Wausau Makes Changes in Engineering Department

Chris Bushman

Chris Bushman

Wausau Window and Wall Systems has named Chris Bushman as an engineering manager, Michael Opela, P.E., as a structural engineering manager, and Greg Guillickson, P.E., as a structural engineer.

Bushman has been with Wausau’s engineering team for nearly 16 years. He began as a designer assisting with customers’ submission drawings, details and elevations. He later was promoted to applications engineer where he expanded upon his previous responsibilities taking leadership of customers’ submission package materials, and in training his colleagues on AutoCAD and other engineering programs’ functions. Bushman also has served as design engineer for the company. He has successfully completed Lean/Six Sigma Greenbelt training and has participated in several significant value stream optimization projects.

Michael Opela

Michael Opela

Opela manages the structural engineering function at Wausau, and its designing and testing of structural components, products and systems. Prior to joining the company, he and his wife owned and operated a design firm and structural engineering firm with offices in Minnesota and Arizona. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Structural Engineers Association. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minn.

Guillickson is licensed as a professional engineer in the state of Wisconsin and is responsible for analyzing the company’s windows and wall systems to ensure they can withstand all anticipated loadings. He previously worked as a structural engineer on commercial and residential projects for Architectural Engineering Consultants and for Morton Buildings. Prior to this, he was a general civil engineer for Point of Beginning.

Greg Gullickson

Greg Guillickson

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