RQAW Corp. has promoted Eric Wathen to senior director of operations and finance. He most recently served as director of water resources. Wathen’s background includes more than 21 years of experience in civil engineering, business development, project management, construction management and transportation design. Along with his engineering experience, he also has an extensive background in local government leadership as a former Hendricks County commissioner.
Wathen currently serves on the Hendricks County Council as well as on numerous boards and commissions in Hendricks County. In the past he served on the Hendricks County Drainage Board, the Hendricks County Plan Commission and the Hendricks County Board of Zoning Appeals.
Wathen graduated from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with his bachelor of science in civil engineering. He is registered as a professional engineer in the state of Indiana.