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FST adds three new Board Members.

April 22, 2013

Fay, Spofford & Thorndike, Inc. has added three new board members with a combined experience at the firm of more than 80 years. James R. Branch, P.E.; William R. Moore, P.E.; and Brian E. Shea, P.E. were unanimously approved as board members at the company’s annual shareholders meeting in March.

Jim Branch is located in FST’s New York City office and is the ranking principal based with 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 New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey.

Jim recently managed the civil and structural engineering design for three parking structures at the new Yankee Stadium. A design-build project that included approximately 4,000 new parking spaces and upgrades to existing facilities, the project has won multiple design awards including ACEC Metro NY, PCI International and the Construction Management Association of America.

Bill Moore has also 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, multidiscipline designs facing environmental constraints and aggressive schedules.

Recent project highlights include managing the designs for the $220 million I-95/I-93 Interchange Project in Canton and Westwood, Massachusetts, the I-295 Exit 15 project in Yarmouth, Maine, and the final design of the Broad Street Parkway in Nashua, New Hampshire.

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 very active with his local Lions Club.

Brian Shea 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 five states (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut and Florida).

Brian’s 27 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.

Brian recently served as project manager for the MWRA’s North Dorchester Bay CSO Facilities. As PM, he led design and construction-phase services for a 15-mgd wet pit/dry pit pumping station and below-ground odor control facility in Boston.