Mick Morrissey Joins PBS&J as Director of Strategic Growth

Boston, Massachusetts — Michael E. “Mick” Morrissey has joined PBS&J as director of strategic growth. Morrissey is responsible for advancing the firm’s merger program. He will also focus much of his energy in the development and implementation of corporate and business unit plans, including new service and business lines. 

“Mick is an excellent addition to the PBS&J family, bringing a unique perspective and keen industry oversight to our firm,” comments PBS&J President Todd J. Kenner, P.E.

Says Morrissey, “PBS&J is one of the leading firms in the industry with a culture that sets us apart, a tremendous legacy, and phenomenal potential.  After more than a decade of helping numerous firms across the nation be more successful, I’m fired up and feel privileged to work exclusively with this great team to help write the next chapters in the PBS&J story.”

Prior to joining PBS&J, Morrissey was a senior vice president with ZweigWhite, a consulting and publishing organization devoted exclusively to serving the needs of design and construction firms. In this capacity he was responsible for overseeing the company’s management consulting division.  Over the past decade Morrissey has helped hundreds of architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms design and implement their strategic business plans, firm reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and marketing and positioning programs. For the past five years, much of his consulting work in the industry has focused on leadership development and transition, team building, and executive coaching. Morrissey also served as the editor of ZweigWhite’s Strategic Planning Advisor, was a contributing author to the Insider’s Guide to Strategic Planning and the Insider’s Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions, and a frequent contributor to The Zweig Letter.

As a leading consultant to the architecture/engineering industry, Mick has spoken on a variety of topics including firm strategic business planning, mergers and acquisitions and leadership at national industry and professional conventions, and on ownership transition, firm valuation, industry trends and project management to local and regional industry and professional groups.  He has been quoted in Architecture and Inc. magazines, the Boston Business Journal, and The Boston Globe on trends and issues in the architecture/engineering/planning and environmental consulting industry. 

Prior to his work at ZweigWhite, Morrissey was a management consultant with EG&G Dynatrend, serving the United States Department of Transportation, and was a transportation engineer and planner.

Morrissey received his master’s degree in business administration from the Wallace E. Carroll Graduate School of Management at Boston College, and his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from University College Dublin in Ireland. Morrissey will open a new office for PBS&J in the Boston area, where he lives with his wife Nancy and daughter Megan. He can be reached at (508) 380-1868 or by e-mail at memorrissey@pbsj.com.

This year, PBS&J (www.pbsj.com) celebrates its 45th year of continuous growth and success in meeting the challenging planning, environmental, engineering, architecture, construction management, and program management needs of its clients.  Over the past decades, PBS&J has expanded from a small Southeast-based engineering firm to a nationwide leader in the civil, construction, environmental, and transportation markets. The employee-owned firm is ranked by Engineering News-Record as 21st among the nation’s top consulting firms.  PBS&J has 3,600 employees and more than 70 offices located throughout the U.S. and abroad.