SOURCE: Parsons


October 25, 2010 13:08 ET

Parsons Appoints Loose as Senior Vice President and Installations & Environment Division Manager

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - October 25, 2010) -  Parsons announces the appointment of Vice Admiral (VADM) Michael K. "Mike" Loose, United States Navy (ret.), as Senior Vice President and Manager of the Installations & Environment (I&E) Division for its Infrastructure & Technology group. In this role, Mr. Loose will be responsible for overseeing Parsons' work with federal government clients, including the Department of Defense and all military services, the General Services Administration, and other agencies at cabinet level and below. I&E's markets and services encompass the full life cycle of natural and built environments.

VADM Loose has more than 30 years of senior leadership/management experience leading organizations with up to 17,000 employees and an annual budget of up to $32 billion. Prior to joining Parsons, he served as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics (N4). VADM Loose is recognized as the architect of the innovative, global transformation of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), reshaping NAVFAC's global engineering, acquisition, and public works organization and delivery system to improve effectiveness and efficiency, and to provide best value products and services to NAVFAC clients. He established Facilities Engineering Commands that single up accountability to Regional Commanders. He has also greatly improved the Seabees' combat readiness, logistics and recapitalization, and supported the Global War on Terrorism.

"We are extremely pleased to have Mike as part of our team," said Todd Wager, Parsons Group President. "His long and successful military career provides him all the necessary experience, background, and skills to lead our I&E Division in its continued growth and profitability."

VADM Loose holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Kansas, as well as a master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Washington. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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 and construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide, as well as federal, regional, and local government agencies. For more about Parsons, please visit