WGI HIRES NEW ASSOCIATES IN WEST PALM BEACH OFFICE
WGI is pleased to announce the recent hire of five highly experienced associates across multiple divisions, a further testament to the firm’s steady but expansive growth in recent months:
John Cerreta: John Cerreta joined the firm’s Transportation Division as a senior engineer. He has more than 23 years of experience with specific expertise in project management, transportation, structures, project development, and design-build. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida and earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of Science in Engineering degrees from the University of South Florida. He is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Florida Engineering Society, National Society of Professional Engineers, and American Society of Highway Engineers.
William Davis: William Davis joined the firm’s Drainage Division as a designer. William holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Florida. He is an active member of the Florida Water Environment Association.
Jennifer Hofmeister: Jennifer Hofmeister joined WGI’s Public Planning Division as a director. She comes to WGI with more than 20 years of experience in urban and regional planning throughout south and central Florida. Jennifer is a certified planner with American Institute of Certified Planners and holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida Atlantic University and Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Florida State University. She is an active member of the American Planning Association and the Palm Beach Planning Congress.
Brandy Brown: Brandy Brown joined the firm’s Survey Division as a survey technician. She comes to WGI with more than 6 years of experience with specific expertise in Hydrometeorologic Engineering, managing water resources and infrastructure, and also served on the Emergency Operation Centers Rapid Response Streamgauging Team. She holds an Associate of Arts degree in Environmental Science and will graduate with a Geomatics Engineering degree from Florida Atlantic University at the end of 2016. Brandy is an active member of the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society/ Sigma Alpha Gamma, American Water Resources Association and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Shawn Harp: Shawn E. Harp joined the firm’s Survey Division as a survey technician. Shawn comes to WGI with more than 2 years of experience with specific expertise in boundary retracement and high-definition scanning. She holds a bachelor’s degree in surveying engineering from Ferris State University along with certifications in hydrographic positioning and GIS and will be sitting for the Fundamentals of Survey exam in the fall.
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 ranked #60 in 2016’s Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies by the South Florida Business Journal, ranked #10 on its 2016 Top Engineering Firms, while in August 2015, it ranked #12 in the $25M and over category as a 2015 “Fast 50” Honoree from the same publication. WGI also rose to #3425 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. In 2016, WGI ranked #253 (up from #338 the previous year) on the ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms and ranked #14 in ENR’s Top Southeast Design Firms of 2015. WGI is one of the biggest and best geospatial firms in the nation, ranking #23 in Point of Beginning Magazine’s list of “Top 100 Firm Awards 2015 for Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Revenue”. For more information, please go to www.WGInc.com
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