NEW YORK, NY — Fred Tallarico has been named national director for alternative delivery at WSP USA, a global engineering and professional services consultancy.
In his new position, Mr. Tallarico will manage WSP’s pursuit and execution of transit, highway, and infrastructure projects using alternative delivery methods such as design-build and public-private partnerships. He is based in the firm’s New York City office.
Mr. Tallarico joined WSP in January 2017 as director of alternative delivery for the firm’s Northeast and Central regions. With his new appointment Mr. Tallarico will oversee the firm’s alternative delivery portfolio nationwide. WSP helps cities, transit authorities, redevelopment agencies and private-sector developers execute projects using various forms of project delivery, including design-build and public-private partnerships. The firm’s alternative delivery practice provides public sector planning, procurement advisory and contract administration, and private investor advisory services to advance infrastructure development.
Mr. Tallarico has nearly three decades of experience with alternative delivery, program, project and operational management. His areas of expertise include strategic planning, design and construction engineering, technical oversight, production management and procurement for large-scale public works projects including urban freeways, rail transit, utilities/pipeline, aviation and water infrastructure. Prior to joining WSP, he was East region design-build principal at a major engineering firm, responsible for pursuit identification, capture planning, contract negotiations and management oversight of alternative delivery projects.
A licensed professional engineer in New York, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, Mr. Tallarico received a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Design Build Institute of America, and Construction Management Association of America.
About WSP USA
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