MEET THE TEAM
Erich Arcement, P.E., PTOE
President & CEO
Josh Wagner, AICP
Nerina Garcia, PHD
Erich Arcement, P.E., PTOE, President & CEO
Erich is a licensed professional engineer with over 25 years of experience. Throughout his career he has emphasized communication-focused project management drawing on his expertise in executive management, business development and strategic planning. Before forming EA Creative, Erich served over 22 years in a senior position at a national recognized transportation firm. He has managed projects with construction values in the billions of dollars and has overseen large teams. His clients have ranged from government agencies to private developers. His extensive experience has shaped his unique ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects and navigate complex challenges, bringing focus, assurance, efficiency, and creativity to all his work.
Rachel Richards, Creative Director
Rachel is a creative professional with over 15 years of experience in technical illustration, graphic design, data visualization, coding, and project management. She possesses a unique blend of expertise gained from leading tech and communications initiatives in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining EACC, Rachel worked as a freelance consultant providing creative direction services including design strategy and visual communications to support a diverse range of projects for clients including NASA, ReAgency, Battery Park City Authority and The High Line.
Charles Cunningham, Project Manager
Charlie brings a great deal of experience and knowledge in project management and leading processes from start to finish. He is skilled at identifying the big picture and breaking it down into manageable pieces to accomplish tasks and achieve the goal at hand. Charlie has experience engaging local communities to build support for projects and understands how to apply this skillset across industries, be it urban planning or technology. He has developed leadership skills through managing projects, training staff and pursuing partnership opportunities. Charlie has a background in urban planning, technology, and design, and is a member of the APA-NY Urban Design Committee.
Lucy Wu, Graphic Designer
Lucy is a skilled graphic and UX designer with strong technical capabilities in a variety of software programs for visualization. Lucy has a background in Landscape Architecture, which brings in capabilities in site design and 3D rendering. She also understands how to translate detailed plans and technical drawings into compelling visuals for internal and external stakeholder consumption. Lucy has further developed a strong skillset in user experience design. This includes website design and app design, which involve user research, data analysis, wireframing/prototyping, and usability testing.
Josh Wagner, AICP, Transit Planner
Josh is a transit planner with diversified experience in data management, analysis and operations for transit and transportation planning projects. He understands how to synthesize data to effectively communicate the big picture results to technical and non-technical audiences.
He has led transportation projects for clients such as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and CTtransit New Haven.
Nerina Garcia, PHD, Science Advisor
Dr. Garcia is a licensed psychologist specializing in stress management, anxiety and life transitions. She has a wide range of experience including providing individual small business development services and seminars to the business world to assist employees with the stress of their jobs and within high stress corporate environments. She brings this experience to EACC, through her development and management of a series of seminars for employee health, skill improvements and related topics.