Whitman is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Michael Wellet, P.E., has been named President of the firm.
Mr. Wellet joined Whitman in 2013 as Vice President, and eventually assumed the role of Executive Vice President, in which his responsibilities have included executive management, decision making, and strategic planning for maximizing growth of all operations functions at the firm, including satellite offices.
As President, Mr. Wellet will be responsible for the overall performance and profitability of Whitman, and for the internal management of Whitman’s senior staff, while also handling the day to day financial management of the company. He will maintain direct oversight of the firm’s Environmental, Engineering, Construction/Remediation, Waste Management and Corporate Divisions.
Mr. Wellet has over 20 years of experience in engineering services, environmental services, operations management, plant management, production and executive management fields. His areas of technical expertise include process, chemical, flammability/combustibility, and automation consulting engineering.
Whitman’s Chief Executive Officer, Barry Skoultchi, P.E. noted, “Mike’s extensive managerial experience and technical expertise have prepared him for his new role and responsibilities within the firm. Over the past several years, Mike has demonstrated outstanding leadership and helped set the path for the future growth and direction of the firm. As President, I am confident that he will continue to expand and enhance Whitman’s service areas and resources to take the firm to the next level.”
Mr. Wellet holds a B.S./M.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, an MBA from the University of Texas, and graduate certificates in Advanced Business and Executive Leadership from Cornell University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland and Texas, as well as a Certified Plant Engineer.