WSP SELLS Announces Key Hire

Don Darrah, P.L.S. to lead Land Surveying Services in Upstate New York

July 12, 2010 (Albany, NY) – WSP SELLS announced today that Don Darrah of Corinth, NY will lead the firm’s upstate New York surveying services. In this position, Darrah will lead the firm’s land surveying service capabilities in the Albany and upstate New York area.

Darrah has 20 years experience as a land surveyor and has extensive experience with GPS surveying, computations for boundary and construction-related surveys and mapping, directing team members and supervising personnel. His extensive experience includes working with a mix of private and public clients.

Prior to joining WSP SELLS, Darrah worked for local firms, most recently as owner of Darrah Land Surveying, PLLC.

Darrah is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in New York State. Darrah has been an active member and board member of the New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors and is currently Vice President of the organization. He received his A.A.S. in Surveying from Paul Smith’s College of Arts and Sciences. 

“I am looking forward to growing the firm’s existing client relationships and developing new partnerships as a member of the WSP SELLS team,” Darrah said.

Ranked #1 in the fastest growing engineering firms by ZweigWhite in 2008, and recognized as one of the 2009 “Top 500 Design Firms” and “Top 100 Green Design Firms” by the Engineering News Record, WSP SELLS specializes in providing bridge design/inspection, transportation engineering, development infrastructure, land surveying/GPS, photogrammetric mapping and GIS services to public and private sector clients since 1925, including the billion-dollar reconstruction of the Gowanus Expressway Viaduct, one of the longest viaducts in the country. WSP SELLS is also intimately involved with the conditions inspection of some of the World’s landmark bridge structures including the Verrazano Narrows Suspension Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge and George Washington Suspension Bridge. The firm’s combination of in-depth experience, strategic office locations and a qualified 225+ person staff permits WSP SELLS to complete local projects in both a timely and cost efficient manner. WSP SELLS joined WSP Group, a 9,000 person global design, engineering and management consultancy in 2007.