19 May Rod Lovely is a model hire for asset management at WithersRavenel
Rod Lovely, PE, IAM, joins the WithersRavenel Funding & Asset Management team in the role of Senior Technical Asset Management Consultant.
Rod has more than 35 years of experience in infrastructure asset management and supporting technologies. He has led the procurement, development, implementation, and management of asset management solutions for dozens of organizations, public and private, across a variety of asset classes throughout the USA and Canada.
His leadership roles have focused on integrating technology, people, and business processes toward a common goal. He has brought together diverse groups of stakeholders, including management, staff, partners, developers, and professional colleagues, through all aspects of the project delivery cycle. His work encompasses technical scoping, design, development, project management, enterprise implementation, and ongoing support services.
“I am honored to join the Funding and Asset Management team here at WithersRavenel,” said Rod. “I’m looking forward to doing my part as we fulfill our mission to help organizations recognize value through smart infrastructure investment strategies.”
Rod’s notable past achievements include serving as the Chief Information Officer at SEA Consultants (now part of Kleinfelder), founder of VUEWorks (an EAM solution), and serving as the North American Solutions Director for Assetic (now part of Brightly Software, formerly Dude Solutions).
He is a Certified International Asset Management Professional and holds a BAMI-I Certificate of Training in Asset Management and a Virginia Tech Certification in Sustainable Water Infrastructure Asset Management.
Over the years Rod has held memberships in the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF). He was Chair of the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) Asset Management Committee from 2010 to 2013. More recently, he joined the US Technical Advisory Committee to ISO TC 251 (where ISO 55000 is the international standard for asset management).
Originally hailing from Vermont, Rod studied in New York, earning his Associate of Science in Surveying from Paul Smith’s College and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University. He received his Professional Engineer license in 1991.
Please join us in welcoming Rod to WithersRavenel! To discuss how WithersRavenel’s asset management team can help on your next project, reach out to Rod at (603) 661-4179 or by email here.