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ANN ARBOR, MI, July 22, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kevin Olmstead, Environmental Engineer for Tetra Tech, Inc., has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in environmental engineering. Mr. Olmstead was chosen as Cambridge's 2009 Professional of the Year in Environmental Engineering from out of more than 400,000 registry members. He was selected by a special committee based on his professional achievements and demonstrated leadership.
Backed by nearly two decades experience and a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the University of Michigan, Kevin Olmstead is a seasoned authority on wastewater treatment under employment by Tetra Tech, Inc. as an environmental engineer.
The Ann Arbor native rose to fame in April of 2001, when he won $2.18 million on the popular television show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," and broke the record for highest total winnings earned on a game show. His record lasted for three and a half years until Ken Jennings broke it in November of 2004. He currently ranks third, behind Jennings and Brad Rutter, who won "Jeopardy! Ultimate Tournament of Champions."
Today, Mr. Olmstead serves as the founding member of the National Academic Quiz Tournaments, a company that runs quiz bowl national championship tournaments for high school and college students. He is also a member of Toastmasters International, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Water Environment Federation.
For his professional and personal success earned to date, Mr. Olmstead credits his persistence, passion for his profession and detail-oriented nature. Proud to manage several successful projects at Tetra Tech, Inc., he notes that the most rewarding aspect of his career is having the opportunity to help people and the environment.
Tetra Tech provides responsible resource management and sustainable infrastructure services that encompass the full life cycle of solutions. The company uses its broad base of expert resources to meet its clients' needs, offering innovative and cost-effective solutions to complex world problems. For more information on Tetra Tech, Inc., visit http://www.tetratech.com.
About Cambridge Who's Who
With over 400,000 members representing every major industry, Cambridge Who's Who is a powerful networking resource that enables professionals to outshine their competition, in part through effective branding and marketing. Cambridge Who's Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies and makes them cost-effective for members who seek to take advantage of its career enhancement and business advancement services. Cambridge is pleased to welcome its new Executive Director of Global Branding and Networking, Donald Trump Jr., who is eager to share his extensive experience in this arena with members.
Cambridge Who's Who membership provides individuals with a valuable third party endorsement of their accomplishments and gives them the tools needed to brand themselves and their businesses effectively. In addition to publishing biographies in print and electronic form, it offers an online networking platform where members can establish new professional relationships.
For more information, please visit http://www.cambridgeregistry.com.
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