PHILADELPHIA and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Tom Bogard, P.E., an Executive Consultant with Hill’s Project Management Group, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Orange County Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
This prestigious award was established to recognize and honor outstanding civil engineering leaders whose lifetime accomplishments and achievements have made significant contributions in design, construction, government, education or management. The award was presented to Bogard on February 18, 2016 at the branch’s annual awards gala held in Laguna Beach, California.
Bogard has more than 40 years of experience in the construction industry providing program, project and construction management services. He has led public and private engineering organizations in transportation, public works and land development projects, specializing in major, complex transportation projects across Southern California. Bogard earned both his B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering from California State University at Long Beach as well as an engineering management certificate from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a registered professional engineer in California and New Mexico.
“The honor of a Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes that Tom has had an important impact on the construction industry and his projects have benefited local economies and communities,” said Michael B. Smith, Senior Vice President and Western Regional Manager for Hill’s Project Management Group. “We congratulate Tom and are very proud of his accomplishments,” added Smith.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs and operates society’s economic and social engine—the built environment—while protecting and restoring the natural environment. For more information on ASCE, please visit their website at www.asce.org.
Hill International, with 4,800 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the seventh largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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