ALBUQUERQUE, NM–(BUSINESS WIRE–Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Ryan Branfort, RLS, GISP, will serve as the company’s first Chief Information Officer (CIO). Branfort will lead the organization’s information technology team, serve on the senior leadership team and support the senior team on information and technology issues.
“In 2022, Wilson & Company will reach a significant threshold, exceeding $100 million/year in revenue, a change that gives us the necessary figures to support the position of CIO,” Jim Brady, PE, Wilson & Company President and CEO said.
Branfort served as senior vice president at Wilson & Company, overseeing the company’s research, geospatial and remote sensing (SGR) operations. With nearly 35 years of experience, Branfort has an extensive background working for a variety of clients, including municipalities, federal agencies and private companies.
As the company grows, a strategic approach to acquiring technology internally and externally becomes more important. In his role overseeing SGR projects, Branfort specializes in assisting clients by listening to their needs and determining the best combination of technologies to meet budget, schedule, accuracy and delivery requirements. Branfort will lead the company in implementing technology solutions and products for our customers and employees.
“Ryan has decades of knowledge applying technology through his experience in our research and business division,” said Jim Ross, Wilson & Company senior vice president and chief financial officer. “His contributions as a long-term member of our executive team, in addition to his success leading a technology business team, make him the clear choice to fill this important, new position. .”
Branfort has supported the firm’s work by building high-quality relationships within and outside of Wilson & Company. His leadership skills, technical knowledge, vision and communication methods will enable a new era of new technologies for the future of the organization.
About Wilson & Company Inc., Engineers & Manufacturers
Wilson & Company Inc., Engineers & Architects, has brought together more than 600 people in 15 companies over nine states to build a high-quality partnership through discipline, energy, collaboration, mutual ownership, and solutions to our customers, our partners and the community. After ninety years of business, professionals continue to work with us, including civil, mechanical, electrical, and structural design; walking; plans; biology; research; separation; GIS specialization; drone flight; financial analysis; programming and construction management; explore the growing number of multi-disciplinary specialties. We aim to create value for a diverse customer base, including federal and local governments, public transport companies, railway companies, industrial and commercial enterprises, and private developers.
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