TODD WHELAN, PE
WHERE DID YOU GO TO SCHOOL?
Kansas (Rock Chalk!) & Tennessee (VFL!)
WHO OR WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO ENGINEERING?
My grandfather and dad who both owned a lumber company in my hometown and surrounded me with the construction industry, and my entire childhood was built upon Legos and K’NEXs
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE IN KNOXVILLE? WHY?
Market Square – it feels like both the heart and cultural center of Knoxville, there’s always something going on at Market Square. Plus that’s where you can find some of the best food in town!
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE BOOK OR MOVIE?
Its a toss up between Forrest Gump, Shawshank Redemption & Dumb and Dumber
IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY ONE PERSON, WHO WOULD IT BE AND WHY?
Michael Gary Scott, Regional Manager
WHAT’S ON YOUR “BUCKET LIST?”
Visit and tour New Zealand, watch UT beat Bama in football, watch Kansas win more than 6 football games in a single season, touch my toes
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO FOR FUN?
Travel Home Renovations Adventures with my kids, Snow skiing & snowshoeing, Dollywood, Mariokart
WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?
My family (wife, daughter, son & dog) Being outside Building structures and relationships that last a lifetime
IF YOU COULD ONLY EAT ONE MEAL FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Chick-fil-a Chicken, Egg & Cheese Biscuit with Hashbrowns and a Vanilla Iced Coffee -OR- Archer’s BBQ Ribs with Coleslaw, Mac & Cheese, and Baked Beans
WHAT THREE WORDS BEST DESCRIBE YOU?
Hardheaded, Silly, Grateful/Greatfull – depending on the day