ATLANTE – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) would like to announce that Jacob Vise, PE, has been appointed as the Marshall Area Engineer for the District of Atlanta.
In his new position, Vise will be responsible for maintenance and construction activities in Harrison, Marion and Panola counties.
Vise began his career with TxDOT in the Marshall Regional Office, where he was a summer employee for four summers beginning in 2008. In 2014, he accepted a full-time position as an assistant engineer after graduating a bachelor’s degree in public works. During the Engineering Assistant program, Vise remained in the Marshall Area office, performing construction inspection and design.
Since 2017, Vise has been assistant to the regional engineer. He earned his professional engineering license in June 2018 and was selected to serve as Assistant Regional Engineer for the Marshall Regional Office in November 2021.
“I am grateful to have the opportunity to be Marshall’s Regional Engineer. I look forward to leading this office and working with local partners to provide the best routes possible. This position is something I have wanted for a long time and I am thrilled with this chapter of my career,” Vise said.
Vise resides in Hallsville with his wife, Scarlet, and their two children, Tucker and Molly. Outside of work, he spends his time coaching Tucker’s baseball team, golfing, hunting, fishing, and spending quality time with his family.
Vise takes over from Wendy Starkes, PE, who is now an area engineer at Mount Pleasant.