Greeley and Hansen Names Stephen McGowan Managing Director of Midwest Operations

Jul 31, 2012, 07:00 ET from Greeley and Hansen

CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greeley and Hansen, a national civil and environmental engineering and consulting firm, has named Stephen F. McGowan, P.E., BCEE, as Managing Director of the firm's Midwest Operating Group. McGowan, who most recently served as a Vice President of Malcolm Pirnie, the Water Division of ARCADIS, has 27 years of wide-ranging environmental engineering and project management experience in the water and wastewater field.

As a Managing Director at Greeley and Hansen, McGowan will have broad responsibilities for directing day-to-day business operations for the firm's Detroit, Indianapolis, and Gary, Indiana offices and the Chicago office civil engineering practice.  He will also be responsible for the development and implementation of annual marketing and business development plans and budgets for the group.

"We're pleased to have Steve on our team in this key leadership role," said Paul Vogel, P.E., Executive Vice President of Western Operations. "His impressive technical background and leadership experience in successfully managing engineering and construction operations for some of the largest and most complex wastewater projects will certainly be a great benefit to our clients. John C. Robak, Chief Operating Officer, commented "Adding someone of Steve's caliber to our team will be a tremendous asset as we accelerate ongoing efforts to achieve our growth objectives in the Midwest and the firm."

"This is a great time for me to be joining Greeley and Hansen, with its strategic focus on achieving sustained future growth," said McGowan.  "I'm looking forward to leading the firm's efforts to expand business operations in the Midwest by building solid partnerships with our clients and collaborating with them to address their challenges and meet their needs now and in the long-term."

A registered Professional Engineer and Board Certified Environmental Engineer, McGowan holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a master's degree in environmental engineering from Manhattan College.  He is a member of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, the American Water Works Association, and the Water Environment Federation.

About Greeley and Hansen
Greeley and Hansen is a leader in developing innovative engineering solutions for a wide array of water, wastewater, and related infrastructure challenges aimed at improving public health, safety, and welfare.  Headquartered in Chicago and with 18 offices across the US, the firm provides services for all phases of projects ranging from master planning and feasibility studies through design, construction, and start-up.  Since 1914, Greeley and Hansen has collaborated with its client partners in public and private utilities and agencies to create better urban environments.  More information is available at

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