Olsson Names Tom Furgason Environmental Practice Leader

June 19, 2018

LINCOLN, Nebraska (June 19, 2018) – Tom Furgason has joined Olsson as the firm’s environmental practice leader. Furgason will also serve on Olsson’s senior leadership team. Olsson is an engineering and design firm based in eight states across the midwestern United States.

Furgason brings to Olsson a wealth of experience in the environmental industry. He previously spent 20 years at SWCA Environmental Consultants, where for the last seven years he led a team of more than 200 people as senior principal for the Rocky Mountain, Plains and Pacific Northwest regions.

“We’re excited to have someone of Tom’s caliber and experience step in and lead our Environmental practice,” said John Olsson, the firm’s executive vice president of consulting services. “Tom comes from an environmental consulting firm that has a solid reputation nationally. His experience and expertise will help us to unify around a strategy and elevate this practice to even greater heights.”

As environmental practice leader at Olsson, Furgason will lead a team dedicated to providing environmental services that help clients create technical, economical, socially acceptable and sustainable projects that improve communities. Olsson’s environmental team includes experts in the fields of biology, ecology, geology, hydrogeology, meteorology, natural resources and environmental engineering.

Furgason has a B.S. in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Arizona. He will be based in Olsson’s office in Denver, Colorado.

Olsson offers comprehensive design and consulting services in infrastructure, environmental, field services and facilities.