SSOE’s Adrienne Taylor Receives 2018 Women of Distinction Award

Award Recognizes Taylor’s Contributions in the Key Focus Areas for Success in STEM

TOLEDO, Ohio, November 6, 2018 – SSOE Group (, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce that the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio honored Adrienne Taylor, PE, as a leader, role model, and mentor in the arts and sciences field who promotes and advocates for the advancement and recognition of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers. Adrienne received the award in a ceremony at the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion on October 25, 2018.

Adrienne is very active in the community and is the current publicity chair for the Toledo Society of Professional Engineer’s (TSPE) Engineers Week (E-Week) committee. This is her second year in the position, previously serving on the Engineer for a Day committee, as E-Week Vice Chair, as well as E-Week overall Chair in 2014. Adrienne has volunteered for multiple organizations hosting events to bring engineering to school-aged children, particularly young women in the Toledo area. She has led interactive workshops and was the keynote speaker at the Women in Science Day of Meeting (WISDOM) at the University of Toledo. Additionally, Adrienne has served on industry panels and led activity tables for both Imagination Station’s Girl Power Event and the University of Toledo’s Introduce a Girl to Engineering event last winter.

Jennifer Wuertz, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, Vice President and Director, Talent Management nominated Adrienne on behalf of SSOE and stated, “Adrienne is a bright, talented, and versatile engineer and department manager and has been with SSOE nearly 13 years. In her early time here, she quickly rose from a supporting role on large projects to leading them. Today, she is the subject matter expert for many different platforms and has become a coach, teacher, and mentor for both younger and more experienced staff as well as many young women in the community. I was so excited for Adrienne to receive this award!”

Adrienne is the Chemical Process Department Manager for SSOE Group where she serves as the primary point of contact for project planning, while monitoring progress and quality of the team’s deliverables. Frequently serving as a project manager and occasionally still performing chemical engineering tasks, Adrienne appreciates opportunities to work with experienced project teams and clients on industrial process projects. Adrienne holds a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton. In 2010, she successfully completed the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam and became a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Ohio. In 2013, Adrienne was named “Young Engineer of the Year” by the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and in 2012 “Young Engineer of the Year” by Toledo Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE).

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