SSOE Group Welcomes New Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Robin Whitney

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 21, 2024 – SSOE Group, an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is pleased to announce that Robin Whitney, PE, has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, effective February 13, 2024. In this role, she will oversee SSOE’s Human Resources, Technology, Corporate Development, and Procurement teams. She will report directly to CEO, Vince DiPofi, PE, and play a pivotal role in SSOE’s continued growth and strategic plan.

Whitney brings over 25 years of experience to SSOE and is a proven corporate and community leader with a track record of delivering complex and transformative projects. She has extensive engineering and construction experience, as well as knowledge of managing corporate functions and developing strategic supply chain strategies. Whitney comes to SSOE from ProMedica Health System, most recently serving as Chief Supply Chain, Real Estate, and Construction Officer.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Robin join our executive team said DiPofi, “She has a proven track record of developing and executing strategic plans that align with organizational goals. She’s known for her analytical mindset, collaborative style, and accomplishments at aligning programs, projects, stakeholders, and resources to strategy. We are confident that Robin’s strategic vision and leadership skills will elevate our efforts while aligning perfectly with our Mission, Vision, and company values and will be invaluable as we continue to grow and serve our clients across the globe.”

Whitney commented on joining the SSOE team, stating, “I am excited to be part of such a dynamic and respected organization. I have been impressed by SSOE’s work and reputation for excellence over the years, both as a client and a partner. I look forward to working with the talented and dedicated teams across the company and contributing to SSOE’s continued success and growth.”

Whitney holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Toledo and a Master of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. She is a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio. Additionally, Whitney is an active member of several professional and community organizations and currently serves on the board of trustees for the Toledo Lucas County Port Authority, the University of Toledo Foundation, and the Metroparks Toledo Foundation. Additionally, she has previously served on the Board of Trustees for the Regional Growth Partnership and the University of Toledo Alumni Association.

About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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