Employee Spotlight: Steven Tate, Mechanical Engineer

While Steven enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing and hiking, he also loves traveling with his family.  His favorite trip took him and his wife to Spain, Portugal and Morocco, where they experienced amazing cultures, enjoyed different cuisines and took in beautiful sites.  If Steven could try his hand at another career, it would be a chef.  He is drawn to the challenge of being creative, running a crew and receiving honest feedback.  However, Steven’s greatest accomplishment is graduating from his Mechanical Engineer program.

PEDCO Is Growing Their Team

PEDCO Eng Services, Inc. continues to grow their team with the recent addition of Steven Tate, as Senior Plumbing Engineer, and Chris Studebaker, Electrical Designer.

Steven joins PEDCO after spending 10 years as a Project Manager and Engineering Consultant with Fosdick & Hilmer and KFI Engineers.  As Senior Plumbing Engineer, Steven is responsible for the appropriate engineering/design and production of drawings, specifications, and reports required by a project, as well as quality control.

Chris joins PEDCO after 7 years with Denier Electric, where he was an Apprentice Electrician on commercial construction sites, transitioning to their BIM Department where he created 3D modeling of electrical systems.  Chris completed his apprenticeship program through IEC, graduating top of his class.  In his role as Electrical Designer, Chris will work with Lead Engineers and Designers to develop biddable construction packages for our customers.

President and COO Joe Hoffman said, “We are excited to have Steven and Chris join the PEDCO family.  Their prior experience prove they will be an asset to our teams within the PEDCO organization

Employee Spotlight: Chrissy Kern, Receptionist

Chrissy Kern, our receptionist, enjoys a good craft.  Chrissy enjoys creating things with her Cricut, making anything from shirts, cups, and birthday cards for friends and family.  She can even etch designs on glass.  In her free time, Chrissy enjoys hanging with her dogs, watching scary movies – though she doesn’t scare easily – and attending concerts.  Her favorite concerts have been Poison and Rob Zombie.

Employee Spotlight: Shane Kreamelmeyer, Electrical Designer

Our Electrical Designer, Shane Kreamelmeyer, has a kick-butt hobby!  In his free time, Shane researches,  teaches and practices Martial Arts.  In 2007, Shane achieved his greatest accomplishment by becoming a certified instructor under Bruce Lee’s protégé, Guro Dan Inosanto.  He also earned his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt in 2013.  When not immersed in Martial Arts, Shane also enjoys playing and watching baseball with his son.

Employee Spotlight: Nathan Lowry, Electrical Designer

Nathan Lowry, Electrical Designer, enjoys the outdoors. In his free time, Nathan enjoys kayaking and his favorite vacation was an adventurous trip to the New River Gorge in West Virginia. He spent his time hiking, whitewater rafting and rock climbing. Nathan’s proudest accomplishment is his time spent touring with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps in the Drum Corps International circuit.

Employee Spotlight: Megan O’Brien, MEP Engineer

Have you met our MEP Engineer, Megan O’Brien?  When not hard at work, Megan has creative hobbies of crocheting and Cricut-ing, and enjoys reading in her spare time.  Her greatest accomplishment is rescuing her dogs, whom she loves to take on walks, exploring different parks.  Exploring is her nature, as Megan’s dream vacation was a month-long tour across Europe to visit architectural histroical sites, including the Colossuem and the Pantheon.

Employee Spotlight: Cathy Reeve, Executive Assistant

Our Executive Assistant, Cathy Reeve, is a people person who loves spending time with friends and family. While she enjoys a round of golf with her husband, Cathy finds her passion cooking, entertaining and celebrating anything!  She remains in contact with grade school friends and gets together with them often, but most enjoys spending time with her grandchildren!  Cathy is proud of her three children she has raised and the parents they have become themselves.  Her favorite vacation was visiting New York City during the holidays – spending a week shopping, seeing plays and attending St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s Christmas Eve midnight mass.

Happy Retirement Bob Shaw!

PEDCO Eng Services would like to wish Project Manager, Bob Shaw, P.E a happy retirement!  Since joining PEDCO seven years ago, Bob has fostered a long-standing relationship with Procter & Gamble, partnering with them for their facility engineering needs.  A true professional focused on project planning, cost control, quality and safety management, Bob has been a mentor and resource for PEDCO’s younger engineers.  “Bob has proven to be an asset to PEDCO and our clients.  His expertise will be missed.”, shared Joe Hoffman, President & COO.

While Bob is retiring from a full-time role, he is not ready to leave his PEDCO family. Bob has agreed to stay involved with PEDCO in a limited role moving forward.  Happy Retirement Bob!