Brierley Associates Welcomes Rory Ball

Rory Ball Cleveland Ohio Office Leader for Brierley AssociatesRory Ball Named Cleveland, OH Office Leader

Brierley Associates celebrates the addition of Mr. Rory Ball to lead our new Cleveland, Ohio office as part of our Midwest expansion strategy. Rory has more than 14-years of domestic and international experience as a Project Leader and Tunnel Engineer.

Mr. Ball earned his BS and MS Degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, where he focused on Geotechnical and Structural Engineering, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with James Scholar Honors.  Rory excels at leading office and field teams, identifying and proactively addressing project risks, and delivering world class engineering solutions to public and private clients. His North American and Pacific Rim tunnel experience encompasses subsurface conditions ranging from soft mud to extremely abrasive soil with abundant cobbles and boulders, to glacial till, to a variety of hard rock types.  Serving as resident engineer, design lead, and technical reviewer on a diverse portfolio of projects Rory adeptly identifies solutions to provide cost effective, efficient designs for complex heavy civil and tunneling challenges.

President and CEO, Dr. A.J. McGinn notes: “Adding Rory’s technical skill sets, industry experience and contacts, energy and enthusiasm for the work we do is a huge opportunity for Brierley Associates.  We have admired his accomplishments in Cleveland and are now extremely happy and proud to have him as the newest member of the Brierley family.” Rory will lead our Ohio operations, and continue our long history of delivering intrinsic, recognizable value by focusing on constructability, efficiency and practicality to Create Space Underground.

You are invited to contact Rory at our Cleveland office to explore how Brierley Associates can help complete your next project.

Rory Ball, PE
7100 E. Pleasant Valley Rd., Suite 110
Independence, OH 44131
Direct: 216.282.8300
Cell: 925.699.9833


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