Member News 5.4.22

Posted By: Andrew Heidtke Member News,

raSmith is pleased to announce that the firm has been named a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2022 Top Workplace. Read the full press release below:

'raSmith was recently recognized as a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2022 Top Workplace and received special honors for its “clued-in senior management.” This recognition is based on standout scores for employee responses to survey questions. raSmith has been honored as a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplace for 10 consecutive years — a remarkable achievement considering the award program’s growth, popularity, and number of entrants. This year, raSmith ranked seventh out of 61 firms in the category of medium company size (150 to 499 employees).

Additionally, raSmith has been named a 2022 Top Workplace USA. This recognition is part of a new program, in which Top Workplace winners across the country are evaluated based on their employees’ survey responses. Companies with the highest average scores, in comparison to firms within their size category, qualify as Top Workplace USA winners.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the best firms to work for in southeastern Wisconsin for the 10th year in a row and as one of the Top Workplaces in the USA,” said Richard A. Smith Jr. (Ricky), raSmith president. “This award celebrates the success and dedication of our incredible employees, who are passionate about providing innovative solutions, pursuing excellence, and exceeding our clients’ expectations. We take much pride in maintaining a culture that sets up our team members for success, provides stability in their lives, and creates opportunities for them to grow in their careers.”

Wendy Wolfgram, raSmith director of human resources, said, “At raSmith, we recognize the importance of offering exceptional programs to attract and retain top-level talent in the AEC industry. Some of our benefits that make raSmith a great place to work include a generous compensation and benefits package, family-friendly culture, hybrid work structure with great work-life balance and flexibility, and a focus on employee development and growth.”

About the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces Awards

This awards program recognizes the top workplaces in southeast Wisconsin based on employees’ anonymous responses to survey questions. Companies are measured on qualities such as employee engagement and development, company leadership, workplace culture and flexibility, compensation, benefits, and the impact that company policies have on innovation and morale. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel announced the 2022 winners at a virtual celebration event on April 29. Learn more about the Top Workplaces awards.

About the Top Workplaces USA Awards

This award celebrates nationally recognized companies that make the world a better place to work together by prioritizing a people-centered culture and giving employees a voice. The Top Workplaces USA award is based entirely on feedback from an employee engagement survey completed by the employees of participating workplaces. Learn more about the Top Workplaces USA awards.

About raSmith

raSmith is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultant established in the city of Brookfield, Wisconsin, in 1978. Our services are focused on our public and private sector client needs in planning, design, and construction including site planning and design, structural engineering, municipal engineering, transportation and traffic, surveying, development management, ecology, landscape architecture, LiDAR (3D laser scanning), UAS (unmanned aircraft systems), construction services, and geographic information systems (GIS). We work on projects nationwide from our seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, and California. The firm employs a staff of 220. For more information about raSmith, visit'