Graef: Announces new principals

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Two new principals nominated and elected from the Milwaukee office

MILWAUKEE – GRAEF, a Wisconsin-based engineering, planning and design firm, has announced Steve Fisco and Mike Vogel as newly elected principals.

“Steve and Mike are both critical to GRAEF’s success,” said John Kissinger, President and CEO of GRAEF. “Their commitment to their clients and invested interest in the growth of the company has helped them become influential leaders within the firm.”

GRAEF’s principal designation is a formal recognition of an employee who has demonstrated successful business management skills, the ability and interest to participate in the management of the firm, and contributed to the growth of business, profitability and quality of the firm’s services.

Fisco is a senior civil engineer and has been with GRAEF for 16 years. He is currently serving as the project manager for what will become the new premier dormitory, replacing McCormick Hall on Marquette University’s campus. He is also involved with several other projects related to Marquette University campus developments.

Vogel currently serves as the leader of the sports and recreation group. He is a senior structural engineer and has been with GRAEF for 17 years. He is currently working on the Milwaukee Bucks’ Training Center, serving as structural engineering project manager. He is also a structural engineering adjunct professor at Marquette University.

About GRAEF:

GRAEF is an employee-owned, full-service engineering, planning and design firm with proven expertise in planning; landscape and industrial architecture; operations consulting; and structural, civil, transportation, MEP, and environmental engineering. GRAEF serves public and private clients from its offices in Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Madison, Wisconsin; Chicago, Illinois; and Orlando, Florida. For more than 50 years, GRAEF has demonstrated its commitment to continuously adapting to meet the changing needs of the industry and its clients. For more information, visit