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Nathan Ford Joins HNTB as Public Involvement Director in Michigan

Parul Dubey on August 28, 2017 - in News, People

DETROIT – Nathan Ford joined HNTB Corporation as public involvement director, based in the firm’s Detroit office.

Ford has 25 years of experience in public relations and community engagement. He is accomplished in community relations, strategic planning and partnerships, and event management.

“Nate’s diverse skill set and extensive expertise in building successful community engagement strategies will have a tremendous impact on our team in Michigan,” said Eric Morris, PE, Michigan office leader and vice president. “His knowledge of local issues and established relationships with key stakeholders will help our clients accomplish their vision for an integrated multimodal transportation system for the region.” 

Ford’s responsibilities include implementing public engagement strategies and communications programs in coordination with the Michigan Department of Transportation’s I-94 Modernization Program and MDOT’s I-375 reconstruction in Detroit.

Ford earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Morehouse College. He has been actively involved in various community and civic organizations as well as city-wide campaigns in Detroit. He is a member of the NAACP Detroit Chapter, and the former president of the University District Community Association.

Celebrating 25 years in Michigan, HNTB currently is working on, or has been involved with, some of the highest-profile projects in the region, including serving as prime design consultant on the I-75 MDOT Ambassador Bridge Gateway project; providing construction oversight services for the North Terminal redevelopment project at Detroit Metropolitan Airport; and serving as owner’s representative for M-1 RAIL’s QLINE, the first operating streetcar system in Detroit since 1956.

About HNTB

HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. Celebrating a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program delivery and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.

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