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2022 Engineering Advisory Board

Joe Calmese ’07
Chief Executive Officer
ADDMAN Engineering
St. Louis, Missouri

Luiz Guimarães ’91
Senior Partner, Energy Sector
Environmental Resources Management
Chicago, Illinois

Jamie Headen, PE
Vice President 
Benton & Associates, Inc.
Jacksonville, Illinois

Stephen Holt
Principal Engineer
Reynolds Consumer Products
Jacksonville, Illinois

Phillip Irace ’17, Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineer - Thermal R&D
Mainstream Engineering Corporation
Rockledge, Florida

Josiah D. Kunz ’12, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Illinois College
Jacksonville, Illinois

Rick Meidel ’85
Vice-President & General Manager
Crowley Fuels LLC
(32 years experience with Exxon and ExxonMobil)
Anchorage, Alaska

Tom Purves ’76
Vice President - US Gulf Coast Refining and Chemical Manufacturing
Springfield, Illinois

David P. Ringhausen ’83
Mechanical Engineer - Steam & Gas Turbine Expert
GE Gas Power
Coppell, Texas

Mouna Soumahoro ’12
Senior Performance Assurance Specialist 
Argonne National Laboratory
Lemont, Illinois

Jared Thoele ’10
Structural Engineer
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Springfield, Illinois