Greeley and Hansen Names Theresa Grace as Chief Financial Officer

Sep 21, 2011, 08:00 ET from Greeley and Hansen

CHICAGO, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greeley and Hansen, a leading national environmental engineering and consulting firm specializing in water, wastewater, and related infrastructure, announced that Theresa Grace has joined the firm as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  She has more than 25 years of broad financial management and accounting experience.

Grace most recently served as Vice President of Internal Audit at Heidrick & Struggles International, a premier leadership advisory firm with annual revenues of $493 million and 1,500 employees worldwide.  Prior to that, she was Chief Financial Officer of Gardner, Carton & Douglas, a private law firm with over 800 employees, where she managed all financial operations of the firm. 

"Theresa's impressive financial management background will be a valuable asset to our firm," said John C. Robak, Greeley and Hansen Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer.  "She's an accomplished financial leader, and we're pleased to have someone with her knowledge and proven capabilities working with us to achieve our strategic goals for future growth."

As CFO, Grace will have broad financial management responsibilities and will lead and direct all of the firm's financial activities, including day-to-day accounting, financial statement preparation and analysis, annual budgeting and planning, and treasury management.

"I'm looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the continued success of Greeley and Hansen, particularly at a time when the firm is moving ahead toward its long-range vision for growth," said Grace.

A Certified Public Account (CPA), Grace holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame. She is a member of the AICPA (American Institute of CPAs), the Illinois CPA Society, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

About Greeley and Hansen

Founded in 1914, 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, Greeley and Hansen has a staff of more than 300 in 18 locations across the U.S. The firm provides services for all phases of projects ranging from master planning and feasibility studies through design, construction, and start-up. Greeley and Hansen has consistently been recognized by the National Association for Business Resources as one of Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Places to Work and by the Chicago Tribune as a Top Workplace 2010. For more information about the firm, please visit


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