MORRISTOWN, New Jersey — Louis Berger’s corporate Chief Operating Officer James Bach was named to the board of directors for the New York Building Congress, a coalition of business, labor, professional and governmental organizations serving the design, construction and real estate industry in New York City.
“I’m honored to support the NY Building Congress in its goal to educate, influence and advance the role of infrastructure on the social and economic health of New York City,” said Bach.
Bach oversees day-to-day operations at Louis Berger as well as the coordination between the firm’s three operating companies and its affiliate brands. During his 30 years at Louis Berger, he has held a series of leadership roles within the company, including leadership for the company’s U.S. operations and serving as principal-in-charge for the company’s long-standing work with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Bach is a professional planner in New Jersey and holds a master’s of city and regional planning from Rutgers University.
The Building Congress represents contractors, architects, engineers, unions, real estate managers, developers, and owners who comprise the building community and consists of more than 250,000 skilled tradespeople and professionals. The Building Congress supports sound public policy, promotes productive capital spending, encourages public-private partnerships, and evaluates the implementation of major government projects.
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