Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce


Westfield, Massachusetts – June 28, 2019 - Tighe & Bond Inc., a Northeast leader in engineering and environmental consulting, welcomed Rob Smedberg, PE to our Client Sector group this week. He will assume the role of Client Sector Leader for Institutions and will be based out of our Providence, Rhode Island office. In this role, Smedberg will continue expanding Tighe & Bond’s work with institutions. Currently, the firm works on public and private K-12 and higher education projects and with hospitals and medical centers throughout the Northeast.

He has extensive experience in client-focused roles, overseeing strategies for market growth and driving business development initiatives for sector teams. For the last 17 years, Smedberg has worked as the Northeast Regional Institutional Market Leader and Healthcare Sector Leader within the A/E/C industry. He facilitated client-focused research, capture strategies, and increased brand awareness by developing and deploying market visibility strategies.

“Rob’s experience and rapport with clients will be instrumental in the continued growth of Tighe & Bond’s work with institutions. We are excited to have him join the firm and look forward to having him implement high-level strategies for our projects in the education and healthcare markets,” says Dana Huff, Tighe & Bond Client Sector Director.

Smedberg is known for his industry thought leadership, conducting presentations on industry-relevant topics and moderating conferences since 2010. He has discussed topics such as identifying trends that affect hospitals, patients and the A/E/C industry, and addressing how the built environment impacts public health.

A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Smedberg received his B.S. in Civil Engineering and is registered as a professional engineer in 5 states including Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Smedberg has been involved with several industry organizations including the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), The Center for Health Design (CHD), New England Healthcare Engineers Society (NEHES), and as a Higher Education and Healthcare Committee member for the New York Building Congress.

Tighe & Bond

Tighe & Bond, Inc. provides comprehensive engineering and environmental services to hundreds of public and private clients across the northeastern United States, with emphasis on the education, energy, government, healthcare, industrial, real estate, and water/wastewater markets. A staff of 370 work from nine offices located in Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; Westwood, Pocasset, Worcester and Westfield, Massachusetts; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Rhinebeck, New York, and Providence, Rhode Island.

An employee-owned firm, Tighe & Bond is invested in its clients’ successes. In business for over a century, the firm continues to evolve to keep pace with client needs. Vision, technical expertise, exceptional service, and strong client relationships have always been at its forefront.

Engineering News Record ranks Tighe & Bond a top 10 New England design firm, a top 500 national design firm, and a top 200 environmental firm. Building Design+Construction also ranks Tighe & Bond one of the top 60 engineering firms in the United States, and Zweig Group has recognized Tighe & Bond numerous times as a best engineering firm to work for in the United States.

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