Engineering & Survey Managers

Our Engineering and Survey Managers have the experience, knowledge, and skills to achieve your project goals. Their specialties include Civil Engineering; Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineering; Structural Engineering; and Land Surveying.  All four of our Engineering Managers hold licenses in both Illinois and Missouri; our Survey Manager is licensed in Illinois and Iowa.  Call or email us today to discuss your next project!


Engineering & Survey Managers - Corey Franzen, PE

Corey Franzen, PE

Civil Engineer & Structural Designer

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Corey joined McDonough-Whitlow in 2005.  His bridge design projects have included precast concrete box beams, precast I-Beams, and structural steel beams utilizing LRFD Design. He also provides precast concrete design for three-sided box culverts, specialty two and three cell box culverts, soundwalls, and various underground utility structures and retaining walls.  Building design work has included steel framing masonry, light gage metal, foundation design for new structures, and analysis and repair of existing structures. Corey is qualified as a Team Leader to inspect bridges as part of the NHI Standards of the Code of Federal Regulations and is certified for element level bridge inspections.

Illinois PE License Number: 062.062154

Missouri PE License Number: 2014001626

Engineering & Survey Managers - Ken McDonough, PE, SE

Kenneth C. McDonough, PE, SE

Civil Engineer & Structural Engineer

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Ken joined McDonough-Whitlow in 1998 and provides design and project management for structural and civil projects. He also oversees the work of engineering interns. His background includes eight years as a structural designer and eventual partner of a structural engineering consulting firm and eleven years as a county engineer. Ken is our key engineer for forensic structural engineering due to his unique aptitude and background in rehabilitation and bridge inspection. He is also qualified as a Program Manager to inspect bridges as part of the NHI Standards of the Code of Federal Regulations.

Illinois PE License Number: 062.040132

Illinois SE License Number: 081.005950

Missouri PE License Number: 020668

Engineering & Survey Managers - Jennifer J. Trapani, PLS

Jennifer J. Trapani, PLS

Professional Land Surveyor

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Jennifer joined McDonough-Whitlow in 2016 as the Survey Department Manager. She graduated in 2001 from Bradley University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management. In 2005, she completed the Survey Specialization Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Before joining the firm, she divided her previous seventeen years of experience between the public and private sector, spending six years with the Illinois Department of Transportation and the remainder with consulting engineering and land surveying firms in Illinois and Iowa.

Illinois PLS License Number: 035.003889

Iowa PLS License Number: 20519

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