WSB Announces New Minnesota/North Dakota Regional Leadership as Firm Grows National Footprint

March 11, 2023

New leadership promotions announced to support regional expansions.

Minneapolis, Minn. – Today, WSB, one of the fastest growing architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) firms in the nation, announced the expansion of its Minnesota and North Dakota leadership team. WSB is building a national firm that supports critical infrastructure across the United States.

This year, WSB added a new vice president role in Minnesota/North Dakota, along with others in the Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and southeastern regions of the firm. WSB currently operates nine offices between Minnesota and North Dakota including headquarters in Minneapolis, Baxter, Burnsville, Duluth, Rochester, St. Cloud, St. Paul, Bismarck and Fargo. The new vice president promotion in Minnesota/North Dakota is:

Peter Muehlbach
  • Peter Muehlbach, vice president of strategy
    • Oversees transportation, construction engineering, & inspection strategy for the Minnesota/North Dakota region

Through an aggressive growth strategy, WSB is expanding into new markets and geographies while continuing to make strategic investments in cutting-edge tools and technology. In fall of 2023, WSB acquired EST, a respected civil structural and construction engineering consulting firm with offices in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and California. In addition, WSB announced in February 2024 the acquisition of AE Engineering, Inc. (“AE”), a high-growth transportation infrastructure firm based in Jacksonville, Florida. This acquisition brings 11 offices and more than 170 employees into WSB across the Southeast. With the addition of these two firms, WSB now operates with more than 1,250 employees across the U.S.

“We are incredibly excited about elevating our next generation of leaders in Minnesota and North Dakota. We are strategically investing across the country to grow our impact,” said Bret Weiss, president & CEO of WSB. “The acquisition of EST and AE and the subsequent growth of our leadership team is a testament to our commitment to meet the demands of our nation’s growing population and build the resilient, sustainable infrastructure of tomorrow.”

When WSB was founded in 1995, the company had five staff, one office and three services areas. Today, the firm offers services in more than 50 complementary areas, employs more than 1,250 people and has expanded its markets to support communities nationwide.

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