Edina, Minn. – Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Emanuelson-Podas (EP) recently announced that five employees have been named Associates of the firm. The group was elected by EP’s five Managing Partners in mid-February. This is the first group of Associates in the firm’s 60-year history.

The new Associates are: Kelly Artz, PE (electrical engineer), Matt Beckett (senior electrical designer), Christopher Blissett (communications and marketing), Jeremy Larson, PE (mechanical engineer) and Brian Ringsven  (senior mechanical designer).

EP Managing Partner and Mechanical Engineer Mike Webert, PE, said, “The other Managing Partners and I are beyond excited to be able to offer this group the opportunity to become Associates at EP. As a team, we’ve worked hard to grow EP in a healthy and strategic manner. This growth has allowed us the opportunity to extend ownership to this new group, which in turn helps position the firm to remain strong long into the future.”

He continued, “To a person, these individuals understand and lift up our corporate values of family, service and trust, and they provide steady, experienced leadership across the entire breadth of the company’s activities. Their commitment to providing exceptional engineering and design services is without match, and they each place great value on knowing and serving both their colleagues and clients.”

About Emanuelson-Podas: Founded in 1957, Emanuelson-Podas, Inc., (EP) delivers expert mechanical, electrical and plumbing design solutions to a select group of clients in a variety of industries. Headquartered in Edina, Minn., the company embraces a work approach rooted in collaboration and partnership, based on the belief that amazing spaces happen when real connections are formed between engineers, architects, contractors and business owners. A values-driven company, EP’s key industry areas include the corporate, civic, education, fitness, financial, healthcare, hospitality, housing, industrial, municipal, restaurant, retail and worship sectors.