Posted On On: November 14, 2017 Categories Filed Under: Member News

Skelly and Loy promoted veteran staff member Thomas R. Johnston, Jr. to a new role, Vice President of Corporate Development. As such, Mr. Johnston coordinates corporate development for staff related to technical services, business development and project management. Beginning with an internal training program, he created monthly modules to provide specific training in technical services, marketing/business development, accounting principles, and project management. Mr. Johnston is also creating an official “Mentor/Mentee” Program within Skelly and Loy to assist managers with staff development, and coordinating an Internship Program to discover and recruit new talent to match the firm’s culture and staffing needs.

Sandra Basehore, Executive Vice President, enthusiastically endorsed Mr. Johnston as Vice President of Corporate Development. “It is our vision and mission to exceed the expectations of our clients in everything we do. Every task Skelly and Loy undertakes needs to be done with excellence, dedication, quality, and passion. Tom has demonstrated these qualities during his more than 30 years with Skelly and Loy and we are certain that his aptitude for teaching and employee mentoring will be fundamental to success in his new role.”

Mr. Johnston has been with Skelly and Loy for 31 years, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Shippensburg University, is certified as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineator and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Habitat Environmental Professional, and holds U.S. Fish and Wildlife certification in Principles and Techniques of Electrofishing.

Now in its 48th year, Skelly and Loy is an engineering-environmental consulting firm serving public and private sector clients from six Mid-Atlantic offices. Our services include civil, environmental, and mining engineering and permitting activities; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance studies; natural resource management and protection; hazardous waste and industrial hygiene studies and remediation planning; and cultural resource studies and documentation.