Carolyn Grieves Named ISAWWA Water Professional of the Year

Baxter & Woodman, Inc. CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, (April 17, 2017) Baxter & Woodman is pleased to announce Carolyn Grieves, PE has been named the Illinois Section of the American Water Works Association 2017 Water Professional of the Year. This award is presented annually to a professional in the water industry (engineer, lab analyst, designer, representative, educator, etc.) that has demonstrated dedication and has motivated others to pursue a career in the water industry. “Carolyn is...


Baxter & Woodman Projects Recognized with APWA Awards

Baxter & Woodman, Inc. CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, (March 14, 2017) Several local branches of the American Public Works Association (APWA) have recognized Baxter & Woodman, Inc. projects with APWA 2017 Project of the Year awards. This award promotes excellence in public works by recognizing the alliance between the managing agency, the consultant/architect/engineer, and the contractor who, working together, complete public works projects. The winning projects include: City of Crest Hill, IL – Well House #1...


ACEC-IL Presents Engineering Excellence Awards to Baxter & Woodman, Inc.

Baxter & Woodman, Inc. CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, (March 8, 2017) The American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL) honored Baxter & Woodman, Inc. and the Glenbard Wastewater Authority with a 2017 Engineering Excellence Honor Award. Baxter & Woodman, Inc., a leader in civil engineering, won praise for its design and construction engineering of the nearly $5 million Combined Heat and Power Project. This project allows the Authority to produce electricity and thermal energy using...


Baxter & Woodman staff member earns Certified Energy Manager® designation

Baxter & Woodman, Inc. CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, (January 31, 2017) Baxter & Woodman, Inc. announces Joseph F. Bappert, CEM® has attained the status of Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®). The Certified Energy Manager® accreditation recognizes individuals who have demonstrated high levels of experience, competence, proficiency, and ethical fitness in the energy management profession. The Certified Energy Manager® certification program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is administered by the Association of Energy...


Sean E. O’Dell Elected APWA Chicago Metro Chapter President

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, January 24th, 2017 Baxter & Woodman is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sean E. O’Dell, PE as the 2017 President of the Chicago Metro Chapter of the American Public Works Association. Under Mr. O’Dell’s leadership, the organization will provide members with educational and leadership opportunities while increasing awareness of the vital role of public works in everyday life, supporting causes to advance the profession, and providing a forum for the...


Pavel Hajda, PhD, PE Rejoins Baxter & Woodman

Baxter & Woodman is pleased to announce that Mr. Pavel Hajda, PhD, PE, has rejoined the firm in the role of Senior Process Engineer. Mr. Hajda will develop wastewater system programs and projects for public sector and industrial clients. Mr. Hajda holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Marquette University, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic. He brings a unique blend of multi-disciplinary, theoretical...


Baxter & Woodman staff member earns Certified Energy Manager® designation

Baxter & Woodman, Inc. CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, (October 25, 2015) Baxter & Woodman, Inc. announces Kenneth A. Koch, PE has attained the status of Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®). The Certified Energy Manager® accreditation recognizes individuals who have demonstrated high levels of experience, competence, proficiency, and ethical fitness in the energy management profession. Administered by the Association of Energy Engineers, the Certified Energy Manager® certification program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) based...


Baxter & Woodman, Inc. appoints Regional Manager

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, October 4th, 2016 Baxter & Woodman, Inc. is pleased to announce that Ms. Carolyn Grieves, P.E. has been appointed to the position of Regional Manager for the firm. Grieves, a resident of Crystal Lake, IL will be responsible for leading business development efforts throughout Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Ms. Grieves joined Baxter & Woodman in 1996 and has held the positions of Senior Design Engineer, Project Manager, Client Manager, Water Department Manager, and...


3 B&W Staff Members Earn PE Licenses

The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation awarded Professional Engineer (PE) licenses to three Baxter & Woodman staff members. Graduates of the approved Professional Engineering curriculum must have a minimum of four years of experience and pass two eight-hour written exams in the fundamentals, principles and practice of engineering to earn the license to practice in the State of Illinois. The newest Baxter & Woodman Professional Engineers include; Lindsey Zver, PE, CFM Ms. Zver...


Baxter & Woodman Acquires Mathews Consulting

Baxter & Woodman, Inc. announces the acquisition of Florida-based engineering firm Mathews Consulting, which expands the midwest based firm’s reach into the Florida region. The acquisition will bring in-house professional planning, water and wastewater treatment, electrical, structural, GIS, information technology, transportation and surveying services into the company’s Florida operations. Baxter & Woodman’s President and CEO, John V. Ambrose said, “The two companies share similar corporate values and will complement each other to make a stronger...