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Gary Ruston

Senior Project Manager

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Michelle Everetts

CADD Technician

Graphic Communicator & Charitable Kiwanian

Ryan Sidler

Project Engineer

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Jake Barker

Environmental Scientist

Defender of Mother Nature & Exercise Enthusiast

Dreama Doolittle

Executive Vice President

Specification Scrutinizer & Energetic Mom

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White River Interceptor Rehabilitation

City of Muncie, Indiana

As part of an ongoing process to maintain FEMA certification of the White River Flood Control Levee, the Muncie Sanitary District (MSD) is rehabilitating multiple sewers along the levee route.

 
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  • January 4, 2018

    Wessler Announces Several Promotions

    Wessler Engineering is proud to announce the following promotions across several departments.


    New Vice President in the Company - Melissa Mitchell promoted to Vice President of Administration

    Jake Barker to Environmental Services Project Manager

    Michael Ellis to Environmental Scientist II

    Michelle Everetts to Designer

    Andrew Gordon to Project Manager II/Project Engineer IV

    Curtis Grannan to Senior Designer II

    Amy Harvell to Environmental Services Senior Project Manager I

    Josh Hood to Project Engineer I

    Aaron Hutton to Senior Project Manager I/Senior Project Engineer I

    Katie Jackson to Project Engineer I

    Bill Jay to Senior Designer II

    Bill Leber to Senior Project Manager II/Senior Project Engineer II

    Wayne Moore to Senior Project Manager II/Senior Project Engineer II

    Bridget Philpott to Project Engineer I

    Ryan Sidler to Project Engineer III

    Adam Sitka to Project Engineer II

    Don Thompson to Senior Designer II

    Jason Walker to Designer

  • December 18, 2017

    Wessler Welcomes Benjamin Schroeder

    We are proud to announce a new addition to the Wessler team! Benjamin Schroeder has joined as an Engineer in our Bluffton, Ohio office.

    Benjamin is a 2016 graduate from Trine University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of Structural Science in Civil Engineering.

    We asked Benjamin a few questions so that we all can get to know him better.

    What attracted you to the civil engineering industry?

    I was attracted to the engineering field because I believed it to be a challenging and respected line of work. I find there is true satisfaction when you put forth an abundance of time, energy, and focus solving problems and finding solutions that will eventually lead to a finished project. Civil engineering was the easy choice for me because I enjoy the nature of the work and how civil engineering disciplines positively and directly affect communities and overall public.

    What are some things you enjoy doing in your free time?

    There are many things I enjoy doing in my spare time ranging from reading, watching movies and TV shows with my wife, and spending time with family and friends.

    If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and what would you do?

    It would be an absolute blessing to visit heaven and listen to “The Man” speak about anything and everything. However, due to the many complications regarding that divinity, I will stick with a more tangible reality. And to answer that, I will say I wouldn’t want to be anywhere but where I am. Traveling is fun and exciting, but after living away and in the city, there is truly “no place like home.” (Dorothy Gale)

    What are some things you are passionate about?

    I am very passionate about time spent with family and friends, but I also enjoy playing and following sports (at times, too much). Being a former athlete, I still enjoy playing pick-up games, in addition to coaching and helping out in youth athletics.


 


 

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  • August 11, 2017

    Employee Spotlight: Bridget Philpott

    Wessler is proud to announce Bridget Philpott, E.I., as the July Employee of the Month! Bridget joined Wessler in 2016 and serves as an engineer in the Indianapolis office. She works in the areas of designing and evaluating wastewater treatment facilities and sewer and sanitary collection systems. She is also an expert on where and what to do in Europe! We had her answer some questions so that we can get to know her better.

    What are your roles and responsibilities at Wessler?

    My roles and responsibilities as an Engineer in the Wastewater Group include assisting in the design of wastewater treatment plants and collection systems, performing preliminary studies and providing construction administration services.

    What does the “Wessler Way” mean to you?

    To me the “Wessler Way” means understanding each client’s unique needs and doing everything you can to provide them with the highest quality work.

    What are some of the most valuable lessons you have learned?

    Since starting at Wessler I feel like I have learned something new every day. One of the most important being that there is always more than one way to do something and to make sure you think of the end user when deciding between alternatives. The choices you make when designing their system will affect them for years to come.

    Outside of work, what are some of your favorite hobbies?

