Schnabel Engineering, Inc., Glen Allen, Virginia, is pleased to announce the promotion of Gilbert T. Seese, P.E. to Principal of the Firm. Mr. Seese, Branch Leader of the Newport News, Virginia office, has more than 30 years of experience in geotechnical engineering on projects including industrial, commercial, and waterfront facilities, as well as elevated and on-grade storage tanks. In addition, Mr. Seese has expertise in earth dams, including stability studies, embankment design, and safety inspections for private, state, and municipal owners. Other expertise includes damage studies and material utilization studies for bottom ash and fly ash roadway fills, pavement base course, and structural fills. He holds degrees from the University of Virginia and West Virginia University.