Water Business Line Promotions
Tighe & Bond, Inc., a northeastern leader in engineering, design, and environmental consulting announced several promotions within key positions. Effective January 2022, current Water Business Line Leader Peter Grabowski, PE will move into the roles of Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Risk Officer (CRO). As COO, Grabowski will coordinate the daily operations of Tighe & Bond’s 12 offices, focused on project delivery, quality management, and resource allocation; as CRO he will provide oversight of the firm’s professional liability matters and be actively involved in overall enterprise risk management. Grabowski will assume these roles from his predecessor, Bill Hardy, PE, who will remain Building Services Business Line Leader for the firm’s mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural, and GIS engineering teams.
To maintain continuity in leadership, the firm named Vice President Tiffany Labrie, PE, CDT to become the next Water Business Line Leader. Labrie is a civil and environmental engineer specializing in water and wastewater conveyance and treatment. She has led significant projects and successful teams within the Water Business Line for almost two decades and is currently a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.
Additionally, Vice President Chris Bone, PE will take on the newly formed role of Design Manager, where he will advance the firm’s use of technology in project delivery, standardize quality and design, head the project review program, and oversee Communities of Practice. Bone’s expertise in engineering both new – and challenging upgrades to existing – water and wastewater facilities through innovative and cost-effective solutions will be an asset in his new role.
Vice President Ian Catlow, PE will succeed Chris Bone as a Technical Director of the business line. His vast experience in the planning, design, and construction oversight of wastewater and stormwater systems gives him a keen insight into practical engineering solutions that will be instrumental in his oversight of successful project delivery.
“This strong team is poised to continue the historic success our Water Business Line has had for our firm. Peter, Chris, Tiffany, and Ian are leaders who exemplify our belief in putting client needs first and creating a work environment where all Tighe & Bond staff can succeed. We are looking forward to working with them on transitioning into their new roles,” says President & CEO Bob Belitz.