John Monzon joins HNTB as civil works department manager in Baton Rouge

Industry expert brings over two decades of experience helping oversee critical infrastructure projects across Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 28, 2020) – John Monzon, PE, has joined HNTB Corporation as civil works department manager, based in the firm’s Baton Rouge office. In this role, he oversees water resources and civil works projects across HNTB’s Gulf Coast district.

Monzon brings 26 years of experience to this role, with extensive expertise and relationships in public works, flood control, coastal restoration, transportation engineering, disaster planning and emergency response and recovery. Prior to joining HNTB, he served as a regional director for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West, directing oversight and management of 80 miles of levee and flood protection facilities and structures in the greater New Orleans area. Monzon also held leadership positions with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority as well as the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

“John’s well-rounded experience, his unique knowledge of the infrastructure challenges in our region, and superb relationships with many of our current clients add tremendous capability and value to our team,” said John Basilica, HNTB Gulf Coast district leader and vice president. “The variety of skills he brings to this assignment will assist HNTB in growing and enhancing our services to clients as we partner with them on efforts to improve and strengthen the long-term sustainability of infrastructure across the region.”

Monzon is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of New Orleans.