Brittni Yates, a professional engineer with Olsson, has been named the 2021 Young Professional of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska.
Yates, a technical leader on Olsson’s Nebraska Water/Wastewater team, earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from South Dakota State University.
She has been with Olsson since 2018 and has extensive experience providing project management, planning, engineering design and construction management services for water quality and water treatment projects.
“I believe in living life with purpose, passion and inquisitiveness,” she said. “I value travel and global awareness, and I’m committed to learning as much as I can about water quality and treatment.”
Yates’s industry involvement includes the Engineers Club of Omaha, the Water Environment Federation and the Nebraska Water Environment Association. She is also active in the Nebraska chapter of the American Water Works Association, Engineers Without Borders and the Alpha Omega Epsilon Engineering Sorority at South Dakota State.