Atwell adds land development expert Mark Borushko in Arizona

07 March 2019

Engineering and design consultancy Atwell has hired Mark Borushko as a vice president at its Mesa, Arizona office. Borushko will support the firm’s land development operations in the western region, while also supporting the construction and program management practice nationally.

Southfield, Michigan–based Atwell Group is among the top 200 design firms in the country. The consulting firm offers a full range of civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering services, as well as program management and construction offerings. Atwell also delivers land planning, survey, environmental and regulatory, and GIS/mapping services. It has over 600 employees across more than 20 US offices.

The company serves three primary markets: power & energy, oil & gas, and real estate & land development. Within the land development market, Atwell helps residential, commercial, and community development projects successfully navigate planning, design, development, and permitting. Services offered include sustainable design, real estate support, landscape architecture, and survey, among other areas.

Atwell adds land development expert Mark Borushko in Arizona

The company’s land development operations have now been bolstered with the addition of Mark Borushko. The new vice president has over 30 years of industry experience, primarily focused on the planning, and engineering, and development of large residential, commercial, and infrastructure projects across the western US. Borushko boasts deep expertise in strategic planning, operational management, business development, client relationship management, and program management.

In his new role as Borushko will focus on strategic growth, operational efficiency, and client relationship development in the Atwell’s western region. According to the firm, Borushko’s addition will allow it to “expand operations in the western region, enhance the firm’s land development experience, and continue to support clients across the country.”

Previously, Borushko spent 10 years at civil engineering firm David Evans and Associates as VP and GM of the 140-person land development business unit, where he was responsible for all aspects of the unit, including operations, service delivery, client relationship management, and profit and loss.

Before that, he was COO and VP of development at Wilcox professional services from 2007 to 2009, overseeing the operations of the firm’s land development, transportation, government, and industrials activities in the western US. Prior to that, he was a founder and managing principal at real estate development consultancy MB Group, which operated for eight years before it was acquired by Wilcox.

Borushko also spent nine years at SunCor Development Company, where he was a senior project manager. From 1995 to 2011, he instructed courses in real estate development at his alma mater, Arizona State University, where he was a faculty associate. Borushko holds an MBA from Arizona State, as well as a BS in urban planning from Michigan State University.

“Mark’s background in operational leadership, along with his extensive management experience is very exciting to Atwell,” said CEO Brian Wenzel. “Mark brings deep relationships in the industry with a long track record of leading teams, generating new business, and increasing profitability. He’s a great addition to our organization.”

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