Burns & McDonnell Hires Renewable Energy Project Manager

Joe Grennan has joined the worldwide engineering firm of Burns & McDonnell. He brings a strong background in renewable energy projects. In addition to Grennan's previous work experience, he also served on the American Wind Energy Association's Steering Committee for Siting, the board of the American Wind & Wildlife Institute, and the executive steering committee for the Great Plains Habitat Conservation Plan.



Burns & McDonnell Adds Project Manager to Environmental Studies & Permitting Group
Joseph Grennan strong renewable energy background to compliment team

Wallingford, CT- -The New England office of Burns & McDonnell has hired Joseph Grennan to serve as a project manager in their Environmental Studies & Permitting Group. Grennan will be based in Wallingford, CT., and work to support the program management duties of Burns & McDonnell throughout the Northeast.

Grennan most recently worked for RES Americas Inc., serving as Director of Permitting with a focus on renewable energy projects. He brings to Burns & McDonnell a diverse background that combines work in environmental consulting, work at an electric utility and work as a renewable energy developer and constructor.

As project manager for Burns & McDonnell, Grennan's duties will include supporting various projects for FirstEnergy Corporation in West Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Burns & McDonnell currently serves as program manager on these projects. He will also work on new business development within the renewable energy sector.

"The reputation that Burns & McDonnell has within the industry was most appealing to me," said Joseph Grennan. "This was a great opportunity to broaden my experience, and work with a talented group of people in a team environment."

Burns & McDonnell, an engineering, architecture and construction management firm, was recently named for the third consecutive year by FORTUNE® magazine as one of America's "100 Best Companies to Work For." The employee-owned company continues to expand aggressively and create new jobs in the Northeast and worldwide.

"Joe's experience and involvement within the renewable energy sector, combined with his environmental permitting knowledge made him a great addition to our team," said Robert Young, regional manager or environmental services and permitting. "His efforts will help to support and grow our services to clients throughout the Northeast, and we're excited to have him join our team."

In addition to Grennan's previous work experience, he also served on the American Wind Energy Association's Steering Committee for Siting, the board of the American Wind & Wildlife Institute, and the executive steering committee for the Great Plains Habitat Conservation Plan.

Grennan received his Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Kansas, and a Master's degree in Energy and Mineral Resource Management from the University of Texas.
Grennan, who is from Denver, Colorado, recently relocated and lives in Wallingford, CT.

About Burns & McDonnell
With multibillion dollars of experience designing and building the infrastructure that powers the Northeast, the Burns & McDonnell New England office has become a center for excellence in program management.

Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned company and has continuously been named by Fortune Magazine as one of America's "100 Best Companies to Work For". Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell provides engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services to clients throughout North America and abroad.

Over 4,700 engineers, architects, scientists, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and other professionals work in 30 regional, national and international offices. Burns & McDonnell's New England headquarters is located in Wallingford, CT. and is managing over $7 billion worth of infrastructure projects throughout the Northeast and Canada. For more information about Burns & McDonnell, visit www.burnsmcd.com.




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