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R.A. Smith National Opens an Office in Cedarburg, Wisconsin

by Jessica Pairrett 1. September 2016 10:47

Troy Hartjes

R.A. Smith National, Inc. opened an office in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, on September 1 to better serve local government clients in the north metropolitan Milwaukee area. R.A. Smith National provides multi-disciplinary consulting services that include municipal engineering, site development, construction services, surveying, structural engineering, traffic engineering, ecological services, landscape architecture, geographic information systems (GIS) and grants research/writing.

R.A. Smith National’s Troy Hartjes, senior project manager, will lead the Cedarburg office and will devote his time to serving his clients from R.A. Smith National’s Cedarburg and Brookfield offices. Hartjes has 20 years of project experience in municipal engineering. Matthew Garon recently joined R.A. Smith National with more than 10 years of experience and will work closely with Hartjes on project management and design projects as well as business development efforts.

Matthew GaronLen Roecker, director of municipal services at R.A. Smith National, comments, “We are excited about the opportunity to open an office in the north metropolitan Milwaukee area. While R.A. Smith National has served clients in this area for decades, a local presence will enable us to best serve our existing clients as well as expand our municipal client base. We look forward to offering our full-service capabilities and client-centric approach from this new location.”

R.A. Smith National,, employs a staff of 195 with additional offices in Brookfield (corporate headquarters), Madison and Appleton; Wis.; Naperville (Chicago), Ill.; Irvine, Calif.; and Oakmont (Pittsburgh), Pa.

Top photo: Troy Hartjes, senior project manager. At right: Matt Garon, project engineer.

R.A. Smith National Named a Best Firm to Work For

by Jessica Pairrett 17. August 2016 11:53

Zweig Group Best Firms 2016

Firm Ranks No. 21 Among Engineering Firms in the Nation by Zweig Group

R.A. Smith National, Inc. was selected as one of Zweig Group’s Best Civil Engineering Firms to Work For for the fourth consecutive year.

The firm ranked No. 21 out of 40 in the civil engineering category. This list recognizes the top civil engineering firms in the United States and Canada based on their workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates and more. R.A. Smith National has been recognized eight times as a Best Firms to Work For by Zweig Group.

About R.A. Smith National

Employees at R.A. Smith National enjoy a client-focused, collaborative culture in a family atmosphere. The firm employs a staff of 196 and is currently hiring for a variety of positions throughout its offices in Brookfield (corporate headquarters), Madison and Appleton, Wis.; Naperville (Chicago), Ill.; Irvine, Calif.; and Oakmont (Pittsburgh), Pa.

R.A. Smith National is a consulting engineering firm, providing multi-disciplinary services to local, state and federal governments and the land development industry nationwide. Comprehensive services also include civil engineering, structural engineering, development management, surveying, construction services, transportation engineering, ecological services, landscape architecture, irrigation design, water resource engineering, geographic information systems (GIS), visualization and 3D laser scanning.

“Our staff is highly dedicated—you can see excellence in their work and in what they deliver to clients. This award celebrates that success,” said Richard Smith, owner and president of R.A. Smith National. “This firm and all our talented individuals continue to amaze me—and I’m its president.”

Wendy Wolfgram, human resources manager at R.A. Smith National, added, “Each individual working together as a whole, with a commitment to excellence and successful client projects—that’s what this award reflects.”

Additional Information

Zweig Group will announce this year’s winners at the 2016 Hot Firm and A/E Industry Awards Conference on September 22 and 23 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. For more information about the Best Firms to Work For Award, please visit

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