Mar 14, 2017

Michael D. Swearingen Joins WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

New water area manager for Colorado offices brings 20 years of experience

michael swearingen, wsp parsons brinckerhoff, colorado

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.