Sep 17 Peter Hortman Named Transportation Division Leader
Peter Hortman Named Transportation Division Leader
POSTED ON 9/17/21
Thompson Engineering has named Peter Hortman the company’s Transportation Division Leader, an executive level position responsible for managing growth and expansion initiatives, operations, and business development activities of Thompson Engineering’s transportation market efforts. “In Peter’s short tenure here, the company has secured multiple contracts that position us for growth in Georgia,” said Thompson Engineering CEO John Baker. “Peter has a vision for duplicating that success across our Southeastern footprint.”
Peter was promoted to the position two years after joining the company as Manager of Georgia Operations in the company’s Atlanta office. In that position, Peter expanded company services in Georgia to include CEI/MEI and design services to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and local governments.
Before joining Thompson in May 2019, Peter spent three years with Pond as Transportation Director, where he led all business development, staffing and operations. Peter also spent nine years at URS/AECOM as the primary Business Development and Sales lead for the Atlanta Transportation & Infrastructure business line. At the same time, he served as secondary lead for the A&E, Environmental, Military, Power/Energy and PMCM lines. Peter also has 10 years of experience at GDOT as the Policy Analysis Bureau Chief and Executive Assistant to two Commissioners. There he served as a liaison between senior level Department staff and state and local agencies and legislators.