SSOE Group Welcomes Richard Fosgitt, Net Zero Energy Program Manager

Midland, Michigan, May 07, 2012 – SSOE Group (, an international architectural, engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, welcomes Richard Fosgitt, PE as a Program Manager and newest addition to its project and construction management group. Fosgitt will be based out of SSOE’s Midland, Michigan office.

Fosgitt will lead the implementation of Net Zero Energy (NZE) initiatives for Federal Government clients. In this role, Richard will work closely with SSOE’s Director of Federal Programs, Mike Duffey and SSOE’s energy consulting group. Duffey stated, “SSOE is focused on delivering comprehensive, value-added services in support of the DoD and other Federal Agencies’ energy objectives. Richard’s solid program management and energy expertise along with his leadership will further enhance our team’s capability and contribute to an overall mission accomplishment for our clients.” SSOE has a GSA contract schedule (Contract Number: GS-21F-0078X) to provide Facilities Maintenance and Management Services including smart building consulting, commissioning, energy audits, and water conservation services. In addition, SSOE provides energy master planning, project programming, detailed engineering, construction management and implementation support.

Fosgitt brings with him 20 years of professional engineering experience. His expertise includes design and development of energy and industrial projects, project permitting, feasibility studies, conceptual estimating, and funding / grant assistance. He holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan and is a registered professional engineer (PE). In addition, Fosgitt serves as an advisory board member for the Civil Engineering Enterprise Program at Michigan Tech.

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.

Media Contact:
Jenni Roder
(419) 469-1918
(419) 351-6480 cell