Team

Our skilled team is here to work with you every step of the way. We are proud of the professionals we have put together to help create the best solutions for your next project.

Alexander Zuendt — Founder | Owner | Managing Principal

Alex is the owner and president of Zuendt Engineering. He earned his bachelors degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and his MBA from Colorado State University. Prior to starting the firm in 2014, Alex spent a decade as a civil and structural engineer working on numerous projects across the East Coast. Alex also serves the community as a captain in the South Carolina State Guard and a firefighter for the Boiling Springs Fire Department. He also serves on the Rebuild Upstate Advisory Board.

Bryan Lightweis, PE – Principal/Partner

A Clemson graduate, Bryan brings more than 20 years of experience to our projects with a career in civil engineering and the construction industry. His main focus area at Zuendt is design and overseeing our civil engineering projects. He previously has worked at Fluor, BMW and Vulcan Materials.

Ron Wygal, PE – Principal/Partner

With almost 30 years of experience in both engineering design and construction experience, Ron has completed projects ranging from $1 million to $100 million that includes retail, educational, correctional, religious, transportation and Utility Installation. Ron has spent the bulk of his career in Texas including time as president of Endurance Construction and managing partner at MGS Roofing.

Adam Cook — Engineer in Training

Adam graduated in May 2018 as a Dean’s List recipient from Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He was previously employed at the SCDOT Headquarters Design Build department.  In addition, he mentors Clemson civil engineers in his free time.

Ben Martin — Engineer in Training

A graduate of The Citadel, Ben has experience in civil, structural and site design under his belt. Martin’s extensive project experience includes commercial development, neighborhood layouts, sanitary sewer lines, storm water schedules, earthwork volumes and a variety of site inspections. Some of his  more specific projects involve self-storage facilities and subdivisions.

Pamela Barber — Executive Assistant

Pamela is the person who keeps the two Zuendt offices running on time.

Barber previously founded Everyday Errand, an errand and concierge business launched in 2016 to help small business owners by handling behind-the-scenes details so they could better focus on their business goals. Her past employment also includes serving as Director of Volunteer and Guest Services at a church.