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Lisa Maurath has been appointed area manager of the Los Angeles transportation and infrastructure office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, an engineering and professional services organization.
As VP and area manager, Maurath is responsible for the firm’s transportation activities in Greater Los Angeles, including oversight of such projects as phase 2 of the Expo Line light rail, the Regional Connector subway and the Westside Subway Extension. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is a key contributor to the development of Los Angeles’s transportation network and has served the region for four decades.
Maurath rejoined the firm in 2009 after a previous eight-year tenure in the Minneapolis and Chicago offices. For the past six years, she has served as the operations manager for the Los Angeles office. Overall she has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in project and program management, business development and operations, project controls, construction management, engineering, and procurement in the infrastructure business.
Maurath received a B.S. in civil engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and holds a certificate in business management from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management. She currently serves on the advisory boards of Mobility 21 and Cal State Los Angeles College of Engineering, and the board of directors for the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. She is serving as the 2016/7 president for the Los Angeles chapter of the American Consulting Engineers Council and is active in the American Public Transportation Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, Construction Management Association of America, and Women’s Transportation Seminar. Maurath is a registered professional engineer in California and Illinois.