Paul Arend, P.E. of R.A. Smith National — a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm — Brookfield, Wis., has begun his journey through the American Council of Civil Engineering Companies (ACEC) Wisconsin’s 2013 Future Leaders Institute Program that runs from September 2012 through April 2013.
Arend, a senior project engineer in R.A. Smith National’s Municipal Division, was selected to be part of the Future Leaders Institute based on his past experience, his current work duties and his future potential. This course is for “up and coming” engineers, architects, planners, surveyors, historians, business development and marketing professionals to develop and hone their leadership skills. Participants in the program partake in sessions such as work/life balance, how to run a business and risk management.
Arend currently resides in Franklin, Wis.
For more information about ACEC Wisconsin’s Future Leaders Institute program, please visit acecwi.org or read more about the group’s first meeting at http://ow.ly/evUoN.
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the business association of America’s engineering industry, representing more than 5,000 independent engineering companies throughout the United States engaged in the development of America’s transportation, environmental, industrial, and other infrastructure. Founded in 1909 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., ACEC is a national federation of 51 state and regional organizations.