Eric Stelmack (’92) named shareholder at prominent engineering firm Michaud Cooley Erickson

MINNEAPOLIS – March 20, 2018 – To continue a trend of growth and innovation, long-time mechanical/electrical engineering firm Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) has announced the appointment of five new shareholders, including UW-Madison alumnus Eric Stelmack.

Stelmack has practiced engineering for more than 25 years, 22 of which have been with MCE. Stelmack is a principal in the Electrical department at the firm and maintains a professional focus in the area of modern building technologies, across all commercial sectors. In his tenure, he has been responsible for all aspects of client satisfaction, from project inception to final delivery. He administers the company Continuing Education program, delivering accredited educational seminars at numerous organizations and industry conventions. He is a published contributing author for professional engineering standards.

Established in 1946, MCE is one of Minnesota’s oldest and largest mechanical/electrical engineering firms. It grew revenue by more than 14 percent in 2017 and currently employs 130 professionals in Minnesota. Its many high-profile projects include the Bioscience Building, the first development of the Discovery Square district of Destination Medical Center in Rochester, Minn.; many projects as the engineering firm of record at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; and the new Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota, among others.

Joining Stelmack on the shareholder team are longtime employees Kerry Cooley Bruggemann, Jason Petermann (’98), Jeff Clark, Greg Trende and new president Doug Cooley. Former president Dean Rafferty has retired after 43 years with the firm.