ISG Welcomes New Staff

Jul 30, 2015

July 30, 2015 ISG is pleased to announce the following additions to our professional team:

Eric Ertl – GIS Project Manager, ISG Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Ertl serves as a GIS Project Manager and brings over 10 years and a wide range of national experience to his position. He is responsible for administering and managing geographic information and data and applying that data to specific services and industries for more accurate decision making.

Nathan Gruver, PLA, ASLA– Landscape Architect, ISG Des Moines, IA
Gruver serves as a Landscape Architect and Planner. His areas of expertise include urban design and streetscape design with a passion for culturally significant spaces. His portfolio also includes numerous stream restorations utilizing natural channel design, bio engineering, wetland construction, plant inventory and analysis.

Amanda Prosser, PLA, ASLA– Landscape Architect, ISG Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Prosser brings over 15 years of professional experience as a Landscape Architect and Planner. She specializes in urban design, parks and recreation planning and development projects, and has designed and managed numerous large-scale public improvement projects across the Midwest.

Uma Vempati, PE, PMP– Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer, ISG Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Vempati joins ISG as Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer and brings 15 years and a wide breadth of national and international experience to his position. He has extensive expertise in surface and groundwater supply systems, water and wastewater treatment systems, distribution and collection system infrastructure, and storm sewer infrastructure. Vempati serves on the Board of Directors of the American Water Works Association and is a frequent presenter at water conferences.


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