Adrienne Taylor of SSOE Group Receives 2012 Young Engineer of the Year Award

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 20, 2012 – SSOE Group (, an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that Adrienne Taylor, PE, was named “Young Engineer of the Year” by The Toledo Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE). Adrienne has been recognized for involvement in the community along with outstanding performance in her current role as a chemical process engineer in SSOE’s Toledo, Ohio office.

“Adrienne Taylor is a bright, talented, and versatile engineer. In her six years at SSOE, she has quickly risen from a supporting role on large projects to leading them. She is the subject matter expert for many different platforms and has become a coach, teacher, and trainer for both younger and more experienced staff,” stated Brad Galliers, PE and Section Manager for SSOE’s Industrial Process division.

As a current member of The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), and The Toledo Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE), Adrienne has been actively involved within the community. In 2011 she became the leadership co-chair for organizing SSOE’s annual Engineer for a Day Program – part of National Engineer’s week , where students from local high schools are invited to explore the career path of engineering.

Taylor is a 2003 graduate of The University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and has been with SSOE since 2005. With a strong commitment to both personal and professional development, Adrienne earned her Professional Engineering (PE) license for the state of Ohio in 2011.

Nominees for the award were judged in seven categories: technical knowledge, professional interest and habits, personal character, leadership, public relations, civic spirit, and contributions to the community, state, and or nation. The award will be presented today at a luncheon held at The Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, Ohio in honor of Engineer’s Week.

About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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