Bouchard of Wilmette Honored with Clarkson University's Most Prestigious Alumni Award
WILMETTE, IL Anthony B. Bouchard of Wilmette, Illinois, AECOM Executive Vice President for the Americas Water business, has been honored with the Golden Knight Award by his alma mater, Clarkson University.
Presented each year during Reunion Weekend, Clarkson's most prestigious alumni award is given to alumni who have distinguished themselves either by service to Clarkson through Alumni Association activities or have demonstrated outstanding career achievement, bringing distinction to themselves and to Clarkson.
Bouchard graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University in 1985. He went on to earn a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Loyola Marymount University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Bouchard started his career with AECOM as a Design Engineer for water and wastewater facilities. With more than 30 years of experience in the consulting engineering industry, he has been involved in and led various projects for some of the largest wastewater treatment plant projects in the United States and overseas. "¨
For the last 21 years, Bouchard has served at various levels of management at AECOM, including Department Manager, Business Unit Manager, Global Director of Practices, Regional Business Line Manager, and Executive Vice President for several regions. He is now the Executive Vice President responsible for AECOM's water business in the Americas.
Bouchard serves on the board of directors for World Business Chicago, which leads Chicago's business retention, attraction and expansion efforts and raises the city's position as a premier global business destination and is chaired by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. He also serves on the board of advisors for Aerix Industries, a manufacturer of cellular concrete products based in Golden, Colorado.
Bouchard has supported Clarkson as a member of the Civil and Engineering Department Advisory Council and as an original member of the School of Engineering Dean's Leadership Council, serving in this role for the last 10 years. In 2005, he was the recipient of Clarkson's Woodstock Award.