Engineering Firm Announces 13 new Senior Principals

Mike Apfelbaum

Portland, ME – Woodard & Curran announced 13 new senior principals elected at the annual stockholders meeting.

Mike Apfelbaum, PG, senior project manager, is a licensed professional geologist with more than 20 years of experience managing site and remedial investigations, developing conceptual site models, feasibility studies, and implementation of remedial alternatives to address soil, sediment, groundwater, and surface water impacts.

Pat Cyr, PE, BCEE, industrial water national practice leader, has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of industrial water and wastewater for an array of industries, including alternatives evaluations, process design through detailed design, and system installations.

Brian Dietrick, senior project manager, specializes in facilities planning, integrated planning, and program management for recycled water, drinking water, and wastewater projects. His experience ranges from technical planning for collection systems and distribution systems to groundwater recharge facilities, integrated regional water management plans, urban water management plans, and environmental impact and regulatory compliance reports.

Greg Frieden, operations & management area manager, brings more than 30 years of experience in water operations, domestic and industrial wastewater treatment, and public works operations to his role managing five operations sites. He has gained innumerous hours of hands-on experience managing water and wastewater facilities.

Jen Glynn, senior technical leader, has more than 25 years of wide-ranging experience in infrastructure design and construction, managing projects from concept through completion, with special attention to sensitive issues such as endangered habitat preservation or utility laden, heavily trafficked corridors.

Zach Henderson, stormwater practice leader, has more than 20 years of experience dedicated to municipal stormwater management and water resource programs. His focus is on planning, compliance, and stormwater asset management across New England in partnership with several long-standing municipal clients on building better stormwater programs.

Rowena Holden, SHRM – SCP, SPHR, director of HR solutions, has 25 years of experience leading teams as well as nearly 20 years of experience in human resources, most of which has been in various capacities here at Woodard & Curran. In her current role, she leads the development, implementation, and enhancement of critical strategies around talent and more.

Dave Kitzmiller, operations & management operations leader, supports project locations the western United States. He has nearly 30 years of experience in water, wastewater, water reuse, and steam operations. Throughout his career, he has gained hands-on experience and managed several different sites.

Brian McGrath, senior project manager, offers more than 20 years of experience in the fields of environmental compliance and occupational health and safety. His knowledge includes hazardous waste management, development, and implementation of EHS management systems, occupational health and safety auditing, multimedia environmental compliance auditing, and more.

Brendan McLaughlin, P.E., business development leader for the Industrial & Commercial Strategic Business Unit, has 25 years of experience in client relationship management, project management, consulting, engineering, and construction.  He sets market direction and leads teams of client facing and technical resources to maximize the firm’s value for industrial clients.

Jason Muche, operations & management area manager, has more than 23 years of experience operating, managing, and overseeing public and private wastewater plants in North America. He currently oversees seven industrial projects in the western United States. His focus is on the industrial treatment of high strength wastes from food processing facilities.

Mike Pratt, operations & management area manager, is responsible for 600 square miles of water and sewer operations, managing our contract with St. Charles County, Missouri’s Public Water Supply District Number 2 and East Central Missouri Water and Sewer Authority. Mike spent more than 26 years serving as an engineer officer in the U.S. Army.

Jedd Steinglass, senior project manager, has more than 23 years of experience specializing in environmental assessment and remediation design, including project management and technical expertise for the redevelopment and adaptive re-use scenarios of commercial, industrial, and institutional properties.