Sechler Named DBF’s Newest Principal

Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Inc. (DBF), is pleased to announce Jamie L. Sechler, P.E. has been promoted to principal. Sechler joins Michael R. Wigley, AIA, LEED AP; Jason P. Loar, P.E., Michael E. Wheedledon, AIA, LEED Green Associate; Ring W. Lardner, P.E. and W. Zachary Crouch, P.E. in leading the firm.

Sechler, a senior civil engineer at DBF, has been with the firm for 14 years, advancing to Associate in 2014. In addition to new firm management duties, he will continue to design and manage site design and civil engineering projects throughout Delaware. “This is a new chapter in Jamie’s life, as well as a new chapter for the firm. He’s demonstrated the ability to not only lead successfully, but to lead with great passion for what he does. We are fortunate to have someone as accomplished as Jamie on our team and look forward to seeing him continue to grow with the firm,” said Ring W. Lardner, principal at DBF.

After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Sechler obtained his professional engineering licenses in both Delaware and Pennsylvania. He has demonstrated experience in the civil design and engineering of multiple major subdivision developments, site grading plans, new roadway design, stormwater management design and the design and coordination of on-site utilities. Some of Sechler’s on-going and completed projects include civil design and engineering for various residential developments as well as the Dagsboro Water Treatment Plant and the Hyatt Hotel. “I’ve had the pleasure of working at DBF for over a decade, so I’m excited for the opportunity to transition into this new role,” said Jamie L. Sechler, P.E.

Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Inc., is a full-service architectural, engineering, planning and surveying firm with offices in Salisbury and Easton, Maryland, and in Milford, Delaware. For additional information about DBF, visit