ALEX PAPPAS, AIA JOINS WGI IN CHICAGO OFFICE
WGI is pleased to announce that Alex Pappas joined the firm’s Carl Walker (CW) Division as a senior business development manager in its Chicago office. Alex comes to WGI with over 25 years of experience in architecture, engineering, construction, and project management.
Moving forward, Alex will utilize his experience by working collaboratively with WGI’s Carl Walker Chicago group – also taking on the responsibility of developing new business while collaborating with CW’s team to cross-sell WGI’s services in the Midwest and nationally.
“I’m excited to grow the combined WGI/Carl Walker presence here and in the Midwest, and to also dive in to assist the Parking Solutions team to establish Parking and Restoration services in the Florida market where WGI is well known,” he says.
David Wantman, PE, and president of WGI, says, “We are extremely lucky to have Alex join our team. His decades of experience in project management, and his passion for parking solutions consulting, client service, and relationships dovetails with WGI’s steadfast commitment to client services excellence.”
Alex is a licensed architect in Illinois and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is an active member of the American Institute of Architects.
As a multidisciplinary consulting firm, WGI has 14 offices in six states, serving an active client base in over 30 states with the addition of its 12th division, Parking Solutions, alongside its specialization in the following disciplines: Land Development/Municipal Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Subsurface Utility Engineering, Structures, Water Resources, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Architecture, Land Planning, and Creative Services. The Zweig Group ranked WGI #4 on its 2017 Hot Firms list and #23 on the 2017 Best Firms to Work For list. In 2017, WGI ranked #2195 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. South Florida Business Journal ranked WGI #37 in its 2016 Florida Fast 100 (encompassing the entire state), #60 in the region’s 2016 Top 100 Private Companies, #10 on its 2016 Top 25 Engineering Firms, as well as #16 in the $25M and over category as a 2017 “Fast 50” Honoree from the same publication. In 2017, WGI ranked #252 on the ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms and ranked #22 in ENR’s Top Southeast Design Firms of 2017. For more information, please visit www.wginc.com .
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