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Matthew Stangel Joins R.A. Smith National as Ecologist

by Karen Wiesneski 27. September 2016 06:37

Matthew Stangel has joined R.A. Smith National — a multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm — in Brookfield, Wis., as an ecologist. Stangel is providing wetland and ecological services with an emphasis on providing environmental reviews and permitting services.

Stangel’s experience includes project management and construction of a variety of ecological restoration projects including stream bank reconstruction, erosion control, herbicide application and others. His experience further includes soil sampling, water quality monitoring, and groundwater conservation efforts. Stangel has gained diverse experience in the water resources and ecological fields including working for a private consultant as well as interning for a nature conservancy and NEW Water (Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District).

Stangel holds a bachelor’s degree in geography with an emphasis in environmental geography and a master’s degree in freshwater sciences and technology, both from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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.

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