SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SCST has recently hired a seasoned industry expert to add to its ever-growing executive management team. Michael Palacios has joined as SCST's new Chief Strategy Officer/Executive VP. SCST has expanded over 100% in the last two years. With the success of SCST and its recent acquisitions, there was a desire to bring on an individual devoted and dedicated to continued corporate growth in current and future markets. His role will be to directly contribute to continued growth by developing and implanting a strategic direction for expanding SCST services, markets, and geographies by focusing on organic growth and through acquisitions that fit the SCST vision and culture.
Michael Palacios has over 22 years of experience in the engineering industry with a proven ability to manage and grow a professional services practice in the transportation industry, including: environmental, planning, engineering, program/construction management, and architecture. He is well established in the California market - having strong relationships with various agencies, contractors, and engineering consultant organizations. With a focus on client relationships and developing a strategic approach, Michael has demonstrated the ability to build teams that have successfully delivered on some of the most complex and large scale infrastructure projects in Southern California.
Michael lives by his core values of integrity, ethics and professionalism with his proven leadership in team building, collaboration and entrepreneurialism. Michael has a strong reputation in the industry for being honest and fair, which has led to him being a trusted partner for clients, teaming partners and staff.
Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He regularly gives back to the community by volunteering his time to several non-profit organizations and enjoys international travel - having explored nearly 60 countries and all seven continents.
About SCST, Inc.
Established in 1959, SCST is a professional engineering firm headquartered in San Diego with additional offices located in Los Angeles, Chicago and Milwaukee. A certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE), SCST has a diverse background working on a variety of projects in both the public and private sectors offering geotechnical engineering, environmental science & engineering, special inspection & materials testing and facilities consulting services.
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