MOBILE, Ala., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkert, Inc., a leading full service, multi-discipline engineering services firm, with a long and successful history of providing support for public and private infrastructure clients in the United States, is pleased to announce that it has formed a new entity, Volkert Global. Volkert Global will serve as an independent international affiliate for Volkert, Inc. and will further extend Volkert's ability to reach and serve their growing international client base.
Volkert Global has named Jerry Stump, current COO for Volkert, Inc., as its President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization from its new headquarters located in the Metro Nashville, Tennessee area. Perry Hand, Volkert, Inc. President and CEO, stated, "Jerry has done an exceptional job as COO of Volkert, Inc. and will continue in this role, as well as lead this exciting new venture of Volkert Global. We are very excited for the future of Volkert, Inc. and Volkert Global, and know that Jerry is committed to our continued success and growth both in our own back yard and around the world."
Volkert's most recent global activity is working with one of its strategic design partners on a critical infrastructure development in Panama. A new Metro Link Transit System will serve Panama City as well as growing areas throughout the region.
Volkert, Inc. is an employee-owned engineering firm serving state and federal agencies, local and municipal governments, private industry and select international clients. A 91-year-old company, Volkert is headquartered in Mobile, Ala., and has 35 offices located in 14 states and the District of Columbia. Engineering News Record lists Volkert in the top 1% of US Design Engineering Firms as #98 in the Top 500 Firms in the United States and 2015 marked the company's 50th year on this list. To learn more information about Volkert visit www.volkert.com.
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