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Grant Writer Adds to Ayres’ Funding Expertise

November 17, 2023

Lisa Fugett just joined Ayres as a grant writer, bringing 12 years of professional experience to her work securing grants from state and federal agencies and private sources. Her work includes maintaining regular contact with the staff of funding agencies and strategically planning among Ayres staff to zero in on clients’ funding needs and opportunities.… Read More »

Barry Nears Project Management Role

November 2, 2023

Colin Barry, PG, CFM, has been promoted to Ayres’ professional 5 classification, progressing in his extensive preparation for his next career role – that of project manager. Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, Barry is a highly capable and proficient geomorphologist with eight years of experience using geomorphic analyses that integrate hydrology, hydraulics, sediment transport, geology,… Read More »

Tiara Wuethrich Portrait and Project Example.
Landscape Designer Adds to Ayres’ Leadership Representation in WI ASLA

October 31, 2023

Tiara Wuethrich has been elected to the board of directors of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Wuethrich is a landscape designer in Ayres’ Development Services Division. As part of our landscape architecture group, she assists on projects in the Midwest, West, Southeast, and beyond in collaboration with our economic… Read More »

Emily Smith Portrait and Project Photo.
Smith Promoted along Path to Electrical Engineering Project Management

October 27, 2023

Electrical engineering staff member Emily Smith has been promoted to the classification of professional 4 at Ayres as she progresses closer to the role of project management. Already providing some supervision of other employee owners, Smith will provide more oversight of others in her new role. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Smith designs power distribution,… Read More »

Boltze Promoted to Transportation Manager for Western Region

October 26, 2023

Bill Boltze, PE, is being promoted to manager of Ayres’ transportation operations in the West. The promotion takes effect January 1 and will dial up Boltze’s role in spearheading growth in Ayres’ transportation engineering and construction management services in the region. As a senior project manager for Ayres for the past two years, Boltze has… Read More »