Bryan Bross, PE, RG, has been named the incoming President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa (ACEC-IA) for the 2021-2022 Board of Directors.
Bross, who has been on the board since 2015 and served as the Secretary / Treasurer for 2020-2021, formally accepted the role in August. As President of the board, he will promote industry-specific legislation, deliver ethics education for member firms, and encourage greater member engagement with the ACEC Political Action Committee.
Having worked with Klingner for over 27 years, Bross is a leader in the field of geological and environmental engineering and has been instrumental on well over 100 complex projects for a number of high-profile clients. Outside of the firm, Bross is a member of the Association of Engineering Geologists, Society of American Military Engineers, Iowa Groundwater Association, Vice Chairperson for the Burlington Area YMCA, and the 2021 – 2022 Council Chairperson for the Lions Clubs of Iowa. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri; a Registered Geologist in Illinois and Missouri; and is an Iowa Certified Groundwater Professional, and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering and a Master of Engineering in Geotechnics from Missouri University of Science & Technology.
ACEC-IA has represented engineers, architects, land surveyors, and other specialists since 1956. Their mission is to “provide leadership to advance the business interests of [their] member firms,” through government advocacy, political action, and business education.