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 PE — 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.
Ron Wygal – 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.
Brittany Seo -Civil Engineer
Brittany graduated in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering Tennessee Technological University. Prior to her graduation, she was an intern for Wright Brothers Construction Company from May through August 2018. She is responsible for planning, designing, and maintaining infrastructure projects.
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.
Brent Ward — Business Development Specialist
Brent earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Prior to joining Zuendt, he was a Major Account Manager for Verizon Wireless, Regional Sales Manager for Open Range Communications, and the Engineering Business Development Manager and Marketing Director for Design South Professionals, Inc. He was also the owner and CEO of Outdoor Living, a construction company. Ward also served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force for nine years.
Pamela Barber — Executive Assistant
Pamela keeps the Zuendt team on track. She previously founded Everyday Errand, an errand concierge service business launched in 2016. She helped small business owners by handling behind-the-scene details so they could better focus on their business goals. Her past employment also includes serving as Director of Volunteer/Guest Services at a church and an Office Manager for a chiropractic office.
Matthew Violano – Civil Designer
Matthew earned an associate’s degree in Business Association at Fisher College in Boston. He then went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Ivy Technical College in Evansville, Indiana. Before working at Zuendt, he was the sole proprietor of Redline Design Services as well as its Project Manager and Lead Designer. He was served as a Project Manager at EAS Surveying, Inc. Additionally, he was the Project Start-up Piping Lead for the Duke Energy IGCC Plant in Edwardsport, Indiana.
Colleen Breen — CAD Designer
Colleen’s project experience includes Piping Engineering, Plant Design, and Architectural Consulting. Colleen has more than 20 years of experience as a senior designer and consultant, with a wide portfolio of project experience. She has done structural CAD design for companies Adidas, Nissan, Grand Bohemian, multiple Pike Nursery additions, and many more.
Mary Phillips — Office Manager/Florida Office
Mary has spent more than 30 years in the engineering industry with the bulk of that in the Tampa area. Her duties at Zuendt include billing, client coordination, and paperwork review.