Ms. Simon graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign earning a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a primary focus on Construction Management. After graduating she went on to work as a field inspector for large transportation projects owned by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois Tollway for two years. During this time, Emily also received her E.I.T. certification. She now assists the WRA team with all aspects of projects from the design phase to construction management, including quality assurance during plans production. Emily coordinates preconstruction meetings and field testing, ensuring that projects come together in the field as they were designed and permitted in office. Emily also manages project close out prior to Certificate of Occupancy, including maintenance bonding, final inspections, record drawing compilation, certifications and other key steps to ensuring final agency acceptance.