Former MBTA professional is a skilled transit operations expert.
BOSTON (December 9, 2019) – Debbie Gies joined HNTB Corporation as a senior project manager for program management. Based in the firm’s Boston office, Gies works with transit agencies in the areas of project management, operations coordination, construction staging logistics and public outreach.
“Debbie brings an impressive background in transit system operations, having served in nearly every operations capacity for the MBTA’s Green line,” said Gary Bua, PE, HNTB’s Massachusetts office leader and vice president. “Her wealth of knowledge and experience will help our transit clients advance projects to solve emerging mobility challenges in this region.”
Gies comes to HNTB with more than 27 years of transit experience. Most recently she worked with another national transportation consulting firm addressing operations and safety issues for light-rail systems as well as developing procedures for a transit operations control center. She also previously served as deputy director of light-rail operations for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Gies is a member of the Women’s Transportation Seminar’s Boston chapter.
HNTB has been operating in Massachusetts for 65 years and has long helped shape major elements of Massachusetts’ transportation infrastructure. Projects include Leonard P. Zakim Bridge, Massachusetts Turnpike, John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge, expansion of South Station, and Fitchburg commuter rail line, among others.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. Celebrating 105 years of service in the United States, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients in Massachusetts from offices in Boston and Chelmsford employing more than 180 professionals. HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com, or follow HNTB on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.