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Melinda McGrath to Lead Management Activities at GPI

Melinda McGrath recently joined Greenman-Pedersen Inc. (GPI) to lead the company’s engineering, design, planning, surveying and construction management activities in the Southeast. McGrath, former executive director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) for nearly a decade, brings 30 years of experience in the transportation sector to the GPI team. MDOT constructs, maintains and manages 29,000 lane miles, 5,824 bridges and 3,400 employees with an annual operating budget of $1.2 billion.

In her GPI role, McGrath will have overall responsibility for day-to-day operations, strategic direction and implementation of GPI’s goals, objectives and business development plans in Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.

“Melinda brings a wealth of knowledge, leadership and ambition for this role that aligns very well with GPI’s growth initiatives and vision. I’m confident that our Southeast operations will be hugely successful under her direction and vision,” said Christer Ericsson, president/CEO of GPI.

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Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

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