SOURCE: Parsons


July 06, 2010 14:04 ET

Parsons' Wager Named to Council on Foreign Relations

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - July 6, 2010) - Parsons is pleased to announce that Todd K. Wager, Parsons Group President, has been named to the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Founded in 1921, CFR is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, policymakers, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. 

Mr. Wager joined Parsons in 1996 and has since held a succession of project management and business development positions throughout the corporation both in Europe and the United States. He was appointed to his current position as President of one of Parsons' four global business units in September 2009. In this capacity, he is responsible for the business unit's worldwide operations, which consists of providing Parsons' federal government customers with full-service engineering, construction, and management services in the defense, energy, environmental, infrastructure, security, intelligence, and international sectors.

"We congratulate Todd for being named to the Council on Foreign Relations," said Chuck Harrington, Parsons' Chairman and CEO. "This recognition reflects his experience, knowledge, and leadership with our federal government customers both domestically and abroad."

Mr. Wager holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois, a master's degree from Georgetown University, and is a graduate of the International Security Program at Stanford University. He is based in Parsons' Pasadena, California, corporate headquarters.

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