Coastal Restoration Leader Stanley Boc Joins CDM Smith
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana—As residents and professionals in coastal communities, the people of CDM Smith are committed to creating resiliency and keeping our coastal resources safe and strong. Therefore, it is with pleasure that CDM Smith announces that Stanley Boc, PG, Dist.D.CE has joined the firm as a Coastal Restoration Leader. Based in the Baton Rouge, La. office, he will serve as the firm’s point person for resiliency and restoration throughout the Gulf Coast region, as well as a vital resource for coastal issues across the nation.
Boc is a geologist and geoscientist with nearly four decades of experience in fields of coastal engineering, oceanography, meteorology and geology. A self-described “true coastal,” he is a technical expert in coastal restoration, shore protection, shallow and deep-draft navigation, and design and inspection of coastal armoring installations. Boc is a skilled team leader, strategic planner and communicator. A former project manager with the US Army Corps of Engineers, he has worked to create resiliency along the Gulf Coast, the Great Lakes, the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, and the Pacific islands.
“The breadth of Stan’s expertise and experience is exceptional. He has provided coastal planning, engineering and construction solutions to public and federal clients across the country,” says David Zimmer, CDM Smith senior vice president. “His knowledge of the unique Gulf Coast challenges and his passion for creating resiliency will be true assets to our clients and their communities.”
“I’m excited to join CDM Smith because the firm is well-positioned to make a difference in the Gulf Coast,” says Boc. “We have an experienced staff that have spent many years in partnership with coastal communities; a passion for nationwide and global collaboration; and the commitment to build capacity to take on the resiliency challenges in the decades to come. I’m excited to play a part and to work with the next generation of difference-makers here at CDM Smith.”
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service engineering and construction firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.