PARIKH Consultants, Inc. (PARIKH) is proud to announce the promotion of Mr. Emre Ortakci, PE, GE and Mr. Kandeepan Saravanapavan, PE, GE. Effective August 1, 2021, both will be promoted to Senior Project Engineer/Associate.
Emre has been with PARIKH since 2011. Emre’s expertise in seismic and geotechnical analysis has successfully contributed to numerous projects for PARIKH, including the Adobe Creek Pedestrian Overcrossing and BART Union City Station Improvement projects. In addition to managing ongoing projects, he will assist the Senior Principals in strategic planning, overall management, and market development.
Outside of the office, Emre enjoys spending time with his wife and their two sons. He likes playing soccer, swimming, and working on his backyard. He is also an avid traveler and a language enthusiast who loves learning about different cultures and languages.
Kandeepan has been with PARIKH since 2012. Kandeepan has demonstrated exceptional project management skills and has successfully delivered several large-scale projects for PARIKH, including the I-680 North Express Lane and SR-1 Auxiliary Lane projects. In addition to managing ongoing projects, he will assist the Senior Principals in strategic planning, overall management, and market development.
Outside of work, Kandeepan enjoys spending time with his family and taking the kids to parks and other attractions. He plays volleyball on the weekends and participates in local volleyball tournaments. He also enjoys listening to music and bike riding.
Emre and Kandeepan will continue to lead the Sacramento team and mentor new staff members. PARIKH is pleased to have these talented individuals move into roles with greater responsibility within our organization and the Sacramento office. Please join us in offering our heartfelt congratulations to Emre and Kandeepan! We wish them continued success at PARIKH!