The WWS Team

Water Well Solutions - Michael E. Judkins
Michael E. Judkins - President
Michael.judkins@wwssg.com 1 (262) 269-6196

Michael E. Judkins is a 1987 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and Geophysics. Following school he spent nine years with Layne Christensen in the water well, environmental and mining industries. In 2000, Mike and his business partner founded Water Well Solutions Service Group, Inc. Currently, Mike is Director of the Wells Line of Business for WSG.

Licenses / Certifications:
  • Wisconsin Licensed Water Well Pump Installation Contractor
  • Illinois Licensed Water Well Contractor
  • Illinois Licensed Water Well Pump Installation Contractor
  • Notary Public
Board Membership:
  • President – Wisconsin Rural Water Foundation
  • President – Sportsman’s Raffle, Ltd.
Memberships:
  • Wisconsin Rural Water Association
  • Wisconsin Water Association
  • Illinois Section American Water Works Association
  • Illinois Potable Water Operators Association
  • National Groundwater Association
Water Sample Collection - Todd E. Kerry
Todd E. Kerry - Vice President
todd.kerry@wwssg.com 1 (630) 201-0749

Todd E. Kerry is a graduate of the Northern Illinois University of DeKalb, IL and worked his way through college as a third generation water well drilling and pump installation contractor with Meadow Equipment Sales & Service, Inc. After graduating, he spent three years in the field as a installer and drilling assistant on rotary and cable tool projects with Meadow Equipment and in 1998 he was promoted to a Project Engineer were he continued to 2009. He also sits on the board of directors of the Illinois Association of Groundwater Professionals being elected by his peers to represent them. Todd has served as the Operations Manager for the Illinois Division, and was promoted in 2015 to the Vice President of Wells/GM for the Central Region of WSG

Licenses / Certifications:
  • Licensed Illinois Class C Public Water Supply Operator
  • Licensed Illinois Class D Public Water Supply Operator
  • Licensed Illinois Non-Community Public Water Supply Operator
  • Illinois Licensed Water Well Contractor
  • Illinois Licensed Water Well Pump Installation Contractor
  • Public Notary
  • Yaskawa VFD Programming Training
  • ITT Goulds Pump Training
  • Local 150 Operating Engineer
Board Membership:
  • Past President for the Illinois Association of Groundwater Professionals
  • ISAWWA - Texas Hold’em Event Planning Committee
Memberships:
  • Illinois Section American Water Works Association
  • Illinois Potable Water Operators Association
  • Northern Illinois Water Operators Association
  • Kane County Water Operators Association
  • South Suburban Water Operators Association
  • National Groundwater Association
  • Midwest Association of Golf Course Superintendents
Water Well Rehabilitation - Peter Bennin
Peter Bennin - Project Manager
Peter.bennin@wwssg.com 1 (262) 269-8755

Peter Bennin joined the company in June of 2006 as a project manager. Peter has worked as both a field service technician and a project manager with Municipal Well and Pump for the last 13 years. He has extensive experience with both line shaft and submersible turbine pumps. In addition, Peter is a State of Wisconsin certified water operator and a licensed pump installer. He is a factory authorized start-up technician for ABB ACS 550 Variable Frequency Drives and has experience troubleshooting and repairing all types of electrical control equipment. He has successfully completed both the OSHA 40 hour hazardous waste operations training course and the permit required confined spaces training course.

Licenses / Certifications:
  • ABB ACS VFD Factory Authorized Start-up, Installation & Programming Technician
Water Well Rehabilitation - Jon Kohlmetz - User Photo
Jon Kohlmetz - Operations / Maintenance / Safety Manger Wisconsin Division
jon.kohlmetz@wwssg.com 1(414)881-5941
Water Well Development - Mike Nailor
Mike Nailor - Operations Manager Illinois Division
michael.nailor@wwssg.com 1 (630) 201-0293

Mike Nailor is our Illinois Division Field Operations Manager with more than 15 years experience at Meadow Equipment Sales & Service, Inc. Mike is also tasked as a site safety manager to ensure safe working conditions on the jobsite. 23 years serving the industry. Mike is well versed in Mud Rotary/air rotary Drilling, Pump Installation, Electrical Troubleshooting, VFD Programming, System Design, and Machining.

