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Jason Petermann (’98) named shareholder at prominent engineering firm Michaud Cooley Erickson

MINNEAPOLIS – March 20, 2018 – To continue a trend of growth and innovation, long-time mechanical/electrical engineering firm Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) has announced the appointment of five new shareholders, including UW-Madison alumnus Jason Petermann.

As a principal at Michaud Cooley Erickson, Petermann is passionate about guiding the firm to provide the best mechanical and electrical design services possible. As a mechanical engineer, he understands the critical role of preparing outstanding technical documentation regardless of the building type. He excels at building strong relationships with clients and enjoys solving complex engineering challenges while maintaining the project budget and schedule.

Established in 1946, MCE is one of Minnesota’s oldest and largest mechanical/electrical engineering firms. It grew revenue by more than 14 percent in 2017 and currently employs 130 professionals in Minnesota. Its many high-profile projects include the Bioscience Building, the first development of the Discovery Square district of Destination Medical Center in Rochester, Minn.; many projects as the engineering firm of record at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; and the new Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota, among others.

Joining Petermann on the shareholder team are longtime employees Eric Stelmack (’92), Kerry Cooley Bruggemann, Jeff Clark, Greg Trende and new president Doug Cooley. Former president Dean Rafferty has retired after 43 years with the firm.

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