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Process Automation & Technology Expert Robert Pfendler Joins T&M as Columbus Office Operations Manager

September 5, 2017

Will provide leadership to support growth of Midwest operations and national process automation practice

Rob Pfendler joins T&M

COLUMBUS, OH – Rob Pfendler joined T&M Associates as Vice President and Operations Manager. He is responsible for guiding the day-to-day operations of their growing Columbus, OH office and leading the firm’s national process automation practice.

With nearly 25 years of experience, Pfendler has directed a broad range of projects incorporating process automation and specialized technical solutions, including water treatment and distribution, industrial air pollution control, industrial manufacturing, contaminated site remediation, stormwater management, critical security infrastructure, renewable energy project development and network security. He also has extensive experience in design/build/programming/startup projects, using this delivery method to install control systems at more than 40 remote water / waste water treatment plants across the country. His expertise has supported the operations of federal agencies, state governments, municipalities, utilities and numerous commercial and industrial clients.

“Rob brings a unique skillset that will allow T&M to more comprehensively support the operational excellence of our industrial and government clients,” said Ihsan Al-Fayyomi, Senior Vice President and Regional Operations Manager of T&M Associates. “His leadership will also help to maintain the reputation our Columbus office has garnered for industry-leading client service and an unwavering commitment to quality.”

Pfendler earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and his work has been featured in scholarly journals such as The American Ceramic Society Bulletin.

About T&M Associates 

T&M Associates is a consulting and technical services company committed to dependable, results-driven service that spans industries and communities nationwide. The firm’s Columbus office serves as their Midwestern regional hub for its more than 50 professionals stationed in offices throughout Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. T&M is consistently recognized by national and local trade organizations for project excellence, including ranking in the top half of Engineering News Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms and in the top 150 on their list of Top Environmental Firms in the US. The firm’s tagline, “Your Goals. Our Mission.,” encapsulates its commitment to develop effective, creative and timely strategies and solutions to achieve its public and private clients’ business objectives. T&M employs a team of 400 business and technical professionals and operates from 19 office locations throughout California, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio.