Richard Reis has been named a vice president and northwest regional manager for URS Corp.’s Infrastructure & Environment Division.
In his new position, Reis will be responsible for leading the business operations of more than 500 URS employees in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Western Canada.
Reis has more than 34 years of managerial and hands-on experience in civil and environmental engineering, construction, and project management. Prior to joining URS, he served as the operations manager for Tetra Tech in Bellevue, Wash. Previously, he was northwest regional operations manager at WHPacific, where he provided operational oversight for ten offices in the Northwest. He also has worked for Fluor Daniel, SCS Engineers, and EMCON, and undertook project assignments in Japan, Canada, and Saudi Arabia.
Reis holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Southern California and completed the executive management program at the University of Washington. He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers and currently serves on the board of directors for the American Council of Engineering Companies. He is a registered professional engineer in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska.