Ken Branch, a retired U.S. Navy captain and former commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command, has joined Parsons Corp. as asset portfolio management director for the government services group’s infrastructure and environment division.
The 25-year infrastructure management veteran will oversee the company’s asset management and planning portfolio for federal customers, Parsons said Wednesday.
His responsibilities will include facility condition assessments, energy and sustainability, functional adequacy, mission dependency, space planning and master planning.
Branch led NAVFAC’s 1, 600-employee workforce in acquisition, engineering, planning, design, construction, environmental and public works support for Navy and Marine Corps bases in the Washington metropolitan area.
Branch is a registered professional engineer and holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in environmental studies from Colby College and the other in civil engineering from the University of Maine.
He also holds a master’s degree in civil engineering with a focus in construction management from the University of Maryland.