AECOM Appoints Jessen Managing Principal of Buildings + Places, DC Area
WASHINGTON, DC AECOM announces that John Jessen, AIA, has been named Regional Managing Principal for the Washington metro area and mid-Atlantic region of its Buildings + Places business, part of AECOM's Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS).
In this role, Jessen will be responsible for leadership and growth of the firm's regional architecture, engineering, interiors, planning and consulting strategy business. He will also focus on further strengthening AECOM's reputation as a design-led, fully integrated multidisciplinary firm.
Jessen joins AECOM with 30 years of diverse project experience encompassing the disciplines of architecture, interior design, planning and programming. A recognized thought leader in particle therapy design, Jessen previously served as Senior Principal of Stantec's Washington, D.C., business center and formerly led Stantec's Particle Therapy center of excellence in Washington.
"We are pleased to welcome John to AECOM," said Rebecca Nolan, AECOM Executive Vice President and Leader of its Buildings + Places business. "His extensive knowledge and expertise will drive innovation and growth in our Buildings + Places business through a focus on our local, regional and global clients' needs. We've been aware of John's leadership in the industry for many years and his reputation for outstanding client service and commitment to design excellence."
Jessen will be based out of AECOM's Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Virginia, offices.