Nation celebrates 20 years at Hanson’s headquarters


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June 6, 2017

Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291

Nation celebrates 20 years at Hanson’s headquarters

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Ryan Nation, P.E., RCDD, Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s chief electrical engineer, recently celebrated 20 years of service at the firm’s Springfield headquarters.

Nation joined the company in 1997 and has designed power distribution, lighting, safety and telecommunication systems for projects, including facilities for the Illinois Air National Guard, a geothermal system for the Illinois Army National Guard’s Camp Lincoln, a terminal gate renovation and passenger bridge installation at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, the remodel and addition at the Bank of Springfield Center, the Springfield Clinic 1st – 900 Building, Lincoln Land Community College’s (LLCC) Workforce Careers Center, University of Illinois Springfield’s University Hall, the stormwater pump station for the Carpenter Street underpass and Capitol Avenue’s streetscape improvements, all in Springfield; facility updates and additions for the Ball-Chatham School District in Chatham; a new overpass for BNSF Railway Co. on West Main Street in Galesburg; and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory’s MI-31 facility in Batavia.

Nation received an associate degree in science in 1994 from LLCC and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1997 from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He is a licensed professional engineer in several states, including Illinois, a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) and a member of the city of Springfield’s Electrical Commission and the Illinois Energy Code Advisory Council.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone at (217) 788-2450.


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