By Joshua Burd
Global consulting and infrastructure firm AECOM has announced the hiring of a new vice president and managing principal in New Jersey.
The firm, which has several offices in the state, said Friday that Kim Vierheilig has joined the company as part of its Design and Consulting Services group. She will serve as managing principal for its New Jersey Buildings + Places practice within that division, providing strategic oversight, management and direction for the region’s architecture, engineering, interiors, design and planning economics, strategy plus and asset advisory practices.
Vierheilig brings 19 years of experience in leading teams and working across the education, transit, hospitality and corporate commercial sectors.
“Kim will lead our teams in New Jersey to connect and creatively partner with our clients to develop the most impactful projects in the region” said Tom Scerbo, vice president, Buildings + Places, and New York metro regional lead for AECOM. “Kim’s depth of experience leading teams to deliver complex, functional buildings and places affords our team strategic growth opportunities and brings tremendous value to our clients.”
Vierheilig joins AECOM after most recently serving as vice president for LAN Associates, where she managed the architectural, business development and marketing departments. Over the course of her career, she has partnered with clients across markets to deliver highly engaging environments, while working with clients such as Unilever, Four Seasons and Marriott Hotels and many K-12 and higher education institutions.
She holds a master’s of science in management and a bachelor’s in architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
“In everything that we do, we create value,” Vierheilig said. “Our focus is on design excellence and creating value by bringing very best in interdisciplinary thinking to our clients and our communities. I’m thrilled to work with the talented team here at AECOM to develop effective, innovative and holistic solutions for our region’s most pressing challenges.”