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Fehr Graham Welcomes New Landscape Architect



Rockford, IL (September 19, 2016) – Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Landscape Architect Bill Schmidt. Schmidt joins Fehr Graham with over twenty-two years’ experience, as principal designer and Sr. Project Manager, directing a landscape architecture studio in a multi-disciplinary firm and in private practice in the Chicago area. Schmidt will provide landscape architecture services throughout the Fehr Graham network and be located in the Rockford, Illinois office. 
 
Throughout his career, Schmidt has passionately applied a sustainable design approach and principles of Best Management Practices to his projects. He has led all phases of the design process resulting in numerous state and nationally recognized completed works for public and private clients. Schmidt’s career has encompassed designing and managing a wide range of projects of various size and complexities including master plans, streetscapes, urban centers, commercial and residential development, riverfront projects, parks and recreation, green roofs and rooftop gardens, historic landscape rehabilitation, and educational and institutional projects.
 
“We are very excited to add Bill to our team. His capabilities, combined with our current team, will provide even more creative thinking for our clients.” Said Mick Gronewold, Principal and Chairman of the Board at Fehr Graham. He continued, “Bill’s skill set and experience will give us a competitive advantage in the markets we are in.”
 
“I am thrilled to join such a dynamic team and look forward to bringing my expertise to Fehr Graham’s growing landscape architecture practice,” said Schmidt.
 
Landscape Architecture at Fehr Graham
Landscape Architecture (LA) is a newer service line at Fehr Graham. Thomas Graceffa & Associates, a local Rockford LA firm, was acquired in November of 2015 to introduce LA to Fehr Graham’s regional markets.  
 
About Fehr Graham
Fehr Graham is a premier provider of engineering, environmental, and funding solutions for commercial, industrial, institution, and government clients with 10 Midwest office locations in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa. For more information, visit www.fehr-graham.com.

For More Information:
Geoff Oman
P:  815.394.4700
goman@fehr-graham.com


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