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15 July 2019

California – McMillen Jacobs announced July 12 it appointed Victor Romero to the role of executive pice President.

In this position, Romero will assist president Dan Adams in management of the Underground Division, which has grown to 300 people in 18 offices. He has been with the company for 28 years, providing underground engineering in the water, wastewater, highway, and rail transit sectors. For the past nine years, he has served as managing director of the Australia/New Zealand region. Adams said that “the future of our workload in the Underground Division includes a large volume of design-build projects in geographically diverse cities across North America. Victor’s ability to build teams and simultaneously deliver underground design-build projects in Sydney, Melbourne, and Auckland is unique. It is a skill that we’ll deploy throughout our organization to provide value to clients across all our regions.”

Isabelle Lamb has been named managing director of the Australia/New Zealand Region, based in the Auckland office. Over the next six months, she will work with Romero to implement a smooth transition for staff, clients, and their projects, according to MCM Jacobs. Lamb, a native Kiwi, has a geological/geotechnical background and has worked on infrastructure and underground projects throughout Australia, New Zealand and North America. She has more than 25 years of experience in both design and management of design teams for the construction of tunnels, underground structures, and the associated surface facilities for transit, water/wastewater conveyance, and roadway projects. Most recently, she served as tunnel design lead, project manager, and design manager for Sound Transit’s University Link Extension, Northgate Link Extension, and East Link Extension E360 projects in Seattle.