NORWOOD, MA and OAK BROOK, IL— (August 22, 2018) GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA), a multi-disciplinary, employee-owned firm that focuses on environmental, geotechnical, ecological, water and construction management services, today announced that Barry Stuedemann, P.E., PWS, DECI, has joined the firm as an Associate Principal. Based out of GZA’s Oak Brook, Illinois, office, Barry will be responsible for natural resources consulting and engineering focusing on wetland assessments, delineations, and permitting; tree and biological habitat surveys and habitat restoration; and stormwater management and green infrastructure engineering.
Barry is an environmental scientist and engineer with a wide range of experience in bridging environmental science, engineering, compliance, management, and policy disciplines. His expertise ranges from analysis of environmental risk, opportunity, impact and mitigation to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) clearances to environmental due diligence and compliance and relationship building with local, state and federal agencies. Prior to joining GZA, Barry ran his own environmental consulting firm, providing these services to a wide range of public and private clients.
“The addition of Barry to our Oak Brook team is a big step for us and he brings a unique combination of natural resources, engineering experience, and reputation in the Chicago environmental market. He expands our team’s experience and network across multiple disciplines,” said Bill Hadge, CEO of GZA.
A resident of Geneva, Illinois, Barry earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals, Illinois Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Management, American Public Works Association, and the Society of Wetland Scientists. Barry is also a Licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois, a Professional Wetland Scientist, Certified Wetland Scientist in Kane, McHenry, and Lake Counties, Illinois, and a Designated Erosion Control Inspector in Lake County.