SOURCE: Parsons


May 10, 2011 13:04 ET

Former Florida Transportation Official Joins Parsons

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - Parsons is pleased to announce that Kevin J. Thibault has joined the firm as Vice President and Market Development Manager for state transportation programs in the United States. In this role, he will be responsible for developing Parsons' relationships in strategic markets as well as other multimodal transportation initiatives.

Mr. Thibault has more than 25 years of professional engineering experience in the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Parsons, he was the executive director for the Florida Rail Enterprise, a unit within the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) responsible for implementing the state's high-speed rail program. He also served as the assistant secretary for engineering and operations for the FDOT where he served as the agency's chief operating officer for more than 7,100 employees with an annual budget in excess of $6 billion. He also served as the interim executive director and production director of Florida's Turnpike Enterprise, the state's largest toll entity.

"We are excited that Kevin has joined the Parsons team. He is a well-respected professional whose proven leadership skills and experience in Florida will help us strengthen our business throughout the country," said Tom Barron, Parsons Group President. "He will work closely with our customers to promote innovative delivery methods, support our strategic objectives, and expand our domestic business."

Mr. Thibault is a registered professional engineer in Florida and Massachusetts. He holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in North Dartmouth, MA. He is based in Tallahassee, Florida.

Parsons, celebrating more than 65 years of growth in the engineering and construction industry, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide, as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. For more about Parsons, please visit