Leadership

Thomas L. Polzin, P.E., CFM, President

Mr. Polzin has been solving complex civil and water resource problems for more than 26 years. His experience ranges from small-scale private residential projects to managing large-scale multi-consultant teams for clients such as the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA), and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC). His professional experience includes water quality best management practice design, stormwater infrastructure design, and hydrologic and hydraulic analyses of stormwater systems. He is experienced with site development design such as grading, paving, water and sewer improvements, and has been responsible for management and design of numerous public and private sector projects. His experience also includes the analysis and design of urban flood reduction projects as well as the design and implementation of restoration projects in urban stream corridors. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, Wisconsin and Oregon, a Certified Floodplain Manager in Illinois, a Qualified Engineering Review Specialist in Kane County, Illinois, a Lake County Certified Enforcement Officer, a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control and serves on the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission’s Technical Advisory Committee as Vice Chairman and Subject Matter Expert.

Vincent J. Mosca, Vice President

Mr. Mosca has been involved with hundreds of wetland and ecological assessment projects over the past 25 years in northeastern Illinois and Wisconsin. Mr. Mosca also regularly leads regulatory permitting (local, state, and federal) efforts for both public and private sector projects. He has experience dealing with state and federal endangered species issues, and with all aspects of ecological restoration, particularly wetlands and streams. He brings an acute understanding of ecological processes and values to all projects he is involved with. Mr. Mosca graduated from Northland College with a Bachelor of Science in Biophysical Environmental Studies as well as Graduate Studies in Ecosystem Studies at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He is a Certified Wetland Specialist in Lake County, Illinois and Qualified Wetland Review Specialist in Kane County, Illinois.

Jeff Wickenkamp, P.E., CFM, D.WRE, Vice President

Mr. Wickenkamp is a registered professional engineer, a certified floodplain manager, and a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer.  Mr. Wickenkamp’s professional experience includes over 20 years of experience in watershed planning and management, flood risk and flood management projects, stormwater design, water quality studies, green infrastructure, best management practice design, environmental compliance studies, and regulatory review and program development. He attended the University of Illinois where he received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering. Mr. Wickenkamp served seven years on the Board of Directors for the Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management.

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