2018 Winter Team Building: Trivia Night

WKE got together for a fun night of trivia hosted exclusively for WKE employees. With prizes for each round, the competition level was high. One thing is for sure, we all need to brush up on geography before the next trivia night!

Group Photo

All Participants!

Wei Koo and Sons

Winning Team!


For those that missed out, here are the three questions everyone got right and the three questions that stumped most teams.

 Three questions that everyone got right: 

  1. What neurodegenerative disease was first discovered by a French scientist in 1891, but was brought to national attention by a baseball player in 1939?
  • ALS (Lou Gehrig disease)
  1. What rapper made headlines when she threw a shoe at Nicki Minaj at the Harper’s Bazaar New York Fashion Week party?
  • Cardi B
  1. Even though this city is technically in Africa, what is the most populous city of the Arab world? The Arab world is defined as the 22 members states of the Arab League.
  • Cairo, Egypt

Three questions that stumped the most teams:

  1. What is the northernmost NFL franchise?
  • Seattle Seahawks 
  1. Identify the language of “Dragostea Din Tea.”
  • Italian
  1. What Asian capital is the most densely populated city in the world?
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh


Announcing John (J.D.) Ballas



John (J.D.) Ballas, P.E., joins WKE as a Principal Engineer. With over 35 years successfully managing complex capital improvement projects from conceptual planning through to design and implementation, WKE welcomes the leadership, collaborative, and management experience J.D. brings not only to individual projects, but to the industry as a whole. His successes in interfacing with local, county, and state officials and regulatory agencies, and in securing and maintaining grant funding and budgeting is a testament to J.D.’s strategic approaches to multi-agency collaboration and project fulfillment.

J.D. has spent the last 27 years with City of Industry, completing his tenure as City Engineer and Public Works Director. While there he parlayed $35 million in local interchange mitigation improvement funds into the $256 million State Route 57/60 Confluence Project. J.D. also secured $23 million in Metro grand funding and $10 million in TIGER grants.

J.D. may be contacted at:

400 North Tustin Avenue
Suite 275
Santa Ana, CA 92705

P: 7145814918
C:714 345 6557
F: 7149535408