Places and Possibilities
A Message from our CEO
At Atlas, our PEOPLE make the project. Our PEOPLE engineer excellence. Our PEOPLE elevate the experience. Our PEOPLE act with compassion and integrity. Our PEOPLE unite professionals, places and possibilities.
Our foundation is built on the confidence of our clients and the trust of our investors and partners. We are consistently working to create a better experience at every stage of a project. We connect the best experts in engineering, environmental, planning, inspection and testing to deliver value from concept to completion and beyond. Above all else, we are a heart-led company that actively practices a culture built on our values of Life, Heart, Mastery and Trust— the principles by which we operate, the character of our people, and the culture of our organization.
We invite you to join us as we work to improve sustainable infrastructure and ensure a safe environment.
L. Joe Boyer
L. Joe Boyer
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
L. Joe Boyer has served as Atlas’ Chief Executive Officer since October 2017. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer of Atlas, Mr. Boyer served as a consultant to Bernhard Capital Partners Management LP in connection with its infrastructure delivery services business from August 2016 to October 2017. From March 2013 to February 2016, Mr. Boyer was Chief Executive Officer of Atkins’ North American arm. From 2003 to 2013, Mr. Boyer held several senior management positions at Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure, most notably as President for its Federal Division. Mr. Boyer holds a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.
David D. Quinn, Sr
David Quinn has 25 years’ experience in the Construction, Engineering and Consulting Services industries. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Quinn held multiple executive level roles at the Shaw Group and Atkins Global, most recently in Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer capacities. David is a high-energy and motivating leader able to organize, build consensus and implement change with a history of delivering operational, cultural and financial results. He has a strong track record of designing and leading business restructuring and turn-around efforts focused on streamlining organizational structures and overhauling processes and systems to optimize execution. Mr. Quinn holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts, and an MBA from Norwich University.
Ken Burns, Jr.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Ken J. Burns, Jr. has more than 32 years of delivery experience that extends from planning and design to construction management. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Burns served as COO for Atkins, NA. In overseeing Atkins’ business units, Mr. Burns established a strong operational and financial performance matrix and ensured compliance with safety, quality, commercial and operational protocols. Mr. Burns is a proven leader with extensive management and operational experience in the US transportation and infrastructure industry. In addition, Mr. Burns has managed several national and regional businesses spanning the transportation and municipal infrastructure industries. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering and is registered in seven states and the territory of Guam.
CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER
Harshal Desai serves as Chief Growth Officer of Atlas, responsible for driving organic growth by focusing on major accounts and marquee projects in key end markets. He brings 20+ years of experience in the AEC industry and has been involved with major infrastructure projects in U.S. and beyond, with end markets including transportation, water, federal, and power. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Desai served as Business Development and Strategy Director for Atkins’ Community and Intermodal Business. Under his leadership and through disciplined sales processes, the business doubled its pipeline, started focusing on larger projects resulting in sales greater than $400M. He is a registered professional engineer with Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering. Mr. Desai has built an exceptional reputation in our industry and has forged strong working relationships with key customers. He is well recognized and active in the AEC community and professional organizations. Mr. Desai has often been recognized for his endeavors, having been named one of ENR’s Top 20 under 40 for the Southwest region.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
Mr. Jonathan Parnell serves as Atlas’ Chief Strategy Officer. Mr. Parnell has been part of Atlas’ leadership team, primarily responsible for Atlas’ Mergers & Acquisition strategy and execution including sourcing opportunities, negotiations and due diligence for many of Atlas’ acquisitions. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Parnell served as the Director of M&A and Integration at ATC. He has a broad background in M&A, integration, finance, operations management, and sales with large engineering and consulting firms. Mr. Parnell is a graduate of LSU with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and holds an MBA from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business.
Walter Powell has served as Atlas’ Chief Accounting Officer since November 2017. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Powell served as an Audit Partner with Deloitte & Touche, LLP for 10 years, responsible for audits of public and private companies ranging in size from $20 million in revenue to $40 billion in revenue. Mr. Powell holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The University of New Orleans. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPA’s.
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
John Mollere has served as Atlas’ Chief Administrative Officer since January 2019. Mr. Mollere brings over 25 years of experience and leadership in corporate administration. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Mollere served as Chief Administrative Officer of ATC Group Services, a leading environmental consulting and engineering firm with locations across the United States which merged with Atlas in 2019. There, Mr. Mollere led a diverse team of administrative professionals including legal, risk management, health and safety, procurement, information technology, and marketing communications. Prior to joining ATC Group Services, Mr. Mollere held a leadership position for over a decade in the risk management division of Fortune 500 company, The Shaw Group. Mr. Mollere has a Bachelor of Science in Toxicology from Northeast Louisiana University and is a Certified Safety Professional.
Jamie Myers serves as Atlas’ Chief Diversity Officer. In her role, Ms. Myers brings an energized focus and critical leadership to the Company’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Program and Council, ensuring alignment with the Company’s vision and business objectives. The DE&I program is geared towards actionable and measurable initiatives in Atlas’ continuing efforts to be a best-in-in-class Company to all employees and stakeholders. Prior to joining Atlas, she was the Marketing Communications Manager for environmental consulting and engineering firm, ATC Group Services. Her background includes marketing management of a national and international major global oilfield services company, which included brand integration and various marketing activities that spanned 12 countries. With a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern State University, Jamie is currently pursuing an MBA in Global Management.
Britni Aucoin serves as Atlas’ Chief Information Officer. Her expertise spans various aspects of the information technology landscape. With experience in IT management, operational technology and digital transformations, Britni brings a strategic mindset for IT optimization. As a Digital Practice & Offering Developer Senior Manager at Accenture, she led a team of 50+ Automation Engineers. Britni also worked with clients in Oil & Gas and Food & Beverage industries to develop digital strategies for operational technology and manufacturing. Ms. Aucoin is a graduate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a BS in Computer Science and an MBA.