Kansas City, MO – TranSystems, a professional services consulting firm focused on the secure and efficient movement of goods and people, has announced that Richard Morsches, P.E., has been appointed Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for the company.
“Rick has been instrumental in helping transform TranSystems from a $20 million firm located in six Midwest cities to a $240 million multimodal firm located in 40 cities through the United States,” said Brian Larson, TranSystems’ CEO.
Prior to becoming CSMO, Morsches held roles of increasing importance including: Principal/Vice President in charge of transportation projects in Chicago; Regional Vice President of TranSystems’ Northeast and Great Lakes regions; and Market Sector Leader for the States and Municipalities group. He also serves a member of the Board of Directors. He retains the two latter roles.
“Our success as a firm has been to connect well with our clients in providing transportation solutions of all types – whether it’s highway, rail, freight movement, distribution and warehousing, transit, ports, or airports. By exceeding our clients’ expectations, we will continue to create an environment which breeds personal success leading to company growth. ” said Morsches.
Morsches has been personally involved in starting up six new TranSystems offices and coordinating nine businesses mergers. He has worked as part of the senior management team in operating the firm profitably over the past 20 years.
He has extensive expertise in all aspects of projects spanning all modes of transportation including highways, transit systems, passenger rail, freight, parking facilities, bikeways and pedestrian facilities. Morsches has managed projects for all levels of government including federal, state, city and county.
Morsches holds an M.B.A from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Dayton. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. He will continue to reside in Chicago, Ill.
TranSystems is a professional services consulting firm focused on the secure, efficient, and when possible, the most sustainable, environmentally-sensitive movement of goods and people. TranSystems’ approximately 1,000 professionals in more than 43 offices throughout the U.S. provide a broad range of services to all sectors of the supply chain and transportation marketplace. Service areas include architecture and engineering, strategic planning and management, supply chain, real estate and security consulting. TranSystems’ ability to meet the broad list of challenges facing its clients anywhere in the world rests firmly on the modal expertise, technical disciplines and consulting services gathered into one integrated business entity. Learn more at www.transystems.com.