Patricia D. Galloway
Patricia D. Galloway, CEO of the
consulting firm Nielson-Wurster Group, Inc., and President of the American
Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), gave the presentation at the fourth annual
Vecellio Distinguished Lecture, held Oct.
15, 2004 on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.
The lecture series is part of the
schoolís Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program, funded by a
generous endowment from the Vecellio Family Foundation and individual family
members, several of whom are Viginia Tech graduates.
The late Leo A. Vecellio, Sr., was a
civil engineering graduate in 1938; Leo A. Vecellio, Jr., earned his civil
engineering degree in 1968; and his son Michael A. Vecellio earned a business
management degree in 2001.
Past presenters of the Vecellio
Distinguished Lecture include Philip A. Shucet, VDOT Commissioner; Ted C.
Kennedy, Chairman of BE&K, Inc.; and G.Wayne Clough, President of Georgia Tech.