Muehlbach is also leading project management efforts to deliver the first set of paperless plans in the state.
Local engineering firm WSB today announced the promotion of Peter Muehlbach to senior director of transportation program management – a leadership role for the rapidly growing Minneapolis-based company. Muehlbach will oversee business development efforts for the firm’s transportation and construction services, ensuring WSB is able to meet client needs today and in the future.
Muehlbach has been with WSB since 2014 and has held many roles throughout those seven years including project manager and director of transportation program management. Muehlbach is also currently project managing the 169 Redefine Elk River project. In this role, he is leading the efforts to deliver the first set of paperless plans to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and is supporting the agency’s development of new delivery standards.
“Our internal and external partners trust and rely on Peter’s technical leadership and expertise,” said Jon Chiglo, WSB’s chief operating officer. “The confidence he instills in our staff and clients is infectious and we’re lucky to have Peter lead these efforts into the future.”
Muehlbach brings more than 15 years of experience delivering transportation projects from concept development through completion. Throughout his tenure with WSB, he has led several key strategic pursuits including alternative delivery and traditional projects pursuits.
“There are many synergies between our transportation and construction teams at WSB and I’m looking forward to supporting their growth and focus,” said Muehlbach. “I’ve been able to carve out an exciting career path at WSB during a time when our industry is rapidly changing. I’m honored that I’m able to continue to shape the way our industry delivers projects.”
WSB is the fourth-largest engineering firm in the Twin Cities and has 15 offices in five states.