Jamey Barbas tapped to lead Louis Berger's global practice for major
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Jamey Barbas has been
appointed by Berger Group Holdings, Inc. (Louis Berger) to serve as senior
vice president in charge of the firm's global practice for major structures.
Barbas brings to Louis Berger more than 30 years of design and management
experience, specializing in complex and long-span bridges. In this role, she
will provide strategic direction for Louis Berger's transportation structures
practice across its operating companies worldwide, lead large-scale pursuits,
supervise project managers on signature projects and provide companywide
quality assurance for complex structures and long-span bridge projects.
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"In addition to her impressive long-span bridge resume, Jamey also brings a
valuable depth of experience in managing public-private partnership and
design-build projects on a global scale," said Larry D. Walker, Louis Berger's
executive vice president for global strategy and development.
Barbas has held leadership positions in several international professional
services firms, including Hardesty & Hanover, ARUP, Parsons and URS Corp.
During her career she has served as a technical advisor to numerous
design-build and public-private partnership (P3) projects, and her management
and design experience includes several award-winning domestic and
international projects. Most notably, she led the inspection, design and
construction support services for the reconstruction of the Williamsburg
Bridge in New York City, and was the bridge design manager for the AutoRoute
30 project in Montreal, Canada – one of the largest P3 bridge projects in
Barbas was named by Engineering News-Record as one of their top Newsmakers of
2004 for her work in providing an emergency solution to a failing historic
suspension bridge in only 15 weeks. She holds a Bachelor of Science in civil
engineering from Columbia University and is a licensed Professional Engineer
in New York.
About Berger Group Holdings, Inc.
Berger Group Holdings, Inc., a top 20 Engineering News-Record-ranked firm
headquartered in Morristown, N.J., and with offices in more than 50 countries
worldwide, is a multidisciplinary architecture, engineering, planning and
environmental consulting firm. With more than 6,000 architects, planners,
engineers, construction and program managers, economists and environmental
scientists, the Berger Group has worked on hundreds of thousands of miles of
highway, thousands of miles of railroad and bridges as well as numerous
airfields, seaports, buildings, dams, water supply systems and other
infrastructure across the United States and in more than 140 countries. By
utilizing its vast global capabilities and local responsiveness, the Berger
Group is dedicated to providing solutions for a better world.
SOURCE Berger Group Holdings, Inc.
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