SOURCE: NV5 Holdings, Inc.

NV5 Holdings, Inc.

March 10, 2014 08:00 ET

NV5 Names Industry Veteran Ernesto Aguilar Chief Operating Officer of Its Infrastructure Division

HOLLYWOOD, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2014) - NV5 Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: NVEE), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, has appointed industry veteran Ernesto Aguilar, P.E. as Chief Operating Officer of its Infrastructure Division. 

Mr. Aguilar brings nearly 25 years of experience in civil engineering, water and environment disciplines to his role. His background includes experience in operations management, business development, client management and program/ project management at the state, local and federal levels. Mr. Aguilar joins NV5 from Atkins North America, Inc., where he has held a number of increasingly senior operational management positions since joining a predecessor firm of that company (PBSJ - Post Buckley Schuh & Jernigan, Inc.) since 2000. Most recently, Mr. Aguilar served as Vice President, National Business Sector Manager, where he oversaw the Infrastructure Engineering sector for Atkins in North America and turned it into one of the top performing business units in the organization with double-digit increases in profit margins.

"The outlook for our Company has never been stronger, and we are excited to welcome someone with Ernesto's reputation for operational excellence to our team," said Dickerson Wright, Chairman and CEO of NV5. "Ernesto's experience building engineering infrastructure platforms, combined with his hands-on project management expertise in both the public and private sectors will serve us well as we position NV5 for the next phase of growth."

Mr. Aguilar remarked, "This is an exciting time to join NV5, as the Company and our industry are presented with substantial growth opportunities. I intend to build upon NV5's impressive track record of successful large-scale project execution, and look forward to working with this highly regarded team of professionals to drive organic growth and achieve measurable top- and bottom-line results."

Mr. Aguilar is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California, as well as in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, Canada, and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geo-Scientists of British Columbia (APEGBC), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the American Public Works Association (APWA). He received his Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering, from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

About NV5

NV5 Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, real estate and environmental markets. NV5 primarily focuses on five business service verticals: construction quality assurance, infrastructure engineering, energy services, program management and environmental services. The Company operates 22 offices in California, Colorado, Utah, Florida and New Jersey and is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at Also visit the Company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Vimeo.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including, among others, statements with respect to the Company's outlook and position for the next phase of growth. The Company cautions that these statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected by the forward-looking statements contained herein. Such factors include, but are not limited to: (a) changes in demand from the local and state government and private clients that we serve; (b) general economic conditions, nationally and globally, and their effect on the market for our services; (c) competitive pressures and trends in our industry and our ability to successfully compete with our competitors; (d) changes in laws, regulations, or policies; and (e) the "Risk Factors" set forth in the Company's most recent SEC filings. All forward-looking statements are based on information available to the Company on the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update such statements.

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