WGI’s Richard Earp Elected to Lead American Society of Civil Engineers’ Environmental Water Resources Institute (September 2016) | WGI

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September 2016

Wantman Group, Inc. (WGI) is pleased to announce that Richard Earp, PE, Senior Project Engineer, was elected by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to lead the Environmental Water Resources Institute.

richard-earp.jpgRichard received the 2009 ASCE Government Engineer of Year Award, and will serve as Central Florida Chairman for the third time in 15 years. He has been active in the group since 1998.

ASCE Committee members are dedicated to the advancement of innovative and effective water resources and environmental solutions to achieve a sustainable future. The Committee helps to build the Professional Engineering community in Central Florida by bringing together professionals to share ideas on effective infrastructure improvement strategies that also focus on restoration, protection, and preservation of our water resources.

The non-profit Committee holds a well-attended Annual Water Resources Seminar, provides low-cost technical luncheons, and numerous volunteer projects throughout each year with proceeds primarily directed to scholarships for students at the University of Central Florida.



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. WGI ranked #60 in 2016’s Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies by the South Florida Business Journal, ranked #10 on its 2016 Top 25 Engineering Firms, while in August 2016, it ranked #7 in the $25M and over category as a 2015 “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’sTop Southeast Design Firms of 2016.


WGI is one of the biggest and best geospatial firms in the nation, once again in Point of Beginning Magazine’s list of “Top 100 Firm Awards 2016 for Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Revenue”.  For more information, please go to www.WantmanGroup.com



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