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Whitson Engineers is excited to announce the promotion of Andrew Hunter to the role of Director of Civil Engineering and Kimberley Woltman to the role of Director of Finance and Human Resources. In making this announcement, the firm's President Richard Weber, commented, “We are thrilled to announce the promotions of both Andy and Kim to their new roles within the firm. They have contributed valuably to the firm’s success over the years and have proven themselves to be leaders and role models. Their respective strengths promote the exemplary service our clients and colleagues have come to expect from Whitson Engineers.”
Mr. Hunter has a Civil and Environmental Engineering degree from the University of California, Berkeley and fifteen years of experience, Andy has been a valuable member of our firm and a widely respected by our clients and colleagues. His areas of expertise include the design, planning, and project management for subdivisions, public roadway improvements, education projects, and commercial developments. These skills have given him the credibility to build long-lasting relationships with clients and public agency staff. His recent notable projects include the East Garrison Community (1,400 units on the Former Fort Ord), Del Webb at San Juan Oaks (1,084 lots in San Benito County), Promontory Student Housing (579 beds, adjacent to CSUMB), Eastside Parkway (over 4 miles in the former Fort Ord), California Central Coast Veterans Cemetery, the Homestead Subdivision (81 lots in Hollister), plus other subdivisions, roads, and schools throughout Monterey, San Benito, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties. As Director of Civil Engineering Andy will monitor project needs, schedule and supervise staff, and will rely on his creativity and extensive experience and judgment to help accomplish project goals.
Ms. Woltman joined the firm in 2005 and has fifteen years of experience. She has been instrumental in leading and developing the corporate accounting department, searching for ways to improve processes in order to adapt to the firm’s growth. She has also made significant contributions through her leadership of the human resources department, including thorough employee relations work, analysis, developing and leading staff, and providing sound advice on every facet of human resources. Her contributions helped the firm to achieve the Best Places to Work in Monterey County 2008, 2012 and 2013. As Director of Finance and Human Resources, Kim will continue to oversee all financial functions, forecasting, full cycle recruitment at all levels, employee relations, the annual review process, benefits and 401 k administration, and will rely on her extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.
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