Meet the Team

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Meet the Team2018-06-05T14:33:44+00:00

Our Valuable Team Members

Stockholders

Bob Manns, P.E.
Bob Manns, P.E.President
Professional Engineer, President of Company, and member of Board of Directors. Twenty-three years of progressive experience from design engineering to project management to corporate administration, including performing job procurement, securing government funding for clients, quality control/assurance, corporate standardization of work efforts, and client satisfaction. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]Manage all aspects of projects, overseeing coordination of engineering, drafting, surveying, and construction observation, as well as project and manpower scheduling on projects including potable water, wastewater, stormwater, land development, roadways, and other public works projects. Board Member and Past Chair of Jersey County Business Association, and Chair of Jersey Community Unit School District 100 Foundation.[/read]
Ronald Paul, P.E.
Ronald Paul, P.E.Project Manager
Over seventeen years of experience with funding acquisition, preliminary and final design, bidding, construction administration, and project management of water and wastewater treatment facilities, municipal and rural water systems, water pumping stations, water storage facilities, wastewater lift stations, sanitary collection systems, and stormwater improvement projects. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]Experience with utility relocation projects and related coordination with IDOT, County/Townships, railroads, municipalities, and water districts. [/read]
Curtis Westrich, P.E.
Curtis Westrich, P.E.Project Manager
Curt is a professional engineer who heads up the company’s Transportation & Land Development department and serves on the board of directors. Thirty three years of experience as a civil engineer specializing in roadway/highway design, design of various land development projects including residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, military, [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]design of sanitary sewer improvement projects, design of drainage improvement projects, and hydrologic/hydraulic studies has given him a broad background to handle many types of projects and clients. Past experience includes performing studies, design, construction administration, and project management for municipalities, counties, developers, contractors, institutions, military facilities, etc. Curt enjoys spending time with his family (wife Lisa and two daughters Katelyn/Bekah), studying the Bible, watching the Cardinals, bicycling, and golfing/fishing when time allows. [/read]
Seth Elliot, P.E.
Seth Elliot, P.E.Project Manager
Over nine years of experience with studies, modeling, funding acquisition, preliminary and final design, bidding, and construction administration of water and wastewater treatment facilities, rural water systems, water pumping stations, water storage facilities, [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]wastewater lift stations, and sanitary collection systems projects.Experience with utility relocation projects and related coordination with IDOT, County/Townships, railroads, municipalities, and water districts. Specializing in rural water and sanitary sewer improvement projects.[/read]
Josh Stumpe, P.L.S.
Josh Stumpe, P.L.S.Survey Manager
Josh has over thirteen years of experience in land surveying, including boundary, ALTA surveys, topographic surveys, construction staking, lot surveys, and route surveys. He is active in scheduling, management, assurance of quality control, and client satisfaction.[read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] In 2013 Josh was named Young Surveyor of the Year by the Illinois Professional Land Surveyor’s Association (IPLSA). He continually stays active in IPLSA and currently services as chair of the Membership Committee as well as a delegate to the Board.[/read]
Brandon Egelhoff, P.L.S.
Brandon Egelhoff, P.L.S.Land Surveyor
Over eight years of experience in the civil engineering/surveying industry specializing in boundary, topographic, route, and ALTA/NSPS surveys, as well as preparation of utility easement descriptions, writing special taxing district descriptions, [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]construction staking and utility relocate/locate projects.[/read]
Adam Lott, P.E.
Adam Lott, P.E.Project Engineer
Adam became an Illinois licensed professional engineer in 2009 has 13 years of experience in the civil engineering field, concentrating in roadway design, subdivisions, and land development projects.

