Chuck Brandel, PE
Vice President, Water Business Unit Leader
New Ulm, MN
Chuck’s enthusiasm is evident in his commitment to serving clients and driving innovation in civil engineering design across a wide variety of markets. As Vice President and internationally recognized Agriculture leader, he holds a strong reputation for maximizing value while delivering forward-looking results. Chuck’s value as a project partner is exemplified in his ability to work closely with owners, government officials, and contractors, which enables ISG to develop creative design solutions that fulfill a myriad needs. Through agricultural drainage leadership, Chuck is a strong advocate for environmental and agricultural sustainability, which he helps clients achieve through a collaborative approach to responsible land stewardship. His experience in civil design has also led to direct practice group and mentorship positions within the firm. Working with partners across several markets, the below list merely touches the surface of Chuck's value and expertise:
- Forward-looking leadership across the region regarding implementation of multipurpose drainage management strategies and in watershed planning.
- Drainage management expertise including stormwater design, retention and detention basins, and water quality management.
- Experience in private sector projects such as land-use planning, subdivision layout, and site design for residential sites.
- Civil engineering practice group leadership and mentorship.
Competition | Command | Maximizer | Significance | Self-Assurance
Educare Foundation – Mankato, MN, Chair
ADMC Board of Directors, Member
Mount Olive Church, Former Trustee
Mount Olive Church, Playground Committee Lead
Rotary, Former Member
South Central College Civil Technology Advisory Board, Member
Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers, Member
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Iowa State University – Ames, IA