Wood Recognized as Young Professional of the Year

Posted By: Kelly Veit ACEC National News, ACEC WI News,

Ben Wood, PE, of Strand Associates, Inc.® in Milwaukee, recently received a Young Professional of the Year Award from ACEC National. Ben is one of five award recipients to be honored at the ACEC Fall Conference on October 15.

The Young Professional of the Year Award strives to promote the accomplishments of young engineers by highlighting their engineering contributions and the resulting impact on society. The campaign is designed to enhance and improve the image of engineering by recognizing young, diverse, and talented engineers, thereby portraying engineering as an exciting profession open to everyone.

Ben is a Sales Coordinator and Project Manager within the water supply sector. His focus on relationship-building and a passion for water was instrumental in the growth of the firm’s Milwaukee office. His passion is exemplified through his involvement in professional and community organizations. Ben is active in the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Works Association, serving on the Young Professional Committee, and is currently Chair of the Wisconsin Water for the World Committee. Ben’s involvement includes mentoring college students on the design of water systems in Guatemala and Haiti. In addition, Ben is active in his community church and neighborhood organizations.