Clark Dietz, Inc., one of the Midwest’s leading professional consulting engineering firms, has announced leadership changes in their February 2, 2021 press releases. John I. Boldt, PE, FACEC, is stepping down as Chairman of the Board at Clark Dietz, Inc. and plans to retire on March 1, 2021. Boldt has spent 44 years in the engineering consulting industry, with the last 27 years at Clark Dietz.

Charles Craddock, PE, FACEC, is the newly elected Chairman, President and CEO. Jerry Payonk, PE was re-elected Executive Vice President. Wesley Christmas, PE was elected Executive Vice President. Mustafa Emir, PE, PhD was re-elected Secretary, and Sean Widener, PE was elected Treasurer. Other members elected to the board include Jon Howaniec, PHR (Vice President); Tonia Westphal, PE, LEED AP; Kevin Hetrick, PE, and Emily Basalla, PE, CFM.

Also announced was the election of three new shareholders: Andrew Ashley, PE, Seth Swartz, CPA, and Heath Titzer, PE, PLS. These additions reflect the firm’s commitment to recognizing the contributions of staff who demonstrate a strong work ethic, a commitment to clients, and a dedication to the betterment of the firm.

“Every year, we are proud to welcome exceptional members of our staff to our shareholder group,” said Charles Craddock, Chairman of the Board. “These new shareholders exemplify the dedication, professionalism, and commitment to serving our clients that form the cornerstones of our business. It is a great privilege to have these new shareholders vested in the success of our firm.”

Clark Dietz, Inc. is a recognized leader in transportation, civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering with over 110 professional staff in regional offices in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

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