Dubuque, IA—The IIW Board of Directors recently appointed Pat Ready, PE, its new Chief Executive Officer and President.

Ready, a licensed civil engineer and native of Asbury, Iowa, brings over 25 years of A/E industry leadership experience to the role. He has also served on IIW’s Board of Directors as Vice President for the past four years.

The Board is confident in Pat’s abilities and believes IIW will continue to thrive and grow under his direction. “We are thrilled that Pat has accepted the CEO and President role and will lead the next generation of IIW. He has been an integral part of the leadership team since joining IIW in 2016,” said Mike Ruden, AIA, Vice President and Director of Architectural Operations at IIW.

Ready currently serves as IIW’s Director of Engineering Operations, overseeing the municipal, environmental, transportation, and land development practice areas. He will serve a dual role and will remain in this position.

“IIW is committed to both providing the highest level of service to our clients, and to looking for opportunities to grow and give back to our employees, communities, and professions in which we practice,” said Ready. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve IIW and look forward to furthering our commitment to keep employees informed and engaged as we continue to establish an employee ownership culture.”