Heneghan and Associates Staff

Mark Baalman
Mark BaalmanSenior Survey Technician
Thirty-three years of experience in the surveying business. Active in surveying, scheduling management, quality control, and client satisfaction. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]Responsible for surveying procedures and techniques as applied to property, topographic, and construction surveying. Involved in proper methods and techniques of field notation, techniques, and methods of mapping, surveying, and computer-aided drafting. Follows principals and practices of boundary determination and land title research, and right-of-way procedures and principles. Experience in boundary, topographic, route, and ALTA/ACSM surveys, as well as construction staking and utility relocate/locate projects. Current on federal/state/local laws, and codes/regulations, including safe practices.[/read]
Mary Blotna, M.B.A., C.D.A.
Mary Blotna, M.B.A., C.D.A.Business Manager
Over thirty years combined business experience in the engineering, banking and not-for-profit industries. Responsible for financial management, [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]human resources, corporate insurance and management information systems. Committee member with Jersey County Business Association and RiverBend Growth Association.[/read]
Wally Cox, E.I.T.
Wally Cox, E.I.T.Project Engineer
Over forty years of civil engineering experience for municipal governments, and water districts/companies. Oversee and [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]coordinate water treatment plant design and construction such as the award winning Gateway Regional Water Treatment Plant in Sandoval, IL. Assure quality control and client satisfaction.[/read]
Brian Eberle
Brian EberleSenior Survey Technician
Active in surveying, scheduling management, quality control, and client satisfaction. Responsible for surveying procedures and techniques [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]as applied to property, topographic, and construction surveying. Involved in proper methods and techniques of field notation, techniques, and methods of mapping, surveying, and computer-aided drafting. [/read]
Emily Fortschneider
Emily Fortschneider Engineering Technician, LEED Green Associate
Over five years of experience as a civil engineering technician for municipal government and water districts/companies projects. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]Specializing in grant application and administration process: DCEO; CDAP and IKE and USDA RD specifications. [/read]
Gene Fribis
Gene FribisProject Engineer
Gene has 45 years of experience working exclusively in the civil engineering and wastewater design profession. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]For 38 years Gene managed Fribis Engineering, Inc. from its office in Arnold, Missouri before going to work for Heneghan & Associates. He has personally designed 57 sewage treatment facilities, many of which he also constructed, owned and operated. These facilities have been quite varied, thus best adapted to the requirements of the clients and owners. In addition, Gene has provided expert courtroom testimony for many projects including specific design and construction issues for sewage treatment facilities, sewer systems and hydraulic engineering. He is recognized by many St. Louis attorneys for his expertise in such systems. Gene is especially well versed in the evaluation of sewage treatment alternatives, considering not only the initial cost of available options, but the long term costs of operation and maintenance, energy consumption, equipment replacement, treatment performance, expansion potential and aesthetic factors that affect the community such as noise and appearance.[/read]
Kevin Gunterman
Kevin GuntermanSurveying Technician
Igor Gusev
Igor GusevProject Engineer
Sarah Harding
Sarah HardingBookkeeper
Over twenty five years of clerical/bookkeeping experience and office support, including fifteen at Heneghan and Associates include invoicing, water billing [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]and customer support and five in the water lab, testing monthly and new construction water samples for clients and municipalities in addition to providing water billing services.[/read]
Chris Hargan, E.I.T.
Chris Hargan, E.I.T.Project Engineer
Over ten years of civil engineering experience specializing in roadway design, storm sewer and drainage design, sanitary sewer system design, and commercial and residential developments.
Kevin Nichols
Kevin NicholsCAD Technician
Over seventeen years of experience as a civil engineer technician specializing in land development and rural water projects.
Craig Olsen, P.E.
Craig Olsen, P.E.Project Engineer
Over forty years of civil engineering experience for municipal governments and water districts/companies. [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] As senior project engineer, oversee and coordinate waste water and water treatment plant design and construction, such as the award winning Gateway Regional Water Treatment Plant in Sandoval, IL. Assure quality control and client satisfaction.[/read]
Gary Phillips
Gary PhillipsSenior CAD Technician
Over 40 years of experience as CAD technician working with consulting engineering companies; [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] drafting civil, structural, and mechanical plans for various projects and performing construction inspection, concrete and asphalt plant inspection, and material inspection. Also, coordinate grant applications and performing the administration process for DCEO grants. [/read]
Roger Shaw
Roger ShawCAD Manager
Over 24 years of experience in drafting and design utilizing Bentley (Microstation) and Autodesk products specializing in AutoCad and Civil3D:[read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] Drafting and design of municipal and rural water lines; sewer mains; storm sewers, large and small subdivisions from layout to final design, including preliminary and final plats; water plants; sewer plans; 3D drafting of buildings and piping.[/read]
Craig Thurston
Craig ThurstonProject Representative
Sixteen years of civil engineering experience for municipal governments and water districts/companies. Construction observation for [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]water main installation and service connections, storage tanks, pump station projects, water treatment plants, and wastewater projects.[/read]
Jim Vogt, P.E., P.L.S.
Jim Vogt, P.E., P.L.S.Project Engineer, Land Surveyor
Over twenty years of experience in civil engineering and land surveying, specializing in land development projects, residential [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]and commercial subdivisions, roadway, sanitary sewer, water line, storm sewer, storm water drainage, and detention design. Experienced in design of gravity sanitary sewer and water line extensions and replacements, and performing project representation services on water main, road, and sewer projects.[/read]
Kenny Woelfel
Kenny WoelfelEngineering Technician
Now exceeding seven years’ experience assisting civil engineers with funding acquisition, all phases of design, bidding assistance and [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] construction administration, on various water and wastewater projects, performing project representation services on water system improvements, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer upgrades for many municipalities, districts and companies.[/read]

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