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...


Senior Water Resources Engineer Dan Bounds Joins B&W

Mr. Daniel G. Bounds P.E., M.B.A., D.WRE has joined Baxter & Woodman Inc. Consulting Engineers as a Senior Water Resources Engineer and Project Manager. Mr. Bounds brings over 23 years of engineering and regulatory experience gained through his tenure with the Illinois EPA and CDM Smith where he focused primarily on municipal wastewater and stormwater in Illinois and across the nation. Mr. Bounds has a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of...


Waukegan Celebrates Mathon Drive Bridge Replacement Completion

Crystal Lake, IL, June 15, 2016 The City of Waukegan hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Mathon Drive Bridge Replacement project on June 10, 2016. Waukegan Mayor Wayne Motley, City staff, elected officials, and local citizens gathered at the bridge to celebrate the successful completion of this revitalized Gateway to the Lakefront. The Grand Avenue/Mathon Drive Bridge Superstructure connects downtown Waukegan with the Harbor recreational facilities and industries adjacent to Lake Michigan. The bridge...