William J. Winkelmann, P.E., F.ASCE, an engineer entrepreneur with more than 43 years of experience in the civil engineering and land surveying profession, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
In June 1989, he established Winkelmann & Associates, Inc., a civil engineering consulting and land surveying business. As founder and current CEO of this successful firm, Winkelmann oversees civil engineering and land surveying production, quality control, and directs marketing and business administration. His project experience includes client relationship management, due diligence, project management, land development, roadways, municipal projects, hydrology, site engineering, and land surveying.
Winkelmann’s involvement with ASCE began with the Student Chapter at Texas A&M University in 1973, where he was the chapter’s vice president. He later joined ASCE in 1983 and became a Life Member in 2016. He has served on several committees around Dallas, TX, including his past church’s building and finance committees, and is currently on the board for the Barton Creek Owners Club in Austin and the Royal Oaks Country Club Senior Golf Association in Dallas. While his children were young, he was a youth baseball coach for 14 years, served as Athletic Association President for their middle school and high school, and was made a Life Member in the PTA.
He has dedicated his career to the civil engineer and land development field. An active and determined engineer from the beginning, he received the 1985 State of Texas Young Engineer of the Year award after working on numerous notable land development projects in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. He has been honored as Engineer of the Year for the Preston Trail TSPE Chapter, and is a past president of the chapter. In 2001, he was honored with the Distinguished Engineer award by the Texas Engineering Foundation.
Winkelmann earned his B.S. in civil engineering from Texas A&M. He and his family reside in Dallas.