SSOE’s Phoenix Office Grows with Three High Level Hires

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Three project managers add over 50 combined years of experience in the retail and healthcare industries

SSOE, one of the nation’s largest architecture and engineering firms, continues its rapid expansion announcing three new project managers for the Phoenix, Arizona office. Appointments include Linda Elmslie, PE; Arnaud Longeau, RA and Edward Roblee.

“As we continue to significantly expand our presence and capabilities in the Southwest region, we are extremely delighted to have Linda, Arnaud, and Edward join our team. They bring a wealth of domestic and international experience involving the retail and healthcare sectors.” said Linda Delano, AIA, Business Leader, SSOE, Inc.

Linda Elmslie, PE, Senior Associate will serve as the Lead Project Manager and senior engineer for SSOE’s growing site development business in support of the retail, healthcare and industrial sectors in the Southwest. She is a registered engineer with nearly 15 years of experience. Linda holds an MBA from California State University and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida. Noteworthy projects include multiple projects for the University of California San Diego, CA including the Computer Science and Engineering Building and the School of Medicine Research Facility.

Arnaud Longeau, RA, Associate will serve as Project Manager for the Southwestern healthcare business unit. He has significant experience with complex healthcare facilities and large commercial projects. He has over 15 years of experience both domestically and internationally and has worked on projects throughout the US. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the Superior School of Applied Art, Ecole Boulle in Paris, France as well as degrees in civil engineering and construction technology from the Elisa Lemonier Technical College in Paris, France. Arnaud is a registered architect in the State of Arizona and a Communications Officer for the First Navel Construction Regiment in the United States Naval Reserve. Notable projects include the Glendale Adventist Medical Center Women’s Center, Glendale, CA; Banner Heart Hospital, Mesa, AZ and multiple resorts including Kukui’Ula Resort and Spa in Kauai Hawaii and SilverRock Resort and Spa in La Quinta, CA.

Edward Roblee, Associate will serve as Project Manager for the retail business unit in the Southwest. He has more than 20 years of experience in the building industry managing the design and construction of retail and commercial facilities in the Midwest and Southwest. He will be focusing on the retail sector, working directly with project teams as a liaison between the client, architect and planner. He studied civil and architectural design at Gateway Technical College in Racine, Wisconsin and at the University of Wisconsin. Edward’s past experience includes Santan Gateway Commercial Center in Chandler, AZ; Superstition Gateway Commercial Center in Mesa, AZ including Bed, Bath and Beyond; and many theatres, grocery stores, restaurants and retail centers throughout Arizona, the Midwest and East Coast.

About SSOE

Celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year, SSOE, Inc. is an international design firm and ranks 8th among the nation’s largest engineering and architecture firms (Building Design and Construction, 2007). Demonstrating fast and consistent growth, 2007 marks the third consecutive year the company has grown its revenue more than 25 percent. SSOE has also been named one of nine Best AEC Firms to Work For (Building Design and Construction, 2007) and as one of the fastest-growing US architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms by ZweigWhite, Hot List 2007.

With 1000 employees and multi-disciplined LEED™ accredited professionals employed in 18 offices around the world the company has earned a solid reputation in facility design for the healthcare, retail, automotive and science and technology markets, as well as process engineering for the alternative energy, biofuels, chemical, food and beverage, glass and personal care industries. SSOE has completed projects in 48 states and 32 countries, and has achieved 60 years of excellence in engineering and architectural design. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.


Danielle Benninger

SSOE, Inc.

Office: 419.255.3830


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