ACP Presents: Your Civilian Career at AECOM

On May 16th, ACP was joined by AECOM, a premier infrastructure consulting firm committed to managing business with the utmost responsibility and striving for better in creating social value and diversifying senior leadership and workforce. The company was founded in 1990, and in 2024 AECOM was ranked #1 in water, transportation, general building and international markets by Engineering News-Record. It was also named one of Fortune magazine’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for the tenth consecutive year, and listed at #310 on the Fortune 500 as one of America’s largest companies.

The panel featured three AECOM employees: Galen Cooter, Vice President of Safety, Health, and Environment; Patrick Havel, Senior Project Manager; and Matthew Pettis, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist. They focused their discussion on career progression, transferable skill sets and military career pathways to explore when transitioning out of the military. The discussion was followed by a live Q&A session and concluded with transition tips.