CP&Y Welcomes Jose Aguilar as Federal Client Manager
CP&Y welcomes Jose L. Aguilar, COL (Ret), as Associate Vice President, Federal Programs. Jose brings over 29 years of leadership, infrastructure, contingency, and emergency management experience to CP&Y.
Jose graduated in 1991 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY (BS, CE). He earned his MBA from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL, and is a graduate of the US Army War College in Carlisle, PA. Jose recently retired from the US Army where he served at all echelons of command through Colonel as the District Commander of the Portland District US Army Corps of Engineers. He deployed twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan.
As a former US Army Corps of Engineers Deputy District Commander and District Commander he has experience in both running and leading a multimillion-dollar agency. Jose partnered with numerous local, state, tribal, and federal agencies to address Pacific Northwest needs with federal civil works funding and state/local cost sharing. In other leadership roles, Jose developed infrastructure solutions to support defense operations and address global security requirements. In Iraq he led the efforts to establish the infrastructure to recruit, train, and station Iraq’s military forces; while in Afghanistan he led efforts to reduce the basing footprint of the 29-nation coalition in coordination with several Afghan ministries.
Jose’s extensive experience working with federal agencies, foreign entities, and all levels of government will help bring depth and invaluable knowledge to CP&Y’s expanding Federal Program. His hands-on experience in solving complex infrastructure challenges with many stakeholders, combined with his strategic thinking and leadership abilities, makes him a true asset to CP&Y’s team.
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