QUAD CITIES – IMEG Corp. (formerly KJWW Engineering Consultants) has named Pat Eikenberry as Vice President of Civil Engineering US for the national firm.
This new position follows today’s announcement that Missman, Inc. is joining IMEG Corp. – a merger that expands our Quad Cities regional team and service offerings to include a complete range of engineering design and construction-related services.
IMEG’s core building services include engineering design in the structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and technology disciplines with medical equipment planning, architectural lighting, acoustics consulting, and commissioning provided as speciality services. Civil engineering and construction support services are offered throughout IMEG’s western locations with plans to integrate these teams with existing Midwest operations.
As Vice President of Civil Engineering US, Eikenberry will be responsible for developing a plan to integrate IMEG civil services across the country while continuing to promote the company to regional constituencies in the greater Quad Cities area. He possesses a vast amount of experience with all facets of civil engineering and will deal specifically with the needs of clients by serving as technical communicator.
Eikenberry believes that community, clients, and collaboration are the pillars of Missman’s past success and he is extremely passionate about the growth of the Quad Cities region. He has served for more than 25 years on numerous public boards including the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Bettendorf Rotary Club, John Deere Classic, Bettendorf Development Corporation, and the Development Association of Rock Island.
IMEG, formerly KJWW Engineering Consultants, was founded in Rock Island in 1961 by Walter Kimmel, later joined by Ward Jensen, Sam Wray, and Vern Wegerer. Larry Pithan, now CFO, joined the firm in 1973, followed by VanDuyne in 1976, who became president and CEO in 2003. KJWW merged with TTG Engineers (Pasadena, CA) in 2015, forming IMEG. Today, the firm has more than 1,000 employees and is among the top 5 building industry engineering firms in the U.S. (BD+C Giants 300).
Missman, Inc. was founded in 1946 as C.E. Missman & Associates by Cliff Missman. The name changed through the years, formally becoming Missman, Inc. in 2011. Pat Eikenberry joined the firm in 1984 and became president in 2009 and CEO in 2010 with the retirement of Kevin Koski. Today Missman has 60 employees and offices in Rock Island, Rockford, and Dekalb, Ill., and Bettendorf, Iowa.