Ribway Engineering Group, Inc. has a seasoned staff of project managers, engineers, and designers. The organization
utilizes Autodesk's AutoCAD based Civil 3D 2008 and Bentley Systems Microstation/Geopak Civil Engineering software
packages for Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD). The combination of these state-of-the-art software packages
and our Intel based workstations enables us to produce construction documents more efficiently, thereby resulting in cost
savings to our clients.
Ribway Engineering Group, Inc.
Mr. Eribo is the founder of Ribway Engineering Group, Inc. He has considerable experience serving as Project Officer
responsible for client relations, quality assurance and control, and the overall supervision of design and construction
management services on municipal projects. He has been actively involved in the design and construction management
of civil, water, wastewater, and environmental remediation projects. His unique experience in detailed design and
construction management provides him with the insight to view projects with operations, maintenance and
constructability issues in mind. Mr. Eribo is also the Owner of REG. As a result, he has the authority to commit the
required resources to serve the needs of REG’s clients and ensure that services are completed on time and within
budget. Mr. Eribo is capable of assuming multiple roles on projects including serving as the chief engineer, project
manager, and client service officer. He is the Project Principal/Manager on the new $30 Million WWTP
Preliminary/Primary Treatment Improvements currently being constructed at the Mill Creek WWTP for the Greater
Metropolitan Sewer District of Cincinnati. He was also the Project Principal/Manager on the new $53 Million Effluent
Pumping Facility at the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant in Columbus, Ohio. Construction of this project was
completed in October 2009.
Meet Our Planning, Engineering And Construction Management Staff
Qualifications & Experiences.
Mr. Andrew Eribo, P.E.
Project Officer: B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) Civil Engineering,
University of Toledo, 1986
REG currently has a total of 35 employees with a combined experience of over 500 years. Our staff consists of civil,
transportation, structural, water and wastewater process and hydraulic engineers, mechanical, electrical engineers,
instrumentation and control engineers, architects, construction managers and other construction services personnel. Most
of our senior engineers and managers have combined experiences in both planning, design and construction administration.
Also as part of our Quality Control and Assurance Program, REG has its senior engineers participate in construction
related engineering activities, especially the review of shop drawings and submittals and responses to RFIs and Change
Orders. This Program helps our engineering staff improve their engineering and construction knowledge base and design
projects with constructability issues in mind.
Mr. Ron Hughes, P.E., P.S.
Project Manager, Wastewater Treatment, Collection and Pumping: B.S. Civil Engineering, Lawrence
Technological University, 1964; M.S. Environmental Resources, University of Texas, 1986
Mr. Hughes shall be responsible for project management, coordination and design engineering, including treatment
process selection, hydraulic engineering, and plan and specifications development for water and wastewater treatment,
collection and pumping projects. Mr. Hughes has over forty (40) years of engineering design and construction
management experience. Mr. Hughes was the Lead Engineer on REG's design of the $53 Million Effluent Pump Station
Complex for the Southerly WWTP in the City of Columbus, and the $14 Million Wet Weather Treatment Grit Removal
Facility for the City of Toledo's WWTP. REG was the Prime Engineering Firm on both Projects. Mr. Hughes has also
assisted municipalities in obtaining federal and state funding. Prior to his employment at REG, Mr. Hughes worked in
senior level wastewater engineering positions in various municipalities including the cities of Ann Arbor, Michigan and
San Antonio, Texas.
Mr. Michael Short, P.E.
Senior Engineer, Wastewater Treatment, Pumping and Collecton:
M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1977
Mr. Short has the experience and capability to provide design and construction management services for water and
wastewater systems infrastructure. His thirty three (33) years of engineering experience includes treatment process
and hydraulic engineering, construction administration, inspection, submittal reviews and commissioning services. He
provided similar services on the $29 Million Mill Creek WWTP Secondary Treatment Upgrade and Rehab Improvements
and the $25 Million Lesourdosville and Upper Mill Creek Treatment Plant Expansion Improvements in Butler County,
Ohio. He is currently providing design and quality control reviews as well as construction management on several
wastewater treatment and collection system projects for the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati.
Mr. Anthony Spring, P.E.
Senior Engineer, Wastewater and Storm Water Collection: B.S. Civil Engineering, University
of Akron, 1992
Mr. Spring has seventeen (17) years of diversified, progressive experience in wastewater treatment and collection,
water treatment and distribution, and civil site projects from conceptual design to final construction. He has served as
a lead design engineer and project manager on several projects and has been responsible for preparing reports,
supervising the development of construction drawings and specifications, and providing engineering services during
construction. Mr. Spring is also an active member of several professional engineering organizations including the
Cleveland Engineering Society, and the National Engineers Week Committee. Mr. Spring's responsibilities shall
include design engineering and hydraulic analyses on wastewater collection and storm water collection projects. He
is also available to assist with submittal reviews and construction administration during construction.
