RADM David J. Nash, P.E., USN (Ret.)
President, Dave Nash & Associates, LLC
||David J. Nash, P.E. President, Dave Nash & Associates, LLC Dave Nash served the U.S. Navy as a commissioned civil engineer for 33 years before entering the private sector. During his 45 year career, he has gained extensive management experience and knowledge in program management, facility design, construction, logistics and facility maintenance. Currently President of his own consulting group, he is a professional engineer with hands-on experience at all program and project levels, including multi-million dollar complexes and multi-billion dollar infrastructure reconstruction programs. During his career, Mr. Nash has provided construction, program, financial, and acquisition management services for programs and projects all over the world including multiple billion dollar global construction programs that encompassed industrial facilities, transportation, housing and utilities projects; established innovative acquisition procedures from field to executive level, and created and initially managed the largest reconstruction program ever attempted by the US Government outside its borders.
Chairman & CEO,
Dave Nash & Associates International, LLC 2010 to present
Dave Nash and Associates International, LLC (DNAI) combines an exemplary track record as a premier project development firm serving businesses and governments worldwide with a team of renewable energy experts whose background and knowledge position DNAI to be a world class Independent Power Producing (IPP) company. DNAI brings its experienced team, creative vision, and clear focus to lead the industry as an IPP and provide our clients and partners with exceptional project and program management services for solar, wind, bioenergy and large infrastructure projects throughout the world's developed and emerging markets
President, Dave Nash & Associates, LLC 2004 to present
Provides strategic guidance and leadership to government entities and private sector company executives focused on project development in emerging markets and the United States, as well as program management advisory services for very large programs for government and corporate clients. Clients include large government and private customers around the world. DN&A, LLC core services include feasibility studies and business case development for infrastructure projects, as well as program and construction management as owner’s representative.
President and CEO, Global Wind Energy – USA, LLC 2009 to 2010
A subsidiary of Global Wind Energy, Paris France which has been in the wind business for 9 years
developing over 1 gigawatt of wind parks in Europe. GWE-USA, a newly formed entity, is focused on developing wind farms in the United States. GWE-USA finds suitable land for wind farms, works with landowners and communities, collects meteorological data required for proof of concept, finds financing and oversees design, construction and commissioning of suitable sites for investors and owners.
Chairman and CEO, Dave Nash and Associates Italy, LLC 2010 to present
Engaged in solar farm development and solar panel manufacturing on Sardinia Italy providing power, solar panels and “green” employment on the Island.
President, BE&K Government Group, LLC. 2004 to Oct 2008
Assembled team and launched the highly successful BE&K Government Group into the U.S. federal market for design-build construction and facilities services under parent company, BE&K, Inc beginning in December 2004. Company currently has over $100 million in construction under contract after only three years in business. This company was sold to KBR in July 2008 and Dave Nash continued as a Vice President in KBR until his departure in October 2008.
Chairman and CEO, Jordan-BE&K Federal Group, LLC
2005 to Oct 2008
Formed joint venture, Jordan-BE&K Federal Group, LLC with an established federal contractor to accelerate BE&K Government Group’s market entry. Company currently has over $110 million in construction under contract after three years in operation.
Director, Program Management Office, Iraq 2003 to 2004
Director of the Iraq Program Management Office (PMO) beginning August 2003, which managed the .$18.4 billion provided by the U.S. Congress to support the reconstruction of Iraq. Created an innovative Program Management approach to manage this large undertaking under most difficult conditions. Mobilized the world’s construction industry to deploy to Iraq and undertake the largest post war reconstruction program ever attempted in a single country. Following Iraqi sovereignty in June 2004, became both Director, Iraq Reconstruction Management Office (a part of the U.S. Embassy in Iraq) and Director, Project and Contracting Office that oversaw the construction and non-construction activities assigned to the U.S. Army. Departed Iraq on September 19, 2004 after fourteen months, concluding temporary appointment with the U.S. Government in the Senior Executive Service, and returned to the private sector.
President, PB Buildings, Inc. 2002 to 2003
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.
Led this new PB subsidiary, formed in June 2002, which provided Life Cycle Facilities Services for private-sector clients with buildings and facilities in the United States. Services included program management, design, construction, and operations and maintenance for private-sector facilities including office and commercial buildings, hotels, and industrial and manufacturing plants. PB Buildings consolidated PB's existing buildings capabilities, drawing on a core group of more than 100 professionals in offices throughout the United States
Program Director 1999 to 2003
Parsons Brinckerhoff Construction Services Program Director for General Motors Corporation, Warren Technical Center Campus, Warren, MI
Led a $l billion upgrade program of a 700-acre campus, including numerous buildings and facilities, which collectively occupied 8.2 million GSF. Led the integrated Program Management Team that took the program from planning to completion over five years. Owner provided a small cadre which was successfully integrated into an owner’s representative team responsible for delivering the program on time, on budget with full desired scope. Program was comprised of twenty separate projects, including the complete renovation of the 2.2 million GSF Vehicle Engineering Center and rehabilitation of the 1 million GSF Powertrain Facility, all while in use by the owner. Managed services from program management to feasibility studies to acquisition and procurement strategy to project management to design and procurement of $70 million in modular furniture to construction management to move planning/management and turnover. The program was delivered on time, on budget and won many industry awards for excellence.
Commander and Chief of Civil Engineers 1995 to 1998
Naval Facilities Engineering Command, U.S. Navy
Led the 20,000-person organization responsible for design, construction, facilities maintenance support, real estate, housing management, utilities procurement, environmental services, and transportation equipment procurement for the entire U.S. Navy Shore Establishment. In addition, served as Chief of Civil Engineers, responsible for all support for the Navy's 2,000 uniformed military engineers. Annual $8 billion workload executed throughout the world and accomplished by a combination of in-house professionals and private contractors.
M.S. in Financial Management. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, 1977
B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1965
Honorary Doctorate in Civil Engineering. Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2005
Additional Studies: Executive Program, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Professional Engineer-Pennsylvania (PE-022186-E) and Michigan (PE-47544)
National Society of Professional Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers: Fellow
Program Management Institute
American Society of Quality Control
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers: Life Member
Society of American Military Engineers: Life Member and Fellow
Design Build Institute of America: Board of Directors
NOVA annual Construction Innovation Awards: Jurist
Received the Civil Engineering Research Foundation’s Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research in 2001
Elected to the National Academy of Construction in 2003
Received the American Society Civil Engineers’ John I. Parcel-Leif J. Sverdrup Award for Civil Engineering Management in 2004
Presented Special Award by the Beavers for Heavy Engineering Construction 2005
Selected as "One of 50 Top Newsmakers" by Engineering News Record 2005
Received the Golden Eagle Award by the Society of American Military Engineers for dedication to the SAME mission and to the national defense of the United States in 2005.
Elected to National Academy of Engineers in 2007
Received the Carroll Dunn Award of Excellence by Construction Industry Institute in 2007
Received American Society of Civil Engineers Outstanding Leaders and Projects Lifetime Award for Government for 2009
National Research Council (NRC) Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment – Deputy Chairman, Committee on Business Strategies for Public Capital Investment -2004
National Research Council (NRC) Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment - Chairman, Committee on Core Competencies for Facilities Asset Management – 2005 and 2006
National Research Council (NRC) Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment – Chairman, Committee for the Workshop toward Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems: Framing the Challenges – 2007 to 2009
National Research Council (NRC) Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment –Chairman - 2008-2010
National Research Council (NRC) Board on Physics and Astronomy – Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Committee to Review Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies: Mitigation Panel - 2009