Volkert Inc., a leading full service, multi-discipline engineering services firm, with a long and successful history of providing support for public and private infrastructure clients in the United States, is pleased to announce that it has formed a new entity, Volkert Global. Volkert Global will serve as an independent international affiliate for Volkert Inc. and will further extend Volkert's ability to reach and serve their growing international client base.

Volkert Global has named Jerry Stump, current COO for Volkert Inc., as its President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization from its new headquarters located in the Metro Nashville, Tennessee area.

Perry Hand, Volkert Inc. President and CEO, stated, "Jerry has done an exceptional job as COO of Volkert, Inc. and will continue in this role, as well as lead this exciting new venture of Volkert Global. We are very excited for the future of Volkert Inc. and Volkert Global, and know that Jerry is committed to our continued success and growth both in our own back yard and around the world."

Volkert's most recent global activity is working with one of its strategic design partners on a critical infrastructure development in Panama. A new Metro Link Transit System will serve Panama City as well as growing areas throughout the region.