PORTLAND, Oregon -- David Evans Enterprises, Inc., has named Donald P. Fusilli, Jr., PE, JD, as CEO of its new marine sciences subsidiary. The new venture grows out of the nationally recognized hydrographic survey and marine sciences group of David Evans and Associates, Inc. The subsidiary is in the early stages of development and will be based in Vancouver, Wash. Fusilli's role will be to establish an aggressive growth and profit strategy for the subsidiary using his experience, relationships and leadership skills to expand its national market.
Fusilli is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Ohio. He also is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania. He was with Michael Baker Corporation for 33 years, most recently serving as CEO from 2001 to 2006. Fusilli also worked as an energy business unit manager, corporate general counsel and civil engineer at Michael Baker. In 2006, he established The Telum Group, a consulting firm, offering strategic planning, organizational structure and M&A consulting services to engineering and energy firms. He graduated from Villanova University with BSCE in 1973, Duquesne University with a JD in 1979 and Harvard Business School with an AMP in 1993.
Over the past two decades, David Evans and Associates, Inc.'s (DEA) marine services group has built a reputation nationwide as a premier service provider in the world of underwater mapping and analysis. The group offers hydrographic and geophysical services that support nautical charting, marine construction projects and marine environmental studies. Primary clients include NOAA, the US Army Corps of Engineers, port authorities and marine environmental and construction firms. The John B. Preston, DEA's hydrographic survey vessel, is equipped with the most advanced technology in the industry. The group recently tested a new autonomous surface vehicle to map post-Hurricane Katrina debris in Mobile Bay, Alabama.