WGI OPENS ITS EIGHTH OFFICE WITH A NEW LOCATION IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
Wantman Group, Inc. (WGI) is pleased to announce that it has opened a Miami-Dade County office to further expand its presence in the South Florida market, bringing aboard four new employees, including new Vice President and Greater Miami Transportation Regional Manager Andy Garganta, PE to lead the team.
Garganta has 40 years of experience in South Florida and was one of the principal owners of Consul-Tech, a firm that was highly regarded in the Transportation, Environmental and CEI markets.
Garganta, a graduate of the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, started his career in 1976, and over the course of that time has been the Engineer of Record on projects that include State Road 836, State Road 826, State Road 874, I-75, and I-95. He has extensive experience with complex transportation projects, specifically in District 6 where he has worked extensively and has firmly established relationships.
WGI Miami is located at Bird Road and the Homestead Extension of Florida’s Turnpike (HEFT), placing it close to downtown Miami and providing easy access to primary transportation routes. The office will primarily work on transportation/roadway projects, PD&E studies, and other design services.
“Opening a WGI Miami office has been a long time in coming; it was always in our long-range planning,” said David Wantman, PE and president of WGI, “but with the growth we’ve experienced, we knew it was time to make a move. When the opportunity to bring Andy on board presented itself, we didn’t hesitate to make it happen. His leadership will be key to our further expansion into the Miami-Dade area.”
The new office is located at 11401 SW 40th Street, Miami FL 33165, and will open May 31, 2016 with Garganta and other experienced professionals to help him lead the way.
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. WGI is one of the biggest and best geospatial firms in the nation, ranking #23 in Point of Beginning Magazine’slist of “Top 100 Firm Awards 2015 for Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Revenue”. In 2016, WGI was ranked #253 (up from #338 the previous year) on the ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms and ranked number 17 in ENR’s Top Southeast Design Firms. WGI ranked #10 on South Florida Business Journal’s 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, and rose to #3425 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The Zweig Group ranked WGI #39 on the “Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies” list and placed WGI on the “Best Firms to Work For” list as well as its “Hot Firms” list. For more information, please go to www.WGInc.com
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