Manchester, CT – Civil and environmental engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill has named its first Executive Vice President of Operations, John Chambers, PG, LSP. John has been with the company for more than 20 years, holding positions including Community Development Practice Team Leader, Environmental Practice Team Leader, and, most recently, Central Region Manager.
The role of Executive Vice President of Operations was created in response to the firm’s growth in recent years. Acquisitions and diversity of services have progressed to create a company of more than 330 employees throughout all six New England states and California. In his new role, John will improve coordination and cohesion among regions, create opportunities for internal career advancement, and lead acquisitive growth initiatives. John welcomes this new challenge, noting: “The thing I’ve always liked most about my job is working with people. This new position allows me to work with even more of our employees and clients and create positive change. I’m excited to listen to new perspectives and to implement strategies to make us a more streamlined, efficient, and productive firm.”
The position of Executive Vice President of Operations reports directly to the CEO, Kevin Grigg, PE. Kevin is looking forward to John’s expanding role, stating: “John knows this company. He knows our philosophy, he knows our people, and he knows our objectives. This institutional knowledge, coupled with John’s drive for continuous improvement, make him the ideal candidate for this new position.”
John’s 30+ years of experience centered on community redevelopment because of its vital impact on the social, aesthetic, and economic value of communities. John holds a BS in Geology from Tufts University and an MS in Civil Engineering from Washington State University. He is a registered Professional Geologist in New Hampshire and a Licensed Site Professional in Massachusetts.
About Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.
Established in 1924, Fuss & O’Neill is a full-service engineering firm with a depth of staff and experience to conquer any project – from initial design to final construction. An ENR Top 500 Design Firm, the company is headquartered in Manchester, CT and supported by 8 regional offices throughout all 6 New England states. Our professional staff maintains licenses and certifications across a wide range of civil engineering, traffic/transportation, planning, landscape architecture, structural, survey, design build, MEP, facilities, water/wastewater, environmental, and manufacturing disciplines.