ATLANTA – (11.24.20) – Pond, a national leader in architecture, engineering, planning, and construction management, is proud to recognize individuals who through their client-centered approach, responsible industry leadership and commitment to excellence truly embody Pond’s core values. Their dedication and steadfast commitment to clients is reflected through their promotions to Principals of the firm.

Marcus Anderson, PE – Program Manager
For over a decade, Marcus has provided clients with solutions on complex fueling and electrical aviation projects. He leverages his specialized experience to provide solutions to Federal and Defense installations across the world.

Dan Brown, PE, ASTI – Program Manager
Dan’s 10+ years of experience in project planning, development, and facility evaluations has enabled him to lead design teams in producing quality deliverables that exceed client expectations in Pond’s Federal and Defense market sectors.

Bill Carpenter, PE – Discipline Director
Bill has designed and managed construction and engineering projects for almost 30 years. With a broad understanding of progressive power engineering, he has created electrical engineering designs for complete facilities and upgrades across many of the Nation’s largest airports and military airfields.

Jim Davis, CSP, PG – Health and Safety Director
Jim Davis has an in-depth understanding of the development, implementation, and management of complex Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) policies and procedures from his 30+ years of industry experience. As a result of his expertise and dedication, Pond’s clients benefit from safe environments on their project sites.

Melly Gao – Vice President of Finance
Pond’s exponential growth needs experienced leaders like Melly. Her 17 years of strategy development and data digitization has been beneficial to overseeing and improving Pond’s financial operations.

Mark Hanselman, PE, SE – Engineering Director
Trained as a structural engineer, Mark leads high-performance teams in the design of facilities for military, higher education, aviation, and municipal clients. With more than 12 years of experience, he is well-versed in structural engineering and building client trust with every project.

Andy Lawton, PE – Program Manager
As an integrated member of Pond’s Natural Gas team, Andy delivers unmatched responsiveness and customer care. He serves a wide range of gas clients across the country, and always places an emphasis on positive stakeholder relationships and hands-on leadership.

Pam Little, PE, LEED AP – Program Manager
With 20 years of experience, Pam strives to create sustainable engineering solutions for Federal and Defense Clients. Additionally, she actively gives back through involvement with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Women in Transportation, and the Green Chamber of the South.

Julian Ramirez – Pre-Construction Services Director
Through his detailed estimating & extensive project control expertise, Julian is dedicated to providing pre-construction expertise to complex Industrial, Federal, and Defense projects.

Bob Ruch, US Army Colonel (Ret.) – Executive Vice President
Bob oversees Pond’s Defense and Federal program, drawing on his 30 years of military experience to help clients achieve their missions. He is a strategic leader who has dedicated his career to supporting the federal government from the inside and out.

Kenn Ussery, PE, LEED AP – Civil Director – Energy
Kenn solves complex infrastructure issues for energy clients through civil and architecture engineering design for Defense, Commercial, and Industrial Projects.

“These individuals always go above and beyond for the firm every day. Their dedicated service to clients is what keeps Pond an industry leader in their market sectors, and I am confident they will be instrumental in our future success,” said Pond’s CEO Tony Parker.

About Pond
Pond was recently ranked #78 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.

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