HNTB Corporation, an architecture, civil engineering consulting and construction management firm, has appointed Michael Wawszkiewicz as an associate vice president and program manager.
Michael Wawszkiewicz brings more than 15 years of industry experience and is a leader in alternative project delivery, including design-build and public private partnerships (PPP). Wawszkiewicz is based in HNTB's Columbus, Ohio, office and will provide leadership and support to the firm's six divisions to successfully pursue and deliver program management opportunities throughout the United States.
Prior to joining HNTB, Wawszkiewicz served as a senior project manager for the Ohio Department of Transportation's Division of Innovative Delivery, where he was responsible for the management of public-private partnership policy development. One of the most significant accomplishments during his tenure was successfully managing the procurement of a 16-mile roadway bypassing Portsmouth, Ohio, known as the Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway. The project was Ohio's first transportation related public-private partnership and it utilized a unique design-build-finance-operate-maintain structure.Wawszkiewicz earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from The Ohio State University.
David Downs, PE, HNTB national program and construction management practice leader, commented:
"A leader of Mike's caliber is exciting to have on board, particularly as the firm continues to grow HNTB's program management and construction management practice. His variety of experiences in alternative delivery is vital for our client service leaders and project teams to discover and deliver great value to our owner clients on their most significant programs."
HNTB has provided services on projects such as the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor in the Cincinnati area, the I-69 Highway P3 project in Indiana and Goethals Bridge in the New York City area, to name a few.