May 16, 2016



May 16, 2016 Carl Walker, Inc. (Carl Walker), a nationally recognized consultant in the parking industry, is proud to announce recent promotions.


Patrick Martin, P.E., has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Restoration. In his role, Martin oversees the Restoration Service Sector providing oversight of production, QA/QC, and marketing and sales efforts. Martin has more than 15 years of extensive experience in the evaluation and repair of various structures, including development of maintenance and repair programs, lifecycle cost analysis, due diligence review as well as structural strengthening, carbon fiber design, retrofits, plaza restoration and fa├žade restoration.

Bill Mahler, AIA, has been promoted to Principal in the Chicago office. Mahler also serves as the Restoration Manager for the Chicago regional office and is responsible for managing and completing projects involving the evaluation and restoration of existing building facades, parking structures, and plazas. Mahler has over 30 years of experience and has been a valuable member of the Carl Walker team for over 10 years, providing outstanding service to our clients on numerous restoration and parking projects in the midwest.

Andrew Kong, P.E., has been promoted to Senior Project Manager, in the Charlotte office. Kong is involved with the implementation of structural/restoration engineering projects in the Southeast Region of the United States, utilizing a diverse set of management skills to improve project efficiency, processes, and coordination through strategic planning and teaming.

Greg Ehmke, P.E., has been promoted to Project Manager for New Parking Design. Ehmke provides structural design and detailing of new concrete, steel, and masonry parking structures. He also has experience in the evaluation, restoration and modification of existing parking structures

Dan Elliott, P.E. and Troy Testerman, P.E., have been promoted to Project Manager for the Restoration Service Sector. Elliott, in the Kalamazoo office, and Testerman, in the Cleveland office, provide structural evaluations and analysis of existing parking structures, design of various repair options, including the application of fiber reinforced polymers (FRP), estimating repair costs, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration.

Matt Blankenberger and Josh Perry have been promoted to Design Engineer II. Both Blankenberger and Perry are responsible for new parking structure detailing of concrete, steel, and masonry, and structural design.

Laura Culver, previously Business Development Coordinator, has been promoted to Marketing Manager, Laura oversees corporate marketing and is responsible for developing the marketing strategy and plan, researching external opportunities, understanding current and potential customers, and overseeing the general marketing and promotion of the firm.

Carl Walker operates seven offices nationwide that specialize in parking planning, parking structure design and the restoration of parking structures, plazas and facades.

For more Information, contact Laura Culver at 269-381-2222 or

5136 Lovers Lane, Suite 200, Kalamazoo, MI 49002

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