Darin Rickert Joins WGI’s Structural Solutions Division as Director, Building Enclosures + Restoration

October 20, 2020







Darin Rickert Joins WGI’s Structural Solutions Division as Director, Building Enclosures + Restoration



Milwaukee, WI –  WGI is pleased to announce that Darin Rickert, AIA, RRC, LEED AP joined the firm as director of the Building Enclosures + Restoration Group. Darin will be based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he will leverage the contacts and experience accumulated over the last 17 years of national project experience. Working collaboratively with WGI’s offices throughout the country, Darin will also bring his past experience in business development to help cross-sell WGI’s services in these markets.


WGI’s Vice President/Structural Solutions Shad Shafie, says, “We’re excited for Darin’s arrival at WGI. We’ve been looking for a leader of his caliber for quite some time, and he’s surely going to enhance our reach and ability to deliver for our clients.”


Darin’s expertise includes performing building enclosure design, building enclosure assessments, building enclosure commissioning (BECx) services, water leakage investigations, historic preservation and restoration, design peer reviews of building enclosures, forensic investigation and repair, and construction administration and management on a variety of new and existing structures. He also developed repair and rehabilitation designs, and oversaw construction administration for numerous commercial, residential, and industrial buildings.


“Like most professionals in our business, I’ve been closely watching the continual growth of WGI for several years. I’m looking forward to playing a leadership role in our continued success in the coming years.”


A Licensed Architect, Registered Roof Consultant, and LEED Accredited Professional, Darin is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC), Building Enclosure Council (BEC), and Wisconsin Healthcare Engineering Association (WHEA). He received a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


This announcement also includes the opening of WGI’s new Milwaukee office at W67N222 Evergreen Boulevard, Suite 118, Cedarburg, WI  53012-2645, and its phone number 414.710.4361.


About WGI

As a multidisciplinary solutions-providing consulting firm, WGI has 19 offices in six states, serving an active client base in over 30 states, specializing in the following disciplines: land development/municipal engineering, traffic and transportation engineering, parking solutions, geospatial services, subsurface utility engineering, structures, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, architecture, land planning, MEP engineering, and creative services. The Zweig Group ranked WGI #35 on its 2020 Hot Firms list and awarded WGI 2020 Marketing Excellence Awards for both Website and Identity Rebrand. South Florida Business Journalranked WGI #4 on its 2020 Top 25 Engineering Firms (making this the fourth year in a row ranked in the Top 5) and ranked WGI #59 in its 2020 Top 100 Private Companies. In 2020, ENR ranked WGI #187 on its list of the Top 500 Design Firms (up 37 places). For more information, please visit www.wginc.com.