Engineering firm names two new vice presidents
ROSEMONT -- Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd. recently promoted two long-serving employees, Orion Galey and Kevin Wilson, to vice president of the 200-person firm.
Galey was previously senior project manager while Wilson was assistant Construction Engineering Department head Kevin. Both are certified professional engineers.
"For nearly 20 years, Orion and Kevin have lent their tremendous expertise to our team and clients," said CBBEL President Mike Kerr. "In recognition of their hard work and commitment to CBBEL, we're thrilled to announce their promotions to vice president."
• Galey has vast experience in construction and design engineering. He joined CBBEL in 2003 and has managed complex transportation, streetscape and water and stormwater management projects. He serves as CBBEL's main point of contact for multiple municipalities, including the villages of Elmwood Park, Riverside, Bloomingdale and Oak Brook.
Galey's experience includes roadway, streetscape, green infrastructure and utility improvements. He served as project manager for the Elmwood Park Flood Mitigation Project, which was named the 2017 Public Works Project of the Year, Environment Category ($25 million--$75 million) by the American Public Works Association.
He manages numerous multidisciplinary designer-led, design-build projects, including Algonquin's Main Street Reconstruction and Streetscape Project, a major redevelopment of historic downtown Algonquin; as well as Bloomingdale's Old Town and Lake Street Streetscape and Roadway Improvement projects.
Galey earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2002.
• Wilson joined the firm in 2002 and his construction management experience consists of water main, storm sewer, sanitary sewer and highway resurfacing and reconstruction projects of a value up to $30 million.
Wilson has served as project manager on some of the Chicago suburbs' most significant improvement projects, including Wilmette's Neighborhood Storage Project and Lincolnwood's Transmission Main Project, which saw the village transition its water supply from the city of Chicago to the city of Evanston.
Wilson has served as resident engineer on dozens of road safety and improvement projects, including the Chicago Avenue and Sheridan Road reconstruction project through downtown Evanston and the campus of Northwestern University. He is currently the resident engineer for the $28 million expansion and reconstruction of Franklin Avenue in Franklin Park.
Wilson earned a bachelor's in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2002.