New water area manager for Colorado offices brings 20 years of experience
Michael D. Swearingen was named the new water area manager for the Colorado offices of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In this new role, Swearingen will lead the sales and operations of the firm’s non-industrial water services team in Colorado and surrounding geographies, supporting all surface water, storm water, drainage, water/wastewater treatment and conveyance-related work in the area.
Swearingen has more than 20 years of professional experience across a range of clients and industries related to infrastructure and civil works projects, including past work for Denver Water and the Colorado Department of Transportation. Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was a vice president at a global water infrastructure firm, leading projects in the industrial and infrastructure sectors. Over the last few years, he has supported programs and projects related to large-scale drinking water treatment and delivery, industrial wastewater and reservoir support. He has knowledge of management, business operations, and business financial management, marketing and employee relations.
Swearingen earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and biology from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from Kennedy-Western University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Steel Tank Institute, American Petroleum Institute, International Facility Management Assn. and U.S. Green Building Council.