Cedar Corporation News

February 2017: Cedar Corporation Announces New Location in Cedarburg, Wisconsin

          Cedarburg, WI — Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce the recent opening of its newest location in Cedarburg.  This location will directly serve clients in the Southeast region of the state, while collaborating with Cedar Corporation’s other offices to continue quality service throughout the Midwest.  The Cedarburg office will be managed by Ron Dalton, P.E., who is joined by Bryan Greisch, and Douglas Kroes.

            Ron Dalton, P.E., Director, will manage the daily operations of the Cedarburg office in addition to serving clients as a Consulting Engineer, specializing in municipal engineering.  Dalton has 29 years of experience and is skilled in multiple facets of the industry including sanitary sewer, storm sewer, water distribution, urban and rural street design, and storm water management.  Dalton graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Iowa.

            Bryan Greisch joins the Cedarburg office as a Civil Engineering Technician.  Greisch has 16 years of experience and specializes in municipal, WisDOT and private sector utility and roadway projects.  Greisch graduated with an Associate Degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design from ITT Technical College.

            Douglas Kroes joins the Cedarburg office as a Construction Manager.  Kroes has 21 years of experience in construction management specializing in public works related projects in addition to municipal water distribution and wastewater collection.  Kroes is certified as a Wastewater Operator and Waterworks Operator by the Wisconsin DNR.   

The Cedarburg office, located at W61 N497 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, is open 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and staff can be reached at 262-204-2360.  “We are excited for the newest expansion of our company with the opening of this office in Cedarburg,” says President Charlie Jones, P.E., “allowing for us to offer our services to an expanded market in this part of Wisconsin.  Cedarburg is a thriving community and the area is growing.  We look forward to working with communities in the area.”   

Summer 2016 Cedar Commentary
See our Summer 2016 edition of the Cedar Commentary which includes our annual Tax & Utility Rate Comparison Sheet.  To be added to the mailing list e-mail: joanie.dulin@cedarcorp.com

August 2016: Cedar Corporation Welcomes New Employees

Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce multiple new hires to our company staff.  Matt Stephan, and George Thompson bring years of project management experience; Brian Genskow and Clarissa Hoeth join as staff design engineers; Kevin Bartel joins the environmental team as a staff geologist; Ben Prchal joins the planning team; and Roberta Guest joins us as a technician.

Matthew Stephan, PE, has over 20 years of civil engineering experience and will serve as a Project Manager out of our Green Bay office.  Stephan has a BS in Civil Engineering from Marquette University and is experienced in multiple facets of Civil Engineering including municipal engineering services along with private and commercial site design and development.

George Thompson, PE, joins us with over 25 years of experience in environmental engineering and management.  Thompson has a BS in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University and will serve as a Project Manager/Senior Project Engineer out of our Green Bay office.  Thompson specializes in waste water treatment design and process engineering and brings experience developing and implementing programs for anaerobic digester energy centers.

Brian Genskow, EIT, has joined our Madison office as a Design Engineer with six years of design experience.  Genskow has his BS in Civil Engineering from UW-Platteville and will be using his experience in highway design in our Transportation Group.

Clarissa Hoeth has joined the Civil Group in our Menomonie office as a Design Engineer after receiving her BS in Civil Engineering from UW-Platteville.  Hoeth’s experience includes traffic study and design projects.

Kevin Bartel has joined our Environmental Group in the Menomonie office as a Staff Geologist.  Bartel has received his BS in Geology from UW-Green Bay and is experienced with hydrogeology, water quality and soils.

   Ben Prchal joined our Planning Group in the Menomonie office as a Planner/Grant Administrator. Prchal has a BS in Community Planning and Land Use Management from UW-River Falls and has experience with various municipalities and county public works departments.

  Roberta (Bobbie) Guest joins our Architectural Group as an Architectural Technician.  Guest has a BS in Graphic Design from UW-Stout and Associate Degree in Architectural Commercial Design from WITC-Rice Lake and is experienced in AutoCAD and Revit.

December 2015: Cedar Corporation Welcomes New Employees

Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of new staff members.

Kevin Hankes, EIT, recently joined our Civil Group in our Menomonie Office as a Design Engineer.  Mr. Hankes graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from UW-Platteville in 2010 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Math Education, Grades 6-12 from UW-Eau Claire in 2012.  In his free time, Mr. Hankes enjoys sports of all types and playing the guitar.

Dustin LaBlonde, PLS, recently joined our Civil Group in our Menomonie Office as a Professional Land Surveyor.  Mr. LaBlonde graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, WI.  In his free time, Mr. LaBlonde enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoors.

Josh Weiss, PE, recently joined our Structural/Transportation Group in our Madison Office as a Project Manager.  Mr. Weiss graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from UW-Madison in 1999 and has 16 years of experience in all aspects of rural and urban highway design and project management.  In his free time, Mr. Weiss enjoys spending time with his family.

Bill Betzig, PE, recently joined our Civil Group in our Madison Office as a Senior Project Manager.  Mr. Betzig graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from UW-Platteville in 1987 and has 30 years of experience in the development of plans and specifications for roadways, multi-use paths, and utility improvement projects of various sizes and complexities.  In his free time, Mr. Betzig enjoys golf, fishing and woodworking.

September 2015: Cedar Corporation Celebrates 40 years

Cedar Corporation is celebrating 40 years of business in 2015.  This celebration was recently shared with past employees and clients at the Menomonie office.

Cedar Corporation provides engineering, building design, planning and economic development, environmental, land surveying, landscape architecture, and interior design services to public and private clients. Cedar Corporation started with an office at 902 North Broadway, Menomonie, in 1975 with four employees and moved to 604 Wilson Avenue, Menomonie, in 1978 after purchasing the former Methodist Church. In 1993, the office underwent a major renovation, doubling in size.  Offices in Green Bay and Madison were added in 2011, to offer expanded services across the Midwest.

