ST. LOUIS – Nicholas (Nick) M. Kniesche has joined Murphy Company, as engineer, commercial. The announcement was made by Conrad Philipp, vice-president, commercial.
Kniesche is a 2017 graduate of University of Missouri-Columbia where he was on the Dean’s List. He also was 2015-17 president of Mizzou’s Mechanical Contractors Association of America student chapter, which is sponsored by MCA-EMP. The student chapter First Place in the Final Four Competition at the MCAA National Convention in San Diego in March 2017. The UMC chapter, although only three years in the making, also was named MCAA Student Chapter of the Year from among a total of 52 students chapters nationwide.
While studying at UMC, he also was executive treasurer of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) student chapter for which he also served as a mentor for architectural studies. He also was a member and subchairman of the marketing committee for Pi Sigma Epsilon, a professional business fraternity. Additionally, he was a member, executive secretary and member of the judicial board and finance committee, and Homecoming build chair for Alpha Tau Omega. An active community volunteer, he volunteered for Sacred Heart Church, Caring for Columbia, and the Thompson Center for Autism.
Kniesche served as a project management intern before joining Murphy Company full-time.