New Hires Summer 2017

05.31.17

New Hires Summer 2017

Join SME in welcoming our newest team members:

Sarah Yang
Sarah joined our Lansing Administrative Services team in March as a Staff Assistant. She holds a BS degree in Computer Information Management from Northwood University and has 6 years of related experience.

Wessam Mekhael, PE
Wess also joined SME in March as a Senior Project Engineer for our Shelby Township CMS team. He obtained a BS degree in Civil Engineering from Wayne State University and is a Professional Engineer (PE) in Ohio. Wess has 10 years of related experience. 

Jake Conklin
Jake joined our Plymouth Pavement Services team in April. He joins SME as a Field Technician.

Luke Hamel
Luke also joined SME in April as a Safety Specialist in our Plymouth office. He earned his Master's degree in Environmental Safety and Health Management from the University of Findlay and a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Environmental Science from Adrian College.

Samantha Paradise
Samantha joined our Plymouth Design team in April as a CADD Specialist. She obtained her BS in Architecture from Lawrence Technological University. Samantha brings 2.5 years of related experience to SME.

Caleb Rabish
Joining our Bay City CMS team in April as a Field Technician, Caleb has 7 years of construction experience. He has a Residential Construction Associates degree and a General Studies Associates degree from Delta College.

Kirt Andersen, PE
With 25 years of experience, Kirt joined our Plymouth Pavement Services team in May as a Senior Consultant. He has a BS in Civil Engineering from Lawrence Technological University. He holds Professional Engineer (PE) registrations in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Florida, and is a member of ASCE.

Michael Bay
Michael joined our Plymouth CMS team in May as a Staff Engineer. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Nicholas Coy
A graduate of Alpena Community College, Nick joined our Plymouth CMS team in May as a Field Technician. He obtained his Associate's degree in Concrete Technology from Alpena Community College, and is ACI and MCA-certified.

Bon Fitzgerald, EIT
Joining our Shelby Pavement Services team in May, Bon earned his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University. He joins us as a Staff Engineer, and recently passed his Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

Daniel Gettel
A recent graduate of Alpena Community College with a degree in Concrete Technology, Daniel also joined the Plymouth CMS team in May as a Field Technician. Daniel holds ACI and MCA certifications.

Jordan Hemmingson
Jordan began working in our Kalamazoo lab in May as a Lab Technician. He graduated from Alpena Community College with a degree in Concrete Technology and holds ACI, MCI and MDOT Density certifications.

Alicia Homeszyn
A former co-op, Alicia returned to SME as a full-time in May as Staff Engineer with the Plymouth CMS team. She graduated from Michigan Technological University with a degree in Environmental Engineering. Alicia was a member of the Concrete Canoe team while at MTU. 

Justin LaLonde

Justin returned to SME in May as a Field Technician with our Kalamazoo CMS team after completing a co-op and 2 internships with us. He is working toward finishing his degree in Civil Engineering from Western Michigan University.

Chris Liebert, EIT
A graduate of Western Michigan University with a degree in Civil Engineering, Chris joined our Plymouth CMS team in May as a Staff Engineer.

Chase Patterson
In May, Chase joined our Lansing CMS team as a Field Technician. He joins us with over 4 years of experience on the contractor side of the business.

Thomas Olding
Tom is a former co-op and intern who returned to SME in May as a full-time Staff Engineer  on our Cleveland CMS team. He recently completed his degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio State University.

Noah Ream
A graduate of Alpena Community College with a degree in Concrete Technology, Noah joined our Plymouth CMS team in May as a Field Technician. He holds ACI and MCI certifications.

Kent Rugenstein
Kent returned to SME in May as a full-time Staff Specialist on the Bay City CMS team. Kent was a former co-op and 3-time intern with our CMS team in Kalamazoo while he pursued his degree from Western Michigan University.

Joe Styma
Joining our Kalamazoo CMS team in May as a Field Technician, Joe holds a Concrete Technology Degree from Alpena Community College. He is also ACI and MCA-certified.

Keith Toro, PE
Keith joined our Plymouth Pavement Services team in May as a Senior Project Engineer. He holds both BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from Lawrence Technological University. He is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Michigan and Ohio, and a member of ASCE and ICRI.

Jeffery Tucker, CWI
In May, Jeff joined our Steel | Coatings | NDT Service team in Plymouth as a Staff Specialist. He is a certified Welding Inspector with 18 years of welding experience. 

Steve Turzewski
Another addition to the Plymouth CMS team in May, Steve is a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He joins SME as a Staff Engineer.

Marc Williams, CWI
Marc also joined our Plymouth Steel | Coatings | NDT Service team in May as a Staff Specialist. He is a certified Welding Inspector with 19 years of welding experience.

Kyle Wilson
Kyle returned to SME in May as a Staff Engineer with our Shelby Pavement Services team. He is a graduate of Michigan Technological University with a Civil Engineering degree. Kyle is also a former SME co-op and intern.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Debra K. Osuch
osuch@sme-usa.com / (586) 405-3669