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ESi Appoints New Vice Presidents

January 28, 2022. ESi, a leading provider of engineering and technical consulting services, today announces two new leadership appointments in support of the company’s go-forward business strategy. These appointments, effective as of January 1, 2022, are part of the company’s continuing efforts to evolve its organization and operations, and better leverage the depth and breadth of its capabilities to meet the growing needs of its clients and employees.

Alfred Pettinger, Ph.D., P.E. has been promoted to Technical Vice President, with strategic and operational oversight over ESi’s Mechanics discipline. He brings more than two decades of technical and leadership experience, including his most recent roles as Sr. Director and Director of ESi’s Mechanics practice. Dr. Pettinger has a proven ability to build and lead cross‐functional teams, a values-based cultural leadership approach, and a deep understanding of how to energize our teams to deliver best-in-class service to clients.

Eric Weishaupt, Ph.D., P.E. has been promoted to Regional Vice President, with oversight over ESi’s Eastern region. Dr. Weishaupt joined ESi as an early career consultant, taking on roles of increasing responsibility which led to his most recent role as Regional Operations Manager for ESi’s Michigan office. During his time at ESi, Dr. Weishaupt has consistently maintained a strong focus on operational excellence and improvement, both in project execution and in spearheading efforts to modernize and optimize the way we work.

“These appointments underscore our commitment to developing a diverse and deep bench of leaders who are dedicated to unlocking the full potential of our people and our business,” said ESi President and COO Will Pinkston. “Each of these leaders has a successful track record of building strong, collaborative teams and brings the right mix of technical and operational know-how to their new role. Together, with the other members of our leadership team, they are committed to bringing the best of ESi to our clients, and I could not be more pleased about their promotions.”

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