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Remembering Roger Nelson at Wisconsin Towns Association Convention

October 11, 2019

Next week’s Wisconsin Towns Association Convention won’t be quite the same as the ones that came before. That’s because one familiar face in the crowd will be absent. Roger Nelson, an Ayres business development specialist befriended and respected by town and county officials across Wisconsin, died on October 5 at age 74. Nelson had been… Read More »


Another Award Shines Spotlight on US 34 Flood Repair Project

October 9, 2019

John Hunt William deRosset The Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers (CASFM) added its voice to those praising the results of the US 34 permanent repairs, awarding the project its 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Award. The project provided permanent repairs to the US 34 corridor along the Big Thompson River near Loveland, Colorado. The… Read More »


Transformative Altoona River Prairie Development Wins Another Award

September 16, 2019

Yet another organization has recognized the transformative River Prairie development, for which Ayres Associates was the prime consultant serving the City of Altoona. The Wisconsin Economic Development Association last week presented its Economic Development Initiative Award to the project. WEDA says of the project: “Once undeveloped green space, the site is now a thriving commerce… Read More »


Grainger Named VP for New Telecommunications Division

August 27, 2019

Cheri Grainger has been named vice president of Ayres’ new telecommunications division, bringing a two-decade track record of successfully leading fiber optic and communications organizations. She has a reputation for building top-talent teams and cultivating a culture of teamwork, success, and individual accountability. Grainger, based in our Waukesha office, is responsible for the operation of… Read More »


Derringer Re-elected Wisconsin Land Information Council Chair

July 2, 2019

Adam Derringer, GISP, a senior project manager in our aerial mapping group, was recently re-appointed to a three-year term on the Wisconsin Land Information Council and re-elected as its chairman. The Wisconsin Land Information Council serves an advisory role to the Wisconsin Department of Administration on matters relating to the Wisconsin Land Information Program. Members… Read More »