Northern New England People

WBRC Promotes Four

Bangor, ME – WBRC Architects ⋅ Engineers recently announced the promotions of Kristian Kowal, AIA; Stephanie Laplant, P.E.; Daniel Monroe, P.E.; and Paul Monyok, P.E., to senior associates and shareholders.


Kowal has engaged in a diverse range of work over the past decade, serving as WBRC’s design architect for Emera Astronomy Center at the University of Maine, Husson University’s Beardsley Meeting House and Gracie Theater in Bangor, and MDI Biological Laboratory in Salisbury Cove.


Laplant is a senior electrical engineer with nearly 20 years of experience in electrical systems design, 17 of which have been with WBRC, starting as an engineer intern. She is a licensed engineer in seven states. Recent Maine projects include the Joint Force Headquarters in Augusta, Castine Main Street improvements, Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay, and Hannaford Supermarkets.


Monroe is a senior mechanical engineer with more than 20 years of experience in laboratory, healthcare, and institutional facilities process, plumbing, and HVAC systems design. Recent projects in Maine include Hampden Academy, MDI Biological Laboratory, Emera Astronomy Center, and Eastern Maine Community College Public Safety Training Center.


Monyok is a WBRC senior civil engineer with more than 14 years of experience in highway and site design, stormwater modeling, and land use permitting. Some recent projects include Maine National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Augusta, Sussman House Hospice in Rockport and The Avenue student apartments, Emera Astronomy Center, and UCU Headquarters, all in Orono.