Carey Smith named Chief Operating Officer
Carey Smith named Chief Operating Officer
Virginia Grebbien, Parsons Corporate Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff, joins Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Council Members as well as business and civic leaders this week on a trade mission to Asia. Ms. Grebbien joins the delegation for meetings in Vietnam and Hong Kong.
Parsons announced that nine technical experts have been selected for the corporation’s Fellows Program — a think tank to solve technical challenges through tactical/real-time problem solving, strategic research and development, as well as best practice improvements.
Daniel Louis Joins Parsons as a Vice President, Transport Division
Parsons announces that the Dubai Water Canal project won the International Road Federation’s Global Roads Achievement Award (GRAA) under the Urban Planning and Mobility category.
The 4TRANSIT joint venture, comprising three leading Canadian engineering consulting firms, Hatch, Parsons, and WSP (TSX:WSP), announces that it has been awarded a CAD $300 million contract for providing technical advisory services for two major work packages tendered under Metrolinx’s 10-year Regional Express Rail (RER) Capital Program.
Parsons recently accepted the Operational Efficiency Project of the Year award from the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) for the I‑80 SMART Corridor Project that uses Parsons’ Intelligent Transportation System technology to maximize safety and efficiency of one of the busiest transportation corridors in the Bay Area of California.
Parsons welcomes Dean Radeloff to the corporation as Senior Vice President and Texas Infrastructure Leader. In this role, Mr. Radeloff will be responsible for developing and implementing customer-focused strategies and providing leadership to further grow and develop the Texas market.
Parsons announces that the Washington Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently named the Elliott Bay Seawall project the 2017 Project of the Year in the Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair category for a project valued at more than $75 million. The award recognizes excellence in management and administration for the successful completion of a public works project.
Parsons announces that David Strong has joined the corporation as Vice President and Rail Systems Lead for the New York and New Jersey region. In this role, Mr. Strong focuses on the current and future needs and challenges of the NY/NJ Metro Area, policy and procedure development, and project execution.
Parsons announced that Larry Barfield has joined the corporation as Vice President and Capture Manager Leader for its Federal business unit. Federal, a primary business unit of Parsons Corporation, delivers, protects, and sustains critical federal assets across the defense, security, intelligence, environmental, and infrastructure markets worldwide.
On behalf of Parsons, we applaud President-Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Elaine L. Chao as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation.
Parsons recently received a 2016 Grand Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC AZ) for its work on Valley Metro’s Central Mesa Light Rail Extension project. The award recognizes engineering firms for successful delivery of complex projects that demonstrate an exceptional degree of innovation, achievement, and value.
Parsons announces that Anthony “Tony” Leketa, Parsons Executive Vice President for Federal Construction Services, has been inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC). NAC comprises industry leaders whose present or past professional careers demonstrate outstanding contributions to the engineering and construction industry. Academy membership is extended to fewer than 1% of the nation’s engineering and construction professionals. An induction ceremony was held October 20 at the Silverado Resort in Napa Valley, CA.
Parsons Chief of Staff Virginia Grebbien will moderate a panel titled “Water – The New Gold Rush,” at the 2016 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Fall Conference held October 19-22 in Colorado Springs, CO.
Parsons is proud to announce that Jannet Walker Ford, Vice President and North America Director of Policy and Strategic Programs, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
Effective immediately, Parsons announced the appointment of Thomas L. “Tom” Roell as interim President of its Federal business unit (BU). In this role, he will be responsible for serving a variety of U.S. federal government agency customers in the defense, environmental, infrastructure, security, and intelligence services markets. In addition to his role as President of Parsons’ Federal BU, Mr. Roell will maintain his position as Vice Chairman, Chief Risk Advisor.
Parsons, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Transportation, is pleased to announce that one westbound lane of traffic is now open in the new, 4,300‑ft-long Midtown Tunnel under the Elizabeth River, which connects U.S. Route 58 between Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA. The tunnel is part of the $1.5 billion Elizabeth River Tunnels Project in which Parsons serves as managing partner of the joint venture responsible for providing program management, including oversight of both design and construction to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Parsons is pleased to announce that Ettore Morelli has rejoined the corporation as Vice President and Global Business Development Manager responsible for major pursuits, including complex bridge and tunnel structures.
Parsons awarded a 5‑year contract to provide FMC Corporation with operations, maintenance, and monitoring (OM&M) services at nearly 2 dozen environmental remediation sites in 14 states. Parsons has provided OM&M services to FMC at 10 sites in California for more than 10 years and at an additional 13 sites in the Eastern United States for more than 3 years without a safety incident.