SSOE Group Announces Appointment of a New Principal and Organizational Promotions for Planning Year 2021

TOLEDO, Ohio, January 4, 2021 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today the appointment of a new Principal and three promotions to Vice President for their planning year (PY) 2021.

SSOE’s Board of Directors named Cliff Reese as a principal owner of SSOE.

Cliff Reese, PE, serves as a Business Leader within SSOE‘s Energy, Glass, Chemical, and Manufacturing (EGCM) Strategic Business Unit (SBU). He has more than 35 years of professional experience utilizing the most effective design technologies and high-performance teaming strategies. Cliff joined SSOE in 2005 and is responsible for business development and leading projects involving coal gasification, waste-to-fuel plasma gasification, biomass torrefaction, carbon capture and sequestration, specialty and diversified chemicals, and petroleum. He has global experience in several countries, including China and India. Cliff earned a master’s degree with a concentration in Material Science & Engineering from National Technological University and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toledo. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).

In addition to Cliff’s appointment, three other SSOE professionals have been promoted to Vice President within the organization.

Greg Brogley, PE, PMP, serves as Division Manager of SSOE’s Automotive and Manufacturing Facilities (AMF) SBU. Greg joined SSOE in 1998 as an AMF SBU Department Manager and in 2015, he was promoted to AMF SBU Division Manager and in 2019, was named a Principal. Greg has a proven track record of ensuring project due diligence, responsiveness to clients, and driving teams to evaluate their process to maximize value and efficiency into the projects he oversees. His professional engineering career includes experience in both project management and civil engineering. Greg received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of Toledo and is a registered professional engineer. In 2009, Greg received his Project Management Professional certification.

Raul Estrada, Jr., PMP, serves as Division Manager of SSOE’s Advanced Technology (AT) – Tool Install group. He joined SSOE in 2013 as a Senior Project Manager as part of SSOE’s merger with Evergreen EDC and quickly became an AT SBU Department Manager. In 2016, Raul was promoted to Division Manager of the AT SBU’s Tool Install group and became a Principal in 2019. Raul has over 28 years of global tool install experience specific to the semiconductor industry. In addition to providing technical supervision and direction of project team members, he is responsible for U.S. and international coordination and completion of all tool install projects. Raul has developed innovative methods for schedule reduction and process improvements, some of which have become new standards on tool install projects. Raul studied mechanical engineering at New Mexico State University and is a certified Project Management Professional.

Brad Rowe, CCWP, serves as Division Manager of SSOE’s Mexico Operations. He joined SSOE in 2011 as the Human Resources Business Leader of Talent Acquisition and Staffing, bringing extensive AEC industry recruitment experience to the firm. In 2015, Brad was promoted to Director of Talent Acquisition, taking on the additional responsibility of leading SSOE’s international human resources team. As part of SSOE’s international expansion, Brad helped establish SSOE’s Mexico operation and office in 2014, taking on the leadership of SSOE’s Mexico operations in 2018. As Division Manager, Brad is responsible for the strategic vision and growth of the firm’s ever-growing operations in Mexico. During his career at SSOE, Brad has provided leadership on a number of strategic initiatives, including talent acquisition, culture, diversity and inclusion, mergers and acquisitions, and international operations. Brad received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from The University of Toledo and earned his Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) certification in 2013. He was named Senior Associate in 2011 and a Principal in 2018.

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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 www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.

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