Atkins, which specializes in engineering and design consultancy, hired Jonathan McDonald, PE, as vice president and senior practice manager for the company's transit and rail practice. He is based in Atkins' San Francisco office.
McDonald has 20 years of experience specializing in building partnerships with key stakeholders, driving business development, expanding client bases and growing companies.
According to Barry Schulz, president of Atkins’ transportation practice, “Jon is a seasoned professional who has developed a successful career in building winning strategic plans while assembling high-performance technical teams for international transportation, manufacturing and telecommunications organizations.”
Schulz noted that McDonald’s outstanding reputation, exceptional project and business performance, international experience and history of innovation will be a substantial asset to Atkins.