Bill McEleney Promoted to NSBA Managing Director

Bill McEleneyBill McEleney, a respected marketing engineer with nearly two decades of experience in the steel bridge community, has been promoted to Managing Director of the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), a division of AISC. McEleney has worked as a Director and Regional Director with NSBA since 1997 and prior to that spent 10 years as a Regional Engineer with AISC’s Market Development Department.

“Bill has long been respected as the voice for steel bridges in the bridge design and construction communities and brings his extensive experience and knowledge to lead our steel bridge market development and technical initiatives,” said Roger Ferch, NSBA executive director and AISC’s president. “His leadership and vision will have a great impact on the growth of NSBA and collaboration with our members and industry partners on the development, promotion and construction of cost-effective steel bridges in the U.S.”

McEleney was intimately involved in the development of the AASHTO/NSBA Steel Bridge Collaboration and currently serves on its Steering Committee. A joint effort between AASHTO and NSBA, with representation from state DOTs, FHWA, academia and the various industries related to steel bridge design, fabrication and inspection, the Collaboration provides a forum where public and private professionals can work together to improve the quality and value of steel bridges. McEleney also served as a member of the ASCE Steel Connections Committee and the AREMA Steel Bridges Committee 15.

“NSBA is looking forward to building on the foundation established since its inception in 1996,” said McEleney. “We expect to expand the scope of our fundamental technical activities while increasing our direct interaction with members of the bridge design and development community, as well as the general public and their elected representatives.”

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