Westfield, Massachusetts – August 28, 2014 – Tighe & Bond, a New England leader in civil and environmental engineering consulting, appointed Robert Belitz as its Chief Financial Officer this week. In this role, he will direct Tighe & Bond’s financial operations and priorities, as well as contribute to growth strategies consistent with the firm’s continued expansion in the marketplace.
Belitz, who will provide financial management from the firm’s Westfield office, is a certified public accountant and executive with more than 25 years of corporate finance and accounting experience in professional services. He previously has served as the Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller, and Vice President of Finance for firms such as Malcolm Pirnie, Arcadis U.S., and the Hunter Roberts Construction Group. He also provided senior management for the public accounting firms of Ernst and Young LLP, and KPMG LLP in New York. His prior responsibilities have included oversight and management of all financial functions, as well as developing and implementing financial plans and processes to achieve strategic and operational objectives.
“Bob’s wealth of experience in our industry, and his proven ability to successfully direct financial operations, is instrumental to Tighe & Bond’s accelerating growth,” says David Pinsky, President and CEO of Tighe & Bond. “We are thrilled that he has joined us as Tighe & Bond’s first Chief Financial Officer.”
Belitz, who earned his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Muhlenberg College, is a member of the New York State Society of CPA’s, and the Construction Financial Management Association. He also has participated in various finance forums with the Environmental Financial Consulting Group (EFCG), Ernst and Young, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), and the Design Finance Officers Group (DFOG).
Tighe & Bond
Founded in 1911, Tighe & Bond is one of the most experienced engineering firms in New England, with offices in Pocasset, Westfield, and Worcester, Massachusetts; Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Engineering News Record annually ranks Tighe & Bond among the top design and environmental engineering firms nationally. ZweigWhite also has recognized Tighe & Bond several times as one of the best engineering firms to work for in the nation. With a team of more than 250 employees, Tighe & Bond provides engineering and environmental services for clients in government, industry, healthcare, education, real estate, energy, and water/wastewater markets.