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On July 5, 2022, Walker Consultants announced the appointment of four new company Directors.

Ibrahim Erdem, Ph.D., PE, SEIbrahim Erdem, Ph.D., PE, SE, (New York) has been promoted to Director of Restoration. Ibrahim has over 21 years of experience in the evaluation, investigation, and repair of structures. He specializes in the effects of adjacent construction and diagnosis of construction and design defects, as well as the evaluation of construction sites for site safety measures. Ibrahim has authored over 20 publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings and is New York City’s first ever DOB-certified Qualified Parking Structure Inspector (QPSI).

Ryan Frederick, PE, SERyan Frederick, PE, SE, (Denver) has been promoted to Director of Engineering Services – West Region. Since joining Walker in 1999, he has been involved in the new design of post-tensioned and precast parking garages and the restoration of deteriorated structures. In this role, Ryan will manage the strategic direction of engineering services in the western region. He will also serve as a technical resource to effectively serve our clients, advance production standards and provide QAQC.

Jodi BaumanJodi Bauman (Chicago) has been promoted to Director of Project Accounting. With Walker since 1999, Jodi is responsible for training Walker’s talented project accounting staff, database analysis and management, and financial reporting to leadership. Jodi will continue to serve Walker’s financial sector with emphasis on project management software and continuous improvement of processes throughout the firm.

Cassandra FideriusCassandra Fiderius (Kalamazoo) has been promoted to Director of Corporate Accounting. In this new position, Cassie will be responsible for managing the operations of Walker’s Corporate Accounting department, financial reporting and analysis, preparing the operating budget, and audit management.

Walker Consultants provides planning, design, engineering, forensics, restoration and consulting for the built environment. Our experts have been advancing industry standards since we began in 1965. We are a 100% employee-owned company that takes pride in the value we provide our clients through integrity, honesty, and excellence.