Cole Joins HDR as Wyoming Managing Principal

(August, 11, 2014) - Mike Cole has been named HDR's Wyoming managing principal. He will be based in the Gillette office. In his new role, Cole will be responsible for all aspects of HDR's Wyoming operations, including project development, resource planning, staff oversight and process quality control. HDR has offices in Gillette, Riverton and Cheyenne.

Cole comes to HDR from the city of Gillette where he served as utility project manager of the $250 million Gillette Regional Water Supply project since 2009. He previously worked for the city of Sheridan as its utilities director where he oversaw all aspects of Sheridan's water, sewer and solid waste programs from 2003 through 2009.

A professional engineer, Cole has 19 years of industry experience focusing on transportation planning, design and construction; community planning and development; water resources planning and implementation; water/wastewater treatment; solid waste planning and operations; and state/local government funding and management.

He holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming.

Cole  is a member of the Wyoming Engineering Society, American Water Works Association, American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Public Works Association, serving as a board member of the Rocky Mountain chapter from 2007 to 2010. He has been a member of the Wyoming Water Association since 2007 and has served as a board member since 2011, most recently as board secretary.

Cole is a fifth generation lifetime Wyoming resident.

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