ATLANTA – (10.07.2019) – Pond, an industry leader in engineering, architecture, planning and construction services, is pleased to announce Mike Choi as the new Director of Business Development for its Energy program.
In this role, Choi will be responsible for identifying new market segments and clients within the commercial energy market. He will leverage his industry insight to recognize potential growth opportunities and strategically develop plans to guide Pond toward success.
Choi’s robust skillset brings over 20 years of management and product operations experience to Pond’s workforce. With a specialization in midstream oil and gas, his thorough knowledge of pipeline, corrosion, coatings and integrity markets make him a unique asset. His demonstrated experience of developing strong relationships with utility, oil and gas clients proves his ability to sustain growth and forge new opportunities.
“Mike strengthens our commitment to serving energy clients while stretching our geographic reach,” said Bryan Evans, Sr. Vice President of Corrosion and Integrity Management. “His capabilities and effectiveness make him a valuable addition to our energy team.”
Choi is active in numerous industry organizations. He is a NACE international member, a General Committee member of Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course (AUCSC) and a member of the Baltimore-Washington Corrosion Coordinating Committee. Choi also lends his expertise by serving as a course instructor; he is currently an instructor for the NACE Liberty Bell Corrosion course and for AUCSC. He is an alumnus of Old Dominion University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
“The diversity of the market segments Pond interacts with make the work stimulating and exciting,” said Choi. “I am looking forward to being at Pond not only for the service I will provide, but for the chance to work among skilled professionals and join a thriving culture of support.”
Pond was recently named Southeast Design Firm of the Year by ENR and is ranked #107 of ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms List. Pond is a technology-driven full-service engineering, architecture, planning, and construction firm providing design solutions to defense, government, corporate and private clients worldwide. With locations throughout the U.S. and overseas, Pond is one of the fastest growing A/E/C firms in the country.