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October 25, 2011

MBP Promotes Joshua Lawrence to Branch Operations Manager

Roanoke, Virginia - MBP is pleased to announce the promotion of Joshua Lawrence, PE, PSP to Branch Operations Manager of the firm's Roanoke, Virginia location.

Josh has been with MBP for more than 13 years, starting as a Co-Op student in our Roanoke office supporting several major highway and bridge projects. Upon graduation, he played a crucial role in the scheduling and cost estimating for MBP's contract with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), managing multiple campus renovation and expansion projects. He then transferred to MBP's Atlanta Branch, overseeing the scheduling and estimating of the reconstruction of Dillard University after Hurricane Katrina. Josh returned to the Roanoke Branch in 2007 where he successfully managed a number of transportation and facility projects in southwestern Virginia.

"We are proud to name Josh as the newest member of MBP's management team," says Blake V. Peck, PE, CCM, President and Chief Operating Officer. "We know he will continue the hard work and determination he has displayed throughout his career, and our Roanoke Branch will benefit from his strong leadership over the coming years."

Josh has performed a variety of construction engineering and management functions in support of design and construction programs. His experience includes agency construction management, project and program management, as well as cost estimating, constructibility review, dispute resolution, and construction inspection.

Josh is an active member of numerous associations including the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He graduated from Virginia Tech magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering and Management.

About MBP
MBP is a multi-disciplined construction consulting firm experienced in assisting clients in managing the construction process from initial budget, through design and construction, to successful project closeout. Established in 1989, MBP is a nationally recognized construction management services firm with offices in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Professional engineering services in North Carolina are offered by MBP Carolinas (d/b/a MBP).

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