Category Archives: Firm News

How We’re Celebrating Staff Milestones and Serving Local Communities by Planting Trees

Since 2018, Dudek has recognized and honored Dudekian service milestones by donating to the Arbor Day Foundation for the planting of trees in Klamath National Park. While this was a great concept, the exact location of “Dudek’s” trees remained ambiguous and we found ourselves wanting to make a more tangible, local impact. So, in 2021,

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How Dudek’s Sustainability and IT Teams Turned “Worthless” E-Waste into an Opportunity to Give Back and Be Green

Due to materials in technology equipment, e-waste needs to be handled differently from regular trash as the materials can create environmental and health risks when incinerated, put in landfills, or melted down. Up until 2021, Dudek had been in the practice of reselling much of our old IT equipment to a third party, recouping the

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Dudek Elevates Two More Women to its Board, Growing its Strategy and Empowering Future Leaders

In November of 2021, Dudek announced the additions of Jill Weinberger, PhD and Meg Lassarat to the Board of Directors (Board). Weinberger, from Dudek’s Hydrogeology group, was elected as the new internal director. She leverages an ability and willingness to think critically and challenge ideas, a long-standing tenure with Dudek, an understanding and appreciation of

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Eric Wilson Named Executive Vice President

Eric Wilson, LEED AP has been promoted to Executive Vice President. Coming from his role as Vice President of Environmental Services, Wilson leverages more than 25 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry to take on the new position. His focus on delivering exceptional results and unparalleled client experiences, coupled with his passion for

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Dudek Transitions to 100% ESOP Ownership

As of Oct. 1, 2021, Dudek transitioned from being partially owned to wholly owned by our employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). This move to 100% ESOP ownership preserves a 40-year culture of employee ownership. A vital component of our growth and stability, the ESOP was established in 2003 to provide a means by which the

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Work Should be Fun, Interesting, and Profitable: Reflections on Dudek’s History as Frank Dudek Retires

As Frank Dudek tells it, going into business was almost inevitable. “My father had his own business, both my grandfathers—clothing, lumber, cattle,” Frank recalled. “I have a master’s in civil engineering though I’ve never really thought of myself as a great engineer. But I really liked the business aspect of it, and it was natural

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DuGreen 2020 Success by the Numbers

DuGreen Mission ​We are Dudekians working to improve our environmental footprint. We are passionate about the environment and want to help Dudek become a more environmentally sustainable company. We aim to create a more eco-friendly workplace by establishing company-wide best practices and educating staff on green practices they can implement in the office and at

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Defining our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

In 2020, Dudek had a goal to define our commitment to diversity and inclusion. In the midst of launching that effort, we were, and are still, presented with national news reminding us that injustice persists in our communities. Right now, Dudek’s commitment to diversity entails: Launching a new statement defining our mission and strategy to

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Responding to COVID-19

During the evolving COVID-19 situation, we’d like to assure you that Dudek will continue to work to deliver our services and your work products on time and within the framework of keeping our employees safe. Dudek has evolved our areas of operations to address new and changing working conditions as they relate to the global

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