Watertown, MA – VHB, a national leader in providing integrated consulting services, announced today that Senior Vice President Dave Mulholland, PE, was named the company’s inaugural Chief Technology Officer, helping to lead and drive data-informed and technology-enabled initiatives across the company’s markets, services, and regions. This new position reflects an emphasis on proactive and innovative use of data and technology and reinforces VHB’s commitment to delivering future-focused solutions for clients.
“The promotion of Dave to CTO represents a pivotal new role VHB created to reflect how a data-informed and technology-enabled approach is at the center of all we do,” said Mike Carragher, President & CEO. “This is an exciting progression for VHB and will allow us to better serve our clients as we leverage technology and innovation to build more sustainable, equitable, and resilient communities.”
With more than 30 offices across the East Coast, VHB engineers, scientists, planners, and designers partners with clients to deliver complex projects across six markets—transportation, real estate, institutions, energy, federal, and state and local government.
Dave will work closely with VHB Market and Service Leaders in the strategy, development, and implementation of technology-driven initiatives. Dave brings decades of successful focus and dedication to integrating industry-leading innovation and technology into his projects and practice, especially through data-informed systems like Intersect for collecting probe data to calculate traffic volumes and VHB’s smart community work with the City of Orlando Future-Ready City Master Plan. Matt Lamb, a well-respected industry leader, joins the firm and succeeds Dave as Southeast Regional Manager, overseeing the company’s Florida and Georgia operations.
A sought-after consultant on future-ready, smart city initiatives, Dave has more than two decades of experience leading teams in transformative transportation and smart community projects. He joined VHB in 2015 to lead the Southeast Region, providing strategic growth and technical guidance in the development of creative solutions for multiple public and private clients. Significantly, Dave led VHB’s partnership with the City of Orlando’s Future-Ready Master Plan, now a model for cities across the nation interested in smart city initiatives that address economic sustainability, resiliency, and social equity across communities.
Dave has been an Orlando Business Journal Business of Transportation panelist and co-authored the VHB Viewpoints thought leadership piece, Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future: Rethinking, Reshaping, Rebuilding. He is one of three VHB stockholder appointees serving a three-year term on the company’s Board of Directors. Dave received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida. Connect with Dave at [email protected]