Dewberry Welcomes Engineering Expertise of Cheryl Ulrich

For Immediate Release
Fairfax, VA | 09.24.2014

Dewberry hires Cheryl Ulrich, PE, as an ecosystem restoration department manager in the firm’s Jacksonville, Florida, office.

Dewberry, a privately held and nationally ranked professional services firm, has hired Cheryl Ulrich, PE, as an ecosystem restoration department manager in the firm's Jacksonville, Florida, office. In her new role, she will be responsible for building the foundation of a new ecosystem restoration department with staff located in Dewberry's various offices along the Gulf Coast. She will leverage her expertise for new and existing coastal resiliency projects with a focus on Restore Act opportunities and clients.

Ulrich has more than 30 years of engineering experience, spending the last six years in the private sector focusing on Gulf Coast restoration and coastal resiliency. Her portfolio includes managing complex civil works projects involving ecosystem restoration, shore protection, and deep draft navigation, and her work leading the Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Program. Her knowledge and expertise allows her to track the entire project life cycle from planning, design, construction, monitoring, and adaptive management.

Ulrich has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Florida and a master's in civil engineering, with an emphasis on coastal and hydraulics from the University of California, Berkley. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Society for Ecological Restoration and chairs their Science and Policy committee, as well as serving as the acting president for the Society's Large-scale Ecosystem Restoration Section. She is also a member of the American Water Resources Association, where she co-chairs a technical committee on integrated water resources management.


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