meet the leadership team

Richard A. Rivera, P.E.
President

Mr. Rivera founded R & G Engineering LLC in 2007 and has grown the firm to 25 full-time engineers and support staff. R & G has successfully completed a variety of projects, including the management of road and bridge construction projects for Illinois’ major transportation agencies, toll plaza and commuter rail station construction and utility and maintenance of traffic coordination. R & G Engineering LLC has been recognized as a leader in the industry having received the following awards:

Who’s Who in Chicago Hispanic Business – 2014, 2015
Hispanic American Construction Industry Association – 2012 Professional Service Firm of the Year
Minority Business Development Association – 2010 Midwest Regional Contractor of the Year
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers UIUC Chapter – 2011 Alumni of the Year
Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – 2010 Business of the Year
Great Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Nominated for 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year
Society of American Military Engineers 2009 Small Business Olympics – Gold Medal Winner

Mr. Rivera, President of R & G Engineering LLC, possesses a wealth of engineering and project management experience through many diverse projects. He continually demonstrates the ability to perform complicated procedures and prioritize tasks, without losing sight of important details. Rick has supported teams that have managed an array of transportation projects including work on the Dan Ryan Highway Reconstruction, Tri-State Tollway, and Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway. He also has extensive experience as a Construction Manager and as a Project Supervisor with agencies such as the Nicor Gas Co., Chicago Department of Transportation, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Tollway and Metra.

Prior to founding R&G Engineering, Rick held positions at Burns and McDonnell, Cotter Consulting, and Nicor Gas Company. Rick holds a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois, Texas and Wisconsin. He continues to take an active role in the University of Illinois Morrill Engineering Program. R & G provides annual scholarships, internships and mentoring services to minority undergraduate engineering students.

  • Lizette Campuzano
      Lizette CampuzanoAdministrative Director

      Mrs. Campuzano works closely with the Engineers, and Vendors of R & G Engineering. Mrs. Campuzano Is the primary resource for all R & G Employees and provides HR support to staff.

      As well as manages and obtains all R & G Business Licenses and Certifications.

    • John Babbitt
        John BabbittField Services Director

        Mr. John Babbitt is a dedicated professional with over ten years experience with the R&G Team. Mr. Babbitt brings a tenacious work ethic to construction inspection and is an energetic problem solver. John has helped manage projects for IDOT, CDOT, the Illinois Tollway and Ameren Illinois and is dedicated to bringing all of his projects in on time and under budget.

      • Anthony P. Mareno, P.E.
          Anthony P. Mareno, P.E.Design Director

          Mr. Anthony Mareno has proven himself to be a dedicated civil engineer who has shown an ability to quickly adapt to and understand projects of different scopes. He possesses a strong work ethic with an enthusiastic approach to his engineering duties.

          Mr. Mareno is experienced and skilled in many different fields of engineering, which include civil engineering, railroad engineering, design engineering, construction engineering, and materials testing. The experience and knowledge he has gained working for engineering firms and contractors has transformed him into a key asset to have on a project.

          Mr. Mareno possesses extensive computer skills. He is skilled in several software programs that include AutoCAD, Microstation, Civil3D, and MEPDG. He is also experienced in project documentation and control.

        • Daniel Zeman, P.E.
            Daniel Zeman, P.E.Operations Director

            Mr. Daniel Zeman possesses a strong and disciplined work ethic developed through education, sports and construction field experience. He takes an enthusiastic approach to construction inspection duties, continues to learn rapidly and welcomes the challenge of new responsibilities.

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