    I enjoy baking, hiking, traveling and playing lacrosse. I also love to read and joined a book club at the beginning of this year to make sure I actually take the time to do it. If anyone has any book suggestions let me know, I’m always looking for my next book!

    Rumor has it you have travelled to Europe – what are some of your favorite places? And where do you plan to travel to next and why?

    I’m lucky enough to have travelled to Europe four times, with the most recent trip being when I went to Spain earlier this year. It’s hard to pick a favorite but Santorini, Greece is the most beautiful place I have ever visited and Prague, Czech Republic is the most unique! I’ve always wanted to see the northern lights, so for my next international trip I am planning on going to the few of the Nordic countries.

    What are some must-do activities when visiting the Chicago area?

    Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago I was often able to go downtown and explore all that Chicago has to offer. As some of you already know, I could go on for days about things to do and particularly what to eat while in Chicago, but here are a few of favorites:

    Hoosier Mama Pie Company (try the Fat Elvis Pie)

    Sailing on Lake Michigan

    Museum of Science and Industry and Adler Planetarium

    And of course, going to a baseball game for Chicago’s best team…the White Sox!

  • August 17, 2017

    Employee Spotlight: Brian Sahm

    We are proud to announce Brian Sahm, Project Engineer I, as our April Employee of the Month!

    Brian interned with Wessler in 2013, before being hired on full time the following year to join our Electrical group. Brian employs his technical knowledge to plan, design, and bid sophisticated power systems and controls for low and medium voltage equipment, as well as standby power systems.

    We had him answer some questions on his time at Wessler, as well as what he likes to do in his spare time.

    I currently work in the electrical and I&C group for Wessler. My job is to provide a complete electrical system including power, standby power, controls and instrumentation to allow plant equipment to communicate.

    What does the “Wessler Way” mean to you?

    The Wessler Way to me means providing not only a complete and functioning project, but building relationships with clients. We are here to help not only in the design phase, but we want to make sure the client gets exactly what they need and that they feel comfortable working together to find a solution. Our clients are part of the Wessler family.

    What are some of the most valuable lessons you have learned?

    There is always another way. Like every discipline, there are multiple pathways to achieve a solution. It is imperative that everyone takes the time to hear alternative solutions because they can be extremely valuable for future designs. I also believe that you should learn something new every day. No matter your age, if you do not take something new from your job each day, then you are not bettering yourself as an engineer. Knowledge is the key to success.

    Outside of work, what are some of your favorite hobbies?

    I enjoy hunting, fishing, and scuba diving. Many times I may come back empty handed, but the escape from society and the relaxation that comes from sitting alone in the woods is second to none.

    You own a landscaping company. Can you tell us a little bit about that?

    I started “Sahmscapes” when I was 15 years old with just a push mower and some miscellaneous equipment. My hunting and fishing hobbies required financial backing, so each spring I would celebrate as the cash flow returned to go and buy the new gear. Slowly I began to grow the company and ended up hiring high school friends to help complete my larger landscaping projects. I had not intended for the company to become more than just some side income, but eventually I found myself landscaping every night after school and on the weekends. College came around and I would return home on the weekends during mowing season to complete my projects. The company I had intended to end when I went to college continued to grow and, to this day, Sahmscapes continues to help provide mowing and landscaping solutions on the south side of Indianapolis.

    You are a certified rescue diver. How did this come about? Any interesting stories?

    My father and Uncle picked up the hobby back in the day, so when I saw classes being offered while in college I jumped on the opportunity to learn. My girlfriend Karina also scuba dives, but she is a scuba instructor. When it came time that I could continue my training and move up to Rescue Diver, Karina and her mom certified me, along with the help of my uncle who acted as the victim I had to rescue. I do not recommend to anyone that you receive a rescue diver certification from your significant other or family member, as I was nearly the one that had to be saved by the time that course was complete.

    If you could do anything or wish for something, what would it be?

    I wish that my father’s golf skills could have rubbed off on me. He was a runner-up in State in high school and conducted many of his business meetings on the course. Now that I have ventured into the business world I see that the golf course can be used as an excellent tool for productive meetings. My meetings usually run over, though, as I have trouble keeping the ball in the fairway. Maybe one day I will take up lessons and straighten out the stroke, but, until then, I will have to live with the fact that golf is not an inheritable genetic trait.