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Parsons Receives 2012 Corporate Award from National Forum for Black Public Administrators

PASADENA, CA (May 17, 2012) – Parsons recently received the 2012 Corporate Award from the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA). This annual award is given to honor and thank a private sector company for its significant contributions to NFBPA and to recognize its commitment to supporting young black managers and aspiring executives.

“Diversity is one of Parsons’ core values, and we actively seek diverse candidates for our growing U.S. workforce,” stated David Goodrich, Vice President of Talent Management. “Our commitment to diversity in our workforce composition was recently recognized by readers of Minority Engineer magazine, who selected Parsons as one of the top employers in the United States.”

Margareth Harper, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, accepted the award, which was presented by Aretha R. Ferrell-Benavides, President of the NFBPA Board of Directors. Parsons has supported NFBPA since 2006.

Founded in 1983, NFBPA has established a national reputation for designing and implementing quality leadership development initiatives. NFBPA’s 2,500 members represent more than 350 jurisdictions in 39 states.

Parsons, celebrating more than 65 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit

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