Robert Tober, PE, joins WGI in Chicago Office (March 2018) | WGI

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March 2018

WGI is pleased to announce that Robert Tober joined the firm’s Parking Solutions Division as a restoration manager in its Chicago office. 

Robert comes to WGI with over 39 years of experience in the engineering/construction industry with specific expertise in the evaluation, repair, and restoration of building facades and concrete structures.

Moving forward, Robert will utilize his experience by working collaboratively with WGI’s Chicago group – also taking on the responsibility of developing new business while collaborating with the team to cross-sell WGI’s services in Illinois.

“I look forward to continuing to serve clients in the repairs of their structures while simultaneously growing the WGI presence outside of Florida. It’s a true honor to work with such a highly respected firm in this field,” he says.

David Wantman, PE, and president of WGI, says, “With almost four decades of structural experience, Robert’s passion for his work in undeniable. From needs assessments and evaluations, to repairs and restorations, his expertise seamlessly aligns with our commitment to client services excellence. We are fortunate to have Robert join our team.”

Robert is a registered Professional Engineer in seven states and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from The University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.


As a multidisciplinary consulting firm, WGI has 14 offices in six states, serving an active client base in over 30 states, specializing in the following disciplines: Land Development/Municipal Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Parking Solutions, Geospatial Services, 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 #5 on its 2018 Top 25 Engineering Firms, WGI #61 in its 2017 Top 100 Private Companies, and #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


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