TTL Names Robert Ruse President

Robert Ruse 2012

Robert S. Ruse, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP has been named President of TTL Associates, Inc. Robert most recently served as Executive Vice President after moving through the ranks as Project/Department Manager coordinating hundreds of geotechnical, brown field, and environmental remediation projects along the way.  He joined TTL Associates in 1992 while completing his Master of Science Degree through an Ohio Board of Regents Fellowship in Environmental-Geotechnical Engineering. Robert earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree from The University of Toledo and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional as well as a registered professional engineer in the states of Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Robert was recognized as the 2012 Engineer of the Year by the Toledo Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) and the Technical Society of Toledo. He is an active community leader, currently serving as a Council Member for the City of Rossford, Ohio. Robert is known for his team building and motivational abilities in helping people achieve a common goal.  

“Robert’s leadership and energy are valued by both TTL Associates and our clients as well,” notes Thomas R. Uhler, P.E., TTL Associates’ Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited to announce the expansion of his role into the Presidency of our firm. As his responsibilities expand to oversee all day-to-day operational and developmental functions of TTL Associates, I will focus on strategic planning and our outreach efforts for business expansion, including working with the  U.S. federal government. Together with our Executive Committee, we will continue to guide TTL Associates into an even more prosperous future helping our communities, our clients and our veterans.”

Of special significance is TTL Associates’ role as the managing member of a joint venture now under contract to perform comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Services (including indoor air quality, asbestos, lead and mold identification/testing) in all of the General Services Administration-(GSA) owned properties in Washington D.C. This includes over 600 facilities throughout our nation’s capital and excludes ONLY the living quarters of the Whitehouse, the Pentagon and the Capital. Robert was instrumental in securing this contract for the firm and is serving as the Executive-in-Charge throughout this project.

Established in 1927 as Toledo Testing Laboratory, TTL Associates, Inc. is a full-service environmental, testing, and geotechnical engineering firm, serving private and public entities throughout the United States as well as providing construction management services for the federal government. Established under the leadership of Thomas R. Uhler, P.E., President, P.E., TTL Associates is a Verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  TTL Associates has a staff of 110, including many U.S. Veterans. The firm has earned multiple national awards and serves clients from their headquarters in Toledo and offices throughout Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and Washington D.C.. TTL Associates’ leadership team includes Tom and Robert as noted above along with Curtis R. Roupe, E.P. who oversees the testing and geotechnical departments; Jeffery S. Elliot, P.E., Manager of the Michigan operations; H. Scott Heisey, Chief Geotechnical Engineer; Melissa Stasko, Controller; and Timothy G. Pedro, Vice President Business Development.