Keep up to date with the latest news, learn about upcoming projects, and what's new at RND!
SCDOT Engineers Conference
The SCDOT Engineers Conference offers continuing education for engineers and a miniature trade show for engineering firms and other organizations that serve SCDOT construction/maintenance. It was very well attended by most major players that we work with and/or targeting. These included but not limited to:
Charleston Metro Chamber Fly-In
RND Welcomes Marie Breen
RND Consultants, Inc. (RND), the real estate consulting, engineering, and construction services firm, welcomes Marie Breen as Vice President. In her role, Marie will work with public clients to facilitate state and federal procurement processes, Transit Oriented Development (TOD) transactions, establish public-private partnership strategies and agreements, provide program management advisory services for complex projects, including identifying and mitigating project procurement issues and risks. In addition, she will oversee company operations to meet client’s needs, and ensure the goals and objectives of the firm and projects are advancing while providing leadership, advice, mentoring and support as needed for the successful completion of RND’s projects.
Before joining RND, Marie was a Senior Executive, Chief Legal Officer, and General Counsel for MassDOT and MBTA from 2017 to 2022. She has more than twenty-five years of experience in public and private sector legal and business management with a deep understanding of the challenges facing state procurement issues, incentivizing development around transportation, developing legal and policy strategies for key initiatives, and managing a wide range of legal services for state agencies. Her expertise in alternative project delivery methods, including design-build contracting and alternative project delivery methods, puts her on the forefront of facilitating infrastructure investments.
“Marie’s leadership, coupled with RND’s focus on TOD and multidisciplinary project approach will help our clients by engaging with one team to provide solutions ultimately streamlining the execution of projects. I am delighted to welcome Marie and we look forward to her helping our clients with their program management, procurement, and funding needs”.
Janice Bergeron, President of RND Consultants
RND Welcomes Derek Byers
We are excited to announce the addition of Derek Byers to the RND Consultants team! Based in our Charleston, South Carolina office, Derek Byers will be an integral part in enhancing RND’s project management and real estate services. Derek’s extensive experience in business development includes nationwide commercial real estate acquisitions & dispositions, market analysis, site selection, advisory services, key account management and right of way. The value of Mr. Byers’ skill set will further our best-in-class performance for our clients and provide new and exciting opportunities to RND Consultants. Please join us in welcoming Derek Byers!
2022 Metro Leadership Visit (MLV)
RND is honored to sponsor the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Leadership in Boston! The 2022 Metro Leadership Visit (MLV) offers a unique opportunity to explore Boston – a city founded
around the same time as Charleston and that shares many similarities to our region. Along with hearing lessons learned and best practices, attendees will engage with fellow leaders and
influencers from our region, creating and building important relationships. Many exciting programs are lined up including Boston’s comprehensive approach to:
Addressing equity and resiliency
Building the world’s top biotech hub and the importance of innovation and university partnerships
Obtaining regional attainable housing strategies
Maintaining a legacy rapid transit system and the importance of Transit Oriented Development (TOD)
The Big Dig Project and its importance for transforming Downtown Boston and the Region