, and northern Delaware.

Dixson’s responsibilities focus on business development and client acquisition, and he maintains a role in operational quality as well. As RETTEW expands in the Greater Philadelphia area, he will manage the local office, providing high-level oversight of staff and clients throughout the region. Dixson’s efforts in Philadelphia are part of RETTEW’s overall strategy to offer multi-discipline services with a reputation of excellence throughout the Northeast.

Dixson has prior experience establishing a new office and managing regional operations for a growing engineering firm. He most recently worked as a mobility manager for the Greater Mercer Transportation Management Association. Dixson has also worked as a municipal services manager for a transportation engineering firm and as a transportation planner for Chester County.

As Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs continue to grow, whether in residential and commercial development, transportation infrastructure, or through industrial facility upgrades to maintain regulatory compliance, RETTEW is prepared to serve as a partner in creating successful projects.

“We are focusing on specific regions and markets, and we have established the Philadelphia region as a top priority for the firm,” said Matt Malozi, Regional Vice President for RETTEW’s eastern operations. “We’ve been a part of major revitalization efforts in the cities of Allentown, Lancaster, Williamsport, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh; we’re excited to bring our emphasis on both quality projects and community development to the Greater Philadelphia area.”

Dixson began in his role at RETTEW Oct. 3. He has a bachelor’s degree in regional planning from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and is a certified planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners, and holds a professional planner license in New Jersey. He is also a member of the American Planning Association’s Pennsylvania Chapter and the Urban Land Institute’s Philadelphia section. Dixson serves on the board of directors for his local homeowner’s association, and lives in Warwick Township, Bucks County, with his wife and step-son.