HNTB Names Becherer Chicago Office Leader
CHICAGO, IL Mark Becherer, PE, has been named Chicago, Illinois, Office Leader for HNTB Corporation. An HNTB Vice President, Becherer oversees more than 100 infrastructure professionals throughout Chicago, providing leadership in strategic planning, developing strong client relationships and supporting major project pursuits and delivery.
Becherer brings 34 years of experience managing and working with project teams to deliver a variety of transportation projects, including feasibility studies, environmental analyses, preliminary and final design, and construction oversight.
"As Chicago continues working to modernize and expand its multimodal transportation network, Mark's expertise and diverse skill set will play an integral role in helping our clients solve their biggest challenges," said Matt Hintze, PE, HNTB Great Lakes Division President. "Under his leadership, we are poised to continue our work on significant infrastructure projects to help bring enhanced mobility to Chicagoland."
Since joining HNTB in 2007, Becherer has served the firm in a variety of roles, including project manager, Wisconsin office leader and Great Lakes Division operation officer. Most recently, he was serving as HNTB's Great Lakes Division delivery officer, where he was responsible for the delivery of the firm's projects across 11 states, including design-build projects, public-private partnerships, program management and traditional design-bid-build delivery.
Becherer earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Akron.
In Chicago, HNTB currently is working on, or has been involved with, some of the region's most significant infrastructure projects, including serving as lead designer and providing construction oversight services for the Chicago Transit Authority's Wilson Station reconstruction project, program management for the Illinois Tollway's $14 billion Move Illinois program, serving as lead designer for Phases 1 and 2 of the Chicago Department of Transportation's Lakefront Trail, and owner's representative services for the Chicago Department of Aviation's O'Hare and Midway Capital Improvement Programs.