Nexus Celebrates a Successful Year and Turns Attention to the Future

February 14, 2024 (CLEVELAND, OH) – Nexus Engineering Group, a full-service, independent engineering, procurement, and construction management firm, safely delivered double-digit, profitable growth in 2023. The firm achieved this by maintaining its strong relationships with clients in the refining and chemical manufacturing markets, expanding its footprint and service offerings, growing its portfolio in the energy, renewables, midstream, and manufacturing industries, and delivering high-quality work.

Over the year, Nexus grew its team, adding new team members across its Cleveland, Maumee, and Midland offices, and its newest location in Oak Brook, Illinois. The firm now boasts a workforce of more than 225 engineering, design, project, procurement, and construction management professionals. Nexus was also recognized for its award-winning workplace culture and benefits as well as its excellent leadership.

Growing Relationships and Market Expertise

Nexus successfully completed many notable projects in 2023 and continued to bring a diverse range of experience to projects from initiation to completion, ensuring timely delivery, cost efficiency, and adherence to quality standards. The firm has deep expertise in managing project portfolios, tackling over 756 projects in 2023, nearly 90% of which were for long-standing clients.

Highlights of Nexus’ 2023 project successes include but are not limited to:

Adding EPCM Services and Expanding Its Team

In 2023, Nexus expanded its project delivery offering to better serve clients by providing them with much-requested procurement and construction management services. Nexus welcomed procurement professional Mike Majchrowski in 2023, who has grown the team and laid the foundation for future expansion.

“Expanding our procurement services was a logical next step for Nexus,” explains Jeff Herzog, President of Nexus. “We are building a team with decades of combined experience who understands the importance of integrating procurement, supply chain, and logistics into project delivery.”

Nexus also advanced its geographic footprint with the addition of the office in Oak Brook, Illinois, led by Joe Arman. This development was made to support existing clients in the region and expand Nexus’s pool of talented resources.

Recognized as a Top Workplace

In 2023, Nexus was recognized as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by The Cleveland Plain Dealer. The award recognizes companies that create people-centered cultures, give team members a voice, and are great places to work. In addition to its Top Workplace accolade, the firm received a Culture Excellence Award for Compensation and Benefits.

Nexus President and Co-Founder, Jeff Herzog, was honored with a 2023 Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Awards for cultivating a culture that is creative and collaborative and for building a team hyper-focused on solving clients’ biggest challenges.

Opportunities in 2024 and Beyond

Continuous Improvements and Focus on Quality Deliverables

Nexus prioritizes meeting client expectations and delivering high-quality service. With a steadfast commitment to continuous improvement, the firm strives to enhance its processes, busineering methodologies, and tools, ensuring clients benefit from efficiency gains and cutting-edge solutions that improve project results.

The firm continues to invest in training tools and technologies to keep its team up to speed and operating at the highest level.

Supporting Clients in the Energy Market

Nexus continues to be a trusted partner for clients in the oil and gas industry. Oil and gas play a central role in the energy transition by providing the affordable and reliable energy needed to fuel our lives and our economy. Nexus continues expanding services to clients in this market to make their operations safer, greener, more reliable, and more efficient.

Nexus has transitioned over the last 5 years to offer a wide range of services to our clients in electric and renewable energy. A core focus for 2024 is to grow the Nexus team and capabilities to meet the demand and client needs in this space.

Expanding Procurement and Construction Management Services

Nexus made significant advancements in procurement and construction management services in 2023. In 2024, the firm will focus on expanding its procurement team, adding dedicated construction management resources, and further developing its customized process for delivery.

“We are turning 20 in early 2025. Looking back, Marianne Corrao and I are proud of our great Team and the culture we have built over the last two decades,” says Herzog. “Our Team continues to drive innovation and develop forward-thinking approaches to complex client projects in a rapidly changing world. And we have a lot of fun working together. I can’t wait to see what the next 20 years brings.”


About Nexus Engineering Group

Nexus Engineering Group is a full-service, independent engineering firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio with offices in Toledo, Ohio, Midland, Michigan, and Oak Brook, Illinois. Nexus is focused on supporting clients’ specific project goals from concept to startup. Since 2005, clients have recognized Nexus as the engineering services firm of choice in the refining, petroleum midstream, chemical, manufacturing and utilities industries.

With more than 225 professionals on staff, Nexus is made up of experienced process, instrumentation and controls, structural engineering, electrical, mechanical engineering, and piping professionals with decades of hands-on conceptual and detailed system design, construction, and project management experience.

Nexus delivers project designs that reduce overall risks resulting in safer work environments. By utilizing state-of-the-art software and innovative design tools, Nexus consistently meets client project and investment requirements. Get to know us and you will agree that Nexus is not your typical engineering firm – “Engineering Relationships.”

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