Andrew Malek joined PS&S as chief growth officer, the Warren-based architectural, engineering, environmental and surveying firm announced on May 3.
Malek will lead the company’s strategic growth and expansion efforts nationwide and will develop new business opportunities within the public and private sectors.
With more than 35 years of experience as an engineer, Malek has extensive experience in multiple disciplines including real estate, construction, transportation, infrastructure, energy, water, and public and private sector work.
“We are excited to have Andrew join PS&S to help spearhead our strategic growth,” said John Sartor, president and chief executive officer of PS&S. “Andrew will be an important addition to our management team. In addition to our recent purchase of DW Smith and the opening of a new office in Texas, we now have plans to expand our existing presence in New York as well as new geographies in North Carolina and Florida. As we look to grow, Andrew will be a key member of our management team, helping us to increase PS&S’ exposure and develop new business.”
“I am thrilled to join PS&S’ leadership team as chief growth officer,” said Malek in a prepared statement. “I was drawn to PS&S by its amazing employee-focused culture, seasoned technical leadership, and multi-disciplinary service offering in many growing markets. I look forward to working with this experienced leadership team to increase awareness of PS&S’ practice areas and build on the firm’s growth momentum in both the public and private sectors.”
Malek spent 14 years at AKRF Inc., a multi-disciplinary environmental, planning, and engineering firm in New York City where he had the unique opportunity to lead and grow the engineering practice. He moved up the ranks in various senior leadership positions, serving as CEO for several years. In this capacity, he managed the entire AKRF business operation throughout the Northeast, which included the expansion of technical service offerings and revenue through organic growth. Most recently, he spent time in various leadership and management positions overseeing delivery of building construction projects and high-profile projects for a variety of private clients.
Malek holds professional engineering licenses in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Florida.