May 12, 2023
WEYMOUTH, Mass. — Weymouth, MA (April 5th, 2023) – The Vertex Companies, LLC (VERTEX), a leading provider of forensics, engineering, environmental and project advisory solutions, has announced exciting new updates for the company and its employees. Despite economic uncertainty, the company is off to a solid start in 2023 and is on track with its financial projections. The diverse and growing client base has provided new project and cross-sell opportunities, and the company is optimistic about the future. As part of VERTEX’s long-range succession planning to review its organizational structure and continue with strategic growth, VERTEX is pleased to announce the following leadership updates: Jeff Picard, former President, has taken on the role of Chief Strategy Officer Ben Strong, former COO, has been promoted to President. Mark Degenaars, former President of Construction Services, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer Lisa Dehner has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Jaron Frieden and Doug Russell have assumed the titles of Director of Growth Strategy for their respective verticals. Jessica Fox and Erik Borgesen have been promoted to Co-Managing Directors of the Environmental vertical Hugh Coyle has taken on the role of Managing Director of the Project Advisory vertical Tim Bonfatti is now the Senior Advisor, focused on Construction Project Advisory Phil Platcow was promoted to Chief Health & Safety Officer. “These updates are exciting news for VERTEX as the company embraces growth and expansion of its service offerings. The company will continue to make positive impacts on its employees, clients, and the AEC industry. Congratulations to all of our key team members,” said William J. McConnell, CEO of VERTEX.
Vertex is a global company that provides a range of services in engineering, construction, and environmental consulting to clients in the public and private sectors. Their main goal is to play a part in building a safer and more sustainable world by offering solutions for environmental remediation and guiding construction endeavors. Vertex has gained recognition from ENR as a top firm in environmental services, engineering design, and program/construction management. Moreover, they have been honored by Zweig as the leading company for employee satisfaction, underscoring their commitment to the well-being of their staff and clients.