PHILADELPHIA and WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that J. Charles Levergood, P.E. has joined the company as Senior Vice President in charge of business development for the Americas Region of Hill’s Project Management Group. Levergood will be based out of the company’s Washington, DC office.
Levergood is a professional engineer with 33 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. Prior to joining Hill, he worked for 13 years at Jacobs Engineering Group in a variety of positions, most recently as Vice President of Mega Sales and Global Strategy for Jacobs’ Global Buildings and Infrastructure group. Before that, he was a Vice President with Parsons Brinckerhoff and earlier was Director of Marketing with HNTB. Levergood is a former member of the Boards of Directors of the Construction Management Association of America, the Society of Marketing Professional Services and the ACE Mentor Program. He earned his B.S.C.E. in civil engineering from Bucknell University and his M.S.C.E. in civil engineering from Purdue University. Levergood is a registered professional engineer in Indiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
“Chuck has a strong track record of building relationships with clients to help them achieve their capital program objectives,” said David L. Richter, Hill’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are confident that he will bring significant client focus to help our Americas team achieve increased success in our business development efforts at Hill,” added Richter.
Hill International, with 4,500 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 eighth 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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