SENIOR VP, CDR COMPANIES
Edward DeCresie is the Senior Vice President for CDR Maguire. His responsibilities include strategic management, business development, and enhancement of operational performance. Mr. DeCresie has more than 30 years of experience managing large-scale transportation infrastructure projects, highway construction contract administration, construction engineering and inspection operations, logistics and emergency operations. His passion and focus are the creation of mutually beneficial relationships with governmental organizations by developing and implementing value-added initiatives with personalized attention to detail.
Prior to joining the CDR Maguire team, Mr. DeCresie served as a Vice President of a Top-100 ENR ranked Engineering Firm where he managed multi-disciplinary teams, and spearheaded marketing and customer relations. Ed performed as a Project Principal-in-Charge for more than $1.4 billion in complex Roadway and Bridge construction projects. He was seen as an expert in the areas of construction claims analysis, disputes resolution strategies, litigation support services, constructability reviews and critical path method scheduling. He also provided incident command support for State, FEMA and FHWA disaster response operations for various hurricanes.
Mr. DeCresie’s reputation for professionalism and integrity is a testament to his 28 years of service as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserve and he was able to retire at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. His military experience included surface and intermodal transportation, as well as logistics and sustainment operations for multi-national, and joint and combined forces across Europe, Southwest Asia and Korea. In addition, he participated in numerous global contingency and humanitarian relief efforts. These experiences have provided enhanced knowledge, skills and abilities that will benefit our emergency management and natural disaster support services.
Mr. DeCresie holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He is based out of the CDR Maguire office in Orlando, Florida.