Team Members

Patrick J. Milano
Founding Partner (Deceased)

Pat, a Founding Partner of Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC was a licensed Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor.  He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and complete graduate studies at New Mexico State, Bradley University, and the University of Houston.  Pat retired from Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC in 2003.  Pat passed away in Early 2019 and will be greatly missed.

 

Charles A. Grunloh
Founding Partner (Retired)

Chuck, a Founding Partner of Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC was a licensed Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor. He is a graduate of Rose Hulman Institute.  Chuck resides in Teutopolis, where he and his late wife Geri raised their four children: Michelle, Mike, Doug, and Jim.  Chuck retired from Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC in 2014.

 

Lee R. Beckman, P.E., P.L.S.
Owner / Project Manager

Lee, a licensed Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor, began his career with Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC in 1999, and became a partner in 2002.  He is a graduate from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.  He is a member and past President of the Ambraw Chapter of the ISPE, a member of the National Trail Chapter of the IPLSA, and an active member of the Friends of St. Anthony.  Lee has extensive experience in sewer system design, water system design, municipal engineering and project administration.  Lee was born and raised in rural Bishop Creek, and currently resides in rural Dieterich with his wife Angie and their five children: Jake, Devin, Claire, Connor, and Dawson.  (Professional Resume)

 

Douglas C. Grunloh, P.L.S.
Owner / Project Manager

Doug, a Professional Land Surveyor, began his career with Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC in 1992 and became a partner in 2014.  He is a graduate from the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology.  He is a member and past President of the National Trail Chapter of the IPLSA and a member of the NSPE.  Doug is a proficient CAD operator and has extensive experience in boundary surveys, construction staking, material testing, topographic surveys and ALTA surveys.  He handles the day-to-day operation of the field survey crew, as well as, construction staking and material testing.  Doug was born and raised in Teutopolis, and currently resides in rural Lillyville with his wife Erin, and their three children: Ben, Alex, and Sophia.  (Professional Resume)

 

Nicholas E. Burrus, P.E.
Project Manager / Project Engineer

Nick, a licensed Professional Engineer, began his career with Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC in 2014.  He is a graduate from the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.  Nick specializes in site design, drainage, road and streetscape design, ADA and PROWAG guidelines, and water and sewer infrastructure.  Nick was born and raised in Altamont, and resides there today with his wife Megan and children Teegan and Rhett.  (Professional Resume)

 

Charles R. McGhee, P.E.
Project Manager / Project Engineer

Chuck, a licensed Professional Engineer began his career with Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC in 2018.  He is a graduate from the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.  Chuck has 10+ years experience as a Professional Engineer and is proficient in site design and municipal engineering.  Chuck was born and raised in Texico and now resides in Dix with his wife Jenny and children Daphne and Henry.

 

Michael A. Tappendorf, P.E.
Project Manager / Project Engineer

Michael, a licensed Professional Engineer, began his career with Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC in 2012.  He is a graduate from the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.  Michael is proficient in site design, drainage calculations, stormwater pollution prevention planning, water and sewer permitting, as well as, street and sidewalk design and regulations set forth by the American Disabilities Act and Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines.  Michael was born and raised in Altamont and resides there today with his wife Ashley and children Briley and Charley.  (Professional Resume)

 

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Office Manager

  • Julie Bushue

 

Administrative Assistants

  • Cindy Workman
  • Cindy Overbeck
  • Jill Wohltman
  • Jill "JW" Winter
  • Shelby Flood

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