David Ryzyi Joins Mannik & Smith

Staff | September 28, 2010

David A. Ryzyi, P.E., has joined The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc., a provider of consulting engineering services, announced Brian P. Geer, P.E., senior vice president for Mannik & Smith.

Ryzyi joins MSG after retiring from the Wayne County Department of Public Services where he served for over 25 years. He most recently served as the division permit engineer where he supervised and administrated the Permit Office with jurisdiction over permitting and enforcement of the county's Storm Water Management Program, design and construction for all new subdivisions, and all permit work within any Wayne County road right of way, drain or park. Ryzyi received his civil engineering degree from Michigan Technological University.

"MSG continues to look to the future by focusing on providing the best solutions for our clients and to do that we continue to hire the best talent available," said Geer. "We are thrilled to have Mr. Ryzyi expand our already highly talented civil group."

In his new position, Ryzyi will serve as operations manager/senior project manager working out of MSG's Canton Township office. He will assist MSG in continuing to grow with responsibilities in project management, operations and business development.

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. has also announced that Wendy Fry, A.L.S.A., C.L.A.R.B., director of sustainability and landscape architecture for the firm, has achieved the status of L.E.E.D. A.P. (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional) with the United States Green Building Council's accreditation program.

"Wendy has already demonstrated her expertise in sustainable site design through her involvement in the restoration of Ford's Rouge Center and the creation of Fairlane Green and Toyota's York Township Technical Center," said John S. Browning III, P.E., senior vice president for Mannik & Smith. "With her accreditation, Mannik & Smith will be able to better assist our clients by developing state-of-the-art strategies for sustainable site development." Fry joined The Mannik & Smith Group in June 2004 as a landscape architect.

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. ( recently celebrated 50 years as an award-winning consulting engineering firm with four offices in Michigan and two in Ohio. Founded in 1955, Mannik & Smith is committed to providing quality civil and geotechnical engineering, environmental services, transportation services, landscape architecture, surveying, and construction support to a wide range of markets from land development to roads and bridges for municipal, industrial, commercial, corporate, and state agency clients.