SOURCE: Parsons


March 24, 2011 13:04 ET

Parsons Appoints Anido as Senior Vice President and Regional Development Executive for Florida

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Parsons is pleased to announce that Guillermo (Bill) Anido, Jr., has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Regional Development Executive for Florida. In this role, he will be responsible for developing our municipal and regional relationships in the Florida market, representing Parsons to key stakeholders in the communities where we are expanding our presence.

Mr. Anido has more than 30 years of professional management and engineering experience. Prior to joining Parsons, he was the Assistant City Manager for the City of Miami, responsible for supervising 1,000 employees in multiple departments overseeing the city's planning, infrastructure, and transportation. Prior to joining the City of Miami, he gained extensive experience in positions of high responsibility working for national and international consulting engineering firms with particular focus on the southeast United States as well as in the Caribbean and Latin America.

"We are excited to have Bill join the Parsons team and lead our efforts to promote our strategic objectives and expand our business in this key region," said Jim Shappell, Parsons Group Executive, Development/Strategy. "Bill is a respected professional whose diverse background will help us strengthen customer relationships and ensure our customers receive quality service."

Mr. Anido has designed and managed numerous rail transit and road and highway projects in his career, including the Miami-Dade Metrorail, LeJeune Road/Airport Expressway Connector, OMNI Extension of the Dade County Metro Mover, San Juan Airport Terminal Access Road Modifications, and Caracas Puerto Cabello Railroad. He was principal-in-charge of such projects as the Port of Miami Tunnel Feasibility Study, East-West Multimodal Corridor, Miami International Airport Central Boulevard, North Extension of Metrorail for Miami-Dade Transit, the Bay Link project for the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Organization, I-595, I-95 Managed Lanes, and Central Florida Commuter Rail.

Mr. Anido is a professional engineer and has presented a variety of transportation topics at professional conferences in the United States and Canada. He received both undergraduate and master of science degrees in civil engineering from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He is based in Miami, Florida.

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