Three New Associates Join WGI in Tampa Office (December 2016) | WGI

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December 2016

WGI (Wantman Group, Inc.) is pleased to announce the recent hire of three new associates in our west coast offices:

bill-cogan-final.jpgWilliam Cogan joined the firm’s Transportation Division as a senior project engineer. Bill has over 14 years of experience with specific expertise in major and minor roadway design and project management. Bill is a registered Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Florida State University.

dustin-franklin.jpgDustin Franklin joined the firm’s Survey Division as a survey technician. Dustin has over 13 years of experience with specific expertise in topography surveys, roadway construction, AutoCad Civil 3D, boundary surveys, flood certifications, ALTA surveys, and new subdivision platting and staking.

Eric Andelin joined the firm’s Survey Division as a Certified Photogrammetrist. Eric has over 18 years of experience with specific expertise in aerial photography and photogrammetry from conventional aircraft and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

eric-andelin-final-final.jpgEric also has extensive experience in mobile LiDAR technology. He is a Certified Photogrammetrist (CP), GIS Professional (GISP), and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Baker University. He is an active member of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).


As a multidisciplinary consulting firm, WGI has eight offices throughout Florida and specializes in the following disciplines: Land Development/Municipal Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Subsurface Utility Engineering, Structures, Water Resources, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Land Planning and Creative Services. The Zweig Group ranked WGI #5 on its 2016 Hot Firms list (up from #39 in 2015) and ranked WGI #19 on the Best Firms to Work For list (up from #42 in 2015). WGI rose to #1609 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America – over 1800 places higher than last year’s placement. South Florida Business Journal ranked WGI ranked #37 in its 2016 Florida Fast 100 (encompassing the entire state), #60 in the region’s 2016 Top 100 Private Companies, placed #10 on its 2016 Top 25 Engineering Firms, while also ranking #7 in the $25M and over category as a 2016 “Fast 50” Honoree from the same publication. In 2016, WGI ranked #253 (up from #338 the previous year) on the ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms and ranked #17 in ENR’s Top Southeast Design Firms of 2016.


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