Commonwealth Welcomes New Employees

CONTACT: Jennifer Simerman, Marketing Director
Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. – 7256 Company Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46237
PHONE: 317-888-1177 FAX: 317-887-8641 E-MAIL:


Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. welcomes two new employees serving in the capacity of Business Development Manager.

“Commonwealth Engineers has worked with hundreds of Indiana Communities across the State for more than four decades. We have maintained our commitment to the best interest of these communities and helping them solve their toughest water resource and environmental problems. This has resulted in long-standing as well as continued growth in clientele. Because we remain committed to the same level of service, we are adding to our team. We welcome these individuals who will work diligently to maintain communication and serve as liaisons between our clients and our technical and regulatory staff.” – Al Stong, President Commonwealth Engineers

Mr. Mark Yager – West Central Indiana Business Development Manager

Mr. Yager understands how local governments operate and knows how to help communities find funding for municipal utility improvements projects. Mark is a graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington with a Master of Public Affairs Degree with concentrations in Public Finance and Economic Development. He has also received certification from the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Past experience includes working with municipalities to develop action plans for water resource infrastructure needs, including grant writing and serving as the point of contact between various government agencies.




Mr. Jeremy VanErman – Northeast Indiana Business Development Manager

Through his past experience, Mr. VanErman has firsthand knowledge of municipal utility needs and the concerns of Indiana communities. Prior to joining Commonwealth, Jeremy served as the Assistant Storm Water Superintendent for the City of Anderson, and the Storm Water & Engineering Manager/Planning Director/Building Commissioner for the City of Alexandria. He has earned various certifications pertaining to project management, safety, and erosion control. Additionally, he served as a chair for the Indiana MS4 Annual Meeting and the Madison County Storm Water Quality Partnership. Jeremy has received various awards and acknowledgments from the Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.