Leadership

Patrick J. Ward, P.E.
President / Chairman of the Board / CEO

Throughout his 30 years with Uni-Tec, Patrick Ward has led the firm in engineering planning, design, and construction administration; financial management; and operation of municipal water and wastewater facilities and systems. He has undertaken the varied challenges of water and wastewater systems engineering and management. In recent years, he has focused on project quality control, project financial management, system-wide management, system-wide financial control and management, and the consensus-building aspects of public acceptance and intermunicipal cooperation.
Education
University of Colorado, B.S., Civil Engineering, 1977
Professional Registrations & Memberships
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Water Works Association
Construction Specifications Institute
National Society of Professional Engineers

Andrew W. Elder, C.B.M.
Vice President / Board of Directors / Director of Finance

Andrew Elder joined Uni-Tec Consulting Engineers Inc. in 1999 as chief financial officer, bringing his extensive experience as accounting manager for three manufacturing plants of a Fortune 500 subsidiary. He oversees all accounting functions, human resources, information technology, risk management, and benefits administration. He and his staff have assisted various municipalities and other clients in annual budgeting, capital planning, USDA and PennVest funding applications, and other areas of administrative operational support.
Education
Grove City College, B.A., Accounting, 1975
Professional Registrations & Memberships
Certified Business Manager (CBM), 2002
Accident and Health, Life, and Fixed Annuities License, State of Pennsylvania
Variable Annuities License, State of Pennsylvania