Jamey Barbas tapped to lead Louis Berger's global practice for major structures

Jan 29, 2014, 17:47 ET from Berger Group Holdings, Inc.

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 North America.

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.

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