Thomas L. Roell
May 14, 2010
Thomas Roell is the group executive for operations and risk for Parsons Corporation. He is a member of the Office of the CEO, responsible for projects, systems, and risk worldwide. Prior to this appointment, Roell was president of the Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group (PI&T) global business unit. Before that, he was senior vice president and manager of operations of PI&T and manager of Parsons Constructors and Fabricators. Roell has 40 years of experience in corporate management, project management, and business management. He is located at Parsons Corporate Headquarters in Pasadena, CA.
He began his career as an engineer for nuclear plants and large industrial plants in the basic steel, aluminum, chemical, cement and other industries. Roell went on to work for Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh, PA, where he coordinated reactor vendor licensing for commercial nuclear projects.
Roell then moved to Fluor Corporation, where he was president of Fluor Federal Services and responsible for its federal government business. During his 28-year tenure at the firm, Roell also held senior executive positions in the government, environmental and telecommunications businesses; power generation group; power services group; and the transmission, substation, and distribution businesses, which serve electric utilities.