Humble, TX – O. R. Colan Associates, LLC, (ORC), one of the nation’s premier firms specializing in land acquisition, relocation, and program management for infrastructure projects, is proud to announce the hiring of Cody Ragsdale, as the newest Project Manager.

In this role, Mr. Ragsdale will work closely with Kyle Harmicar, Divisional Director, on business development, client retention, and regional growth. Additionally, Mr. Ragsdale will supervise, coordinate, and manage team activities and operations for projects sponsored by a diversity of Texas clients.

Cody brings with him seventeen years of experience in the Right-of-Way industry. He has worked as an Operations Manager, Project Manager, and Senior Right-of-Way Agent, where he oversaw a team of over 65 personnel through hundreds of projects. Mr. Ragsdale has recently worked with electric transmission/distribution, fresh and wastewater transmission/distribution, and relocation in California. He successfully created a sustainable and productive culture within his team through consistent and positive development and his commitment to service, performance, and integrity, which fit our values and fundamentals.

“We’re thrilled to have Cody join the ORC team,” explains Richie McNally, Executive Vice President. “His depth of experience and knowledge, along with his management capabilities, will complement our growing team in Texas and surrounding states.”

Mr. Ragsdale is a member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) Right of Way Management Committee and the Project Management Institute. He is also a member of the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) and holds the Right of Way Professional (RWP) designation.