Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 18, 2014
Scott Hartford, P.E., has joined Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm, as a Project Principal in the company’s Federal Business Unit. Based in the company’s Austin, Texas office, he will be responsible for business development, client relations and project oversight for federal clientele.
“We are very pleased to have Scott on the Stanley Consultants team,” said Mike Hunzinger, Senior Vice President. “He brings a wealth of experience in dealing with a wide array of customers worldwide, and has an excellent record of success on a multitude of complex and challenging projects.”
Hartford comes to the position with a firsthand knowledge of the needs of the federal clientele, having recently retired from the U.S. Air Force. He concluded his 28-year military career as the Director of Facility Engineering at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) in San Antonio, Texas. He also served as Chief of the Civil Engineer Operations at Air Education and Training Command in San Antonio, and has commanded at multiple locations within the Air Force.
During Hartford’s distinguished military career, he led engineer units engaged in design, construction, and operation of air bases. These included large force beddown construction programs at Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia, Al Udeid, Qatar, Incirlik, Turkey, and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in support of Operations Southern Watch, Northern Watch, Fundamental Justice, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and Foreign Military Sales. While at AFCEC, he oversaw a $2 billion annual design and construction program supporting Air Force installations worldwide, with focus on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, KC-46 Tanker, Pacific Airpower Resiliency, and Special Operations Forces beddowns. His decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, and Defense Commendation Medals.
A licensed professional engineer, Hartford holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering, as well as an MBA. He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA).
Stanley Consultants is proud to be called upon to sustain our country’s mission critical efforts in the U.S. and abroad. The firm’s history of service to the U.S. federal government dates back to the ‘30s when the firm played a major role bringing electricity to rural America through the REA program. The firm’s support to the Department of Defense started in 1942 and continues today with more than 40 active contracts to support the Air Force, Navy, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Local, state, and federal governments repeatedly ask Stanley Consultants to take on some of its most challenging assignments across all the continents. For example, in 2003, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District asked Stanley Consultants, as part of a team, to lead the master planning of Iraq's infrastructure reconstruction. The firm was called upon immediately after the disaster of Hurricane Katrina to be the task force program manager for restoration of the hurricane protection system in New Orleans.
About Stanley Consultants: Founded in 1913, Stanley Consultants is a global consulting engineering firm that provides program management, planning, engineering, environmental and construction services worldwide. Recognized for its commitment to client service and a passion to make a difference, Stanley Consultants brings global knowledge, experience and capabilities to serve clients in the energy, water, transportation and Federal markets. Since 1913, Stanley Consultants has successfully completed more than 25,000 engagements in all 50 states, U.S. territories, and in 103 countries. For more information on Stanley Consultants, please visit http://www.stanleyconsultants.com.