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Baxter & Woodman expands, hires

CRYSTAL LAKE – Baxter & Woodman Inc. Consulting Engineers recently announced the addition of several key staff members as the firm’s service region expands and its client base grows. 

Alan Phelps joined the company’s Water/Wastewater Group as an environmental project engineer. He is from Gurnee and recently completed his Master of Science in civil engineering with an emphasis in environmental and water resources from the University of Minnesota.

Meghan O’Leary joined Baxter & Woodman’s marketing team as a marketing assistant in the firm’s Crystal Lake office. She recently graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Arts in corporate communication. She worked as a marketing intern for the university and lives in Crystal Lake. 

Brandon Pakosta and Samuel Demokvich joined Baxter & Woodman’s subsidiary B&W Control Systems Integration Team and will work out of the firm’s Chicago office. Pakosta was hired as a systems integrator and lives in Naperville. Demkovich serves as an IT support technician and lives in Crystal Lake. 

L. Kate Watson joined the company’s Water/Wastewater Infrastructure team as an environmental project engineer with three years of experience at HDR Inc., where she designed sewer rehabilitation projects, submersible duplex lift stations and wastewater treatment plant improvements. She now lives in Chicago after moving from Arkansas, where she completed her Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Arkansas. 

“We are very excited to welcome our new hires to the Baxter & Woodman family,” Baxter & Woodman Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Louis D. Haussmann said in a news release.

For information regarding open positions, visit www.baxterwoodman.com/careers/. 

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