2015 Board of Directors
Peter J. Howe, P.E.
President & CEO
Peter has spent most of his 28-year professional career at FST, where for many years his work focused on managing two major Central Artery/Tunnel contracts at Logan Airport. Peter subsequently was made Manager of FST's New Hampshire operations, where he oversaw a wide variety of transportation and environmental engineering projects for municipalities and
agencies throughout the state. He has spearheaded FST's work on a number of recent projects at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and Westchester County Airport in New York.
James R. Branch, P.E.
President & CEO, FST Engineers, Inc.
Jim is located in FST's New York City office and is President & CEO of the FST Engineers, Inc. subsidiary. He manages design and construction-phase services for a variety of heavy construction projects, including rapid transit, bridges, parking structures, industrial buildings and waterfront structures. His experience includes a specialization in the
analysis of complex structures and foundations. Jim graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and joined FST in 1985. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Design-Build Institute of America. He is a registered professional engineer in NY, MA and NJ.
Leonard V. Dzengelewski, P.E.
Manager, Structural Division
With over 30 years at FST, Len's early years at FST focused on two of the largest transportation projects ever seen in the Commonwealth - the MBTA's Southwest Corridor relocation and the Central Artery/Tunnel. In the case of the Big Dig, Lenny began with a major role in structural design of one of the project's largest sections right through the heart of
downtown Boston, and ended his role on that project by serving as FST's Project Manager.
Paul F. Harrington, P.E.
Deputy Manager, Structural Division
Paul has been with FST's structural division for his entire 30-year career, where he has worked on a wide variety of projects encompassing all of the firm's areas of practice. Paul is the Team Leader of the Waterfront Group. Paul manages a number of complex waterfront projects for the U.S. Navy and
other clients, and is also responsible for bridge projects throughout the Northeast. Paul has specialized skills and knowledge in design-build projects and other alternative delivery methods. He and his family reside in Braintree, MA.
Thomas D. Jenkins P.E.
Deputy Manager, Environmental Division
In 2015, Tom Jenkins celebrates his 40th year with FST, continuing to manage, for both long time and new clients, projects that involve water, wastewater and stormwater management. After stepping down as Environmental Division Manager in March 2015, Tom is the designated Principal-in-Charge of FST’s East Windsor, CT office and
FST Engineer’s office in Melville, NY, as well as the Treasurer for FST Engineers. He is also the Director in charge of the corporation’s Administrative Services. Tom lives with Lucia, his wife of 36 years in Wakefield, MA, where they raised and home-educated their five children and very much enjoy having them visit, with the six grandchildren in tow.
William R. Moore P.E.
Deputy Manager, Transportation Division
Bill has been with FST since 1985. A Deputy manager of FST's Transportation Division and a highway design specialist, he also leads the firm's New Hampshire office and Northern New England operations. Bill's work has concentrated on the design of highway projects of all sizes and includes extensive experience managing complex, multi-
discipline facing environmental constraints and aggressive schedules. Bill graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Washington State University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire American Council of Engineering Companies and is active with his local Lions Club.
William J. Reed P.E.
Manager, Transportation Division
Bill oversees the firm's work for design of highways and roadways, sitework, and recreational trail development, as well as transportation planning and environmental permitting. Bill has been with FST for his entire 34-year career and has provided services to the full range of our transportation clients. He is particularly
known as one of MassDOT's key "go to" highway specialists, and continues to manage very high profile projects for the Department. Bill is a resident of Pembroke, MA and an avid golfer.
Michael A. Roache P.E.
Manager, Facilities Division
Michael directs a wide variety of civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering projects related to buildings and site development. Mike has been with FST for 36 years and has been very instrumental in building FST's practice in providing on-call services, particularly to the U.S. military. Mike's leadership has also been key in
expanding the firm's reach in parking garage design and rehabilitation throughout the Northeast.
Brian E. Shea, P.E.
Deputy Manager, Environmental Division
Brian joined FST in 1986. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and his M.S. in Hazardous Materials Management from Tufts University. Brian is a member of the Water Environment Federation, the New England Water Environment Association and the American
Public Works Association. He is a registered professional engineer in six states (MA, NH, VT, CT, ME and FL). Brian's 29 years of experience at FST have been concentrated in planning, design and construction-phase services for wastewater collection and treatment systems. He has completed these projects for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and for agencies and municipalities throughout New England.
Chris Yannoni P.E.
Manager, Environmental Division
Chris is now in his 29th year with FST. Chris manages our Water Department and is particularly noted for his expertise in state-of-the-art water treatment technologies. He is a very active member of the New England Waterworks Association (NEWWA) and has authored a number of technical papers for NEWWA workshops and seminars.
His interest in protecting and enhancing the environment extends into his personal life as Chris and his wife incorporate "green" lifestyle practices as much as possible into their home life in Bedford, MA.