Mr. Samson Aklog
Senior Engineer, Wastewater and Storm Water Collection and Pumping: M.S. Civil
Engineering, George Washington University, 1995
Mr. Aklog has over fourteen (14) years of varied water and wastewater experience. He has been responsible for
planning, designing, and managing: storm & sanitary sewer improvements including the expansion and rehabilitation
of sanitary sewer, combined sewer and storm water collection systems; modeling storm water and water distribution
systems; and wastewater treatment plant expansion projects. One of his major accomplishments was providing
program management services with a team for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) to
successfully implement a $25 million plant expansion project for the Westerly Wastewater Treatment Plant in
Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Aklog is proficient and knowledgeable in GIS, hydraulic and surge analyses programs and has
utilized the latest software in developing alternative solutions for wastewater and storm water collection systems.
Mr. Aklog shall be responsible for engineering design, include hydraulic analyses and the preparation of contract
documents for wastewater and storm water collection system projects. He is also available to assist with
construction management and administration activities.
Mr. Larry Ivory, P.E.
Project Manager, Civil/Site and Transportation: B.S. Civil Engineering,
Ohio State University, 1982
Mr. Ivory has over twenty-eight (28) years of civil, site and transportation experience. He has supervised design
engineering and preparation of plans and specifications for streets, highways, bridges, water line, sanitary, storm and
other buried infrastructure improvements. He has also developed maintenance of traffic plans to sequence
construction and minimize any roadway/traffic issues. Prior to beginning employment at REG, Mr. Ivory worked as a
design and field engineer at The Ohio Department of Transportation for eight (8) years. This experience is valuable in
coordinating and resolving issues with State Right-of-Way crossings and permits. Mr. Ivory's responsibilities shall
include supervision and leading planning and design engineering efforts for transportation related projects. He is also
available to assist with submittal reviews and construction management services during construction.
Mr. Bature Adamu, P.E.
Senior Project Engineer, Civil/Site and Transportation: B.S. Civil Engineering, U. S. Coast
Guard Academy, 1985
Mr. Adamu has over twenty five (25) years of experience in the planning and engineering of transportation projects.
His project experience includes complex highways, bikeways, streets, hydrology studies, drainage systems,
bridges, structures, culverts, retaining walls, utilities, and other transportation/mass transit facilities. He has been
involved in conceptual and detailed design, preparation of construction drawings and specifications, cost estimating,
construction administration, and resident inspection. He is intimately familiar with current computerized software and
design packages including AutoCAD, Eagle Point, DCA-Soft Desk, HEC-1, HEC-RAS, HY-8, and WSPRO and Land
Development Desk Top. Mr. Adamu's responsibilities shall include engineering planning and design for transportation
related projects. He is also available to assist with submittal reviews and construction management services during
Mr. Ray White, P.E.
Senior Electrical Engineer: B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of
Mr. White has close to thirty-nine (39) years of experience in electrical and controls engineering. He has provided
electrical engineering design and construction management services on municipal and industrial projects, including
water distribution, water treatment, and wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and power plants. Mr. White
heads REG's Electrical and Instrumentation and Controls Department and supervises all design activities. Mr. White's
responsibilities include power distribution design, short circuit load calculations, lighting design, and fire/security
Mr. Michael Hamill, P.E.
Senior Instrumentation and Controls Engineer: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic
Mr. Hamill is currently providing instrumentation and controls engineering design for several projects at the City of
Columbus, Ohio Southerly and Jackson Pike Wastewater Treatment Plants and the Metropolitan Sewer District of
Cincinnati's Mill Creek WWTP. He has close to twenty-nine (29) years of experience. He has also performed field
instrumentation check out and diagnostic services, programming, startup and commissioning for various pumping
stations and treatment plant processes. Mr. Hamill's responsibilities include process instrument selection and
specification; developing process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) and overall network systems architecture;
control panel layout and design; and PLC programming before and during construction. He also has experience in
projects at water treatment plants, electric power plants, and manufacturing plants.
Mr. John Banghart
Construction Manager: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, General Motors
Mr. Banghart has over thirty (30) years of experience in managing construction projects and is well versed in utilizing
construction scheduling and management software. His experience includes all areas of construction management.
Prior to joining REG, Mr. Banghart spent over twenty-five (25) years at General Motors, where he managed
construction projects ranging from 1 to 250 million dollars. Mr. Banghart was also the Deputy Construction
Manager/Resident Engineer on the City of Toledo, Bay View WWTP Grit Removal and Final Effluent Pump Station
Projects. The construction costs for these projects were in the neighborhood of $14 and $6.5 million, respectively. Mr.
Banghart is also responsible for performing construction reviews on all of REG's projects.
Ribway Engineering Group, Inc.
300 E. Broad Street, Suite 500
Columbus, OH 43215