Brenda Wiedman, CEO/Co-Founder
American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) – Altoona Section
Advancing Women in Transportation (WTS)
Associated Pennsylvania Contractors (APC)
International Right of Way Association (IRWA)
American Council for Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC)
Brenda leads our team as CEO and Principal-in-Charge. She manages and oversees all aspects of the company’s operation, including fiscal, personnel management, and project management, while ensuring client satisfaction and fostering positive client relations. As Co-Founder, Brenda has launched satellite offices in Delmont, Forty Fort, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lewisburg, and State College.
Brenda analyzes and plans Project Managers’ workload and monitors project clearance dates and budgets. She also implements training programs and materials, such as AIM – ARROW Information Management – which is ARROW’s dedicated online system, developed from the ground up to capture all project-related data and to produce reports of any type-specific to client needs.
Brenda is a highly-motivated professional with over 32 years of managerial and leadership experience, and a solid understanding of the Right-of-Way Transportation Field. She is well-versed in PA Department of Transportation procedures, the Uniform Act, Federal-Aid Programs, Local Public Sponsor Acquisition Rules and Regulations, and the Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code. A lengthy list of her experience includes hundreds of projects for cities, counties, and transportation authorities.
Donald Rossman, Principal & Sr. Project Director
Donald has been with ARROW since 2007, and has served as a project manager since 2010. Donald manages teams of right-of-way negotiators and relocation specialists to ensure that ARROW serves as an extension of the client’s business, following proper procedures while maintaining both the project schedule and fiscal responsibility.
Donald is also involved in the training of newly-hired agents and specialists at ARROW. As part of the management team, he also assists in developing and implementing both company reporting systems as well as day-to-day operational policies.
Donald has extensive project experience as an agent and as a project manager with PennDOT and numerous local project sponsors. He also possesses non-eminent domain acquisition experience through work with gas and electric utility companies. One milestone project managed by Donald was SR 0263 Sec M02 in Bucks County for PennDOT District 6-0. The project consisted of 74 partial acquisition claims and was a top 20 project for the District. Although faced with many plan issues, Donald and his team were able to bring the job to clearance on time.
Donald attended various certification courses through PennDOT in the right-of-way acquisition field.
Drew Salko, Principal & Sr. Project Manager
American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) – Northeast Pennsylvania Section
Drew began his career working with the PennDOT District 4 Right-of-Way Unit as a college intern. For two years, Drew learned the basics of right-of-way acquisition and relocation, and honed his skills in reading and understanding engineering plans.
Immediately after college graduation in May 2004, Drew joined the ARROW team. During his time with ARROW, Drew has mastered all areas of the right-of-way process, from title searches to negotiations to relocations. He has negotiated countless claims, performed residential and business relocations, property management and has even testified as a witness for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
Not long after starting with ARROW, Drew was promoted into the role of Project Manager. Some of the more high profile projects he has managed in Pennsylvania include the Airport Access Road and I-81 Exit 178 improvement project in Luzerne County, LPA Pilot Bridge projects, and P3 Early Action Bridge Projects in Districts 4 & 5. He has managed over 50 projects to clearance and completion. Additionally, Drew has recently overseen multiple Federal and State Interagency acquisitions.
Drew’s knowledge and understanding of basic engineering design and construction principles have made him ARROW’s go-to person for teaching new hires how to read and understand plans. As part of Arrow’s various services, he frequently provides plan comments, review and feedback to designers. He is also a Member of ASHE Northeast Penn and has been a presenter at several ASHE meetings during his career.
TITLE & SETTLEMENTS
EXECUTIVE SUPPORT TEAM
Right of Way Acquisitions/Relocation Agents
Appraiser and Inspection Team
Ed was responsible for forming and continuing established relationships with those within our industry. He took pride in his work and building strong connections with our clients, teaming partners, engineers, and everyone in between. He genuinely cared for each person he met.
Ed was a driving force within our company, but much more than that, he was a great friend to all and a fine man.