ASCE Recognizes Boulos with 2022 OPAL Management Award

Paul F. Boulos, chairman and CEO of Auqanuity, Inc., has been honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as the Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL) award winner in management.

The ASCE OPAL awards honor outstanding civil engineering leaders for their lifetime accomplishments. ASCE selected Dr. Boulos from a pool of high-profile candidates for his business leadership, entrepreneurship and philanthropy, and his management expertise and innovation. The award ceremony will be held during the Society’s Annual OPAL Awards Gala on October 25, 2022 in Anaheim, CA.

A Distinguished Member of ASCE (Dist.M.ASCE), the Society’s highest honor, Dr. Boulos joins a prestigious circle of past honorees that includes Terry F. Neimeyer, chairman of the board of KCI Technologies Inc.; Sergio A. Pecori, chairman and CEO of Hanson Professional Services Inc.; Anthony Bartolomeo, former CEO of Pennoni; Nicholas DeNichilo, former CEO of Hatch Mott MacDonald; John Dionisio, former chairman and CEO of AECOM; Fredric Berger, former chairman of Louis Berger; Alan Boeckmann, former chairman and CEO of Fluor Corporation; Ralph Peterson, former chairman and CEO of CH2M Hill; and Thomas D. Furman, Jr. and Robert Marini, former chairmen and CEOs of CDM Smith.

“I am deeply honored to receive this illustrious award,” said Boulos. “It is humbling to be mentioned in the same breath as the distinguished past recipients. They truly exemplify our noble profession’s greatest values. Guided by their passion to create better communities, they have helped build the world’s infrastructure and made a shining difference in the lives of so many. I only hope I can continue to live up to their high standard of exemplary leadership and commitment to advancing our profession, and staying on a path toward making our society a little better and having a transformative impact on our communities.”

“This award reminds me why I do what I do. Knowing that I can help improve the lives of our clients and build a better world gives me enormous satisfaction. I accept this honor on behalf of my company, my colleagues, and the civil engineers of the world whose unsung work so strongly shapes our lives, today and far into the future. They align company good with public good to make the world a better place. We are fortunate to be able to serve a profession that truly enhances everyone’s quality of life.”