FCS GROUP is pleased to announce that utility business and strategy expert, Scott Bash, has joined the firm as company president. Scott has 30 years of business experience within the engineering industry and complements the firm’s strengths in utility management, asset management, information technology and organizational development.

“As the economy recovers, we’re beginning to see a lot of needs surface in the public sector, and it was time to identify leadership that could help us carry-out our plans for sustained growth,” said company principal, Karyn Johnson.

Scott Bash becomes the firm’s second president since being established in 1988 and joins company vice president Taree Bollinger and principals John Ghilarducci, Karyn Johnson, Angie Sanchez Virnoche, Peter Moy and Todd Chase. As president, Scott will provide strategic direction and expand the firm’s technical capabilities in utility business management.

“I’m so excited to be part of this organization. I’ve been aware of FCS GROUP for several years and the level of respect and credibility that they command in the industry. To be in a position to align myself with this firm, and help them expand its services and footprint, is a great opportunity,” said Scott Bash.

Scott Bash, in recent years, was the vice president of business systems and technology for CH2M, the asset management practice leader at HDR, and vice president at Brown & Caldwell. Scott’s broad industry experience includes designing business management solutions for water and wastewater utilities and local governments in twenty-four countries and throughout the United States. Scott’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

“I’m very pleased with the dedication, work and results that the principal team committed during the past year and a half as part of succession planning,” said retired company founder, shareholder and board member, David Findlay. “Scott is exactly the caliber of person the firm needs to help position it for the next 25 years.”