SOURCE: TRC Companies, Inc.

TRC Companies, Inc.

May 22, 2012 09:00 ET

TRC Welcomes Robert Callender as Vice President

Nationally Recognized Energy Leader Will Support TRC's Energy Efficiency Practice

LOWELL, MA--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) is pleased to welcome Robert Callender as a Vice President in its Clifton Park, NY office. In this role, he will work closely with a variety of TRC utility clients and utility commissions across the United States to design and implement energy efficiency programs.

"We are excited to welcome Bob to TRC," said Frank Reilly, Senior Vice President, Energy Services. "His expertise in energy efficiency programs and economic development adds depth to TRC's capabilities in these areas, helping us deliver superior solutions to our clients."

Nationally recognized as a progressive leader in energy, Callender has over 20 years of experience as an innovator in energy policy and its implementation in the market. Prior to joining TRC, Callender was the Vice President of Programs for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), where he oversaw NYSERDA's suite of energy efficiency programs. He was instrumental in introducing the whole building approach to New York's efficiency programs, as well as developing innovative program financing mechanisms.

"TRC has a long and proud history of being a leader in the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets across the country," said Robert Callender. "From working with federal and state governments on implementing and delivering energy efficiency programs, to helping its customers develop innovative solutions to challenging energy and environmental problems, TRC continues to lead the way, and I am pleased to be part of this outstanding organization."

Callender held several positions during his 24-year career at NYSERDA, including acting president and CEO. Among his accomplishments are: managing the growth of the organization from $80M per year to $650M per year; overseeing the development and implementation of New York's Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; leading the design, development, financing and construction of the Saratoga Technology and Energy Park, the nation's first clean energy, knowledge-based technology park; creating NYSERDA's economic development unit to support energy-related economic development; and expanding NYSERDA's portfolio to include public benefits programs designed to provide energy efficiency, low income services, research and development, environmental protection programs, renewable portfolio standards and energy policy analysis.

Callender has a bachelor's degree in government and management from American University in Washington, D.C., and a master's degree in public administration from the State University of New York at Albany.

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 at @TRC_Companies and on LinkedIn.

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