Cambridge Systematics, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Hugh Louch, to position of Operations Manager within our Transportation Planning and Management (TPM) Group. Mr. Louch is a Principal of the firm, and will now be responsible for supporting the growth of the TPM Group, including monitoring project delivery and client satisfaction; overseeing budgeting and financial reporting activities; and supporting recruitment, development, and retention efforts. Mr. Louch also will continue to provide value-added support and project solutions to his Federal, state, and regional clients, most notably in the development and application of performance measurement and management programs within their organizations. Mr. Louch has managed several large-scale projects for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and Federal Highway Administration on performance measures and management. He also has identified best practices to departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations with performance management, strategic planning, and long-range planning efforts. He is an active member of the TRB Performance Measurement Committee.
“I look forward to once again working closely with Hugh, focusing on issues and challenges that are critical to our clients’ satisfaction and to the success of Cambridge Systematics” said Steve Pickrell, Executive Vice President and Leader of the TPM Group. “Since joining Cambridge Systematics in our Oakland office 10 years ago, Hugh has become an essential member of our practice. We are excited about the opportunity this move presents for Hugh to continue his growth into a senior leadership position in the firm.” Mr. Louch succeeds Stephen Decker, who moves into a newly created role where he will lead development of new business relationships and project opportunities in targeted geographic regions, including the Mountain West and Southern California.
Mr. Louch received a Master’s degree in Sociology from Princeton University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Cambridge Systematics specializes in transportation and is a recognized leader in the development of innovative policy and planning solutions, objective analysis, and technology applications. We have been developing and applying travel demand forecasting models since our formation in 1972, setting the industry standards of today. Further information can be found at www.camsys.com.
For additional information, contact Allison A. Karoly at (617) 354-0167.