Licenses / Certifications:
  • Illinois Pump Installation Contractors License
  • Yaskawa VFD Programming Training
  • Goding Electric Three phase motor and Controls School
  • Harper College Electronics Training
  • OSHA Certified Crane Signal Person
  • 100 plus hours advanced crane training w/local 150 operators union
  • 10 hour OSHA
  • Class A Commercial Drivers License
  • NASAP Certified
  • Three Rivers Training W/additional Site Specific Training
  • Local 150 Operating Engineer
  • Illinois Licensed Water Well Contractor
  • Health hazards in Construction Training Certificate
  • ABB ACS VFD Factory Authorized Start-up, Installation & Programming Technician
Memberships:
  • Illinois Association of Groundwater Professional
Water Well Development - Dave Grutzik
Dave Grutzik, PE - Senior Project Engineer
david.grutzik@wwssg.com 1 (262) 354-4079

Dave Grutzik is a 1982 graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and holds a Professional Engineer certification. From 1984 to 1990, Dave worked as the Director of Public Works in Weston, WI. From 1990 to 1996 Dave was the branch manager for Layne Northwest. From 1996 to 2004, Dave became an owner/partner of Civil Professional Consultants (CPC), a consulting engineering company. In 2004, CPC successfully merged with Central Wisconsin Engineering (CWE), which is also a consulting engineering company. Dave joined Water Well Solutions in the spring of 2013 as a senior project engineer.

Licenses / Certifications:
  • Wisconsin Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Minnesota Exploration License
Memberships:
  • Wisconsin Rural Water Association
  • Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
Project Manager / Field Technician - William (Bill) M. Pendzinski
William (Bill) M. Pendzinski - Project Manager / Field Technician
william.pendzinski@wwssg.com 1 (630) 777-4720

William Pendzinski has worked in the water well industry for over 15 years, many of which were hands on field experience. He started his career at Layne Christensen as a Pipe Threader, then began with WWS as a lead field superintendent specializing in our swaging tool technology, water well rehabilitation and Aquafreed & Aquaguard applications throughout the United States. Bill is part of the safety culture and has worked in many of the industrial plants in Northern, IL.

Certifications:
  • Local 150 Operator
  • 10 Hour OSHA
  • Certified Crane Signal Person
  • Certified Rigger
  • NCCO Crane Certified
  • MSHA Above ground
  • Three Rivers Training w/additional site-specific Training
  • Arch Flash Certified
  • NASAP Certified
  • Class A CDL
  • Swedge liner installation
  • Pipe Threading
Inside Sales Project Manager - Jeremy Hoberg
Jeremy Hoberg - Inside Sales Project Manager
jeremy.hoberg@wwssg.com 1 (262) 354-4082

Jeremy Hoberg joined the company in March of 2010. He worked as a Field Assistant, Field Superintendent, and now a Project Manager. As a licensed pump installer, he has a broad knowledge of line shaft pumps, submersible pumps, and well rehabilitation. He is also well versed in trouble shooting pumping equipment, fabricating, and machining.

Licenses / Certifications:
  • Licensed Pump Installer
  • Certified Crane Operator/ Rigging
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • 30 Hour OSHA Training
  • Confined Space Training
  • CPR, First Aid, and AED Certified
Project Manager - John Kangas
John Kangas, PE - Project Manager
john.kangas@wwssg.com 1 (262) 269-9072

John Kangas is a 2016 graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. In 2017, John worked in the Oil and Gas industry as a Wellsite Geologist in the Permian Basin (West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico). Then, from the end of 2017 to early 2021, John was a Heavy Civil Construction Project Manager. John was involved with a variety of different projects like the construction of the Nexus Pipeline in Michigan, and the I-94 Reconstruct through Racine and Kenosha Counties. John joined Water Well Solutions in 2021 as a Project Manager.

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  • Corporate Office: 888-769-9009
  • Illinois Office: 630-365-9099
  • Wisconsin Office: 888-769-9009
  • Customer Service: 888-769-9009
  • Email: todd.kerry@wwssg.com
  • Office Locations
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Corporate Office / Wisconsin Division
    N87 W36051 Mapleton Street
    Oconomowoc, WI 53066
  • Illinois Division Office
    825 E. North Street
    Elburn, IL 60119