Experienced Water Engineering Leader, Verne Jacobsen, Joins HR Green as Senior Engineer in St. Paul
April 30, 2019 (ST. PAUL, MN) – HR Green Inc. (HR Green) is pleased to announce that Verne Jacobsen, PE has joined the firm’s St. Paul, Minnesota office as Senior Engineer for the Water business line.
Verne brings over 50 years of experience in water resources, potable water, and water distribution engineering. Verne is an experienced leader in water engineering, previously with Saint Paul’s water utility where he directed water treatment operations and administration of all utility operating divisions.
His responsibilities with HR Green include assisting clients and cultivating trusted relationships in the potable water industry in Minnesota. His work will focus on meeting the needs of municipal clients through the planning and development of projects for potable water and water distribution. Verne will also serve in a mentoring role for HR Green’s talented younger staff as well as assist in business development activities.
“Verne’s 50+ years of experience with potable water and other municipal operations expands the already strong base of water engineering talent within HR Green,” said Tim Korby, Regional Director. “Verne will help us continue to provide clients with more holistic and resilient solutions to their challenges.”
Verne earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Indiana Institute of Technology. He is an honorary member and past chairman and director of the Minnesota American Water Works Association (AWWA) and served on the Minnesota Governor’s Task Force Committee on Water Supply.