Program Management Expert Vincent Gallagher Joins HNTB
PHILADELPHIA – Vincent Gallagher, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as senior program manager in the firm’s national program management and construction management practice for transit and rail, and senior vice president. He is based in HNTB’s Philadelphia office, supporting the firm’s program management growth by helping transit systems across the nation to identify and access federal funding used to modernize and expand services.
“Vince is a proven leader in helping transit agencies nationwide adhere to federal policies and procedures to access funding they need to help meet current and future demand for transit services,” said Thomas J. Spearing III, HNTB’s national transit program management and construction management practice leader, and senior vice president. “His knowledge and experience working with federal agencies is of great value to transit agencies and important to our team as we consult on policy issues and changes.”
Gallagher has more than 40 years of project management experience with another consulting firm that included leading projects with the Federal Transit Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, and Amtrak. He has worked with transit agencies in Washington, D.C., Orlando, Boston, Tampa, Jacksonville, Memphis, Nashville, Philadelphia and San Juan, Puerto Rico, with a combined project value totaling more than $15 billion. Gallagher’s background also includes projects for the Amtrak Gateway Program and with New Jersey Transit’s Super Storm Sandy recovery program.
A professional engineer in Delaware, Louisiana, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas, Gallagher is a graduate of Villanova University with a degree in civil engineering. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Public Transportation Association and the Construction Management Association of America.
HNTB is currently involved with many of the nation’s most high-profile transit programs, including Los Angeles METRO Sepulveda Pass Alternative Assessment; Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II; Sound Transit’s West Seattle-Ballard Link Extension; Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Quality Assurance, Internal Compliance Oversight and Systems GPC; Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority GPC and Engineering On-call Contracts; Chicago Transit Authority’s Wilson Station; the Los Angeles Metro Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor; and the Charlotte Area Transit System’s LYNX Blue Line Light Rail Extension in North Carolina.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure firm serving public and private owners and contractors. With more than a century of service in the United States, 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 management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.