Hunt, Guillot, and Associates (HGA) today announced the appointment of Richard L. “Rick” Walker as the company’s Senior Vice President and Business Unit Leader of Integrated Services.
Walker brings more than 32 years of experience in the civil engineering and energy sectors to HGA. He most recently led a team of approximately 280 professionals responsible for all North American pipeline and oil and gas facilities projects for a major global engineering, management, and development consulting firm.
At HGA, Walker will lead the Integrated Services Business Unit, which provides clients with seamless survey, process, engineering, and construction management services across the traditional and renewable energy sectors, and he will oversee all pipeline project efforts for the company.
“Rick brings an important external perspective to our energy sector efforts,” said Trotter Hunt, Principal for HGA. “His vast expertise and experience will bring tremendous insight and value to our clients, and will help grow HGA’s market share overall, and specifically our Integrated Services Business Unit.”
For the last 22 years, Walker served in a variety of senior management positions with Mott MacDonald and was instrumental in growing their oil & gas business.
Walker will report to Sam Costanza, Senior Vice President, at HGA
“We are thrilled to have a consistent and proven leader like Rick join the HGA team,” Costanza said. “His military background and reputation as a true team player, combined with a strong track record for delivering on commitments and building long-term relationships with employees and clients, is a perfect match with our corporate culture and long-term company vision.”
Walker, a Hattiesburg, Mississippi native will be located in HGA’s new office in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.