The number of employees has grown to 75 and the company remains dedicated to the principles on which the firm was founded – professionalism, high quality service, and excellent communication.

September 2015: Cedar Corporation Welcomes New Employee

Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Greg Adams to its staff.

Greg Adams recently joined our Civil Department in our Menomonie Office as a Senior Engineer.  Mr. Adams graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1993.  In his free time, Mr. Adams enjoys spending time with his family, coaching the JV Soccer team at Baldwin-Woodville and playing guitar.

May 2015: Cedar Corporation Welcomes New Employees

Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Sam Heimstead, Nick Thompson and Mark Woodcock to its staff.

Sam Heimstead recently joined the Civil Engineering Team as a Survey/Engineer Technician.  Mr. Heimstead graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Land Surveying and Mapping Sciences from St. Cloud State University and an associate degree as a Land Surveyor Technician from Nicolet Area Technical College.  In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing and sports.

Nick Thompson is a new member of the Structural & Transportation Team as a Civil Engineering/Surveying Technician.  Mr. Thompson has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Business from University of Wisconsin-Stout and an associate degree in Architectural Structural Design from Chippewa Valley Technical College.  His free time is spent camping, biking and boating with his family.

Mark Woodcock is the newest member of the Architecture Team as an Architectural/BIM Technician.  Mr. Woodcock is a recent graduate of Chippewa Valley Technical College with an associate degree in Architectural Structural Design and enjoys playing golf and basketball in his free time.

All three new staff members will be based out of the Menomonie office, while offering assistance statewide.

Winter/Spring 2015 Cedar Commentary
See our Winter/Spring 2015 edition of the Cedar Commentary which includes our annual Tax & Utility Rate Comparison Sheet.  The newsletter was mailed late March, to be added to the mailing list e-mail: joanie.dulin@cedarcorp.com

March 2015: Cedar Corporation Announces New Managers.
Menomonie, WI — Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce recent management appointments to aid in company growth and assist with responsibilities for business development and continued delivery of quality services to all clients.

Scott McCurdy, former Director of Environmental and Building Design, and Dennis Steigenberger have accepted positions of Senior Advisor for Business and Staff Development utilizing their experience to assist the company in its management, promote client contact, mentor staff and provide technical assistance as needed.

Cory Scheidler, AIA Architect, has been named the Director of Architecture.  Cory joined Cedar Corporation in 2001 and, using his background in structural engineering, has focused on architecture since 2004.  His extensive experience in government facility and commercial development planning and design give him the background to lead the team working with a wide range of state, local and private sector clients.  Cory is dedicated to his practice and community by serving as the Secretary / Treasurer for the Northwest Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and is an active member of the local Chamber of Commerce.

Mitch Evenson, CHMM, has accepted the position of Director of Environmental.  Mitch joined Cedar Corporation in 1990 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.  Involved in the environmental and hazardous material management field for 28 years, his broad experience and specialization in environmental remediation design and construction management, leading design/construction teams and  site project manager for a multitude of civil and environmental projects will continue to benefit the Environmental Group and Cedar clients.

February 2015: Cedar Corporation Welcomes New Employees

Menomonie, WI — Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Alexander Adams and Seth Hudson to its staff.

Alexander Adams is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville as of December 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.  Mr. Adams will be serving as a Civil Engineer EIT as part of Cedar Corporation’s Civil Group while also participating in and gaining experience with the Structural Group.

Seth Hudson will be Cedar Corporation’s new Senior Manager of Economic & Community Development Services.  With over 19 years of Economic and Real Estate Development experience in both the public and private sector markets, Mr. Hudson will be a part of expanding Cedar Corporation’s Economic and Community Development services for all current and future clients.

The new staff members will be based out of the Menomonie office, while offering assistance statewide.

November 2014: Cedar Corporation announces the addition of Kristie Link to its staff.

Kristie Link is a new addition to the company’s Building Design team as an Architectural Technician. Graduating in 2009 with an Associate’s Degree in Architectural Commercial Design from WITC in Rice Lake, Link most recently worked for Menard’s Corp designing new Distribution Centers and additions to existing buildings. In her free time, she enjoys cross stitching and traveling.

March 2014 Wisconsin Rural Water Association Conference
Cedar Corporation Professionals from all of our offices attend the annual WRWA conference.
WRWA Booth
2/16/2014: New Hire of Dean Zanon to Green Bay office
“Cedar Corporation welcomes Dean Zanon, PE, to our Civil/Municipal Design Team. Dean brings over twenty years of municipal engineering design experience to the Green Bay office and specializes in waste water and storm sewer design as well as environmental services.”

1/3/14: WisDOT Contract Renewal
“Cedar Corporation was selected by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to be the Local Program Manager for the North Central Region. The Cedar Corporation Team has held this position since 2006. The contract was signed by the Governor in January 2014.”
8/1/2013: New Hire of Rita Liddell
“Cedar Corporation welcomes Rita Liddell to our Architectural Team. Rita brings over twenty years of design experience to the Menomonie office and specializes in sustainable design.”

5/5/2013: Cedar Commentary
See our Winter edition of the Cedar Commentary which includes our annual Tax and Utility Rate Comparison Sheet.
5/1/2013: New Hire
Cedar Corporation welcomes Kristopher Dressler to our Building Design Team.
3/27/2013: Cedar Corporation to help Lake Hallie
Cedar Corporation is selected by the Village of Lake Hallie to provide Architectural and Engineering Services for their upcoming Public Safety Building Project. The Chippewa Herald Article
11/30/2012: We're on Twitter
Cedar Corporation now has a Twitter Account. Follow us at @CedarCorp