SOURCE: TRC Companies, Inc.

TRC Companies, Inc.

July 21, 2014 09:00 ET

TRC Names Jeff Butler Senior Vice President

LOWELL, MA--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2014) - TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Jeff Butler, PE has joined as Senior Vice President of Power & Utility Development. In this role, Butler will lead the strategic growth of the Company's engineering, environmental and infrastructure services within the power and utility market sectors, developing innovative strategies to maximize new business opportunities and supporting the delivery of creative solutions to client challenges.

"With more than 30 years of industry experience, Jeff's knowledge and relationships will create value for our Company and our clients," said TRC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Vincze. "Jeff is an influential leader, and we look forward to his contributions to the success of our Power & Utility Development Initiative."

Prior to joining TRC, Butler was President and Chief Operating Officer for the Connecticut Light and Power Company where he was responsible for the development of the business strategies, overall operation, maintenance and construction of the electric distribution system as well as regulatory and legislative matters.

"For over 40 years, TRC has served the electric utility industry with engineering and environmental compliance support," said Butler. "I look forward to growing TRC's power and utility related business, building relationships with clients, and expanding TRC's service portfolio to meet the needs of the power and utility industries."

Previously, Butler spent more than 28 years at Pacific Gas and Electric Company retiring as Senior Vice President Energy Delivery. During his time at PG&E he held leadership positions covering all aspects of electric and gas transmission and distribution, including operations, maintenance, construction, engineering, as well as hydro generation.

Butler is a Registered Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical - Electronic Engineering from the California State University, Chico. He later completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Chicago.

About TRC
A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a national engineering, consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. TRC delivers results that enable clients to achieve success in a complex and changing world. For more information and updates from the Company, visit TRC's website at and follow TRC on Twitter and StockTwits at @TRC_Companies and on LinkedIn.

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