ATLANTA – (12.03.18) – Pond, an industry leader in planning, architecture, engineering and construction services, is pleased to announce the addition of Tony Pitrone as Senior Vice President and Principal in our Peachtree Corners office.
Pitrone will be responsible for expanding Pond’s services in the industrial marketplace with a specific emphasis on the food processing, distribution and medical device sterilization sectors.
He brings more than 33 years of in-depth knowledge and expertise in program and project management in the industrial marketplace, with specific emphasis in medical device sterilization facilities, refrigerated distribution centers, automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), and a broad range of food processing. Pitrone will work to ensure the Pond team continues to deliver consistent, quality service in building designs, construction means, methods cost and schedule.
“Bringing Tony on board was a very strategic addition to our team which allows us to significantly expand our capabilities and services for our specialized industrial clients,” said Jeff Meier, Chief Operating Officer. “Tony’s leadership abilities, technical expertise and thorough understanding of his client’s business needs align perfectly with Pond’s core business values and our unwavering commitment to being our customers’ first choice.”
Pitrone has been involved in project and business management for diverse clients such as Kroger, Nestle, Sterigenics, Medline, CR Bard, and Sara Lee Foods. He is skilled in processing, manufacturing, advanced building designs, renovations and facility expansions as well as managing day-to-day team operations, planning, budgeting and client communications. Pitrone holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Clarion University.
“The investment in turn-key planning, design and construction professionals that has been assembled at Pond is tremendous. These resources are a testament to the commitment that Pond leadership has made to its client base and its customer centered approach to project delivery,” said Pitrone. “I am excited to join the Pond team in a role where I am privileged to present Pond’s talented people and its culture of client advocacy to fulfill opportunities in the growing industrial and distribution markets.”
Pond, headquartered in Peachtree Corners, Georgia was recently named ENR’s Southeast Design Firm of the Year, and is a technology-driven full-service engineering, architecture, planning, and construction firm providing design solutions to defense, government, corporate and private sector clients worldwide. With 25 locations throughout the U.S. and overseas, Pond is one of the fastest growing A/E/C firms in the country and the largest A/E/C firm headquartered in Georgia.