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Fishbeck Hires Vimala Anishetty, PhD, as Vice President

September 20, 2023
Fishbeck, a leading engineering, architectural, environmental, and construction management consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Vimala Anishetty, Ph.D., has joined the firm as vice president/senior environmental engineer.

Vimala Anishetty

Vimala Anishetty

In her role at Fishbeck and based in Novi, Mich., Vimala is a senior advisor within the firm’s Environmental Management Department, which includes 80 professionals. The department works with clients to navigate the ever-changing regulatory landscape, including air quality, environmental audits, spill and contingency plans, permitting, stormwater assistance, regulatory reporting, and on-site assistance and training.

As a 30-year veteran in environmental engineering, spending 16 of those years as Chief Executive Officer of ECO, a Detroit-based environmental consulting firm, Vimala has helped multiple Fortune 500 companies and government entities comply with environmental rules and regulations, and provided innovative, cost-effective solutions to promote environmentally sustainable enterprises. She also draws from years of experience as a principle environmental engineer with Ford Motor Company, where she specialized in U.S. federal, state and local water, tank, and PCB regulations and air residual risk regulations.

“We are thrilled to have Vimala join the Fishbeck team. Her leadership and technical acumen for all things environmental compliance meets a growing need in today’s market,” said Jenny Waugh, vice president/director of Marketing and Sales at Fishbeck. “Her passion to champion ESG initiatives including clean air, zero waste, and sustainable and equitable water distribution and conservation is commendable, and her in-depth experience will be invaluable to our evolving roster of clients in this area of work.”

Vimala holds a PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in Environmental and Industrial Health Sciences.

Learn more about Fishbeck’s environmental compliance programs at

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About Fishbeck
Established in 1956, Fishbeck is a full-service engineering, architectural, environmental, and construction management consulting firm with over 600 employees. Fishbeck is one of the Top 500 design firms in the U.S. as ranked in Engineering News-Record.