Raymond G. Alvine was a pioneering engineer in the eastern Nebraska and western Iowa region, and founded Alvine and
Associates (now Alvine Engineering) in 1961. The mechanical and electrical
engineering firm prospered under his leadership. He was a founding member and
Past President of the American Consulting Engineers Council/Nebraska (ACEC/N). Alvine
was named a Fellow in Automated Procedures for Engineering Consultants (APEC)
and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
The Iowa Alpha Chapter of the Tau Beta Pi Association inducted him as Eminent
Engineer. In addition, Alvine was listed in "Who's Who in the Midwest" and "Who's Who in Engineering."
Alvine and Associates was the recipient of the National Society of Processional
Engineers 1993 National Honor Award for the design of the Lied Jungle at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.