Draper Aden hires chief human resources officer
Robert Barclay joins engineering firm based in Richmond
Richmond-based Draper Aden Associates has hired Robert Barclay as its chief human resources officer, the engineering, surveying and environmental services firm announced Tuesday. He will oversee the human resources and corporate health and safety teams, as well as serving on the firm’s executive team.
Barclay previously worked as vice president of administrative services and human resources at Discovery Natural Resources in Denver, and he has held other executive positions with Ovintiv and Medtronic. Barclay is an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management and holds degrees in human resources and economics and political science from the University of Minnesota and McGill University.
“We are pleased to welcome Rob to the team,” Draper Aden CEO and President Jeff Lighthiser said in a statement. “Managing our HR functions, he will help maintain and enhance our firm’s high-performing culture. We conducted a national search for this position and found a leader who will play an integral part in our firm’s growth as we continue to provide exceptional service to our clients.”
Founded in 1972, Draper Aden has eight offices in Virginia and North Carolina and has worked on projects at the Richmond International Airport, the Children’s Hospital of Richmond, Radford University, William & Mary and the Virginia State Capitol.