Wheeler Crook‚ PE
Vice President, Engineering, South Alabama
Tel: (334) 271-3200Email Montgomery, AL Download vCard
Within just three years of joining GMC, Wheeler was placed in the firm’s Water Resources & Treatment Division, which requires a unique set of engineering and interpersonal skills. His ability to design and manage engineering and construction of large-scale infrastructure projects alongside individuals with decades of experience has been a contributing factor in furthering his career in the engineering field. Wheeler currently serves as the Vice President of Engineering for GMC’s South Alabama region. Wheeler has been responsible for engineering analysis, engineering-process design, bidding specifications and construction engineering for water and wastewater treatment projects throughout the Southeast region, in addition to working closely with clients and project managers on project development, treatability solutions and funding for necessary infrastructure improvements. In his current position as Vice President of Engineering, Wheeler leads private and public-sector engineering for the Baldwin County, Mobile, Andalusia, and Montgomery offices, while also managing special projects for the Water Resources & Treatment Division. The Engineering group provides a wide-variety of services to its clients including, but not limited to, civil site design, road design, stormwater analysis, utility design, and various elements of construction management and inspection. A recognized leader in the industry, he was recognized as the American Water Works Association Young Professional of the Year for the Alabama-Mississippi Region in 2012. He has been published in national publications, including The Military Engineer, and has presented at regional and national conferences. Wheeler is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery, serves on the Alabama Water Environment Association Board of Directors as past president, and is a member of the Water Environment Federation. He previously served as a loaned executive for the River Region United Way and on the young professionals’ board for Unbridled nonprofit organization. Currently he serves on the United Way Impact Council and the Children’s Hospital 2019 Committee for the Future.