Chattanooga, TN – O. R. Colan Associates, LLC, (ORC), one of the nation’s oldest firms specializing in land acquisition, relocation, and program management for infrastructure projects, is excited to announce the hiring of Raymond DiPasquale, PE, PP, CME, as the Project Manager in our Chattanooga, TN office. Mr. DiPasquale will work closely with Tracy Jones, Regional Vice President, on business development, client retention, and regional growth. Further, Mr. DiPasquale will supervise, coordinate and manage team activities and operations for projects sponsored by a diversity of Tennessee clients.

Prior to joining ORC, Mr. DiPasquale served as a Public Works Director and City Engineer for the Cities of Phoenix and Clatskanie, Oregon. He also was a Managing Principal at an engineering consulting firm, where he developed operating standards, organized crews, reviewed designs, supported compliance, and managed consultant services. Working closely with his team, Mr. DiPasquale implemented departmental goals and objectives, provided hands-on training for technical staff, and oversaw budget development. Further, Mr. DiPasquale provided design and construction consulting services in planning, civil engineering, land development, transportation, municipal services, and construction management organizations.

“We are excited to have Ray join us at ORC. With more than 30 years of experience in the private and public sectors, we look to utilize his expertise and industry knowledge from a client and consultant perspective to support our client’s needs and ORC’s strategic plan,” explains Tracy Jones.

As a licensed Professional Engineer, Professional Planner, and Certified Municipal Engineer, Mr. DiPasquale has been a member of numerous regional and national organizations, including the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and International Right of Way Association (IRWA).