Bret Weiss is President and CEO of WSB, a design and consulting firm specializing in engineering, community planning, environmental and construction services. Weiss is one of the founders of WSB and has worked in the civil engineering community for more than 30 years. Bret is a passionate leader who is committed to his staff and clients. He believes that a strong culture drives results and he inspires his team to discover thoughtful and creative solutions to infrastructure challenges.
Bret is also a champion and advocate of the Minnesota business community. He is actively involved in organizations both inside and outside of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. Bret supports the broader business community through his role as the Past Chair of the Board on the Minnesota Chamber Board of Directors, the Minnesota Chamber Foundation and also dedicates time to the arts by serving on the Hennepin Theatre Trust Board of Directors. In recent years, Bret and WSB have committed to improving diversity in the AEC industry by establishing Opportunity+, WSB’s technical career pathway program.
Headquartered in Minnesota, WSB is a fast-growing organization that operates across the U.S. from 17 offices in five states. WSB has been regularly recognized as a Top 200 Workplace by the Star Tribune newspaper, a Hot Firm by the Zweig Group, a Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News Record, and recognized in 2021 & 2022 as a Fast 50 honoree by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.