ROCKVILLE, MD, June 9, 2014– Apex Companies, LLC – a leading national water resources and environmental consulting and engineering firm – has hired Frances Curtis, GISP as Program Manager, based out of the company's Malvern, Pennsylvania office.
Reporting directly to CEO Peter Ceribelli, Curtis will be responsible for designing, building and implementing Apex's Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data management processes and technology applications, which will be highlighted by web and mobile applications allowing clients to have project and site information and metrics at their fingertips. An experienced professional with more than 15 years of experience with the GIS suite of services, Curtis has developed corporate level data management strategies and numerous project applications to support a broad cross section of client needs.
Fran's extensive information management background developing value added services and tools to offer our clients will undoubtedly provide Apex with a significant competitive advantage," says Ceribelli. "Fran will work hand in hand with our entire network of nationwide offices to identify client, program and market needs, resulting in a comprehensive plan to enhance our overall approach and capabilities in this area."
Curtis received a B.A. in Geography and Planning from West Chester University, where she graduated cum laude.
Apex was recently named a 2014 Top 500 Design Firm and 2013 Top 100 Environmental Firm by Engineering News-Record Magazine (ENR Magazine). Fueled by record sales, outstanding client retention and strategic acquisition, Apex was also named a Top 30 All-Environmental Firm (No. 20) for the first time.
Founded in 1988, Apex Companies, LLC is a leading national water resources and environmental services consulting and engineering firm dedicated to providing private and public sector clients with full-service, single-source solutions for routine and complex projects. Clients rely on the Company to provide the technical expertise and solutions requisite in the industry, while differentiating itself with a quick response time, professional performance, high-quality results and cost efficiency. Apex employs more than 600 professionals, including geologists, hydrogeologists, engineers, air quality experts, environmental scientists, industrial hygienists, safety specialists and field technicians, across a network of more than 50 offices throughout the United States.