CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Walsh Group has announced that Roy Epps has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Water and Wastewater and will oversee its top-ranked Water Division. Epps will provide leadership across all projects by consulting with owners, monitoring project progress, supervising and reviewing operations.
"Roy has an incredible understanding of the water industry and our customers,” said David Casey, heavy civil president of The Walsh Group. “We look forward to Roy expanding his leadership role across North America, growing our brand and realizing continued success in the industry.”
Roy has 35 years of experience in water and wastewater construction, and spent the last 17 years leading The Walsh Group’s West Water Region. Roy specializes in collaborative delivery projects, having completed nearly $800 million of Construction Manager at Risk and Design-Build work. Notable projects under Roy’s leadership include renovations and expansions at Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant in Los Angeles, Scottsdale CAP Water Treatment Plant in Scottsdale, Ariz., and F.E. Weymouth Water Treatment Plant in LaVerne, Calif.
A Kansas native, Roy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Science from Kansas State University. Roy is also a member of the Water Design-Build Council Advisor Group.
The Walsh Group is currently ranked as the No. 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Contractor and the No. 1 Water Treatment and Desalination Plant Contractor by Engineering News-Record.
The Walsh Group is a 119-year-old family-owned company providing design, build, finance, operation and activation services. The Walsh Group operates as Walsh Construction, Archer Western and Walsh Canada across 18 regional offices, and is currently listed as the 11th largest U.S. national contractor per Engineering News-Record.
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