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George Pierson joined Kleinfelder in September 2016. Prior to that, he was the president and CEO of professional services firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, which was sold in 2014. At that time, between private consulting and serving on five corporate boards, Pierson didn’t foresee taking on a new executive position. But the short-lived retirement came to an end the more he heard about Kleinfelder, an employee-owned engineering, architecture and science consulting company. Pierson in a June 2017 San Diego Business Journal article said he has re-structured Kleinfelder to give divisions more autonomy. He also cited the accomplishment of better communicating to clients the breadth of services Kleinfelder offers.
ALMA MATER: Bucknell University, UC Berkeley, Harvard University, St. Mary’s College of California.
WELL EDUCATED: He has an MBA and a law degree.