Promoted Officer Interview with Dan Abatemarco
Each of our 2023 promoted officers exemplify a deep commitment to professional excellence and leadership with focus, integrity, and authenticity. Get to know Dan Abatemarco – a Senior Vice President for acoustics, noise, and vibration with an ear for city noise.
What was your first job? Barback at a beachfront seafood restaurant.
Do you have a favorite book or author? Can’t pick a favorite book but I am currently obsessed with Julia Turshen’s cookbooks.
What’s your favorite hobby? Cooking and eating fish that I catch.
What’s your favorite thing about NYC? It’s loud. Really loud.
Is there a favorite project you’ve worked on? The American Museum of Natural History Gilder Center Expansion – as close as I’ll ever get to my childhood dream of being a paleontologist.
Are there any misconceptions people have about your field? That all acousticians dislike noise.
What do you like most about working at AKRF? I love working with our diverse array of experts. Everyone really knows and cares about their thing.