GRAEF: Announces strategic changes to senior staff

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Changes advance Company’s vision, enhance management and support exceptional client solutions

MILWAUKEE – GRAEF, a Wisconsin-based engineering and consulting firm, announced today several strategic changes among its senior level staff members:

Jason Gerke has been named manager of the Milwaukee Mechanical Group

Paul Eiring has been named Head of Special Projects – Water Initiative

Brent Pitcher has been named manager of the Milwaukee Infrastructure Group

Loei Badreddine has been named Office Manager of GRAEF’s Madison office

These changes will allow GRAEF to continue to advance its strategic vision, enhance management and continue to provide clients with exceptional solutions.

“At GRAEF, we are fortunate to have incredibly knowledgeable team members who are truly the best in their industry,” said John Kissinger, President and CEO of GRAEF. “I am confident that these changes will only strengthen our already top-notch services, and bring new insight and expertise to our clients.”

Jason Gerke received his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering / Building Environmental Systems Design in 2002 from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He has also received LEED® certification and is a Certified Commissioning Authority. Prior to being named manager of the Milwaukee Mechanical Group, Jason worked on a wide variety of HVAC and plumbing designs for commercial, entertainment, industrial and educational facilities. Jason is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers.

Paul Eiring earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. He has provided leadership on many GRAEF projects involving water, sanitary sewer and wastewater treatment. Before being named to the leader of GRAEF’s Water Initiative, Paul served as Manager of the Milwaukee Infrastructure Group.

Brent Pitcher earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1994 and GRAEF in 2000. Prior to being named manager of the Milwaukee Infrastructure Group, Brent held the position of Vice President and Office Manager for GRAEF’s Madison office. Brent is a LEED® Accredited Professional and a member of the American Sports Builders Association.

Loei Badreddine earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1988, his Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989 and his Executive Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Lubar School of Business in 2012. He joined GRAEF in 1994. Before being named the office manager of GRAEF’s Madison office, Loei held the position of Vice President – Structural Group Leader. Loei is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Instutute (PCI).