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Wallace Group Announces New Principal

Wallace Group proudly announces the promotion of Bryan Childress to Principal of our firm. Bryan is currently the Director of Mechanical Engineering and will now serve in a dual role capacity. Bryan will join the firm’s five other Principals that serve as the senior leadership team at the multi-disciplinary design and engineering firm headquartered in San Luis Obispo.

A California Polytechnic State University alumnus and co-designer on two water treatment design patents, Bryan Childress has dual licensing as a Mechanical and Civil Professional Engineer and brings two and a half decades of experience in water/ wastewater, civil and mechanical design, project management, design, and strategic planning experience to the team. His career began at Zenon Environmental and GE Water and Process Technologies before he moved to a leadership role with H2O Engineering. Joining Wallace Group in 2015 as a Senior Engineer, Bryan was soon promoted to Director of Mechanical Engineering, leveraging his diversified background and leadership skills to grow the department and support the cross-functional team.

CEO Brad Brechwald shared: “Bryan not only has excellent experience and consistently provides innovative and solution-focused designs for our Clients, but he is also a pleasure to work with. His vision, leadership, and strategic insight have proven invaluable for our company, and I welcome him to this new role as Principal.”

Bryan Childress added: “It is a tremendous privilege to join the senior leadership team at Wallace Group. Each Principal has impressive engineering expertise and combines this with a passion for client and employee satisfaction, keeping those we serve and mentor in this leadership role at the forefront of our minds. I am honored to join this group and look forward to contributing to the continued growth of Wallace Group.”

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