Girish Roy, PE, a project executive with more than 35 years of experience managing major transportation and public infrastructure projects, joined STV as VP in the firm’s Transportation & Infrastructure Division in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

In his new role, Roy will be responsible for helping to develop and manage major transportation projects throughout the U.S., with emphasis on the West Coast. Girish will oversee STV’s continued growth in the Los Angeles Basin, San Francisco/San Jose, and Seattle markets.

For the past nine years, Roy has overseeing the planning, preliminary engineering, and construction management of a major $1.6 billion underground light rail transit corridor in Southern California, which is expected to provide commuters with a one-seat ride across Los Angeles County and connect to three new stations when it opens in 2021.

Earlier in his career, Roy oversaw the design of the Gold Line Eastside Extension light-rail project from Union Station to Atlantic Boulevard in Los Angeles, which entailed the preliminary engineering for the project that consisted of eight new stations, two of which were underground.