Catherine (Cathy) Connor is the Senior Vice President, Director of Federal Government Affairs for Parsons Brinckerhoff, located in the Washington, DC office. Founded in 1885, Parsons Brinckerhoff is one of the largest civil engineering firms in the U.S. Ms. Connor was previously with the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), where she was Deputy Director of Government Affairs. Prior to that, she was a political appointee at the US Department of Transportation where she served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs.
Parsons Brinckerhoff is a leader in developing and operating infrastructure around the world, with 14,000 employees dedicated to meeting the needs of clients and communities in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia-Pacific regions. The firm offers skills and resources in strategic consulting, planning, engineering, program/construction management, and operations for transportation, power, mining, water/wastewater, and community development projects. Parsons Brinckerhoff is part of Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure business operating in professional services, construction, support services and infrastructure investments.