Wightman and Associates, Inc. welcomes five new hires

The civil engineering, architectural, and survey firm Wightman & Associates, Inc. recently welcomed five new professionals to its team.
Natalie Dean of Kalamazoo has joined the WAI Portage Office as a planner. She has more than 12 years of experience working for the City of Marshall in a variety of positions including planning and zoning administrator, director of community services, and, most recently, assistant city manager.  Dean earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Mediated Communication from Spring Arbor University, Zoning Administrator Certification, and Citizen Planner Certification from Michigan State University. She is slated to graduate with a Master of Public Administration degree from Central Michigan University in December of this year.
Sara Kotanko of Niles has joined the WAI Architecture Studio in Benton Harbor as an interior designer. During the past two years, she was an interior design intern with WAI while working on her degree. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Andrews University in Interior Design with a minor in graphic design. She is experienced in multiple software design programs, material selection, and proposal writing.
Kristin Noack of Coloma, has joined the Benton Harbor office as marketing and operations assistant. She brings 16 years of administrative experience to WAI. Her previous experience includes marketing coordinator, administrative assistant to the CEO, and inside sales representative at Ausco Products, Inc. She is also a writer and photographer with Tri-City Record in Watervliet. Noack earned an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Kalamazoo Valley Community College.
Amanda Pastroff of St. Joseph has been hired as the company’s human resource generalist/assistant and is based in the WAI Benton Harbor office. She recently graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a General Business minor. Her professional experience includes a human resources internship with Lakeland Health in St. Joseph and working as a research assistant within WMU’s Department of Psychology.
Tim Warford of Kalamazoo has joined the WAI Benton Harbor office as a flagger. He is responsible for enhancing field crew safety during onsite data collection for the company’s SAW grant projects throughout Southwest Michigan municipalities.

Wightman & Associates, Inc. is a civil engineering, architectural, and survey firm that has been serving Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana since 1946 with offices in Benton Harbor, Portage, and Allegan, Michigan. 
To learn more o please call Wightman & Associates, Inc. at 269-927-0100 or visit online.

Source: Wightman & Associates, Inc.
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