Karen Isherwood (B.S. Civil Engineering, ’97), P.E., LEED AP, joined BL Companies in Meriden, CT, as a senior engineer. In this part time role, Isherwood will continue delivering engineering design services through her company as well. She founded Isherwood Civil Engineering in 2010 and serves clients in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Joe Rimiller, P.E., P.T.O.E. (B.S., Civil Engineering, ’01; M.S. Transportation & Urban Engineering, ‘03) joined BETA Group Inc. as a senior project engineer. A registered Professional Engineer in Connecticut and also a registered Professional Traffic Operations Engineer, Rimiller will focus on traffic signal design and traffic impact studies. He serves as secretary/treasurer of the Connecticut Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.
Andrew R. Gere
Andrew R. Gere (B.S. Civil Engineering, ’92) was promoted to chief operating officer at San Jose Water Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Corp. In this position, Gere has primary and direct responsibility for all company field activities and departments. He supports and advises the CEO in decision making and has primary responsibility for design, development, implementation, reporting, and monitoring of key performance metrics, policies, and procedures for the company. Gere joined the company since 1995 and earned an MBA from Santa Clara University in 2002.