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Brindley Engineering Announces Hiring of Industry Executive Bernie Gunn


Long time industry executive to lead innovative customer-centric initiatives for
company’s long-term growth and scale.

LISLE, IL September 18, 2018 — Today, Brindley Engineering, one of Chicago’s world-class engineering firms in maintenance, reliability and constructability, announced the addition of Bernie Gunn to its executive leadership team.  This is the next chapter of the growth story for Brindley Engineering, an innovative, tech-forward, engineering firm founded with a vision to provide the highest level of service to clients in the maintenance, reliability, and constructability areas.

Gunn is a seasoned leader whose career spans three decades of client and employee-development positions and has led some of the highest-performing engineering teams across a multitude of disciplines. Gunn joins Brindley Engineering from Ambitech and Zachry Engineering groups, where he spent over 20 years and held leadership positions as Vice-President of Engineering and Vice-President of Major Projects.

Gunn joins Brindley as a Principal who will be leading business development as well as overseeing operational execution strategy to help Brindley Engineering continue to scale and provide the best client service in the industry. Over the past 12 months, Brindley Engineering has added to its client-roster ExxonMobil Joliet, the CITGO refineries in Lake Charles, LA, Corpus Christi, TX, and Aruba; Graycor Inc., Praxair, and others.

“Our people set us apart,” said founder and president, Tom Brindley. “Bernie is another strong addition to our team, he brings a level of expertise that our organization and clients will benefit from. We are looking forward to seeing his technical acumen, creativity and passion in action.”

“Technology is more advanced and more important than ever before in our industry,” said Gunn. “Brindley Engineering is well positioned to help clients function in high tech environments using 3D, relevant data and software platforms. Our talent thrives in high tech environments and will bring a level of efficiency unimagined by our clients. I’m excited to be part of this journey.”

About Brindley Engineering
Headquartered in Lisle, IL, Brindley Engineering was founded by President Tom Brindley, P.E., in 2004. After years in the field, Brindley saw a growing need to improve reliability and decrease overall infrastructure life cycle costs. Brindley Engineering focuses on asset evaluations and efficient repairs rather than costly and time-consuming replacement of infrastructure. Brindley Engineering services clients in a variety of industries including Oil & Gas Extraction and Pre-Processing (Upstream), Pipelines and Terminals (Midstream), Petroleum Refining (Downstream), Gas Processing, Chemical Plants, Steel Mills, Petrochemical Plants, Power Plants, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Water Treatment.