Our Team

Clark | Azar is a relatively new firm, but our core team has been together for more than 10 years. We have clients we've been working with on a continuous basis since 2008.

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Dana Clark, PE President

Dana received a Masters of Engineering from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clemson University. She manages the business and provides oversight of the firm's contracts as well as the management of all phases of civil engineering. Dana is excited about the new teaming opportunities CAA has been able to form as a woman-owned small business.

My favorite thing to do is to be outside with my kids. I love that my work contributes to preserving natural resources while providing tangible facilities for play, education and commerce for them and future generations.”

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Jason Azar, PE Vice President

Jason has a reputation as an enthusiastic team leader and a creative site designer. His project management and design skills have resulted in the CAA team being awarded and recognized for efficiency and responsiveness. 

"I love the challenges different sites present at the beginning of each design. Imagining  an open space becoming a park, a school or an athletic field is the most exciting part of what we do."

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Sean Lindaman, PE Project Manager

Sean is a project manager proficient in fast-track permitting and complex site designs. At the University of Maryland, Sean was a Presidents Scholarship recipient and won the President’s Award for Academic Excellence. He was also a Paduan Scholar and a western New York Scholar Athlete. Sean was an intern with the CAA team for 2 years prior to joining full time.

I enjoy working on projects with a real impact on people, especially athletic facilities having maintained an active life style since childhood.”

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John Strong Project Manager

John spends most of time in the field, meeting with CAA's municipal clients and overseeing the construction of projects throughout the cities and towns we work with. He interacts with citizens and town and city managers on a daily basis, always ensuring projects are running smoothly and meeting the needs of our clients. John was instrumental in the CAA team being recognized with an Engineering Excellence Merit Award in Design for a sewer rehab project in Poolesville, Maryland. 

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Matt Edelman, EIT Project Engineer

Matt graduated from The Ohio State University in 2015 and is currently working towards becoming a Professional Engineer and a LEED-certified professional. He specializes in civil site design and stormwater management practices, and provides construction management services for clients to ensure the proper implementation of our designs. Matt has taken an interest in many aspects of the business, including marketing, construction inspection and advanced technical training.

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Paige Emanivong, EIT Project Engineer

Paige is a proud Virginia Tech alum and the newest member of the CAA team. In less than one year, she quickly adapted to the CAA team, bringing an interest in research and the complexity of large-scale designs. Her years of experience include transportation projects including highway design and high-speed rail. Paige likes to spend equal time in the office and the field, helping with construction oversight and being involved with operations.

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Debbie Kaplan, VMA Marketing

Debbie has been in the A/E/C industry for more than 20 years. She served on the board of directors of the National Capital Chapter of SAVE International (the value society) for 15 years where she received a Rising Star Award. She has many interests in helping CAA grow including meeting new team members, putting together proposals, and attending professional social events.

"I love watching architects and engineers design the spaces we take for granted. The roads we drive on, the parks we play in, the buildings we work in all began with an idea and a blank sheet of paper. It's pretty amazing if you think about it."

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