Annually, in conjunction with our parent organization the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), ACEC/MD presents a Young Professional of the Year Award.  This award recognizes the accomplishments of our member firms’ young engineers by highlighting their interesting and unique work, and the resulting important impact on society. 

2021 Winner

Deanna Schreiber, PE


Deanna SchreiberDeanna Schreiber is an exceptional, young professional involved in the design, analysis, rehabilitation, and inspection of transportation structures throughout the state of Maryland. Her resume includes the design of a variety of structures ranging from small culverts to large, multi-span bridges over waterways and railroad. She has performed the inspection and reporting for hundreds of structures to identify and document structural deficiencies that warrant repair or additional analysis. Deanna has also designed and developed repair details to keep bridges in safe working order. The work she performs is essential to keeping the roadways safe for motorists and pedestrians and preventing the State’s infrastructure from falling into a state of disrepair.

Deanna’s engineering knowledge and strong work ethic have allowed her to quickly ascend the ranks at WBCM. Each year she continues to take on more responsibilities such as the development of Jr. staff and interns and management of multiple projects. In her current role, Deanna is responsible for coordinating with other transportation disciplines to help ensure that contract documents are technically accurate and delivered on time. Deanna also continues be a rising star in the engineering community. She has served as the President of ASCE MD Young Members Committee and provides mentoring to young students in engineering through the Civil Engineering Program at Penn State. Her passion for engineering and desire to give back have inspired many to continue in the field of engineering and go on to lead careers providing safe and reliable infrastructure for generations to come.

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