Burns and McDonnell, an integrated construction and design firm based in Detroit, announced Cyrill Weems has joined the firms as the director of infrastructure.
In his new role, he will lead and support infrastructure development in Michigan. He brings extensive process knowledge and experience in client management, risk management, project management, construction management, and program management. He will support service expansion into a number of industries, strengthening the firm’s partnerships in Detroit.
“With our team already holding a strong presence in the transportation and water industries, I have no doubt Cyrill will continue our track record of success,” says Scott Newland, senior vice president at Burns & McDonnell. “The new infrastructure law showcases how critical investing in smart infrastructure is right now and Cyrill is a leader positioned to help us continue to meet the infrastructure needs of Detroit and southeast Michigan.”
A former professional football player for the Detroit Lions, Weems holds a bachelor’s degree in construction administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
“I am incredibly excited to be joining a firm that holds such a strong commitment to client success and deep ties to Detroit,” says Weems. “Infrastructure is a vital foundation of Detroit’s community and it’s exciting to be part of the team leading the efforts to keep transportation and water infrastructure reliable for our residents.”